Paula’s Alternative Sunscreen SPF 50


Paula’s Alternative Sunscreen SPF 50, 148ml, £23.00

SPF 50

Broad Spectrum

Non-organic vs natural?
Natural (historically referred to as chemical).

Foremost SPF lively substances?
Avobenzone
Homosalate
Octisalate
Octocrylene
Oxybenzone

Full inci:
Aqua, Homosalate (10%, sunscreen),Butylene Glycol (hydration/texture-enhancing), Benzophenone-3 (Oxybenzone, 6%, sunscreen), PEG-8 (texture-enhancing), Ethylhexyl Salicylate (Octisalate, 5%, thickener), Polyethylene (texture-enhancing), Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone, 3%, sunscreen), Octocrylene (2%, sunscreen), Silica (absorbent), Dimethicone (hydration), Picea Excelsa (Spruce) Wooden Extract (skin-soothing), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Retinyl Palmitate (vitamin A/ antioxidant/pores and skin replenishing), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidant), Titanium Dioxide (Nano, texture-enhancing), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (hydration/skin-soothing), Bentonite (absorbent), Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate (texture-enhancing), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer (texture-enhancing), Sodium Polyacrylate (texture-enhancing), Kaolin (absorbent), Ethylhexylglycerin (preservative), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative).

Texture
Cream.

Residue on darker skins?
No.

Works below make-up?
When you’ve got mixture or oily pores and skin.

How does it look/really feel on the pores and skin?
A mushy, dry matte end.

Cruelty-free?
Sure.

Fragranced?
No.

Appropriate for all pores and skin sorts?
No. Good in case you are mixture to oily.

Water-proof/sweat resistant?
Water-proof for as much as 80 minutes.

Any pores and skin advantages?
Added antioxidants.

You Want This If:
You play loads of sport, sweat lots or are notably greasy.

You Don’t Want This If:
You will have dry pores and skin otherwise you need a mineral SPF.

In the stores at:
Paula’s Alternative

 

The proper scientific terminology for UV filters is natural (chemical, resembling avobenzone, octocrylene or oxybenzone) or inorganic (bodily, resembling titanium dioxide or zinc oxide).
Each sorts work by absorbing the rays and turning them into warmth, however with inorganic aka bodily sunscreens, between 5% and 10% of incoming rays are mirrored and scattered.

With natural filters (‘chemical’ within the conventional, non-scientific sense), the UV rays are largely absorbed and become warmth within the pores and skin.

At all times apply final after moisturiser, earlier than make-up – except in any other case said.
Reapply each two hours if in lively solar (on vacation, sunbathing, usually being exterior all day).
Reapply after swimming or extreme sweating/drying off with a towel.



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