Solar Defense Booster SPF 50

Average rating from 44 Ratings
4.5

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Quick Product Notes
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Paraben-Free
Sulfate-Free
Alcohol-Free
Silicone-Free
EU Allergen-Free
Fungal Acne (Malassezia) Safe

Notable Effects & Ingredients
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Anti-Aging from 3 Ingredient(s):
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate Tocopherol (Vitamin E)

Promotes Wound Healing from 2 Ingredient(s):
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract Centella Asiatica Extract

Brightening from 2 Ingredient(s):
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate

UV Protection from 3 Ingredient(s):
Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane Cinoxate Titanium Dioxide

Ingredients Related to Skin Type
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Dry Skin
3
Oily Skin
1
Sensitive Skin
2
1

Product Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Rating Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
92%
3%
0%
6%

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Product Ingredient List

(Showing first 5 of 36 Ingredients)
EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
2
Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane
(Uv Absorber, Uv Filter)
UV Protection
UV Protection
3
Cinoxate
(Uv Absorber, Sunscreen Agent)
UV Protection
UV Protection
1
Water
(Solvent)
1
A
Butylene Glycol
(Solvent, Skin Conditioning, Masking, Fragrance, Humectant, Viscosity Controlling, Viscositydecreasing Agent)
Good for Dry Skin
Good for Dry Skin
comedogenic1
Comedogenic Rating (1)
Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes

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An average product that is not worth the price
Reviewed
Skin Type: dry Skin
Skin Concerns: Blackheads, Sensitive Skin, Dehydrated Skin, Uneven Skin Tone, Whiteheads/Closed Comedones

I love Dermalogica but this failed to meet the standard that I've come to expect from their products.

A very small amount of this white fluid is needed to cover your face and neck, there is however a very fine line between perfect coverage and greasy mess. This product when a little too much is used is a horrible base for makeup as your skin stays shiny all day and makeup tends to smudge and look as if it is melting off your face. This product has quite a strong herbal smell that luckily disappears after a few minutes. My skin does tend to flush a bit when I use this as it feels as if it is "suffocating" my skin and I did notice a few more blackheads around my nose and cheeks. The sunscreen has a high SPF rating and my skin was protected and did not burn while out in the sun. I feel that a lot of sunscreens are able to achieve the protection that this product offers at a quarter of the price.

I gave this product 3 stars because it is after all just a sunscreen and does what most sunscreens do. I would prefer if this did not leave such a shiny residue and that it was a lighter formula that did not leave a heavy pore-clogging feeling on my face.