Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50
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Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield 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.

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Broad Spectrum (UVA/UVB) Sunscreen
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Water resistant (80 minutes)

Net Wt. 4 fl. oz. / 120 mL

Head-to-toe protection.

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BRONZE

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.

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ORIGINAL

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.

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    Shake well before each use! Separation may occur and is natural.

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    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.

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    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:

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UVA/UVB

Provides Broad Spectrum SPF 50/PA+++

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POLLUTION

Provides protection from pollution exposure

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BLUE (HEV) LIGHT

Provides protection against blue light

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INFRARED RADIATION

Helps minimize damage caused by infrared radiation

ALL TOTAL PROTECTION™ PRODUCTS ARE:

Reef-safe   /   Non-nano   /   Non-comedogenic   /   Hypoallergenic   /   Paraben-free   /   Cruelty-free   /   Sulfate-free / Phthalate-free   /   Oil-free   /   Gluten-free   /   Fragrance-free

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 registered trademark of Lipotec, S.A.

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.

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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

Shake well before each use. 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.

Vegan: Yes

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 12%

Inactive Ingredients: Dimethicone, Behenyl Dimethicone, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica Silylate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Shea Butter Ethyl Esters, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Dimethiconol/Propylsilsesquioxane/Silicate Crosspolymer, Trilaureth-4 Phosphate, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Bisabolol, Physalis Angulata Extract, Tocopherol, Ethylhexylglycerin, C16 Alpha Olefin, Isoceteth-10, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

FAQs

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 Shield SPF 50 provides 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 Body 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).

Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 is non-comedogenic.

Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 is hypoallergenic and dermatologist-recommended.

All Colorescience products are formulated without the addition of gluten or its derivatives. In addition, our products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen. Those who have gluten allergies may experience sensitivity when using topical products.

Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 has been 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, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 is 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, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 is 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, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 is 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.

Yes. There are no animal products or derivatives in Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50. In addition, all Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.

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 rich shea butter esters and a soothing chamomile extract that make this ideal for daily moisturization so mixing with body lotion is unnecessary.

No, Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 blends invisibly into skin and will not transfer onto clothing.

Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 is water/sweat resistant for 80 minutes but easily comes 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 rich shea butter esters and a soothing chamomile extract 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).

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 for clear application 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.

Use as much as needed to apply evenly and liberally. A good rule of thumb is to use one ounce of sunscreen for each application. Apply 15 minutes prior to exposure to environmental aggressors and reapply every 2 hours.

Sunforgettable® Total Protection Body Shield SPF 50 has a 2-year expiration period. After product has been opened, it will last approximately 12 months. See bottom of carton for exact date.

As each individuals’ volume and frequency 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.

Yes, this product is sold in the EU and meets EU requirements for sunscreens.

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I love how soft, hydrating and sensitive it is.
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Janine S.
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5 star rating
07/04/20
It goes on nice and
Review by Janine S. on 4 Jul 2020 review stating It goes on nice and
It goes on nice and smooth.
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Susan G.
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5 star rating
07/04/20
Love love love these products
Review by Susan G. on 4 Jul 2020 review stating Love love love these products
Love love love all the Colorescience products!! I feel wonderful thAt they look great and I am protecting my skin
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beverly r.
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5 star rating
07/04/20
Great
Review by beverly r. on 4 Jul 2020 review stating Great
Great. Blends well. Smells good. Feels like lotion. Absorbs well.
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Joanne S.
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4 star rating
07/04/20
better all around
Review by Joanne S. on 4 Jul 2020 review stating better all around
my favorite sunscreen out of all the ones i've tried.
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Lauren
2 star rating
06/22/20
White
Review by Lauren on 22 Jun 2020 review stating White
I was excited to use this but after squirting on and applying, I found it turned me very white. Wasn't a huge fan.
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Tracy
5 star rating
06/21/20
Sun LOVER
Review by Tracy on 21 Jun 2020 review stating Sun LOVER
I love the sun but don't want to be overexposed to it...this is a great start to protecting your skin and having a golden look.
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Elizabeth
5 star rating
06/18/20
Body Glow
Review by Elizabeth on 18 Jun 2020 review stating Body Glow
This lotion not only gives great protection, but you also get a nice glow. Great for coming out of hiding after the winter. You won't look so pale on your first day in the sun.
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Veronica
5 star rating
06/08/20
Best body sunscreen
Review by Veronica on 8 Jun 2020 review stating Best body sunscreen
Feels lightweight and not at all greasy.
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Susan
3 star rating
06/07/20
Very greasy
Review by Susan on 7 Jun 2020 review stating Very greasy
This product worked well for protection, but was very greasy and did not rub in well. I got sunscreen on everything I brushed up against.
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Julissa
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1 star rating
05/10/20
Awful smell
Review by Julissa on 10 May 2020 review stating Awful smell
I received two samples of this suncreen and it doesnt not smell until you start rubbing it on your body, I was really excited to try it out as I love the face su creen but the smell is unbearable.
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Yajayra
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5 star rating
05/06/20
Best out there!!
Review by Yajayra on 6 May 2020 review stating Best out there!!
I have used this body sunscreen a year ago when my friend loan me hers for the beach and honestly Idk why it took me this long to order it for myself! It gave me the BEST coverage! Glided on very nicely without a cast or greasy feeling! I recommend this sunscreen you wont regret it
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Joanne S.
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3 star rating
05/01/20
Good coverage
Review by Joanne S. on 1 May 2020 review stating Good coverage
Good coverage but doesnt rub in easily
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Katarina
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5 star rating
04/24/20
Great Product!
Review by Katarina on 24 Apr 2020 review stating Great Product!
This is my go to sunscreen during the summer. I wear it everyday and love it! Highly recommend!
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Stephanie
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5 star rating
04/19/20
Protect yourself
Review by Stephanie on 19 Apr 2020 review stating Protect yourself
hydrate and protect. This product goes on smooth and evenly
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Diana
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5 star rating
04/13/20
TOTAL PROTECTION BODY SHIELD SPF 50
Review by Diana on 13 Apr 2020 review stating TOTAL PROTECTION BODY SHIELD SPF 50
Love the tint feels great on skin
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Mityl
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4 star rating
04/01/20
Feels good
Review by Mityl on 1 Apr 2020 review stating Feels good
I like how it absorbs into the skin.
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Carolina
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5 star rating
03/22/20
No more oily Sunscreen
Review by Carolina on 22 Mar 2020 review stating No more oily Sunscreen
The Body Shield is something I am starting to use more and more as my skin can be a little sensitive when under the sun for too long. Although it has a light coral color, when I blend it in, it becomes transparent. The sunscreen is definitely soaked into my skin and creates a sort of a film of protection. I also really enjoy how the sunscreen leaves my skin very smooth and not oily.
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Liliana
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5 star rating
03/22/20
Favorite Sunscreen!!
Review by Liliana on 22 Mar 2020 review stating Favorite Sunscreen!!
This sunscreen is different than what I usually find in our typical drugstores. It's lightweight and very moisturizing. Will definitely

but again.
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Veronica
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5 star rating
03/18/20
Best sunscreen I've ever
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This is an amazing product, it feels more like lotion than typical "sunscreen".
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Susan
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5 star rating
03/18/20
BEST mineral body sunscreen
Review by Susan on 18 Mar 2020 review stating BEST mineral body sunscreen
As someone with very fair skin that is made even more sun-sensitive because of the medications I take, I've tried many mineral body sunscreens. This is by far the best I have found and I keep coming back to it. It's smooth enough and not sticky, which makes it easy to spread over large areas on the body. There's also no typical sunscreen smell any no white residue. Great!
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Sarah
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5 star rating
03/09/20
Wore entire time in Mexico
Review by Sarah on 9 Mar 2020 review stating Wore entire time in Mexico
Did not get a burn at all. I was happy to know that I was applying a quality sunscreen with minerals and not chemicals and that I didn't get burned at all. There is a little bit of a white case and I had to be careful when applying near swimsuits too.
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Sierra
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5 star rating
03/06/20
Great sunscreen!
Review by Sierra on 6 Mar 2020 review stating Great sunscreen!
I really like this sunscreen because it absorbs so well and isn't greasy or oily. I love that it's all physical sunscreen ingredients and not chemical, so it's safe for reefs and for skin!
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Lucy
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5 star rating
03/04/20
Feels like moisturizer
Review by Lucy on 4 Mar 2020 review stating Feels like moisturizer
this SPF feels like moisturizer and my husband loves it!
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Michelle
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5 star rating
02/28/20
Bring it Everywhere
Review by Michelle on 28 Feb 2020 review stating Bring it Everywhere
This goes with me everywhere: work, home, travel. It's smooth, easy to blend, provides excellent coverage and protects. Strongly recommend!
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Kiersten
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5 star rating
01/06/20
Best Sunscreen
Review by Kiersten on 6 Jan 2020 review stating Best Sunscreen
I love this sunscreen. I love that it is tinted and goes on so smoothly!
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Maria M.
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5 star rating
12/03/19
Love the protection
Review by Maria M. on 3 Dec 2019 review stating Love the protection
This product is a little difficult to rub in but thats because it provides the needed protection from the sun. Absolutely love.
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Marissa
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4 star rating
12/01/19
Good Product
Review by Marissa on 1 Dec 2019 review stating Good Product
I use the body shield on both my face and body. Its a solid product but you definitely have to shake before using because the oils seem to separate out. It is a little more oily/silicone feel than Id like but it is hydrating and gets the job done.
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Valerie
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5 star rating
11/25/19
Smooth Body Sunscreen
Review by Valerie on 25 Nov 2019 review stating Smooth Body Sunscreen
This body sunscreen is a pleasure to use, its whipped texture applied smoothly and evenly. This makes we want to try the whipped face sunscreen. Its the best body sunscreen I have ever tried.
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