Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield Classic SPF 50
Designed with EnviroScreen® Technology to provide invisible, 100% mineral protection from environmental aggressors such as UVA/UVB, pollution, blue light, and infrared radiation.Read Less
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Sunkissed summer skin.
A rich, bronze tint that blends invisibly into darker skin tones, while delivering a boost of warmth and luminosity to lighter skin tones.SHOP BODY SHIELD BRONZE
Invisible and 100% physical.
A lightweight and silky formula, this neutral, universal shade blends seamlessly into all skin tones, leaving no traces of white, unlike other 100% pure mineral sunscreens.
Know better skin.
Tips to get the most out of your Body Shield Classic.
Be sure to apply enough for maximum protection. A general rule of thumb is to use 1 ounce, or a shot glass-sized amount of sunscreen, per application over the entire body.
For best results, skin should be fully dry before applying and reapplying.
OVERPROTECTION IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT.
This 100% all-mineral formula features EnviroScreen® Technology to go way beyond UV and provide unmatched protection against sun and pollution, so you're shielded from:
Provides Broad Spectrum SPF 50/PA+++
Provides protection from pollution exposure
BLUE (HEV) LIGHT
Provides protection against blue light
Helps minimize damage caused by infrared radiation
POWERFUL PROTECTION, IN A HYDRATING, ANTIOXIDANT-RICH FORMULA.
Carefully-selected specialty ingredients nourish skin and protect against harmful aggressors.
Most commonly used as cosmetic colorants, these micronized pigments also help protect skin from damage and photoaging caused by blue (HEV) light.
A powerful antioxidant that helps prevent skin aging due to pollution and other environmental aggressors. *LIPOCHROMAN™ is a trademark of the Lubrizol Corporation or its affiliates.
A soothing agent derived from chamomile oil that helps to calm and condition the skin.
A plant extract which helps to soothe and calm skin while helping to protect against the effects of infrared radiation. *Physavie™ is a registered trademark of Chemyunion.
A lightweight, silky soft emollient which helps to provide moisturization while softening and conditioning the skin.
Works to moisturize and soften your skin's texture
Broad Spectrum (UVA/UVB) Sunscreen
UVA protection rating: [[pa-three-plus]]
UVB protection rating: [[spf-50]]
Water resistant (80 minutes)
Net Wt. 4 fl. oz. / 120 mL
Head to toe protection
+ Always 100% chemical-free, mineral sunscreen actives
+ Hydrating and antioxidant-rich formula
+ Lightweight, invisible coverage in a universal shade
+ Works on all skin types and tones
+ Broad Spectrum SPF 50/PA++++
+ Water/sweat resistant (80 minutes)
+ Dermatologist recommended
+ Oil-free, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic
Evenly apply 1 ounce - enough to fill a shot glass, to fully cover body. Apply 15 minutes prior to exposure to environmental stressors and reapply at least every two hours.
Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 12%
Inactive Ingredients: Water, Caprylyl Methicone, Tridecyl Salicylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isododecane, Isohexadecane, C26-28 Alkyl Dimethicone, Glycerin, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Lauryl PEG-8 Dimethicone, Methylpropanediol, Acrylates/Polymethylsiloxymethacrylate Copolymer, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Jojoba Esters, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dimethicone, Sodium Chloride, Caprylyl Glycol, Silica, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Polyglyceryl-2 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Dimethiconol/ Propylsilsesquioxane/ Silicate Crosspolymer, Propylene Carbonate, Allantoin, Physalis Angulata Extract, Trilaureth-4 Phosphate, Bisabolol, Lecithin, Phenylpropanol, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Tocopherol, Sodium Hydroxide, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).
Yes, our original Body Shield has been renamed Body Shield Classic with a new and improved formula with improved ease of application and enhanced transfer resistance.
Apply Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 liberally and evenly 15 minutes before exposure to environmental aggressors. Like all SPF products, reapply at least every 2 hours.
It is not recommended to mix Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 as this causes the formula to be diluted. In addition, Body Shield SPF 50 has apple fruit extract, glycerin, and jojoba esters that make this ideal for daily moisturization so mixing with body lotion is unnecessary.
The neutral tint in Body Shield Classic is achieved using iron oxides, which are mineral pigments. These mineral pigments sit on top of skin rather than absorbing into the skin. Although the current formulation of Body Shield Classic offers improved transfer resistance from our original formula, it is not transfer-proof. To minimize color transfer, apply in thin layers, waiting 1-2 minutes to dry between layers. Take care when in contact with delicate or light-colored fabrics. Wash immediately with warm water and gentle detergent if color has transferred.
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 is water/sweat resistant for 80 minutes but can be washed off with soap and water.
While Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 can be applied on the face, its texture and weightless finish was designed to be applied on the body. Try our Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield SPF 50 which has a hydrating, antioxidant-rich formula with specialty ingredients designed to be applied on face, neck and décolleté.
Yes. Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 is 100% mineral protection that is free of chemical active ingredients, oil free, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic and is suitable for all skin types.
No. Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 was formulated with apple fruit extract, glycerin, and jojoba esters that make this ideal for daily moisturization.
No. Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 is oil free and non-comedogenic (meaning that it is specially formulated to not cause blockage of pores).
Apply liberally and evenly prior to exposure to environmental stressors. Allow to dry by waiting 1-2 minutes between layers. Reapply at least every two hours.
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 has a universal shade due to the coloring of iron oxides. However, when it is applied on the skin, the formula allows it to blend in and dry clear with no white residue unlike other mineral sunscreen care products.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 has a universal shade that is suitable for all skin tones. It dries clear and leaves no white residue on the skin.
No, unlike other mineral SPF products, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 was formulated with proprietary EnviroScreen® Technology using patented zinc oxide. In addition, iron oxides result in a universal shade, leaving no white cast for all skin tones.
As with all SPF products, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 should be applied 15 minutes prior to exposure. Like all SPF products, reapply every 2 hours.
The AAD and Skin Cancer Foundation recommend 2 oz (as much as a shot glass) to the entire body. Apply 15 minutes prior to exposure to environmental aggressors and reapply at least every two hours.
After product has been opened, it will last approximately 12 months.
As each individuals’ frequency and volume of usage will vary, how long each tube may last will vary. After the product has been opened, it will last approximately 12 months. See bottom of carton for expiration date.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 is water/sweat resistant for 80 minutes.
UVB exposure causes redness or burning, while UVA exposure causes skin darkening/pigmentation. Protection from both UVA and UVB means this product provides Broad Spectrum protection.
Total Protection™ Body Shields SPF 50 in Classic and Bronze provide Broad Spectrum SPF 50 (UVB protection) and PA++++ (UVA protection).
The PA rating system measures the level of protection from UVA rays, which are known to cause pigment darkening in the skin. It measures the amount of time a product would protect your skin from darkening.
The following shows how much protection each PA score provides compared to unprotected skin. If your unprotected skin normally darkens/pigments after 5 min of UVA exposure:
|PA Rating||Level of Protection||# of minutes protected before experiencing skin darkening/pigmentation|
|PA+||2-4 times||10-20 minutes|
|PA++||4-8 times||20-40 minutes|
|PA+++||8-16 times||40-80 minutes|
|PA++++||>16 times||>80 minutes|
Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 has a PA++++ rating.
EnviroScreen® Technology is proprietary to Colorescience®. EnviroScreen® Technology uses patented active ingredients, Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide, that create a barrier preventing free radical formation and oxidative stress. These patented actives are combined with specialty ingredients that, together, work synergistically to protect skin from damage caused by exposure to UVA/UVB rays, pollution, blue light (also known as High Energy Visible, or HEV, light), and infrared radiation.
Colorescience® follows the FDA guidelines for testing water resistance or adherence to the skin after exposure to water. A panel of 10 people apply the product to their skin prior to being immersed in a whirlpool (of moving or circulating water) for 20-minute cycles. After 20 minutes in the whirlpool, panelists exit the whirlpool before immersing themselves again. For 40 minutes water resistance, panelists are immersed in the water for two 20-minute cycles. For 80 minutes water resistance, this is done a total of 4 times. After all cycles are completed, the SPF that is remaining on the skin is measured. If after 80 minutes in the whirlpool, the SPF remaining is at least 50, the result is an SPF 50 with 80 minutes of water resistance.
We measure our pollution protection by directly measuring free radicals created from UV + pollution events on unprotected skin and skin protected with Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 and Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield SPF 50. We use a testing technique called electron spin resonance (ESR) that uses a combination of a magnetic field and electron magnetic waves to directly detect the unpaired electrons of free radicals.
Blue (HEV) light protection is tested by measuring the ability of the formula to block light in the HEV spectrum that would otherwise reach the skin. In practice, this is done by applying the formula to a transparent substrate at the same dose level (2mg/cm2) used in the FDA Monograph SPF test. The substrate is then placed at the entrance of an integrating sphere detector which captures all the light passing through the sample. This configuration is the same as that used in the FDA Monograph Critical Wavelength measurement and mimics the situation of a formula applied to the skin. The percentage of HEV light blocked is calculated by comparing the intensity of the light transmitted through the formula to the incident light at each wavelength throughout the HEV spectrum (400–490 nm).
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield SPF 50 is safe to apply to 6 months and older. As with all sunscreen products, consult your physician for use on children under 6 months of age.
All Total Protection™ products use only non-chemical zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide as sunscreen active ingredients. The FDA recognizes only these two sunscreen active ingredients as safe and effective.
Total Protection™ products have not been tested on pregnant or nursing women. Consult your physician before using.
Yes, Colorescience uses only mineral (also known as physical) sunscreen active ingredients, zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide in all of our sunscreen products. These are the only 2 sunscreen actives the FDA recognizes as safe and effective. Colorescience has never and will never use any chemical sunscreen actives.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are non-comedogenic.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are hypoallergenic. They are dermatologist-tested.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are gluten free. People who have gluten allergies may experience sensitivity when using topical products. Total Protection™ is gluten free, and therefore, safe for those with Celiac disease. In addition, all Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are formulated without parabens. In addition, all Colorescience® products are also 100% free from phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are sulfate free. In addition, all Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are phthalate free. In addition, all Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
Yes, all Total Protection™ products are oil free. In addition, all Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
There are no animal products or derivatives in the following Total Protection™ product: Brush-On Shield SPF 50, Sheer Matte SPF 30 Sunscreen Brush, all shades of Face Shield SPF 50, all shades of Body Shield SPF 50, Sport Stick SPF 50, blush, bronze, and golden hour Color Balms. The berry, pink sky, and violet haze Color Balms contain carmine. All Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
Colorescience does not conduct any animal testing and we are committed to the highest standards when choosing raw materials for our product formulations. We require non-animal testing statements on all raw materials before final formula approval.
The micas that Colorescience uses are ethically sourced. They are sourced from various parts of the world, including Japan, U.S. Mica is not a derivative of asbestos. Our mica vendors adhere to global regulations pertaining to the quality and safety of cosmetic ingredients. The mica used in Colorescience products is mined and processed to meet consistent standards of high quality, safety and aesthetics. Our mica passes or exceeds the standards for heavy metal and microbial testing.
Complete Your Routine
Available in 4 shades
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield SPF 50
Usually burns, Tans minimally
Sometimes burns, Tans uniformly
Rarely burns, Always tans well
Never burns, Tans very easily
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