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SkinMedica Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35 1.85 oz

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Product Overview

Product Overview

Achieve the highest level of UV protection with SkinMedica Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35 Sunscreen.

SkinMedica Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35 Sunscreen is a 5% titanium dioxide and 6% zinc oxide formula that protects against harmful UVA and UVB rays. Appropriate for all skin types, including sensitive and post-procedure, this sunscreen is paraben-free, oil-free, fragrance-free and will not clog pores. The sheer, lightweight cream also features ingredients like caffeine and powerful antioxidants to help correct and prevent signs of aging.

  • Sensitivity-free and great for sensitive skin
  • Protects with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide
  • Diminishes signs of aging with caffeine and antioxidants

Stay safe in the sun with SkinMedica Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35 Sunscreen.

Highlights

  • Contains antioxidants
  • Gentle enough for post-procedure skin
  • Paraben-free
  • A physical sunscreen
  • Safe for use around marine life

Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.6

Based on 28 reviews
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LovelySkin Customer

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April 06, 2020

My go to

I always use this sunscreen. It doesn’t break me out and wears nicely under makeup. Please continue to make this!

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

April 03, 2020

Best sunscreen ever

My skin HATES sunscreen. What doesn't give me a rash, makes me break out. I even tried several that were deemed for acne-prone or rosacea (including the #1 selling brand) and my skin revolted. I also have melasma and I am 42 so sunscreen is not optional - ever. This is the only thing I have found that stays on, plays nicely with make-up and doesn't ruin my skin. I've ordered several bottles to be sure I am never out.

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LovelySkin Customer

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March 26, 2020

Suitable for dry skin

Suitable for dry skin, very moisturizing. Has a certain effect on brightening the skin tone

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

March 04, 2020

Good Sunscreen

This sunscreen has a nice creamy consistency. Applies nice and even without leaving a white cast. The only thing that is a problem is that it leaves my skin on the drier side. I have dry skin to begin with.

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

February 01, 2020

Exceeded expectations

This is a very good sunscreen product. It goes on very well over the HA5 Hydrator and does not "pill" when layered under foundation. I have mature, sensitive skin and have had no sensitivity issues. Love that it is a physical sunscreen as I never use chemical sunscreen on my face.

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SjudgesAZ

Verified Purchase

October 19, 2019

Love it!

Love this sunscreen and so I used it every morning :-). Doesn't irritate my skin, doesn't cause breakouts, and best of all doesn't leave a white chalky layer. I think my skin looks better when I put it on. I got a free sample at a dermatology event and now I'm hooked!

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ALAG

Verified Purchase

August 20, 2019

Great sunscreen for sensitive skin

Very light and not oily. I love the way it feels on my skin. I wear it under my makeup and it feels that my makeup stays longer because of this. Small drop goes a long way.

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

July 31, 2019

Good sunscreen, nice texture

I've found out that I have to stick to all mineral sunscreens or else my skin ends up with bumps all over. I enjoy using this one as it is kind of creamy and easily spreadable, and I don't detect any white cast after it has dried. My only complaint is that it seems to leave a bit of a greasy look, but it is easily taken care of with a small bit of powder or by dabbing with a blotter sheet. Overall, not bad.

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

March 08, 2019

Light sunscreen

Nice light sunscreen that isn’t sticky and doesn’t make you feel greasy. Perfect for sensitive skin!!

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

February 21, 2019

Great UV protection!

I love SkinMedica sunscreens! This mineral only sunscreen does a great job at protecting your skin, it’s easy to spread, has a nice consistency and is non-drying. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because it has a very slight white cast.

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LovelySkin Customer

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September 21, 2018

Excellent sunscreen for sensitive skin!

This is my second purchase. The product lasts a long time which makes it a good purchase despite the small size and cost. I have very sensitive skin, and this sunscreen does not irritate my face. It goes on smoothly and is not greasy. I will continue to buy this product. LovelySkin always has great sales on products and the customer service is beyond compare–a rare thing to find as of late.

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Sadiedog

Verified Purchase

July 26, 2018

Great lightweight daily sunscreen

This sunscreen is fantastic for my sensitive skin! Is lightweight and wears beautifully under makeup. Highly recommend!

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

July 25, 2018

Light and effective

This SPF cream is perfectly light for my combo skin and also doubles as a moisturizer in the summer. My nose is the first place to react to a product being too heavy, and this stuff never gives me any problems. It absorbs fast and comes loaded with some antioxidants. I wish the price was lower, but it is the best physical sunscreen I have tried (and I have tried many). As a guy, this does the trick on my hairy face, without any issues.

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

March 28, 2018

Not quite lightweight or sheer

I think I'm going to give up on finding a sunblock that is REALLY sheer and lightweight, as well as non-greasy. Every product that I try that makes these claims, disappoints. This is a good sunscreen in terms of protecting your skin from sun damage, but it's not great if you want to have a perfect complexion. It leaves a white cast on the skin and it's a bit thick and greasy. I'm using it on weekends when we're out "playing," but I won't use it on a work day since it is too thick to wear with makeup. It seems as much as I want to avoid them, chemical sunscreens are truly the only non-greasy sheer options out there.

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

March 14, 2018

Excellent product

I love this product. My second time purchasing it. It is sunscreen that also moisturizes your skin and makes it look great!

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

January 30, 2018

Great sunscreen

I am careful to always use a sunscreen. I have for the last 20 years and my skin has really benefited from this one important routine. I like the way this sunscreen goes on, not greasy or oily. My makeup goes on over and stays great. I trust this brand and love this product. It feels and looks great!

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dlbrock

Verified Purchase

January 29, 2018

Best Sunscreen For Sensitive Skin

I've been using SkinMedica Essential Defense Mineral Shield Broad Spectrum SPF 35 for many years. I use both the plain and tinted. The tinted is smooth, and my foundation marries well with the sunscreen. I workout a lot and like the fact the plain sunscreen stays on. I do however, reapply after my hot yoga classes. I highly recommend this sunscreen.

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

January 23, 2018

Love It!

I am surprised I like this sun cream. I have used SkinCeuticals SPF for a couple of years and was having difficulties with it being a tad too drying. This one does not irritate my skin, does it dry it out, does not leave it sticky. No white case if it is rubbed in well. Now hat I am back on tretinoin I needed something that was soothing and not thick. This is perfect!!!!! It also lays well under my foundation and other makeup products. Thank goodness I found this!

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LovelySkin Customer

Verified Purchase

December 29, 2017

Perfect

I love this sunscreen. It does not leave a white cast and it doesn't not ball up later. It's also light and perfect for my sensitive skin. You can reapply without any issue. It does not feel heavy.

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Lacey

Verified Purchase

October 28, 2017

Great sunscreen

I have been searching for the perfect lightweight, moisturizing mineral-based sunscreen and have finally found it. I use this under foundation, and it works wonderfully. There is a slightly pale cast due to the zinc oxide, but that should be expected. There is no detectable scent either. I highly recommend this product!

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