Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50
Give your complexion a boost of luminosity. Powered by EnviroScreen® Technology, this hydrating, antioxidant-rich mineral protector features a pearlescent illuminating glow to deliver a healthy, lit-from-within look.
For all skin types.
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Broad Spectrum (UVA/UVB) Sunscreen
UVA protection rating:
UVB protection rating:
Water resistant (40 minutes)
Net Wt. 1.8 fl. oz. / 55 mL
90-day supply based on typical use
An SPF for every look.
This pearlescent, golden-champagne formula gives a healthy, lit-from-within look to any skin type. Wear it alone or under makeup for a dewy finish.
Fresh and flawless.
A lightweight and silky formula that blends seamlessly into most skin tones, leaving no traces of white, unlike other 100% pure mineral sunscreens.SHOP FACE SHIELD CLASSIC
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. Unlike self-tanners and stains, the color is temporary, but will stay put until you wash it off.SHOP FACE SHIELD BRONZE
Use just one...or mix, layer,
contour, and more.
All Total Protection™ Face Shields are formulated with the same high all-mineral SPF 50 and water resistance, so you can choose just one or mix them to create your own custom look with the confidence that your skin will be nourished and powerfully protected.
So, what's your SPF style?
Know better skin.
Tips to get the most out of your Face Shield Glow.
Shake well before each use! Separation may occur and is natural.
Apply at least a nickel-sized amount evenly on face for complete protection. Wear alone, mix with any other Face Shield product for your own custom blend, or layer with treatment products or cosmetics.
PRO TIP: Use original Face Shield all-over, then use Glow to highlight the high-points of your face such as cheekbones, bridge of nose, and brow bones
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, WITH AN ILLUMINATING GLOW.
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.
Provide luminosity for a healthy, lit-from-within look.
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.
This bio-available form of vitamin E provides antioxidant support while helping soothe redness related to environmental, bacterial, and mechanical factors. It is also shown to help calm skin both prior to and following UV exposure. *Vital ET™ Trademark, Ashland or its subsidiaries, registered in various countries.
Significantly more hydrating than hyaluronic acid. Proven to provide immediate hydration and improve skin's ability to retain moisture. Also provides antioxidant support to defend against premature skin aging.
Also known as Vitamin B3, it helps soothe skin, aid the skin barrier and balance sebum production.
This combination of tara tannins (a powerful antioxidant) and organic sunflower sprouts helps to protect skin against the aging effects of infrared radiation (IR).
Provides environmental protection against UVA/UVB, pollution, blue light, and infrared radiation.
+ SPF 50 / PA ++++
+ Water/sweat-resistant: 40 minutes
+ Natural luminosity in a flattering golden peach tone for all skin tones and types
+ Hydrating, antioxidant-rich
+ 100% mineral, chemical-free active ingredients
+ Elegant, non-greasy formula suitable for all skin tones and types
+ Dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic
+ Free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, oil, dyes, and fragrance
Shake well before each use. Apply liberally and evenly to face, neck, and décolleté. Reapply at least every two hours.
Pro Tip: Layer in with moisturizer, treatment or cosmetic products, or wear alone for Total Protection + a natural glow every day.
Zinc Oxide 12%
Water, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Isododecane, Lauryl PEG-8 Dimethicone, Mica, Propanediol, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Methicone, Niacinamide, Tridecyl Salicylate, Dimethiconol/ Propylsilsesquioxane/ Silicate Crosspolymer, Trilaureth-4 Phosphate, Lauryl PEG-10 Tris(trimethylsiloxy) silylethyl Dimethicone, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Maltodextrin, Sodium Chloride, Bisabolol (Levomenol), Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disodium Lauriminodipropionate Tocopheryl Phosphate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Allantoin, Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp (Silver Ear Mushroom) Extract, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Caesalpinia Spinosa (Tara) Fruit Pod Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Sprout Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Isoceteth-10, Silica, Tin Oxide, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Benzoic Acid, Titanium Dioxide CI 77891, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).
NOTE: This product contains Niacinamide, or Vitamin B3. If you have a known allergy to Niacinamide, or suspect you may be allergic, please perform a patch test on the forearm or neck area before using this product.
Face Shield Glow can be worn under or mixed in or layered with moisturizer, treatment or cosmetic products.
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 is designed to be the first step in your makeup routine. We recommend applying after moisturizer and following with your favorite Colorescience® foundation or enhancements, and using the Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 for all-day reapplication.
If you would like to use it with a perfector or treatment, apply Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 first and follow with your selected perfector or treatment.
Yes, if you would like to use Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow and/or Bronze SPF 50 with one of our Primers SPF 20, apply the primer first.
Yes, Face Shield Glow can be worn on its own. It can be applied all over the face, or to highlight highpoints of the face, including cheek and brow bones, and the bridge of the nose.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 has a universal shade that is suitable for all skin tones. It dries clear with a pearlescent glow and leaves no white residue on the skin.
Face Shield Glow provides a natural radiant lit-from-within glow without the glitter. Its peachy-golden shade wears beautifully on all skin tones for a luminous glow.
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.
No, unlike other mineral SPF products, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow 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™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 should be applied 15 minutes prior to exposure. Like all SPF products, reapply every 2 hours. For convenient reapplication on-the-go or directly over makeup, Use the Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50 brush for all-day, on-the-go reapplication every 2 hours.
Apply Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 for your initial application. Like all SPF products, reapply every 2 hours. For convenient all-day reapplication on-the-go or directly over makeup, use the Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50.
We recommend a nickel-sized amount for the face and more as needed for neck and décollaté.
If applied once daily as recommended, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 will last approximately 90 days.
Although Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 was formulated with ingredients that help to hydrate and nourish, it is best applied to moisturized skin, particularly for those who have dry or fragile skin.
Yes, Face Shield Glow SPF 50 can be used with many treatment products, either by layering products or mixing together. Consult your skin health professional for guidance with using on post-procedural and ablated skin.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 is 100% mineral protection (free of chemical active ingredients), oil free, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic and is suitable for all skin types.
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™ Face Shield Glow 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™ Face Shield Glow 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.
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™ Face Shield Glow 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).
Apply Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 15 minutes before exposure to environmental aggressors. Like all SPF products, reapply every 2 hours. For convenient all-day reapplication on-the-go or directly over makeup, use the Total Protection™ Brush-on Shield SPF 50.
While Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 can be applied to the body, its specialty ingredients and lightweight texture make it ideal for applying to face, neck, and décolleté.
Yes. Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow 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. Our perfectors were formulated to treat specific skin concerns to mattify, bronze, brighten, or calm, while our treatments were designed to treat such skin conditions as hyperpigmentation and redness. Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 is designed for all skin types and is ideal for those without a particular skin condition seeking protection from UVA/UVB, pollution, blue light and IR. Its invisible and weightless finish also makes this an ideal product for men. If you would like to use it with a perfector or treatment, apply Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 first and follow with your selected perfector or treatment.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 is safe to apply to 6 months and older. For children under 6 months of age, consult with doctor.
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow 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 a pearlescent clear application with no white residue unlike other mineral sunscreen care products.
Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow 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.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 is water/sweat resistant for up to 40 minutes.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow SPF 50 is non-comedogenic.
Yes, Sunforgettable® Total Protection™ Face Shield Glow 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™ Face Shield Glow 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™ Face Shield Glow 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™ Face Shield Glow 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™ Face Shield Glow 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.
There are no animal products or derivatives in the following Total Protection™ product: Brush-On Shield SPF 50, Brush-On Shield Glow SPF 50, Brush-On Shield Bronze 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 Balm contains carmine. All Colorescience® products are 100% free from parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrance, animal testing, talc, dyes, mineral oils, drying alcohols & chemical sunscreen.
Yes, this product is sold in the EU and meets EU requirements for sunscreens.
Yes, apply your moisturizer or moisturizing oil first, and then layer Face Shield over the top. When we mix non-SPF products in with SPF containing products, it dilutes their SPF efficacy. While it can vary from product to product with regard to how much reduction occurs, it is best practice is to layer them as opposed to mixing.
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. 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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