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If you’re looking for an untinted mineral SPF, check out COOLA's SPF 30 Matte Finish Cucumber for Face.

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Slathering on sunscreen can seem more like a chore than a proper primping ritual, but COOLA’s standout facial tint has us (gasp) actually looking forward to applying SPF. The silky, mousse-like consistency is a far cry from the greasy lotions we’re used to, and it gives us lasting sun protection without an overpowering scent. Made with 70 percent organic ingredients—including plenty of antioxidants—the eco-friendly formula dries down to a matte finish. The subtle beige tint evens out skin tone and masks flaws. It works best for light to medium complexions.

How it Works

This is no ordinary SPF. COOLA suspended two skin-safe mineral sunblocks—titanium and zinc dioxide—in a moisturizing base to ensure a smooth, even application. Shea butter naturally softens skin. 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

Before using, shake bottle well to ensure this sunscreen is well mixed (when it is, it'll be creamy, not watery). Then smooth a thin layer onto skin.

Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Dioxide, Cyclopentasiloxane, Isopropyl Myristate, PPG-3 Benzyl Myristate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Nylon-12, Cyclomethicone, Titanium Dioxide (CI#77891), Mica CI#77019, Iron Oxide (CI#77491), Water (Aqua), Polysilicone-11, Silica, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Iron Oxide (CI#77492), Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Synthetic Wax, Dog (ORGANIC Rosa Canina) Rose Hip Oil, Cucumis Sativus (ORGANIC Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (ORGANIC Shea Butter), Plankton Extract, Borage (Organic Starflower) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (ORGANIC Evening Primrose) Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Organic Linseed) Seed Oil, Lecithin.

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Light & airy without the messy oils
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I have a face that tends to get very oily and greasy in my t-zone area. I received the COOLA Tinted Matte SPF 30 sample in my March box and was hesitant at first. Once I tried it, I fell in love! The smoothness of this product is outstanding, and it gives my face the perfect layer of finish before putting my makeup on.

Best of all? No more greasiness in my t-zone! Amazing? I think so! Bonus that there's an SPF 30! Woohoo!

In the morning, I first put on my moisturizer, follow with the COOLA Matte and then finish with a loose powder. Perfection!

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So smooth
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I never thought I would be so happy with a product that is primarily sunscreen. The tint is very slight but it evens skin tone without being cakey and oily. It lasts all day and is great for days spent outdoors. I will definitely be looking to purchase the full sized for the hot summer!

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Made my pores disappear!!
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I enjoyed this product because I have oily skin and this had a perfectly matte finish that made my pores disappear. I also enjoyed that it had a high spf without smelling like it.

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My new favorite beach product!
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One of the things I hate the most about applying sunscreen is how oily my face looks. This product is awesome and makes my skin look great and flawless! Will buy the full size product for sure!

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Super Soft!
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When you try this on, it surprises you by the color of the tint, but the cream itself works amazingly. It has no scent and it so soft on your face.

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Silky Smooth
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I have very dry skin and this product is not moisturizing at all. It is also very light in color and sits on top of my skin like a white film. The feel is nice but not for me. People with oily light skin might love this!

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Simple and Effective
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This tinted cream is light as a feather and offers sufficient coverage. No strong odor, actually a nice scent. I really enjoy using it!

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Invisible pores
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Basically this stuff is like spakling your face, but in a good way. Your face will feel water-tight and poreless.

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Good product
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goes on smooth and finishes well, didn't match my skin color though

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Loved this!
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Wow what a great little product! I I have oily skin on the t-zone area and this product made it disappear. I used it under my foundation and it worked great together. It's so light I couldn't feel like I had it on. Great product!

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