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If you have a special skin type or condition like rosacea or acne, or recently had a peel or microdermabrasion treatment, try CoTZ SENSITIVE, SPF 40.

CoTZ

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To (very loosely) paraphrase Clueless’s lead heroine Cher Horowitz, “Trying to find a lightweight, nongreasy sunscreen is like trying to find meaning in a Pauly Shore movie.” In other words, nearly impossible. That is, until we discovered this mineral-rich formula from chic sun protection brand CoTZ. The lightweight formula is silky smooth to the touch, blends in quickly, and leaves behind a sheer matte finish. Perfect for layering under foundation or BB cream, the multitasking formula also protects your skin from those unappealing sun-accelerated fine lines and wrinkles. 

How it Works

Free of harsh chemicals, oils, and fragrances, CoTZ FACE Natural Skin Tone deflects damaging UVA-UVB rays without irritating sensitive skin. Best for medium skin tones, the complexion-matching formula blends in seamlessly and masks minor flaws. 

How to Use

At least 15 minutes before stepping outside, apply a generous amount to your face and neck. Reapply at least every two hours and if you‘re swimming or engaging in vigorous activities (think: sweaty games of intermural kickball) reapply every 80 minutes. 

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 8% (Sunscreen), Zinc Oxide 3.8% (Sunscreen)

Inactive Ingredients: Alumina, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethiconol, Iron Oxide (CI 77491), Lauryl PEG/PPG 18/18 Methicone, Methicone, PEG-10 Dimethicone

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Wow

I got a small sample of this in my July box. I am going on vacation soon so I decided this may be something worth trying to see if it would work on vacation. It worked great. The color was nice and shear and the protection was great. It went on smooth and did not irritate my skin at all.

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Feels so good!
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I never have been much of an SPF user unless going to the beach or something, but I loved the way this felt on my skin when I got my sample. I also found that it works perfectly as a primer for blush/bronzer, so I don't have to wear foundation. I really like that.

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love this cream
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i was so surprised that it went so smoothly on my skin. it blended perfectly and left my face not oily but with a matte finish. i love that it has spf in it because it is something i look for in moisturizers

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Love but limited color options
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I like the sunscreen - really great non-greasy product as described. however I have very fair skin and the line doesn't have enough options for me.

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Loved It!
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I used this and then took my kids to a watermark all day. Lasted all day & my "makeup" looked perfect! Great product!

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Too dry
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I'm very fair so If I would have to get this without the tint because it was MUCH too dark for me. It was also VERY dry on my skin, so much so I had to remove it and use my heavy overnight moisturizer. Too bad, I was really looking forward to this one!

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A fabulous way to set makeup and protect too!

I absolutely love this product! I discovered it as a sample and found it to glide easily onto my skin; easy to distribute without that typical sunscreen greasy feel.. This stuff is like satin. I then proceeded to apply make up as usual and then went to a 4th of July birthday party where I sat outside in the sweltering heat for 4 hours. My makeup didn't budge! Stayed in place and I looked as cool and put together, despite the heat! Highly recommend!

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love it!
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Not only do I enjoy that it is scent free! Yay! I also like for the price. I like that it is lightweight and not oily on my face.

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Great product!
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This is a really great cream. It goes on really smooth and doesn't make my face feel gross or oily.

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Nice Tint
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This was a nice tinted sunscreen. I didn't have to put on as much of my BB cream after and it did not feel greasy to touch.

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