the skin cancer foundation recommends this product as an effective broad spectrum sunscreen. oil-free eltaMD UV clear tinted helps calm and protect sensitive skin types prone to discoloration and breakouts associated with acne and rosacea. it contains niacinamide (vitamin B3), hyaluronic acid and lactic acid, ingredients that promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin. very lightweight and silky, it may be worn with makeup or alone.
antioxidant protection combats skin-aging free radicals associated with ultraviolet (UV) and infrared radiation (IR). calms and protects acne-prone skin. leaves no residue. UVA/UVB sun protection. fragrance-free, oil-free, paraben-free, sensitivity-free and noncomedogenic.
eltaMD UV clear sunscreen is also available in a tinted formula.
active ingredients: 9.0% zinc oxide, 7.5% octinoxate
zinc oxide: natural mineral compound that works as a sunscreen agent by reflecting and scattering UVA and UVB rays.
niacinamide (vitamin B3): anti-inflammatory that reduces redness and minimizes the appearance of dry or damaged skin and restores suppleness.
sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid): humectant that attracts and retains moisture, improving skin feel and restores suppleness.
tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E): antioxidant that reduces free radicals to help diminish the visible signs of aging.
uses: eltaMD UV clear broad-spectrum SPF 46 helps prevent sunburn and, if used as directed with other sun protection measures, decreases the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun.
apply liberally to face and neck 15 minutes before sun exposure. use a water-resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. reapply at least every 2 hours.