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Avene or La Roche Posay SFP 50 for sensitive skins. I don’t know if those brands are known in America. In winter, I simply use a moisturing cream SFP 15. Starting from the end of April, I go for the SFP 50. It’s not that sunny on here but I sunburn very easily due to fair skin.

Nathalie –

What make is your SPF50? I am looking for something more than SPF15 or 20, which is what most day creams seem to be. I am definitely going to check out La Roche for the SPF30, but what about the SPF50? The only ones I see seem to be thick white beach ones.

Here is more about my products 🙂

– La Roche Posay – Anthelios XL ‘Fluide Extreme’ SFP 50. Fragance free. (50ml)

It is especially made for face, it is fluid, not greasy. Made of normal/combination skin with sensitive tendencies. It is extremelly wearable. Not thick at all and not whitening. I purchase this in ‘parapharmacy’ (not sure if you have this in your country). It also exists in SFP 30 fluid and SFP 30 cream. It is easily foundable in France, I don’t know where you live though. Maybe could you ask at stores if they have it. 🙂

– Eau Thermale Avène “très haute protection” SFP50 “normal to combination sensitive skin”.

This one is a very good moisturing also. From both, it’s my favorite. I use it as a day cream during summer with no problem (which is good if some areas of your face are dry). It is actually thicker than La Roche, just like a normal cream – nothing super thick either. It is also non-greasy, non whitening with a satin finish and it leaves my skin smooth and moistured. I apply my make up over it without problem! There is perfume in it but nothing too powerful or “typically sunscreen”, a nice fresh smell.

Both are very good products (I tried lots before finding them!). I hope it helped Julia and that you can find what you’re looking for! 🙂

Sorry – not reading properly! They are both La Roche Posay. Going shopping – many thanks for the tip!

I just got Eucerin for the face with SPF 30. Although I am not a big fan…its seems to be making my oily skin oilier. Can anyone with oily skin recomment a good sunscreen?? Thanks!

I have sun allergies and very fair skin. When the sun is up, the only SPF that keeps it safe is the LaRoche-Posay Anthelios SPF 50+ for combination/oily skins. This one is really great for oilier sensitive skins like mine.

I”m using a Japanese brand Orbis, UV Cut Sunscreen On Face Light SPF 34 PA++, it’s tinted and watery and does not leave me sticky

I really like Neutrogena pure&free baby SPF 60. I have super sensitive skin and sunscreens usually burn my eyes and face and this doesnt.

For my face I use L’Oreal Faces for my face and pretty much anything else for body as long as it has a high SPF, 30 +.

Umm, I use a lot of different stuff. I am currently using Cosme Decorte’s the white-science white protection SPF 27 (it acts as a makeup base, sunscreen and a whitening serum), which is very light and has no tendency to irritate my sensitive skin. I also use Guerlain’s makeup perfect white UV shield SPF 30, which has this light pink-peachy sheen and tiny little pearls. …and I have a brand new Chanel blanc essentiel that I must try soon.

I use Avene’s Emulsion SPF50++ for my face, I have oily skin and it’s really good, plus it has PPD 20 !!

If I’m not wearing foundation, I wear Purpose Redness Reducing Moisterizer SPF30 but with foundation, I just started using MAC Prep & Prime SPF50. I really like it: my foundation goes on more smoothly and lasts longer and I get sunscreen.

I was gonna add: for days at the lake or the beach when I need lots of sunscreen, I use Neutrogena Drytouch Sunscreen SFP 70 on my face and Hawaiian Tropic Ozone Sport SPF 60+ on my body. The HT stuff is amazing, it’ll last all day, even on my albino skin.

I am always switching around my moisturizer, but whatever i use tends to have at least SPF 15 in it. I also use Revlon Colorstay Foundation which has SPF 6 in addition to my moisturizer.

shiseido anessa mild sunscreen spf 43 pa +++
my day moisturizer clinique’s superdefense also has spf 25 pa +++
and foundation has spf 30 pa ++

I normally use a moisturizer with SPF 15 and an SPF 30 when I’m spending more than 10 minutes outside on a clear summer day…I’m fair, but I never get sunburn, probably because I don’t expose myself to the sun?! And after all we’re in Central Europe here, so I’m not sure whether I need sunscreen above SPF 30. Still, the fact that so many people here use such high sunscreen has made me a bit insecure.

shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 55 PA+++ . super light and gives me an airbrushed look w/ mineral foundation. I definitely recommend it. Used to use La Roche-Posay and loved it as well (the one I used is not sold in the US).

Diorsnow Sublissime Ultimate Whitening UV Base SPF 50. Only available in Asia. Wish I grabbed a couple!

Hey!!!! It is not only avaliable in asia!!!! I’m from Ecuador (latin america) and i use the same SPF!! The authorized distributor in here is Alvarez BArba, maybe u can contact them and purchase a couple!!!

Thanks Gabby, but I am in Australia though 🙂 I might take a trip to Japan next year and grab a couple on board. JAL had a great deal lol

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