Paula's Choice Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50

Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50

Sunscreen

Used in 12 routines

Description

cruelty-free sunscreen that contains exfoliants, retinoid, spf, vitamin c and vitamin e.

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Routine Usage

Our community has used this product in 12 routines.

Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50 is most commonly used in the morning (86% of uses). 14% of routines use it in both the morning and evening.

Here are some routines that use it:

Directions

Use this as that last step in your AM skincare routine for your face or body. Do not apply any other skincare product over it. Apply liberally at least 15 minutes before sun exposure.

1 Ingredient
is good for
Oily Skin
1 Ingredient
reduces
Redness
2 Ingredients
are good for
Texture
1 Ingredient
reduces
Large Pores
3 Ingredients
are good for
Anti-Aging
2 Ingredients
are good for
Dark Spots
2 Ingredients
are good for
Scar Healing
1 Ingredient
helps fight
Acne
3 Ingredients
help with
Brightening
6 Ingredients
protect from
UV-Rays
1 Ingredient
contains
Retinoid
1 Ingredient
contains
Vitamin C
2 Ingredients
contain
Vitamin E
3 Ingredients
provide
Exfoliation
1 Ingredient
may worsen
Dry Skin
4 Ingredients
may cause
Irritation
2 Ingredients
may worsen
Rosacea
2 Ingredients
may worsen
Eczema

Ingredient List (28)

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Skin Conditioning, UV Absorber, UV Filter
2
UV Absorber, UV Filter
3
UV Absorber, UV Filter
4
UV Absorber, UV Filter
5
UV Absorber, UV Filter
6
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
7
Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
8
Humectant, Solvent
9
Abrasive
10
Abrasive, Absorbent
11
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting
12
Astringent, Skin Conditioning
13
14
Skin Conditioning
15
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
16
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
17
Cosmetic Colorant, UV Absorber, UV Filter
18
Skin Conditioning
19
Absorbent, Emulsion Stabilising
20
Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning
22
Absorbent, Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising, Skin Conditioning
23
Abrasive, Absorbent, Cosmetic Colorant
24
Skin Conditioning
27
Preservative
28
Antimicrobial, Preservative
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Ingredient Explanations

What it does: Skin Conditioning, UV Absorber, UV Filter

Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, 3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl ester

What it does: UV Absorber, UV Filter

2-Hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone

What it does: UV Absorber, UV Filter

2-Ethylhexyl salicylate

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What it does: UV Absorber, UV Filter

1-[4-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)phenyl]-3-(4-methoxyphenyl)propane-1,3-dione

Also known as: Avobenzone
What it does: UV Absorber, UV Filter

2-Cyano-3,3-Diphenyl Acrylic Acid 2-Ethylhexyl Ester

What it does: Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated! Alternate names: Aqua (EU),Deionized Water,Distilled Water,Micromatrix Fractile AN,Onsen-Sui (JPN),Purified Water

Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water
What it does: Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

AKA Butanediol, a colorless liquid. A skin-conditioning agent and humectant. Extra info: Butane-1,3-diol (CAS No. 107-88-0/ EC No. 203-529-7) (R)-(-)-butane-1,3-diol” (CAS No. 6290-03-5/ EC No. 228-532-0)

Also known as: Bg
What it does: Humectant, Solvent

.Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), .alpha.-hydro-.omega.-hydroxy-, (8 mol EO average molar ratio)

What it does: Abrasive

Homopolymer of ethylene monomers

What it does: Abrasive, Absorbent

A common occurring mineral in quartz and some living organisms. It is often a large component of sand. It is used as a thickening agent and has great oil absorption properties. Alternate name: Silicon dioxide

What it does: Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

A silicone used to moisturize skin and protect skin against irritation.

What it does: Astringent, Skin Conditioning

Picrasma Excelsa Wood Extract is an extract of the wood of the Bitterwood, Picrasma excelsa, Simarubaceae

What it does: Antioxidant

L-Ascorbic acid, 2-(dihydrogen phosphate), trisodium salt

What it does: Skin Conditioning

Retinol, hexadecanoate

What it does: Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning

A common antioxidant that protects against UVB rays and has soothing properties Alternate names: 3,4-Dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-ol; .alpha.-tocopherol; Vitamin E

Also known as: Vitamin E
What it does: Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning

A form of Vitamin E, which has antioxidant properties. Alternate names: 3,4-Dihydro-2,5,7,8-tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-2H-benzopyran-6-yl acetate

What it does: Cosmetic Colorant, UV Absorber, UV Filter

Titanium dioxide is known for its UVA and UVB protection properties. Titanium itself is the 9th most common element in the Earth's crust. Titanium dioxide is formed when oxygen is introduced and can be found in ores, dust, sand, and soil. Pure titanium dioxide is a white powder that is used in many products for color purposes. With modern production, nano-scale or fine-grade titanium dioxide can be easily produced for cosmetics. In sunscreen, titanium dioxide absorbs UV light. Read more here: https://www.chemicalsafetyfacts.org/titanium-dioxide/ Titanium dioxide (CI 77891)

Also known as: Titanium Dioxide, Titanium
What it does: Skin Conditioning

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice is the juice expressed from the leaves of the aloe, Aloe barbadensis, Liliaceae. Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals. It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12. Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays. Read more here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/

What it does: Absorbent, Emulsion Stabilising

Bentonite. A colloidal clay. Consists primarily of montmorillonite (CI 77004)

What it does: Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

D-Glucopyranoside, methyl, octadecanoate (2:3)

What it does: Emulsion Stabilising

It is commonly used to enhance the texture of products. Alternate names: C10-30 alkyl propenoate, polymer with propenoic acid, butenoic acidand/or alkyl propenoates, product with propenyl sucrose ether or propenyl 2,2-dihydroxymethyl-1,3-propanediol

What it does: Absorbent, Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising, Skin Conditioning

2-Propenoic acid, homopolymer, sodium salt

What it does: Abrasive, Absorbent, Cosmetic Colorant

Naturally occurring clay substance mineral. It can be synthetically made or found in nature. Kaolin has absorbent properties, making it useful for absorbing oil. However, it can have a drying effect. Alternate name: kaolin (CI 77004)

What it does: Skin Conditioning

A common preservative for cosmetic products. AKA 1,2-Propanediol, 3-(2-ethylhexyloxy)

What it does:

Mainly used to improve stability when a product is exposed to air. Colourless and water-soluble. Alternate name: Disodium dihydrogen ethylenediaminetetraacetate

What it does:

AKA lye, used to adjust the pH of a product.

What it does: Preservative

Germicidal, antimicrobial, and aromatic. Often used as a perfume fixative, antiseptic, or preserving agent in pharmaceutical products. Alternate name: 2-Phenoxyethanol

What it does: Antimicrobial, Preservative

A type of alcohol used for preservation. It is most effective against bacteria and fungi. Alternate names: 1,2-Propanediol, 3-(4-chlorophenoxy)-

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Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free