Sunscreen formulas just get better and better – remember the old high SPF sunscreens that left a white cast on your face? Even at SPF50, this doesn’t leave any traces of casting and works really well under make-up.
Ingredient-of-the-moment, Baobab oil, soothes away irritations, while Capuacu butter and Buriti oil softens and protects the skin. It also contains my favourite ingredient – Argan oil – so that’s a personal plus. The formula uses a dry-oil to hold the micronized mineral filters although it looks just like a cream.
When I tested it on my hand, ProSun Protection Sunscreen (£20) came out white to start with and I had a little ‘oh no’ moment, but as soon as I massaged it into my skin the white casting was gone. It smells quite fruity – although I think I got a waft of Play-Doh. The formula is very moisturising – I’d probably be looking at using a matte or semi-matte base over this as you could end up with just a tad too much ‘glow’. On the skin, it doesn’t feel oily or weighty and I’d recommend it for dryer skin types looking for high protection in an organic formulation.
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