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What it is: A super sheer, 100-percent non-nano zinc SPF 30 sunscreen that protects and hydrates even the most sensitive skin.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Redness
Formulation: Lightweight Lotion
- Zinc Oxide: Provides a protective outer barrier to reflect UVA and UVB rays.
- Water Lily: Helps cool and calm skin.
- Sugarcane-Derived Squalane: Helps sunscreen glide effortlessly onto skin while weightlessly locking in long-lasting moisture.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, reef-safe, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This powerful, invisible, broad-spectrum, mineral SPF 30 PA +++ protects all skin tones like you’ve never seen—literally. The lightweight, deeply hydrating formula blends in fast without a trace, calms and cools sun-stressed skin, and leaves a soft, dewy finish.
Clinical Results: In a single-use clinical study of 35 women ages 25–60:
- 100% showed significant protection against pollution while using this product
In a 28-day clinical study of 35 women, ages 25 to 60, when used once daily:
- 100% showed clinical improvement in skin hydration
In a 28-day consumer study of 35 women ages 25 to 60, when used once daily:
- 94% said this product was non-greasy
Clean + Planet Positive at Sephora
When you see our Clean + Planet Positive seal, this brand's products are formulating without certain ingredients that are potentially harmful to human health and environment. They also address ingredients clients are concerned about, including phthalates, formaldehyde or formaldehyde releasers, oxybenzone and octinoxate, hydroquinone, triclosan, coal tar, methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone, insoluble plastic microbeads, and more: For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
On top of meeting the Clean at Sephora formulated without list, these brands are on a mission to do right by your routine and the planet by making climate commitments and focusing on sustainable sourcing, responsible packaging, and environmental giving.
-Apply 15 minutes before sun exposure.
-Wear alone, layer over your favorite serum, and moisturizer or under makeup.
-It can also be used in place of your moisturizer.
-Reapply as necessary.
-Zinc Oxide: Provides a protective outer barrier to reflect UVA and UVB rays.
-Water Lily: Helps cool and calm skin.
-Sugarcane-Derived Squalane: Helps sunscreen glide effortlessly onto skin while weightlessly locking in long-lasting moisture.
Zinc Oxide, Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Methyl Dihydroabietate, Sorbitan Olivate, Coco-Glucoside, Cetyl Palmitate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Acacia Senegal Gum, Ethyl Ferulate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Lecithin, Sodium Palmitoyl Proline, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Isostearic Acid.
Clean at Sephora products are formulated without the following banned or restricted ingredients (please see Clean at Sephora landing page for full list of specific restrictions and allowances by category – this is not an exhaustive list):
Acrylates, Aluminum Salts, Animal Musks/Fats/Oils, Benzophenones and related compounds, Butoxyethanol, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytulolene (BHT) under 0.1% , Carbon Black or Black 2, Coal Tar, Ethanolamines, Formaldehyde and Formaldehyde Releasing Agents, Hydroquinone, Lead and Lead Acetate, Mercury + Mercury Compounds (Thimerisol), Methoxyethanol, Methyl Cellosolve, Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone, Mineral Oil, Nanomaterials (restrictions for specific nanomaterials only), Oxybenzone, Parabens, Petrolatum and Parrafin (USP grade only), Phenoxyethanol under 1%, Phthalates, Plastic Microbeads, Polyacrylamide & Acrylamide, Resorcinol, Retinyl Palmitate, Styrene, Sulfates, Talc (no detection of asbestos) , Toluene, Triclosan and Triclocarban, Undisclosed Synthetic Fragrance (under 1% and formulated without Acetaldehyde, Acetone, Acetonitrile, Benzalkonium chloride, BPA, EDTA, Methylene chloride, PTFE, PFOA), 1, 4, Dioxane (ingredients must comply with impurity thresholds), Octinoxate, PFAS compounds, Nitromusks and Polycyclic Musks, Ethoxylated Ingredients (including PEGS or polyethylene glycol must meet contamination limits for 1’4 Dioxane and ethylene oxide), Cyclic Silicones, EDTA and derivatives (allowed if no technical substitute under 0.2%)
About the Brand
Biossance is paving the path for clean beauty for all. We formulate effective, clean and sustainable skincare products in our in-house lab and are setting the standard for the entire beauty industry. Currently, the United States bans only 12 ingredients for cosmetic use—we believe that’s not nearly enough. Biossance bans more than 2,000 potentially toxic or irritating ingredients from our formulas. Our products are also cruelty-free, vegan and EWG-verified. We make our hero ingredient, squalane, from renewable sugarcane. It’s nature’s best moisturizer for you and the planet—and helps save 2 million sharks every year.
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