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CoTZ® Face Light Skin Tone SPF 40

As SPF fiends, we know it’s tough to find a non-greasy sunscreen that feels great even under our makeup. We’re fans of CoTZ’s mineral-rich sunscreen because the silky formula has a sheer matte finish, which means we can even layer foundation or BB cream on top without worrying about excess oil or shine.

CoTZ® Face Light Skin Tone SPF 40
3.7 out of 5 stars, based on 51 Reviews 51 Reviews
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Great product, but by the natural tone instead!
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After receiving CoTZ Face Natural Skin Tone SPF 40 in my box and loving the protection, the matte non-greasy feel (sort of like velvet), and the fact that even at SPF 40 it did NOT smell like sunscreen, I decided to make the full size my first purchase. I was REALLY EXCITED when I saw that they had a light skin tone version, because I am very pale and the natural scared me (honestly, when blended in well it just looked like bronzer, which was fine for summer but I don't want to look like I am wearing bronzer in the dead of winter). After purchasing and using this product, I would say go with the natural skin tone instead! The light is NOT TINTED AT ALL. The texture and feel on the face are the same, but it washes you out instead of giving a health glow. And this one definitely smelled like sunscreen.

This is a great product and if you sunburn at night like I do, you should definitely use it, but purchase the Natural Skin Tone instead of the Light Skin Tone.

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i like the feel and the way that this product doesn't smell like sunscreen but i ended up with some blemishes that i typically don't have after using it.

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Not the tan lines that you want to get

I applied it to my face before heading out to the beach and was confident that I was safe from the sun this time... It seems like once that first wave hit my face and I wiped the water from my eyes, I wiped all of the sunscreen off too. I am diligent about reapplying, and I was this time too, but there was a definite line (burn) around where the facial sunscreen was supposed to be and the other sunscreen I had applied began. I was very disappointed as I really liked the way it felt on my skin, and the coverage was nice looking.

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Light skin

I'm not pale but I'm light and I would have to say the tint in the moisturizer is to brown on my skin. On a positive note; the lotion has a nice matte finish; which is hard to find in a sunscreen. The fact that's its spf 40 makes this a healthy product.

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Too thick

This was too heavy feeling and felt very thick on my face. My face also broke out after I used this. It might have just been that it didn't go well with my skin type.

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Uneven coverage

This went on like a tinted primer and unfortunately it did not blend well into my skin, pilling up and becoming noticeable.

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White cast
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The Natural Skin Tone is sold out, but my skin tone is NC15 so I thought I'd be able to make the Light Skin Tone Version work. No. Even on my fair skin this creates a patchy white mess that doesn't seem to sink in no matter how much I blend it out. The texture also seems a bit more emollient and not as matte as the Natural Skin Tone version. What is up with that. I may be returning this.

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Took it off right after I applied it

I did not care for this product at all. It was greasy and seemed really thick on my face. I put out in and then immediately removed it because it felt uncomfortable. I have very sensitive skin so perhaps that's why it didn't work for me.

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Not great
Purchased

This spf is really thick. It doesn't really soak in or rub in, and it has a strange finish- not sticky or greasy, but basically it just feels like it sits on top of your face. It's pastey white, so it makes your face look like a ghost if you don't put foundation over it. I wish I hadn't bought it.

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Too thick

I got this in my Birch Box and did not like it at all! I felt like I was putting on spackling paste from the hardware store! The product is so super thick and I didn't feel like it added anything to my complexion. There are better sunscreens out there.

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