Friday, April 18th, 2008

Spray on SPF | As beauty mavens, we are pretty good about layering on SPF somewhere between moisturizer and foundation, but what about when you’re out all day and need to re-apply? Sometimes spray-on is a chance to re-apply without having to re-do your makeup completely as well.

Decléor Protective Hydrating Spray SPF 30 ($35.50) contains:

  • Octocrylene 10% (UVB)
  • Octinoxate 7.5% (UVB)
  • Oxybenzone 5% (s-UVA)

Bliss The Big Screen SPF 30 ($25.00) [water-resistant] contains:

  • Homosalate 6% (UVB)
  • Octinoxate 7.5% (UVB)
  • Octisalate 5% (UVB)
  • Oxybenzone 6% (s-UVA)

Fresh Top Protection Layer SPF 20 ($48.00) contains:

  • Octinoxate 7.49% (UVB)
  • Oxybenzone 4% (s-UVA)
  • Avobenzone 3% (UVA)
  • Octocrylene 2% (UVB)
  • Benzophenone-4 1.5% (UVB)

Peter Thomas Roth Continuous Sunscreen Mist SPF 30 ($28.00) [water-resistant] contains:

  • Octnoxate 7.5% (UVB)
  • Homosalate 7.0% (UVB)
  • Oxybenzone 6.0% (s-UVA)
  • Avobenzone 3.0% (UVA)

waterblock solar spray spf30 ($38.00) [water-resistant] contains:

  • Homosalate 10.0% (UVB)
  • Octinoxate 7.5% (UVB)
  • Octisalate 5.0% (UVB)
  • Octocrylene 10.0% (UVB)
  • Oxybenzone 5.0% (s-UVA)

Make sure you check out our introduction to sunscreen here. These products are typically available at Nordstrom.com or Sephora.com.

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6 thoughts on “Sunscreen 101: Spray On SPF

  1. Glosslizard

    Oh, you rock!

    Thanks for doing this post! :D

    • My pleasure! I learn a lot through this blog, seriously! I didn’t know any of this stuff until I started digging into it. And wow, there is a lot, and I felt totally blinded by science, LOL.

  2. Jennifer

    Ahh, thanks for providing what it covers! :)

  3. Tekoa

    Great info, I needed this.