COOLA® SPF 30 Matte Finish Cucumber for Face

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.

COOLA® SPF 30 Matte Finish Cucumber for Face
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Flaky Sunscreen
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While this product did work for me and I enjoyed the matte finish, it flaked off. The product is too dry and left white flakes on my skin after 10 minutes.

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I used the sample that I received in my June box and it made my face look white. Even my fiance commented.

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This product felt great but was cakey-looking. It left...
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This product felt great but was cakey-looking. It left white lines all over my face. I usually just wear a light lotion or moisturizing tint foundation and there is no way I could go out with just this on. I looked like I had leftover stage makeup on. I know it worked well since I went out right after putting it on and everywhere else on me is burnt but my face (oops) but I'll just use my trusty spf face lotion and forgo the ghost-face for now.

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Matte or Mime Finish?
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Matte finish or mime finish? Any place that did not have bronzer on it where I put the COOLA sunscreen turned my pores into the most visible feature on my skin; it was almost like taking a giant, blinking road sign and pointing it at my pores. Where I put it over my bronzer it negated the effect of the bronzer and I looked as pale as usual but where I had no bronzer I like like I had painted my face white. I unfortunately got it in my hair and on my clothes. I was able to get the pieces in my hair to flake out (it was in the middle of a braid I put in for house cleaning day) and fortunately the shirt I was wearing was also for house cleaning because the sunscreen is being stubborn. So, lesson learned, DO NOT get this in your hair or one your clothes because it has the consistency of latex paint when it dries. 2nd, put it on over a darker than usual bronzer. However, if you're headed to the pool (to actually swim, ahem) then just don't bother and go with a waterproof sunscreen. If you're prone to big pores, this might not be your product, I was pretty unhappy seeing all of mine in the mirror.

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Hated This Stuff!
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This sunscreen is definitely not for me. It made my skin look dry and flaky. It made my skin look like I rubbed chalk all over it. The only thing I kind of liked about it is how easily it applies to my face. Besides that, I hate it.

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I do not wear sunscreen on my face because...
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I do not wear sunscreen on my face because I do not want my face to not get tanned, therefore, unfortunately this product was pretty wasted on me. I will pass the sample along and hopefully someone else can get some use out of it.

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dislike the feeling
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I put this on and it felt I just rubbed baby powder all over. I quickly washed it off. Not a fan.

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Left a weird residue?
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I really wanted to like this product- my sister and my friends all use Coola products and love them, so I thought I would try this. It left a really weird residue or something on my skin after I used it, and my face felt really oily (which is weird because I have dry skin). I'll still probably use it up, because it didn't break me out or anything, just the texture and the finish was really weird.

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I wish I liked it but I don't!
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I was so excited to use this sample. I love tinted moisturizers and bb cream. I have normal, healthy skin and use a moisturizer day and night. When I used this product it dried out my face and it made my make up flake and peel. I looked very dull too, even after I applied some bronzer. Maybe its my skin but I really was disappointed.

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I love the Coola Classic SPF 30 Cucumber Facial Moisturizer and it's been my go-to for months--I love the lightweight, protective formula that doesn't leave a thick feeling residue on my face. I was hoping that this would be similar just with a matte finish, but unfortunately found the formula to be very heavy and hard for my skin to absorb. I felt like it sat on the skin and left serious residue, and while it did certainly look matte, it made my skin feel dry and like I would have to apply another moisturizer. Ended up returning and going back to my regular.

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