Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Body Shield SPF 50 formula
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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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Body Shield Bronze Swatch

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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Body Shield Original Swatch

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.

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 reef safe AND do not contain any chemical ingredients. A sunscreen is reef safe if it does not contain oxybenzone and octinoxate. It is important to note that some reef safe sunscreens contain other chemical ingredients – avobenzone, octisalate, homosalate, octocrylene. Colorescience has never and will never use any chemical sunscreen actives.

Yes. 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.

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