What Is Tinted Sunscreen?

Picture this: the perfect blend of skincare and makeup, giving you protection from harmful UV rays while effortlessly evening out your skin tone. But what exactly is a tinted sunscreen, and why is it causing a stir in the beauty world?

Tinted sunscreen combines the best of both worlds by protecting your skin while also providing tint and coverage. Add this game-changing product to your skincare routine with Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50.

From its multi-tasking prowess to its skin-loving benefits filled with a nourishing mineral formula, get ready to discover why tinted mineral sunscreen might just become your new beauty essential.

What Is Tinted Sunscreen?

With so many products on the market, you might be wondering, “What does tinted sunscreen mean?” Tinted sunscreen is exactly what it sounds like. Like a standard sunscreen that protects skin from harmful UV rays while also giving your skin coverage and a light tint like a foundation would. Think of it like a blend of makeup and skincare in one convenient product.

We should all be using sunscreen every day to guard against sun damage, but if you also typically wear face makeup every day, a tinted sunscreen is an excellent way to refine your routine.

Liquid tinted sunscreen swatch.

What Is the Benefit of Tinted Sunscreen?

So, what does tinted sunscreen do? Tinted sunscreen gives you a double whammy of getting the necessary skin protection from UV rays and light coverage, making it a versatile addition to any skincare routine.

By combining the protective benefits of mineral sunscreens with added pigments, tinted sunscreens give you defense against harmful UV rays while giving you a glowing, natural-looking tint.

What is tinted mineral sunscreen? Mineral sunscreens, containing zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, create a physical barrier to reflect UV rays away from your skin without chemical actives.

On the other hand, the added pigments in tinted sunscreens help to even out skin tone and conceal any blemishes or imperfections, leaving you with a radiant complexion.

Sun Protection

You’ve probably heard it before, but sun protection is really important when it comes to your health. It’s true that being outdoors can do you a lot of good, but you shouldn’t be outdoors without sunscreen. UV radiation can cause early aging, sunburn, and even skin cancer, making daily sunscreen use crucial.

Wearing sunscreen with an SPF level of 30 or higher helps prevent sun damage and reduces the risk of skin cancer.

Consistent sun protection helps maintain the skin's health and youthful appearance by minimizing the formation of:

  • Wrinkles
  • Dark spots
  • Fine lines
  • Other signs of sun damage

It’s simple yet impactful to make an effort to incorporate daily sunscreen into your skincare routine – it’s vital for maintaining healthy, radiant skin.

Foundation Substitute

Not only does tinted sunscreen shield your skin from those harmful UV rays, but it also works as a foundation alternative. Yep, you heard that right! It's the ultimate two-in-one solution, giving you customizable coverage while keeping your skin safe and glowing.

So, what is the best tinted sunscreen?

Why Use Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50

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Whether you're a seasoned sunscreen enthusiast or just getting started on the journey, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50 is about to become your new skincare staple. There’s a reason it’s gone viral, after all!

Offering more than just your average SPF, it's packed with innovative technology and skin-loving ingredients to keep your complexion glowing. This tinted sunscreen is formulated with your skin’s best interest in mind since it’s:

  • Dermatologist-tested
  • Non-comedogenic (which means it won’t block your pores)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, oil, dyes, and fragrances

Let’s dive in and discover why you’ll want to add this to your skincare lineup.

Four Shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50 comes in four flexible shades made from iron oxide pigments instead of dyes. These versatile shades cater to a diverse range of skin tones so everyone finds their perfect match. Depending on your skin tone, you can choose from:

  • Fair
  • Medium
  • Tan
  • Deep

But these four shades are so much more than they might seem at first because they contain flecks of encapsulated pigments that adjust to each person’s natural tone. When applied, these innovative tone-adapting pigments work their magic, offering medium coverage that effortlessly blurs away any imperfections while giving you a natural-looking finish.

Whether you prefer a light touch or full coverage, this sunscreen offers building coverage for personalized results. And, with its demi-matte finish, you’ll have a flawless, photo-ready complexion.

Sun Protection

Now that you understand how shade selection works let’s go over some more reasons this tinted sunscreen really does it all. Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50 takes sun protection to the next level with its 100% mineral, chemical-free actives.

Its broad-spectrum protection protects against UVA and UVB rays while also shielding from:

  • HEV (blue) light
  • Pollution
  • Infrared radiation

With an SPF 50 and PA++++ rating, it sets you up with the highest level of defense against sun damage. It's also water and sweat-resistant for up to 40 minutes making it perfect for active lifestyles.

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Sure, we already think that this tinted sunscreen does it all, so let’s take a closer look at what’s inside.

Patented zinc oxide protects against UVA/UVB rays, while niacinamide brightens and refines texture for a refreshed complexion. The formula is also filled with encapsulated iron oxides that are like tiny color-adjusting artists, blending seamlessly with your skin while fending off blue light.

You’ll notice that your skin will feel so much smoother after use, and that's thanks to bisabolol, which is derived from chamomile oil to calm and condition your skin for a zen-like experience. This formula delivers much-needed hydration, thanks to ingredients like silver ear mushroom extract, which goes above and beyond to keep your skin moisturized and glowing.

Another standout ingredient is Vital ET™. This bio-available form of vitamin E provides antioxidant support and keeps your skin calm and cool.

HEV (Blue) Light Protection

We’re surrounded by screens everywhere we go and all of the time from electronic devices like cell phones, computers, and TVs. Due to the negative impacts of blue light, this added protection should be a priority when it comes to your skincare.

Blue light, or high-energy visible (HEV) light emitted from these devices, can penetrate deep into the skin and contribute to premature aging, such as wrinkles, fine lines, and hyperpigmentation.

Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50 is equipped with EnviroScreen® Technology, a revolutionary defense mechanism that forms a protective barrier on the skin, shielding it from the harmful effects of blue light exposure.

Infrared Protection

InfraGuard in this tinted sunscreen shields your skin from the harmful effects of infrared radiation. This blend of tara tannins, a powerful antioxidant, and organic sunflower sprouts forms a protective shield against the aging effects of infrared radiation.

This thoughtfully formulated sunscreen can help your skin stay healthier and more radiant.

Safe for All Skin Types

This tinted sunscreen is made with 100% mineral, chemical-free actives, making it gentle and safe for all skin types. Thanks to its dermatologist-tested, non-comedogenic, and hypoallergenic formula, even those with sensitive skin can enjoy the benefits of our tinted sunscreen.

How to Use Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50

This tinted sunscreen can easily be worked into–and enhance–your current skincare routine.

How Our Tinted Sunscreen Works

Using our tinted sunscreen isn’t an overly complicated process, though, how all the ingredients come together to work is actually pretty neat.

  1. Activate the tinted sunscreen by applying two full fingers (about 1oz) of the product onto your fingertips. Then, warm the product by rubbing it into your hands to activate the encapsulated pigments.
  2. Then apply the bloomed formula to your face; you'll notice the shade changing from white to perfectly match your skin tone. Keep blending until you've got even coverage, and watch as it blurs away those pesky imperfections and evens out your skin tone, just like magic. 
  3. Once the shade matches your skin tone, give it about 1-2 minutes to fully set.

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Create Your Ideal Coverage

If you like to set liquid foundation with powder afterward, you can achieve a similar look by finishing off your application with Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield SPF 50.

While Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50 provides medium coverage, you can also apply a thin layer of foundation over it – just make sure you’re reapplying your sunscreen over your makeup at least every two hours.

You can also wear it with our other powerful sunscreens to create your perfect look.

If you’re looking for a pop of color with a natural sunkissed bronze or subtle pink blush, try our Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Color Balm SPF 50, that’s easy to apply with its stick applicator. Mix in Face Shield Glow for dewy lit-from-within luminosity or Bronze for a natural sun-kissed radiance.

Suffer from dark circles and puffiness? Achieve a refreshed appearance by pairing it with Total Eye® 3-In-1 Renewal Therapy SPF 35.

Woman standing in front of the mirror in a towel applying sunscreen to her face.

How to Choose the Right Shade for You

Choosing the right shade of Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex SPF 50 is a breeze, thanks to our shade match quiz found under "help me choose" and real-user video content under "how we wear it" both–found on the product page. These tiny flecks of color activate when gently rubbed into your skin. As they blend together, they adapt to your skin’s natural undertones, leaving you with a seamless match.

With four uniquely flexible shades – fair, medium, tan, and deep – to choose from, finding your perfect match is easier than ever. And if you're torn between two shades, opt for the lighter one in the colder months and a shade darker in the warmer months if you tan easily.

Try This Viral Tinted Sunscreen Today

As you can see, there are a lot of benefits to adding a tinted sunscreen to your arsenal. With Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Flex, you get the best of both worlds, with innovative skincare features and a beautiful demi-matte finish that seamlessly blends with your skin.

By combining unbeatable sun and environmental protection with a touch of color that's just right, the EnviroScreen® Technology has your back against everything from UV rays to blue light and pollution.

Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your skin is protected with powerful mineral sunscreen and buildable coverage that enhances your skin's natural beauty. Are you ready to look in the mirror to see a glow that's radiant, even-toned, and protected

Give this viral must-have a try, and let your skin thank you later!

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