FSA Sunscreen & Skincare

Did you know you can save money on sunscreen and other skincare by using your FSA funds? Colorescience offers a variety of FSA-eligible skin care products in both lotion and powder form, available for purchase using your Flexible Spending Account. Find an FSA-eligible sunscreen that provides you with critical protection using a chemical-free formula and easy on-the-go application.
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield SPF 50 powder
Best of Beauty Allure Award Winner 2021
award winner

Available in 4 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Brush-On Shield SPF 50

$69.00

FAIR

FAIR

Usually burns, Tans minimally

MEDIUM

MEDIUM

Sometimes burns, Tans uniformly

TAN

TAN

Rarely burns, Always tans well

model with deep skin tone

DEEP

Never burns, Tans very easily

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SUNFORGETTABLE® TOTAL PROTECTION™ FACE SHIELD CLASSIC SPF 50 swatch
Oprah Mag O-Ward Fall 2018
AWARD WINNER
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Total Eye® 3-in-1 Renewal Therapy SPF 35
viral must have
AWARD WINNER

Available in 4 shades

Total Eye® 3-in-1 Renewal Therapy SPF 35

$79.00

Light

Light

Usually burns, Tans minimally

Medium

Medium

Sometimes burns, Tans uniformly

Tan

Tan

Rarely burns, Always tans well

Deep

Deep

Never burns, Tans very easily

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield SPF 50 Flex swatch in fair
Elle Future of beauty winner 2021 VIRAL MUST HAVE
AWARD WINNER

Available in 4 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Face Shield Flex SPF 50

$54.00

model with fair skin

FAIR

Ivory and Pale Skin Tones

model with fair skin tone

FAIR

Fair and Light Skin Tones

model with medium skin tone

MEDIUM

Beige and Golden Skin Tones

model with medium skin tone

MEDIUM

Light Brown and Olive Skin Tones

model with tan skin tone

TAN

Medium Brown Skin Tones

model with deep skin tone

DEEP

Deep Skin Tones

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Color Balm SPF 50
viral must have
new shades

Available in 6 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Color Balm SPF 50

$39.00

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 formula
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sport Stick SPF 50 formula
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Bronze SPF 50 and Brush-On Shield SPF 50
pick your perfect pair
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Classic SPF 50 and Body Shield Classic SPF 50
Face + Body

Head to Toe Protection

$90.00 (up to $103 value)

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield Glow SPF 50 swatch
2023 NewBeauty Award Best Powder Sunscreen
award winner
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield Bronze SPF 50 swatch
new
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sheer Matte SPF 30 Sunscreen Brush powder
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Natural Finish Pressed Foundation SPF 20 pressed powder

Available in 8 shades

Natural Finish Mineral Foundation SPF 20

$59.00

woman with fair skin tone

Light

Will blend with our warmer Light Ivory or cooler Light Beige (replacement for All Dolled Up) shades.

woman with medium skin tone

Medium

Blends with our warmer lighter Medium Bisque (replacement for All Even), warm neutral Medium Sunlight (replacement for California Girl) or darker, Medium Sand.

woman with tan skin tone

Tan

Blends with Tan Natural (closest replacement to Girl from Ipanema/Taste of Honey) or Tan Golden.

woman with deep skin tone

Deep

Will match with our Deep Mocha shade.

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Bronze SPF 50 formula
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Berry, Blush and Bronze formulas of Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Color Balms SPF 50
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Tint du Soleil™ Whipped Mineral Foundation SPF 30 swatch
PEPTIDE TREATMENT

Available in 4 shades

Tint du Soleil™ Whipped Mineral Foundation SPF 30

$59.00

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Lip Shine SPF 35
Peptide Treatment

Available in 5 shades

Lip Shine SPF 35

$42.00

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Mattifying Face Primer SPF 20 formula

Mattifying Primer SPF 20

$59.00

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Brightening Face Primer SPF 20 swatch

Brightening Primer SPF 20

$59.00

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Bronzing Bronzing Face Primer SPF 20 formula

Bronzing Primer SPF 20

$59.00

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield Classic SPF 50 swatch
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield Bronze SPF 50 formula
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 powder
allure award seal 2021
Buy 2, Get 1 Free

Available in 4 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Brush-on Shield SPF 50 Multipack

$138.00 ( $207 value)

Fair

FAIR

Usually burns, Tans minimally

MEDIUM

MEDIUM

Sometimes burns, Tans uniformly

TAN

TAN

Rarely burns, Always tans well

DEEP

DEEP

Never burns, Tans very easily

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Matte SPF 50 swatch
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Brush Cleaning Wipes

Brush Cleaning Wipes

$14.00

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sport Stick formula
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Calming Face Primer SPF 20 formula

Calming Primer SPF 20

$59.00

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Available in 8 shades

Digital Gift Card

$50.00

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Untinted Total Protection™ Trio: Total Protection™ No-Show™ Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sheer Matte SPF 30 Sunscreen Brush, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sport Stick SPF 50
sheer coverage
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Suzetty's Favorites: Total Eye 3in1 Renewal Therapy, Sunforgettable Total Protection Brush-on Shield SPF 50, Lip Shine SPF 35, Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield Flex SPF 50
Suzetty's Picks
staff favorite

Everyday Glam

$199.00 (up to $244 value)

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Total Protection™ No Show™ Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 swatch
2023 InStyle Best Beauty Buys
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Available in 2 shades

Total Protection® No-Show™ Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50

$45.00

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Total Eye Concentrate and Total Eye Hydrogel Treatment Masks
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6 Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 and 1 SPF 30 Sunscreen Brush
Allure 2021 Best of Beauty Award
you pick any 3

Brush-On Shield Custom Trio

$165.00 (up to $207 value)

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Color Balm SPF 50 Endless Sunset Collection swatches
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Color Balms SPF 50: top left to right: golden hour, pink sky, violet haze; bottom left to right: berry, bronze, blush
you pick any 3

Color Balm SPF 50 Custom Trio

$99.00 (up to $117 value)

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Contour Queen: Sunforgettable Total Protection Face Shield Flex SPF 50, Sunforgettable Total Protection Brush-On Shield Glow SPF 50, Brush-On Shield Bronze SPF 50, Sunforgettable Total Protection Color Balm SPF 50 Endless Sunset Collection
Staff Favorite

Contour Queen

$235.00 (up to $278 value)

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Total Eye 3-in-1 Renewal Therapy SPF 35, Sunforgettable Total Protection Brush-On Shield Glow SPF 50, Lip Shine SPF 35 Scarlet
February Exclusive

Radiant & Bold

$157.00 (up to $190 value)

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Barrier Pro™ Essential Moisturizer, Barrier Pro™ 1-Step Cleanser, Face Shield Flex SPF 50
custom coverage

Healthy Skin Habits

$148.00 (up to $178 value)

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Barrier Pro™ Essential Moisturizer, Barrier Pro™ 1-Step Cleanser, No-Show SPF 50
untinted

Healthy Skin Habits

$142.00 (up to $169 value)

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FAQs

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WHAT IS AN FSA?

An FSA, or Flexible Spending Account, is a pre-taxed account you can use for either out-of-pocket medical expenses or certain dependent-care expenses. Since your FSA is funded with pre-taxed dollars, you can expect to save about 30 percent on your overall medical expenses throughout the year. 

While you must initially pay for these expenses up-front, you can then request a reimbursement through your FSA. To request reimbursement for a medical cost, you will need to then submit proof of purchase and statement that the cost has not been covered by your insurance. You can set up an FSA through your healthcare provider and designate how much of your earnings you want put into your FSA, up to $2,650 per year, per employer.

The money you put into the FSA must be used within the year (or within the grace period offered by your employer), otherwise you lose out on the money you put aside. That’s why it’s important to know what expenses fall within the approved list for your FSA—you may be surprised to find that the list includes most sunscreen and other skincare products.

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Is Sunscreen FSA-Eligible?

Fortunately, sunscreen falls under the umbrella of FSA-covered medical expenses because it is considered a non-prescription over-the-counter medication. Sunscreen has a huge impact on decreasing your chance of sunburn, signs of aging, and skin cancer, and you can now buy sunscreen with your FSA. Since the FDA considers sunscreen a must-have item for your medicine cabinet, and integral to overall health, it is included in the list of approved expenses—including Colorescience FSA sunscreen. 

Our customers’ safety is our top priority. With our diverse selection of sun protection, you can find high-quality FSA sunscreen for the whole family. With our mineral sunscreen for kids, you can all have fun in the sun without worrying about sunburns and permanent skin damage. We also offer pregnancy safe face sunscreen for expecting mothers who want sun protection that’s free of harsh chemicals.

Don’t forget to submit your proof of purchase to get your reimbursement for FSA sunscreen purchases!

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WHAT SUNSCREEN TYPES ARE FSA-ELIGIBLE?

Before you pick up just any sun protection, you should be aware that there are restrictions on which products will be covered by your FSA. In order to be considered an FSA-eligible sunscreen, it must meet certain requirements. 

  1. The primary purpose of the product must be to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun. That said, that doesn’t mean your suncare can’t have other uses too, like concealing pigmentation or helping to minimize fine line and wrinkles. 

  2. It must be considered a broad-spectrum sunscreen. Broad-spectrum means that the sunscreen protects against both UV-A and UV-B rays. Not only are our sunscreens broad-spectrum, but many of them also protect against environmental factors (like pollution and blue light) thanks to our EnviroScreen® Technology. 

  3. The sunscreen must be SPF-15 or higher. However, the American Academy of Dermatology recommends that you use a sunscreen with SPF-30 or higher for adequate protection.

You’ll find that Colorescience has a diverse range of FSA-eligible sunscreen products.

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DOES COLORESCIENCE OFFER PHYSICAL FSA ELIGIBLE SUNSCREEN?

Yes. Colorescience offers physical sunscreens that do not contain harmful ingredients like their chemical sunscreen counterparts. Also known as physical blockers, these sunscreen options contain natural active minerals that work to deflect the sun’s damaging UV rays.

The advantage of using a physical sunscreen is that your skin is not subject to chemical absorption, protecting you from the damaging effects of harsh ingredients. If you have sensitive skin, chemical sunscreen is apt to cause irritation, including skin discoloration, burning, blistering, itching, and hormone disruption. 

Our physical sunscreens are crafted with natural, safe ingredients designed to keep pores clean and skin protected. We are committed to providing our customers with safe options, including paraben-free sunscreen and sunscreen without oxybenzone (one of the most common chemicals in sunscreen).  In addition to using chemical-free formulas and guarding your skin against UVA and UVB rays, many of our products also protect your skin from pollution, blue (HEV) light, and infrared radiation.

We’ve formulated our sunscreens with family-friendly ingredients, without sacrificing the powerful protection you need to stay healthy, so you can feel good about using our products.

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WHAT FORMS OF FSA SUNSCREEN DOES COLORESCIENCE OFFER?

Whether you’re looking for brush-on sunscreen in powder form or a non-greasy lotion, Colorescience has you covered with FSA skincare solutions. Our lightweight mineral formulas offer a breathable feel and reliable protection. The right type of sunscreen depends on your lifestyle and personal preferences. Here are a few of our customer-favorite FSA-eligible sunscreen options: 

We make it easy to ensure you have the sun protection you need, no matter your preferences. Browse our FSA sunscreens in a variety of colors, textures, and finishes.

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WHAT OTHER SKINCARE PRODUCTS ARE FSA-ELIGIBLE?

Since skincare is also a critical component of your health, you may also be able to purchase your cleanser, pigmentation-correctors, and other skincare products with your FSA. You could be surprised by how many of our must-have skincare and daily makeup items can be purchased using your FSA. 

For example, our SUNFORGETTABLE® TOTAL PROTECTION™ COLOR BALM SPF 50, that protects and hydrates while also adding a subtle tint, is FSA-eligible. The same applies to our TINT DU SOLEIL® SPF 30 WHIPPED FOUNDATION, which adds a touch of color and glow while guarding your skin against the sun. 

To make the most of the money you’ve put away in your FSA, always make sure to check whether a product qualifies as FSA-eligible skincare before making a purchase.

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WHY SHOULD I USE AN FSA TO PURCHASE SKINCARE PRODUCTS?

You should use your FSA to purchase skincare products (and any medical-related products whenever possible) because you want to make good use of the money you’ve set aside. As we mentioned, if you don’t spend the money you’ve put into your FSA, it goes unused, which means that money is forfeited.  

Now that you know more about buying sunscreen with Flexible Savings Accounts, put your hard-earned money to good use by protecting you and your family with Colorescience’s chemical-free products that guard against sun damage and pollution—all while helping your skin look it’s best. 

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