Physical Sunscreen

Looking for a physical sunscreen to incorporate into your beauty routine? Choose Colorescience non-comedogenic physical sunscreen to protect your skin using only essential mineral ingredients—no harmful chemical fillers!
SUNFORGETTABLE® TOTAL PROTECTION™ FACE SHIELD CLASSIC SPF 50 swatch
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield SPF 50 Flex swatch in fair
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Available in 4 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Face Shield Flex SPF 50

$54.00

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FAIR

Ivory and Pale Skin Tones

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FAIR

Fair and Light Skin Tones

model with medium skin tone

MEDIUM

Beige and Golden Skin Tones

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MEDIUM

Light Brown and Olive Skin Tones

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TAN

Medium Brown Skin Tones

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Deep Skin Tones

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield SPF 50 powder
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Available in 4 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Brush-On Shield SPF 50

$69.00

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FAIR

Usually burns, Tans minimally

MEDIUM

MEDIUM

Sometimes burns, Tans uniformly

TAN

TAN

Rarely burns, Always tans well

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DEEP

Never burns, Tans very easily

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 formula
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Bronze SPF 50 and Brush-On Shield SPF 50
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Color Balm SPF 50
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Available in 6 shades

Sunforgettable® Total Protection® Color Balm SPF 50

$39.00

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sport Stick SPF 50 formula
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sheer Matte SPF 30 Sunscreen Brush powder
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Matte SPF 50 swatch
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield Glow SPF 50 swatch
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-On Shield Bronze SPF 50 swatch
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Bronze SPF 50 formula
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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™ Body Shield Bronze SPF 50 formula
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield Classic SPF 50 swatch
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 powder
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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

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DEEP

Never burns, Tans very easily

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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Sport Stick formula
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Brush Cleaning Wipes

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6 Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 and 1 SPF 30 Sunscreen Brush
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Brush-On Shield Custom Trio

$165.00 (up to $207 value)

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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
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Color Balm SPF 50 Custom Trio

$102.00 (up to $117 value)

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FAQs

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WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL SUNSCREEN?

Physical sunscreens, also known as physical blockers, contain natural active minerals that deflect the sun’s UV rays away from skin. Chemical sunscreens, or chemical absorbers, contain chemicals like oxybenzone, octionoxate, octisalate, and avobenzone. These chemicals absorb UV rays and convert them into heat, finally releasing the heat from the skin.

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PHYSICAL SUNSCREEN INGREDIENTS

Both zinc oxide and titanium dioxide can be used in physical sunscreen ingredients. Zinc oxide mineral sunscreen is the only sunscreen recommended by the FDA for babies, and titanium dioxide mineral sunscreen protects your complexion while giving it a smooth finish. Our powder physical sunscreen for face contains active minerals to deflect UV rays.

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WHICH IS BETTER FOR MY SKIN?

If you have sensitive skin, chemical sunscreen may cause irritation. The ingredients in these sunscreens can result in discoloration, itching, burning, blistering, and hormone disruption. Chemical sunscreen lotions can also clog pores and cause acne—especially if you have an already sensitive complexion. In contrast, physical sunscreens, like mineral-based sunblock* powder, contain organic ingredients that don’t harm or irritate skin. Oil-free powder sunscreens are also non-comedogenic, meaning they don’t clog pores. Whether or not you have sensitive skin, there’s no denying that sun protection is an important part of daily skincare. Our non-comedogenic physical sunscreen is a convenient way to incorporate SPF into your makeup routine, without the irritation or greasiness of conventional sunscreens.

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DOES COLORESCIENCE OFFER PHYSICAL SUNSCREEN?

Yes! Colorescience offers natural mineral cosmetics with SPF that shield skin from UV rays. Our LNatural Finish Pressed Foundation SPF 20 are easy to store for on-the-go application. Whether you have sensitive, oily, or dry skin, physical face sunscreen offers sun protection without irritation. Our SUNFORGETTABLE® TOTAL PROTECTION™ BRUSH-ON SHIELD is the best face powder for sensitive skin— and the best part? It contains 50 SPF to protect your delicate complexion— fitting sun protection easily into your daily makeup routine! If you’re looking for a foundation or a water-based face primer that provides protection from the sun, Colorescience has you covered. Our biodegradable physical sunscreen minimizes the appearance of pores, evens out skin tone, and provides a flawless finish that lasts all day. Want to see if Colorescience cosmetics are right for you? Check out our mineral makeup free samples to try something new!

*Sunblock is not a term approved by the FDA. Colorescience refers to our products as sun protection.

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