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For a face sunscreen with a matte finish and a bit of coverage (rather than a greasy sheen and fake-banana smell) try CoTZ Face Natural Skin Tone SPF 40.


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We’ve learned a painful lesson about sunburn over the years: It can happen anywhere—in between toes, on the tops of ears, along the part in our hair. This balm provides sun protection for another often-forgotten spot: our lips. At SPF 45, it’s strong enough for a bright day at the beach—and with its oh-so-subtle tint, it gives us a healthier kind of color.

How it Works

This balm blocks both UVA and UVB rays for broad-spectrum sun protection. It’s formulated without chemical sunscreens, lanolin, gluten, oils, and potentially irritating ingredients, so it won’t sting lips as it glides on.

How to Use

Apply generously to lips 15 minutes before heading out into the sunshine. Reapply every two hours (or after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating). In a pinch, you can apply the oil-free formula to your nose and the tips of your ears too.

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4% (Sunscreen); Zinc Oxide 5.5%(Sunscreen) Inactive Ingredients: Alumina, Aluminum Hydroxide, Aluminum Stearate, Ascorbic Acid, Ascorbyl Palmitate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Cetyl PEG/PPG-15/15 Butyl Ether Dimethicone, Citric Acid, Dipropylene Glycol Dicaprylate-Caprate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Flavor, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Hexyldecanol, Hexyldecyl Laurate, Iron Oxide, Lecithin, Ozokerite, PEG-8, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Stearic Acid, Tocopherol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil

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Cotz Lip Balm

I received this balm from the bonus shop and was, at first not impressed because it left a tan color on my lips. Upon further application, i began to appreciate the all natural ingredients and the staying power this balm provided for my lips. I have since used it daily, with a complimentary color and literally forget about it until i drink or eat all of it off and have to reapply. I am happy with this pleasant surprise.

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