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If you’re coping with serious sun damage, layer this sunscreen over NIA24®’s Skin Strengthening Complex.

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Most of us have spent a little too much time outdoors without sunscreen, and chances are it’s taken a toll on our skin. While we can’t change the past, we can make up for lost time with this fortifying sunscreen, which goes one step beyond ordinary formulas to protect skin and undo the damage from years’ worth of beach trips, pool sessions, and other adventures under the sun. Chock full of patented ingredients, the SPF 30 lotion isn’t the least bit greasy and provides broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays.

How to Use

In the mornings, apply a dime-size amount to the clean skin on your face and neck. If you’re planning to spend time outdoors, make sure to take the tube along so you can reapply every few hours.

Water (Aqua/Eau), Dipropylene Glycol, Myristyl Nicotinate, Polyester-8, Caprylyl Methicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Panthenol, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Ceramide 2, Ceramide 3, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, Vaccinum Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Cetyl Alcohol, Methyl Glucose Sesquistearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyidimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Polysorbate 80, Polyacrylate-15, Polyacrylate -17, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Hydroxide.

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Good but not 49 dollars good
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I have combination skin which tends to be on the drier side. I like that this product is light, smells good, and didn't leave a white residue on my brown skin. It doesn't feel heavy so perfect for warmer days. BUT, when I put it on while my skin was still a little damp, by the time my skin dried, I needed more cream. My skin did not feel moisturized. It smells really good..Ha, guess I already said that. I think that's why I kept using it. I guess I would say that if you plan to buy this product, use it in conjunction with a regular moisturizer. It isn't a 2 for 1. I'm still on the hunt for an inexpensive SPF moisturizer that smells good.

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really fades sunspots
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This sunscreen does more than protect your face. This lotion does fade spots and helps moisturize. It helps with little lines too; it must be the niacin.

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My go to SPF
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I have been using this product for about a year now and I love it. I use it under my makeup mixed with another moisturizer. It is not too heavy and doesn't leave a residue. I have sensitive combination skin and it doesn't irritate my skin or cause breakouts. I am purchasing another tube now.

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Great Product and Light Weight
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I love this product! I've used it every day for over three years now and even gotten my mom hooked. I put it on every morning under my makeup. Its hard to find a moisturizer with an SPF over 15 that feels light weight. I've tried multiple products until I found Nia24. As other reviewers said this is an everyday moisturizer and you should use it at the beach or pool. Its important to use a SPF 30 everyday to protect your skin. Even though my tinted moisturizer has SPF I've read that you really need to put a moisturizer on with SPF to ensure you have full coverage.

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It's good, but...
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This is a decent everyday sunscreen. It wears well, feels good on your skin, and does not interfere with makeup. However, this is not an outdoor/sport sunscreen. If you are going to be outdoors for an extended period of time, you need to remember to reapply the lotion every ninety minutes or so.

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Not for serious sun
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I bought this because I loved how it felt on my skin. I think it is good for everyday sunscreen but I would not recommend it for a day in the sun or any long amount of time outside. Normally 30 is great for me for time in the sun but with this I got a sunburn. I tried it a few times and the same thing each time. I was really disappointed because I have sensitive skin and this really does not irritate it like others do. Sad that I have to keep looking. I wonder if they made a stronger version if it would be good?

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Best sunscreen I've used yet
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I've always avoided heavy sunscreens for fear of breaking out. This sunscreen does not make me breakout, so I can always put on the right amount of sunscreen to make sure I'm getting the full protection. It also has the PA+++ rating, which is incredibly important to me. If I'm going to put sunscreen on everyday, I want to make sure I have a sunscreen that is doing its job.

I wouldn't use any other sunscreen.

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The *best*

This sunscreen is the best I have ever used. I started using it several years ago, and it immediately turned me into a lifelong user. I can't imagine anything better.

It leaves no oiliness on my skin, which most other sunscreens do, including the lotion + sunscreen combos. It absorbs in moments and my skin is left feeling smooth and matte, and is perfect under my makeup.

I love love love this sunscreen.

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great sunscreen

I tried this sunscreen because I have used other Nia 24 products and loved them. Its a great way to get the niacin benefits and prevent sun damage at the same time

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So Good!
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This stuff is so awesome. I am diligent about sunscreen and I used to stick to only physical sunblock (titanium dioxide, zinc oxide) for fear of irritation. This sunscreen gives NO irritation to my seriously sensitive skin. It reverses sun damage. It gives me a healthy glow without looking oily. The scent in mild and non-offensive. Its perfect! I will willingly drop the money on this because it is prevention AND treatment all in one.

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