Mineral Sunscreen


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Experience all-mineral, non-chemical, active protection with Colorescience® mineral sunscreens that defend against environmental stressors. Browse our award-winning all-mineral sunscreen formulas that provide effortless application for all-day sun protection to find the must-have sunscreen for your lifestyle
What is a mineral based UV protector?
The active ingredients in a mineral based powder sunscreen, or a cream, are what makes them different to the regular old types of chemical-based sunscreens. We will go over some more of the specifics next, but for now there is one main difference to remember. In basic terms, a mineral-based UV protector uses active ingredients that physically block UV rays, reflecting them away from you, and preventing them from penetrating your skin.
Are Mineral UV Protectors better than chemical?
Yes, most dermatologists agree that using a mineral-based formulation, whether it is a powder sunscreen or a cream, is better than the traditional chemical-based alternative.
How long does powder sunscreen last?
It depends on many factors, such as whether you will be getting wet and whether you have applied it over the top of another product (primer, foundation, etc.) but as a general rule you should reapply a sun protection powder every two hours. For best results, apply the powder last and only after the other products you used have had time to set.
More on UV protectors
Colorescience® UV Protectors deliver non-chemical, reef-safe sunscreen protection with added defense from environmental stressors. Our award-winning mineral-based powder sunscreen formulas UK make sun protection easy to apply and reapply throughout the day. Investing in UV protection is one of the most important parts of any long-term skincare routine. Colorescience natural sunscreen UK ensures your skin is protected from harmful UVA and UVB sun rays. Ask any dermatologist and they'll tell you the same, and they'll also tell you it's important to start protecting yourself as early as possible in life so that your skin stays nice and youthful-looking.  The team here at Colorescience has developed a range of natural sunscreen for UK conditions that is clinically tested to make sure you're getting the protection you pay for, whether you’re on the beach or playing tennis! Our formulations are rich in antioxidants and use ingredients such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide for protection up to SPF 50.