Powered by EnviroScreen® Technology, this all-powerful, all-mineral skin shield provides complete protection...
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield SPF 50$65 Available in 4 Shades
Buy 2 brushes, get 1 free with our built-in Multipack discount ($195 value).
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 Multipack$130($195 value) Available in 4 Shades
Powered by EnviroScreen® Technology, this hydrating, antioxidant-rich mineral formula provides complete...
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield SPF 50$39
Designed with EnviroScreen® Technology to provide invisible, 100% mineral protection
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50$45
Stay radiant every day without damaging your skin. Colorescience® Brush-On Sunscreen offers powerful...
Sunforgettable® Brush-on Sunscreen SPF 30$65 $45.50 Available in 5 Shades
Can Sunscreen Make Acne Worse?
It can be difficult to find the right sunscreen for acne prone skin, especially if you struggle with an oily skin type. It’s important to protect your skin from the sun every time you leave the house, but many sunscreens cause greasy buildup, which leads to clogged pores and breakouts. Many waterproof and sweat-proof sunscreens contain acrylate and silicone polymers that can create a sticky, gummy feeling on surface of your skin. The side effects of these ingredients can cause skin irritation and make an existing acne issue much worse. However, we offer natural acne sunscreen —without chemical irritants—designed to be gentle on your complexion while protecting it from sun damage.
What Is The Difference Between Physical SPF And Chemical SPF?
Learning how to choose the best sunscreen for acne prone skin requires a bit of background information; namely, understanding the difference between physical and chemical sunscreen. Physical sunscreens are designed to reflect and block the sun’s rays. The physical sunscreens include titanium dioxide and/or zinc oxide. Our natural acne sunscreens won’t clog your pores, and remain effective all day long – no matter how long you spend under the sun. Chemical sunscreens are designed to absorb the sun’s rays, but they can make breakouts much worse as they contain irritating ingredients. Chemical sunscreens are so harmful, in fact, that Hawaii has recently banned them altogether in favor of mandatory reef safe sunscreen. When you shop Colorescience products, you’ll never need to worry about harming your body or the environment.
Which Sunscreens Should I Avoid If I Have Acne-Prone Skin?
Many sunscreen brands contain harmful ingredients that can make your breakouts worse. We’ve worked hard to create allergy free sunscreen that lacks damaging, irritating chemical ingredients. Colorescience offers fragrance free mineral sunscreen that won’t leave you feeling shiny, meaning you get the sun protection you need without aggravating your acne. Browse PABA free mineral sunscreen and paraben free mineral sunscreen to find effective acne sunscreens without any of the fillers. Our line of cosmetics includes the best sunscreen for acne prone skin in addition to makeup that won’t trigger breakouts. Whether you apply our eye cream with dark circles or mineral bronzer, you’ll never risk making your complexion worse while improving its appearance.
Best Sun-care for my acneI have struggled with acne my whole life and consequently most products with SPF make me breakout horribly. My mother-in-law turned me on to this Colorescience Sunforgettable brush and I AM IN LOVE! My skin loves it. I'm not getting breakouts from the formula, I love the sheer coverage you get with it and the convenience of application. This is a must have and an item I will make sure I never run out of! I'll be replacing all my makeup with their products, I can't wait to try everything else this company offers!
CS: Love hearing that! We recommend trying our Mattifying Beauty Routine. It contains the beauty essentials that focus on helping acne/oily prone skin
Keeps my oil & acne under control!I was recommended Colorescience about two years ago from my dermatologist (I was 18 at the time,so I had a lot of acne issues) and it has definitely helped with my recovery. I was given antibiotics to help with the acne but once I began using other makeup, the acne would flare up. I saw a significant improvement when I began using this primer and it kept my oils under control (my t-zone is pretty oily!). I highly recommend this primer!
Best SPF product for Acne sufferersThe struggle is REAL with keeping my acne under control and until now I have avoided SPF products because they make me breakout so badly! I always am in fear when I know I am going to wear sunscreen on my face and will have to deal with the breakout for weeks to come. My mother-in-law recommended this to me and I gave it a try, and I am so blown away! My acne actually started clearing up when I substituted this for the sheer coverage I was using as a foundation. I don't get breakouts from this and I LOVE the convenience of it! I have actually ordered many more products that I can't wait to try them! Seriously a must try!
Sunscreen PerfectedLight and sheer Sunforgettable makes refreshing my sunscreen over my makeup so very easy. I take it everywhere with me.
Extremely Calming to My AcneI struggle with hormonal acne. And as with ALL colorscience products I have found that this product is extremely calming and soothing to my acne. I use it both in the morning to help set my makeup for the day but I also use it at night after washing and applying all my night creams. I find that using it at night it helps lock in some moisture as well as calm and soothe my acne!
Great for Acne Prone Skin!I can't wear any foundations and this gives me a little something extra to get my oily acne prone skin in check!
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