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colorescience pro® sunforgettable® SPF 30 Mineral Sun Protection Powder Brush Matte - Almost Clear - Tan

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Unlike chemical sunscreens, which take at least 20 minutes to absorb into your skin, powder sunblock starts protecting immediately.

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Birchbox Breakdown

Of all the beauty sins, avoiding sunscreen is the worst. But it’s hard to get excited about products that can leave us feeling a bit greasy and, even worse, have a very distinctive “eau de SPF.” The perfect solution: a sheer mineral sunscreen that provides UVA and UVB protection and goes on dry. Did we mention that it’s water-resistant and as easy to apply as your translucent powder?

How it Works

This unique formula feels lightweight but it’s more powerful than liquid sunscreen. Finely ground, high-quality titanium dioxide and zinc oxide create a protective veil on your skin that blocks both UVA and UVB rays. Dimethicone gives this powder a smooth, creamy feel, allowing it to glide over skin without irritating it.

How to Use

This ingenious brush plus powder makes application easy. Tap the brush against your hand to get the powder flowing, then use small circular motions to blend the powder across face, neck and chest. Even though it’s water-resistant, you should reapply throughout the day to ensure that you’re protected. To clean brush, spray a cloth with brush cleaner, hold brush upright and gently work cloth through brush hair.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This never leaves my side - perfect for travel

Get this product - you will love it! This morning, I was just singing the praises of this product to my SkinSpirit Esthetician. This is hands down the best powder - no talc so will not clog pores, great colors, and sunscreen. I keep it in my bag and apply throughout the day to keep my skin protected. Just used it while hiking to waterfalls in Maui and shading my skin from the spring Paris sunshine walking along the Seine.

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Ctnpb

My favorite go-to sunblock product. It makes re-applying sunblock roughly every two hours very doable, easy, and fast! I just simply brush a few circular strokes around my face and done whereas with the liquid sunblock, I have to pour some onto one hand and use my other hand to apply to my face, then rub a few times to make sure it is completely absorbed, then move onto the next section of my face and repeat procedure. Best of all, it doesn't leave my face looking greasy and pasty pale.

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Love this stuff!!
Purchased

I've been using this product for 3 years and I love it! It's non greasy and easy to apply. I use it when I need to apply more sunscreen but already have makeup on. I am buying an extra one so I can have one in my purse at all times.

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Light Weight Full Coverage

This is a GREAT product for days when you want to run out of the house looking great, but you just don't have those 5 minutes to put on your foundation. I used this product all the time in the California sunshine when I wanted something light and easy. I have sensitive skin and this was the powder for me.

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Great coverage.

Got this as a Birchbox sample, immediately fell in love. Out of all the mineral foundations I've tried, this one takes the cake for best overall performance. It is so good I used it when I was in a wedding, my skin and makeup looked amazing in the photos! Not to mention it lasted a sunny beach wedding, reception and photos taken on the beach. I love that it doesn't wear over time, and gives pretty good coverage without looking caked up. The final product is smooth, flawless and radiant.

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Love it!
Purchased

I bought this because I'm always on the go, and I get pretty oily skin. It can be hard to see the powder going on, but after a few minutes after applying my skin feels good and looks smoother. Very convenient travel case.

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Convenient!
Purchased

I Love this for its convenience! Everyone should have one and apply often! Definitely a staple product for over makeup

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Better than liquid
Purchased

I have such a hard time with SPF lotions. I like to use a particular face lotion and I don't like the version with SPF, but that leaves me in a tricky spot as someone who doesn't use foundation and doesn't want sun damage. The colorescience pro sunforgettable is pretty much everything that I wanted! It doesn't make me break out, it doesn't make me look like I have a ton of anything on my face, and it keeps me from getting sunburned. Plus, it's so easy to put on that I'm much more likely to reapply... it's definitely helped me get less sun damage.

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An undercover skin protector
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I love this product. Not only did it allow me to carry a non greasy SPF product in my purse, it was easy and quick to apply. I used it on my kids without complaint from them. As a melanoma survivor I am looking for skin protectors that are convenient and effective. This product is pricy but worth the money.

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My only must have make-up item

I use this everyday- usually several times a day. It is also the only make-up item I use everyday.

Rather than layering on liquid sunscreen for sun protection and make-up for coverage this is a one-stop gem. It also takes away any oil and doesn't look caked on like most mid-day makeup redos as I constantly reapply.

While I keep this powder brush in my car and another in my purse I have also bought refills which I then put into empty powder jars for easier use at home with my favorite make-up brushes.

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