Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50, for Normal to Oily/Combination Skin

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$16 - 5 fl. oz.
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Skin Care > Sunscreens (including Kids) > Water-Resistant Sunscreen
Last Updated:
3/26/2014
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No
Tested On Animals:
No

Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50 for Normal to Oily/Combination Skin has a lightweight lotion texture that smoothes easily over skin and provides a soft matte finish. It has a much more elegant feel than many other high-SPF products, and provides sufficient UVA protection thanks to stabilized avobenzone. The formula contains antioxidants to boost skin's environmental defenses and is very water-resistant. Ideal for active people or anyone spending several hours outdoors. This sunscreen is ideal for normal to oily or blemish-prone skin but can be enjoyed by all skin types.

This antioxidant-rich sunscreen provides broad-spectrum sun protection without leaving a greasy or waxy film on skin. Formulated for the face and body, it may be worn under makeup and is ideal for outdoor activities because it is very water-resistant. Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50 slips on smoothly and leaves skin with a softly radiant matte finish.

Active: Homosalate 10%, Oxybenzone 6%, Octisalate 5%, Avobenzone 3%, Octocrylene 2% (all FDA-approved sunscreen ingredients). Other: Water, Butylene Glycol (slip agent), PEG-8, Polyethylene (thickeners), Dimethicone (silicone slip agent), Silica (dry finish slip agent), Picea Excelsa (Spruce) Wood Extract (anti-inflammatory agent), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Retinyl Palmitate (vitamin-based antioxidants),Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidants), Titanium Dioxide (thickener/opacifying agent), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (water-binding agent), Bentonite (absorbent), Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate (emulsifier), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sodium Polyacrylate (film-forming/waterproofing agents), Lauryl Glucoside (wetting agent), Kaolin (thickener/absorbent), Ethylhexylglycerin (water-binding agent), Disodium EDTA (chelating agent), Sodium Hydroxide (pH adjuster), Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol (preservatives).

Disclosure: In addition to reviewing thousands of cosmetic products from hundreds of brands over the past 30 years, Paula also has her own line of products called Paula's Choice. Paula and her team's goal is to help you find the best products possible for your skin whether they are from Paula's Choice or some other product line. Paula's commitment to this is so strong she is the only cosmetics company owner in the world that recommends products other than her own. Paula and the Paula's Choice Research Team formulate our products to meet or exceed the criteria we use to review products from every other brand on this site. We review all products the same way using the same research, objective comments, and praise no matter whose product it is.

Paula's Choice was created in 1995 in response to the many readers who asked Paula to develop her own products. Given Paula's unique overview of the cosmetics industry, 30+ years of research, and earnest desire to help people find the best products for their skin-care needs, creating her own products was a natural extension of her work. Paula's Choice range of products are designed to meet the needs and preferences of just about every skin type and concern imaginable using only proven ingredients substantiated by published research.

Paula's Choice products provide:

  • State-of-the-art formulas based on reliable, published skin-care research
  • Proven effective solutions for wrinkles, acne, rosacea, and sensitive skin
  • Gentle yet effective products for those seeking a natural skin-care routine
  • Fragrance-free formulas (because it is what's best for your skin)
  • Cruelty-free formulas: Paula's Choice does not test on animals during any stages of product development—nor do we contract with third parties to conduct animal testing on our behalf
  • Environmentally-friendly products that feature minimalist packaging that ensures product efficacy
  • 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee from our world-class Customer Service Team

Paula's Choice products and Paula's work is routinely praised by noted dermatologists and other professionals. New York-based dermatologist Dr. Debra Jaliman stated that "I have a lot of respect for Paula Begoun and the way she thoroughly researches her subject. Her recommendations about cosmetics and skin care are deservedly influential." Eminent Seattle-based dermatologist Dr. Brandith Irwin concurs: "She takes a complex subject and makes it easy to understand!"

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.

Member Comments

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  2. Was this product a good value? (4 = Best)

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  1. Erin G.
    Reviewed on Thursday, September 19, 2013
    • Value
      4 / 4
    • Results
      4 / 4
    • Recommend
      4 / 4
    The best daily sunscreen I've found!
    • I am so happy this is back in stock! I have very fair skin and have a long drive to work in the Florida Sun and this is the best sunscreen for daily use. It is moisturizing without being greasy and gives mineral protection without smelling like a day at the beach. The only comparable product out there is by Clinique but this one is better!

  2. Laura
    Reviewed on Friday, August 23, 2013
    • Value
      3 / 4
    • Recommend
      2 / 4
    • Results
      3 / 4
    I'm not crazy about this sunscreen
    • I love PC products, but I find that this sunscreen does leave me looking pretty shiny / greasy. Also, since switching to this sunscreen from mineral ones (i.e. zinc oxide, which admittedly looks even worse), I've found my skin becoming more sun-damaged. Granted, I spend a lot of time outside, but unfortunately my search for a sunscreen that protects my fair, sensitive yet somewhat oily skin, that doesn't leave me looking greasy (this one) or like I'm wearing clown makeup (zinc oxide) continues.

  3. Stacey M.
    Reviewed on Wednesday, June 26, 2013
    • Value
      4 / 4
    • Results
      4 / 4
    • Recommend
      4 / 4
    Love!
    • I love how this product is so light! It actually has a whipped texture and smooths over skin very well. Also does not leave my face feeling greasy like most waterproof/resistant lotions. A must if you spend a lot of time near water and want to take great care of your skin.

About the Experts

Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books on skin care and makeup. She is known worldwide as the Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula's Choice. Paula's expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international television including:

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The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to helping you find the absolute best products for your skin, using research-based criteria to review beauty products from an honest, balanced perspective. Each member of the team was personally trained by Paula herself.

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