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For a lightweight, non-greasy sunscreen that can be worn alone or under makeup, try CoTZ FACE Natural Skin Tone, SPF 40.

CoTZ

Birchbox Breakdown

All skin deserves to be babied, but there are some skin types that need just a little bit of extra T.L.C., especially when it comes to sun protection. This gentle mineral complex is soft and sheer, and it works to protect and soothe even the most sensitive skin. Recommended by dermatologists, CoTZ SENSITIVE provides your skin only with what it needs—and irritating additives can check themselves at the door.

How it Works

This non-greasy formula won’t irritate or sting since it’s 100 percent free of all of the following: Chemical sunscreen ingredients, oils, fragrances, preservatives, gluten, PABA, and phthalates. It’s even gentle enough to use with special skin types and conditions including psoriasis, eczema, lupus/rheumatology, acne, rosacea, and skin that’s undergone laser treatments, cosmetic surgery, peels, and microdermabrasion.

How to Use

Fifteen minutes before heading out into the sun, apply a generous amount to your face and neck. If you plan on remaining outdoors, reapply every two hours or less If you swim or sweat, reapply after 80 minutes or immediately after towel drying.

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 20% (Suncreen)

Inactive Ingredients: C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Dimethiconol, Disodium EDTA, Glycerin, Methicone, Microcrystalline Wax, PEG-10 Dimethicone, PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Chloride, Stearyl Dimethicone, Tetrahexadecyl Ascorbate, Triethanolamine, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Water

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Horrible not sheer

My mother gave me a sample of this and it was gross on my skin. The spf was very thick and hard to rub in. It would not even completely rub into my face and left dark streaks. I ended up washing it off and throwing the rest away. I'm very light skinned so it was very noticeable on my face.

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Good sun protection but sticky formula
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I bought this because of the SPF 40 and because I have sensitive skin but it feels too sticky and oily to wear everyday. Would not purchase again

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Best. Sunscreen. Ever.
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For years I have been searching for the perfect sunscreen for my face, and now I've found it. Wow! I have tried drugstore brands and department store brands and natural health store brands and I've either broken out or burned. 12 days on the beach using CoTZ and I did not break out - not one blemish, nor did I burn - not even a little. I cannot tell you how excited I am to finally have a sunscreen that works for me. Two thumbs up!

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Great

I used the sample of sunscreen during a half marathon. It protected my face, wasn't greasy, and didn't smear into my eyes!

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Perfection for sensitive skin of all ages/types
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Sampled from previous months' box and we just loved each version of these gentle sunscreens. Moisturizing and so gentle for the days my acid peels leave me a bit irritated and great for skin that is acclimating to retinol as mine has been during the transition from OTC to prescription I'm protected so gently from the sun with this, doesn't break me out, and doesn't irritate my contact lens wearing eyes. Use on my five year old 's face for play outside too on days she sweats more as we find it doesn't run or drip in her eyes or become greasy. Lovely product!

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Thick but blends well
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I love this sunscreen because of its consistency. It's thick which reassures me that it's protecting, however it is not greasy and blends so well.

I mostly use this on my face, as I am conscious to not tan, however I have used it all over. It's great!

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Truly amazing

I got a sample of this when I bought my swim capris and it is by far the best one I ever tried. My makeup looked awesome over it. It did not feel like wearing anything. I really like the Supergoop and Jack Black, but this beats them.

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amazing
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I love the non-greasy feel and the fact this is fragrance free. I meant to order the Cotz for my face, it's tinted, but am glad I ordered this by mistake.

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What a difference!
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For those who have any delicate skin needs or problems, it's worthwhile seeking out a sunscreen to suit you. All sunscreens are not alike!

The heavy and sticky qualities of many screens are absent from this one. It is lighter, smooth, and easy to apply. It leaves no oiliness. It seems more like putting on a lotion or cream and absorbs well. There is none of that prickly or itchy feeling that comes from some lesser types.

I'm happy with the SPF 40. That is a safe level for normal daily activities like going to town, here and there, etc.

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the best

I loved this product and was so happy to get it in my birchbox. It does not feel heavy and goes on you face so easy. My favorite product to use if I'm going to be out side all day.

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