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It can be tough to find the best makeup, skincare and sunscreen for acne sensitive skin but it is something you really should be using. No matter the skin type or condition, everyone should be protecting their skin from harmful UV radiation on a regular basis so that they can continue to look great in the future.
Obviously, the trick is to use a sunscreen that will not inflame your skin, and today we are going to give you some tips and starting points on your quest for the perfect product. So, check out the sunscreens available now or continue reading for some answers to frequently asked questions.
Some types of sunscreen can be bad for acne, definitely, but it doesn't have to be that way. It is important for everyone to wear sunscreen, even for those with acne-prone skin, and there are alternative products to use that will not make it even worse like traditional types of sunscreen can.
One of the main concerns when looking for an acne-prone sunscreen, is that it needs to be water-based and non-comedogenic. You have probably heard that before if you've been researching acne-related issues but in case this is all new, non-comedogenic means the product does not block your pores. This is important for everyone, but for those with acne it's particularly good to keep your pores clear.
The other concern about the interactions between sunscreen and acne is related to the ingredients used to create the product. There are a few things you'll want to avoid putting on your skin, and we'll go over those next.
Colorescience acne-prone sunscreen does not use the harsh chemicals used in traditional types of sunscreen. Instead, we harness the power of natural minerals such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide as the active ingredients in our UV protector products. These minerals sit on top of the skin to reflect UV rays, as opposed to chemical-based sunscreens which penetrate the skin and absorb the radiation.
Our selection of sunscreen products is also oil-free. It should go without saying that this is a huge advantage for anyone with acne, because you really don't need to be adding more oil in to the mix. This is particularly true if you consider that it's the summer months when you're most likely to be sweating and also when you'll need to use sunscreen more often.