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If you’re spending a day on the beach, make sure to reapply this sunscreen every two hours.

COOLA

Birchbox Breakdown

COOLA’s mineral sunblock is everything we want in a daily SPF. The updated, eco-friendly formula is made with 70 percent organic ingredients and protects from both the UVA rays that lead to premature aging and the UVB rays that cause painful burns. Great for all skin types—especially those with breakout-prone and hyper-sensitive complexions—the transparent cream dries to a flattering matte finish, doubles as a primer, and won't leave behind a chalky white residue. The refreshing cucumber scent gives us yet another reason to love it.

How it Works

Unlike chemical sunscreens, which can take up to half an hour to kick into effect, mineral sunblocks start working right away. Plus, COOLA uses a proprietary method to maximize the effectiveness of their suncare products. The updated formula features two active ingredients—titanium and zinc dioxide—suspended in a moisturizing base to ensure a smooth, even application. Age-reversing antioxidants like evening primrose extract and borage seed oil deflect free radicals, while naturally water-resistant plankton makes the formula extra-durable.

How to Use

Smooth on a thin coat all over your face. Follow with makeup, or wear alone.

Titanium Dioxide (Sunblock) 6.24%
Zinc Oxide (Sunblock) 3.0%, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclomethicone, Polysilicone-11, Water (Aqua), Nylon-12, Silica, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dog (Rosa Canina) Rose Hips, Cucumis Sativus (ORGANIC Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (ORGANIC Shea Butter), Plankton Extract, Borage (ORGANIC Starflower) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (ORGANIC Evening Primrose) Extract, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Lecithin (ORGANIC).

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

best sunblock ever
Purchased

I have gone through an entire tube of this sunscreen, and I love it. It goes on smooth, and feels great. It is not greasy at all, and has a great matte effect on the skin. It can be a little bright white until it soaks into the skin, but only for a few minutes. Really, I find this helpful because it allows me to see where I have applied the product. Must have for summer and year round.

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Interesting

Couldn't even tell I put it on! The tint was not quite right for my complexion though. My fair skin doesn't need help appearing washed out.

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Great product, stupid applicator
Purchased

I *love* this product. It's perfect. It finishes perfectly matte and stays that way, even through a long bike ride in 80 degree weather yesterday! The cucumber smell is very hard to notice, which is great because strong smells give me migraines. I bought it because it's SPF 30, when most multi products are only 15. I love it, but the applicator is stupid. Luckily I don't need very much to cover my whole face, because the upside-down pump just doesn't work for me.

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Love this 2-in-1 Product!

I have used a mattifed primer under my makup for years from a beauty counter at the mall, but always needed sunscreen, too. I loved how this product was a mineral sunscreen for my face, but provided the matte finish I needed before putting my makeup on for the day! LOVE this product!

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Very light and smooth
Purchased

I have tried so many BB creams and this one is so light and feels great on my face. I ahve very oily skin and this is pefect for me! I liked the tinted so much that I purchased the cucumber untinted for days that I am outside with no makup on or don't need the tint. Love it!

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cucumber sunscreen? yes, please!

The smell alone makes me love this product, and finally makes sunscreen fun! I also never break out when wearing this. Thanks COOLA!

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Matte Finish
Purchased

I do like how it gives a matte finish but I do not think it feels very hydrating. It does have SPF but it makes me feel dry afterwards and leaves a bit of product residue on my face....

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A. M. A. Z. I. N. G.

This stuff is awesome!! I love the soft silky feel! I wear it alone or under makeup to make my face pop! I have very oily skin and this is the ONLY product I have found that doesn't leave my face looking like you could fry chicken on it. Totally worth every penny!!

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Love the smell!

I used this tester so quickly. The sunscreen smells great and has a refreshing feeling. Not at all thick and goopy.

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Effective yet dry

Since my skin needs a little more moisture, this product does not work that well for me. I do love that it is light, and you can't tell it was just applied, but it doesn't benefit my skin typer other than sun protection.

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