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If you’re spending a day on the beach, make sure to reapply this sunscreen every two hours.

COOLA® Mineral Face SPF 30 Cucumber Matte Finish

$36.00 Ships Free
1.7 oz.

Availability: In stock


Birchbox Breakdown

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.

How to Use

Smooth on a thin coat all over your face. Follow with makeup, or wear alone.

Titanium Dioxide (Sunscreen) 3.2%, Zinc Oxide (Sunscreen) 1.8%, Aluminum Hydroxide, Butyrospermum Parkii (ORGANIC Shea Butter), Cucumis Sativus (ORGANIC Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Glycerin (ORGANIC), Hydrogen Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate, Linum Usitatissimum (ORGANIC Linseed) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (ORGANIC Evening Primrose) Oil, Plankton Extract, Polyamide-5, Polysilicone-11, Propylene Carbonate, Rosa Canina (ORGANIC Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Silica Silylate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Shea Butter, Cucumber Fruit Extract, Glycerin, Linseed Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Rose Hip Fruit Oil

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Good for outdoors

I've heard many things about this brand and figured it was time I give it a try since my daily sunscreen was running out. It is a good brand however, I have a tan complexion so when I rub this on I get a purple tinge. I have to rub in VERY well to get the tinge out. So this may not be an inconvenience for most it is for me when Im rushing to get out the door.

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Great Product - though apply in the mirror!

I really like the versatility of this product. It goes on smooth. Feels silky and serves as a great light-feeling SPF. Only advice - apply in the mirror or you might have slight powder streaks.

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I received this in my February box, and being on the East Coast - there was still snow outside and no need for facial sun protection. Now that it is May, sun is out, and I am spending more time outside, I tried this product out for the first time this past weekend. I love the texture. So smooth and creamy - not oily or sticky. The BB cream is really nice. Being brown complected it actually had a tone to it, that kind of looked like way-too-light foundation. Even after I rubbed it in, it still was a lighter color than my brown skin. I used it on my boyfriend who has very light skin and it blended, no problem. Overall I liked the feel of this, but the coloring is an issue for me, and I will not be making this into a purchase.

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Great on sensitive skin!

The skin on my face is very sensitive, but this stuff doesn't irritate it at all. I also like how the texture isn't super thick, so it feels very light on my face. It also smells really good.

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Best facial sunscreen I've tried so far...

PROS: First facial sunscreen I've tried that isn't super greasy and doesn't make me feel like I have a layer of oil on top of my face. It's truly matte and dries to a silky finish. Also, doesn't have a bunch of dangerous ingredients.

CONS: I'm not breakout prone, but every time I use this, even once, I always start to break out a little a day or two later. I can usually curb it by applying a drying mask, or switching to more drying cleanser, but this always causes little bumps on my forehead where a breakout tries to start. Also, the light, fresh cucumber scent is nice in the tube, but the scent quickly turns on my skin to a sort of stale oil fragrance (other sunscreens do as well) that's not at all pleasant. Yuck! Not unique to this sunscreen, though.

I'll repurchase because it's the first facial sunscreen I've tried that's truly lightweight and non-greasy, and doesn't contain a slew of toxic ingredients.

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