Protection from the sunís UVA and UVB rays is important every day, year round, not just during the summer or at the beach. This broad-spectrum sunscreen in a non-greasy, PABA-free, and fragrance-free formula applies completely sheer in an elegant matte finish that is non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, non-acnegenic, and dermatologist tested.
UVA and UVB rays can cause the following damage:
- Brown spots (sun spots)2
- Faster skin aging1
- Increased skin cancer risk1
- Penetrates skin more deeply than UVB1
- Plays a major role in accelerating photoaging: wrinkles, skin roughening, blotchy skin color, brown spots, poor skin tone, sallowness2
- Can contribute to development of skin cancer1
- Penetrates skin less deeply than UVA1
- Is primary cause of sunburn1,3
- Plays a key role in the development of skin cancer1
- Contributes to photoaging1
References: 1. Understanding UVA and UVB. Skin Cancer Foundation Web site. http://www.skincancer.org/understanding-uva-and-uvb.html. Accessed February 18, 2013. 2. Samuels L. The truth about sunscreen and effective patient education. Pract Dermatol. 2011:27-32. http://bmctoday.net/practicaldermatology/2011/03/article.asp?f=the-truth-aboutsunscreen-and-effective-patient-education. Accessed February 18, 2013. 3. How does sunscreen work? US Library of Congress Web site. http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/sunscreen.html. Accessed February 18, 2013. - See more at: http://obagi.com/patients/product-line/sun-shield/overview#sthash.QcMT8vUF.dpuf
Octinoxate 7.5%, Zinc Oxide 10.5%.Inactive Ingredients:
1,2-hexanediol, caprylyl glycol, ceteareth-20, cetearyl alcohol,chlorphenesin, citric acid, cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone, dimethicone crosspolymer-3, disodium EDTA, glycerin, hydrogenated palm glycerides, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, methylisothiazolinone, PEG-40 stearate, pentylene glycol, phenoxyethanol, phenyl trimethicone, polysilicone-11, polysorbate 60, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, sodium dihydroxycetyl phosphate, sodium polyacrylate, squalane, stearyl alcohol, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate, tropolone, water, xanthan gum.