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Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+

Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ protection with an ultra-light, matte finish.
  • Antioxidant Vitamin E to help prevent free-radical damage
  • New optimized combination of sun filters for an even more lightweight, silky, non-greasy finish than before
  • Oil-Free - Fragrance Free – Paraben Free – Color Free
  • Water Resistant (80 Minutes)
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We’re confident you will see healthier, revitalized skin in 28 days. Guaranteed or your money back.

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How to Apply:
-Shake well
-Apply liberally before sun exposure and as needed
-May be worn under make-up

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Layer over your moisturizer on clean skin for optimal UV protection and to help prevent skin aging.

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Sunscreen with 50 - good reviews
susan m on Apr 19, 2015
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Jennifer O on Apr 18, 2015
sun screen
Katherine L on Apr 18, 2015
I wanted a sunscreen that would protect my skin when spending long periods of time in the sun and the people who use it were so thoroughly happy with their choice I wanted to try it.
Daurie M on Apr 18, 2015
Is there zinc oxide in this sunscreen?
A shopper on Apr 2, 2012
I notice that your UV defense does not mention "Broad Spectrum" on the label. Please advise if it is Broad Spectrum?
A shopper on Jul 16, 2012
Best Answer: This product is not at all greasy. It goes on light and smooth.
Reply · Report · Sarah S on Feb 26, 2013
The product says Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB protection. I was wondering how much UVA protection does it have? Is it PA +/PA++/PA+++? Thanks in advance!
eidigong on Mar 4, 2013
Best Answer: I am very fair and I loved this product!
Reply · Report · Ginna G on Mar 4, 2013
can i use it under eyes? I used to use the sunscreen stick for eyes from Kiehl's. But this product seems to be no longer available.
A shopper on Jul 18, 2012
What is the difference between this and the Activated Sun Protector?
Erika I on Jul 8, 2012
What is first...Moisturizer or sun protector?
A shopper on Apr 25, 2012
Best Answer: You want to moisturize first and wait a couple minutes to let it soak into your skin and then apply the sun protector! Hope this helps :)
Reply · Report · Danielle R on Apr 25, 2012
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Has anyone who use the Super Fluid UV Defense also tried the Facial Fuel UV Guard for men? Differences? Similarities? Preferences? Thank you!
Jenny L on Feb 9, 2013
Best Answer: No, I have not.
Reply · Report · Stella M on Apr 9, 2013
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What is the difference between this product and the Activated Sun Protector, SPF 50?
Sandym on May 17, 2014
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is this a chemical free sunscreen?
A shopper on May 17, 2012
Best Answer: No. The sunscreen ingredients in this are all chemical. Avobenzone, Octisalate and Octocrylene are the chemical sunscreens used.
Reply · Report · Ande F on Jun 21, 2013
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Is this safe for sensitive skin? I have sensitive, reactive skin and I really want a more natural facial spf that can be worn under makeup!
A shopper on Apr 14, 2012
Best Answer: I have been using this product for about a month and have extremely sensitive skin. I have not noticed any bad side affects at all. It is light and powdery feeling to the touch. My Kiehls representative advised me to use it as the last step in my morning facial regimine using only a small drop as though you were coating your face and neck with a drop of water. It is working well for me and has no affect on my makeup application. She also advised to use it everyday for even the lightest exposure to the sun.
Reply · Report · Tana H on Apr 15, 2012
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Does this product stain clothing?
Mark C on Aug 12, 2012
Best Answer: While I have not spilled it on anything directly, it has not stained any of my clothing and I have been using this since it came out.
Reply · Report · Margaret O on Aug 12, 2012
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I wear tinted moisturizer oil free by Laura Mercer. I have oily skin. Will wearing both be too oily?
A shopper on Apr 11, 2013
Best Answer: I used to use the same foundation and have oily skin as well! I found no matter foundation I wore, as long as I let the kiehl's product set before applying my foundation it was never a problem!
Reply · Report · Danielle R on Apr 11, 2013
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is is waterproof?
A shopper on Jun 12, 2013
Best Answer: I am not sure so I reapply it after being in the water.
Reply · Report · Gail L on Jun 12, 2013
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Does this product contain Oxybenzone?
Clara C on Jun 2, 2012
Best Answer: Yes, it does, 6% of it. And it is super amazing !
Reply · Report · ANNA C on Jun 4, 2012
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there is no place on the website to add this to my shopping cart. where do I do that?
Vernon C on Jun 16, 2012
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Does this leave a white visible film on the skin after application?
A shopper on Apr 2, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, Super Fluid UV Defense SPF50+ did leave a white film on my skin. My suggestion is come out with a tinted version. This is the only product I ever returned. Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado is the best eye treatment for dry sensitive skin. I use it twice a day and on days I go to the Gym I use it three times.
Reply · Report · Rhonda C on Apr 2, 2014
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Is this a clear liquid jell ?
Robert P on May 18, 2014
Best Answer: No, it is a white liquid. More like a very watery light sun block. It is very light though, and absorbs fast. Plus, it goes a long way.
Reply · Report · reyhan b on May 18, 2014
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Is this product just for your face, or can you use it on other body areas (e.g. legs, arms, etc)?
A shopper on Mar 21, 2015
Best Answer: I use it year-round, sunshine or clouds. In winter, I use it on my face, neck and hands. In summer, when more skin is exposed, I use it on my arms, shoulders and back as well. I never use it on my legs because they need a little sunshine, so deadly white! But I'm sure it can be used on your legs, too.
Reply · Report · Margret N on Mar 22, 2015
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Can this product be used in lieu of moisturizer?
A shopper on Apr 10, 2013
Best Answer: Possibly. I usually put it on after I have put my moisturizer on and haven't used it on it's own. It is light and doesn't feel thick on your skin so I could see it used without a facial moisturizer.
Reply · Report · Simone S on Apr 10, 2013
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What is the expiration of the Super Fluid UV Defense? 1 yr? 2 yrs?
A shopper on May 23, 2012
Best Answer: 1 year after opening.
Reply · Report · Kathryn N on May 23, 2012
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Does this sunscreen contain any fragrance?
Sandy R on Mar 18, 2015
Best Answer: It is fragrance-free, and a really good choice for those with sensitive skin. I have used it daily for at least 5 years and it works wonderfully well. Even when spending the day at the beach you don't need to reapply it unless you spend a lot of time in the water, and I am super-fair and burn easily.
Reply · Report · Christian C on Mar 19, 2015
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Do I apply this product before moisturizer or after moisturizer?
Martin B on Dec 26, 2013
Best Answer: In my experience the super fluid SPF 50+ Actually IS a moisturizer. When I use it I don't need another moisturizing product. But, if you do want to use it with another moisturizer, then it's best to apply the SPF 50+ first, directly to clean skin. This maximizes its UV protection.
Reply · Report · Lawrence W on Dec 26, 2013
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Is this product suitable for sensitive skin?
Wanyin L on Apr 7, 2013
Best Answer: It's the only sunscreen I've been able to use on a regular basis without developing some kind of reaction such as rash or burning.
Reply · Report · Robin W on Apr 7, 2013
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What are some of the best ways to remove the UV Defense SPF 50+ at the end of the day? My pores get clogged very easily (esp on my nose, unfortunately), and while I recently started to use MAC's makeup remover to remove my makeup (I mostly use it to clean my mascara off cuz that is pretty much all I use), is there another remover that will clean up the sunblock completely?
A shopper on Jul 15, 2012
Best Answer: So sorry not to be able to speak directly to this. I only know this is head over heels the best product of its kind. After I use it, I just clean my face as normal and have had no problems. Enjoy!
Reply · Report · Eloise M on Jul 16, 2012
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Is this a physical or chemical sunscreen?
A shopper on Apr 17, 2012
Best Answer: Chemical. I love it.
Reply · Report · Daniella T on Apr 17, 2012
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Is this meant for face or body?
A shopper on Mar 23, 2015
Best Answer: I would only use it for the face because there isn't that much of it and it's kinda pricey. You could use it for both. It is not greasy at all.
Reply · Report · Aurelia S on Mar 23, 2015
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Is this sunscreen safe to use around the eyes?
A shopper on Mar 2, 2015
Best Answer: My eyes are highly sensitive to everything so I haven't used it on my face, I just have a big hat and sunglasses. I do love this sunscreen for other parts though.
Reply · Report · Karel B on Mar 2, 2015
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Your ad for Super Fluid UV Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ specifies the size as 1.7 fl oz. while the picture of the product in this same ad clearly shows on the product label 4.2 fl. oz. So which is it?
A shopper on Feb 18, 2015
Best Answer: They used to offer the larger size but it has been unavailable for months now. Love this sunscreen for every day use. It is, of course, more economical to buy the larger size. Hope they offer it again soon. Highly recommend this product.
Reply · Report · Janet M on Feb 18, 2015
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Is this sunscreen photostable?
A shopper on Jan 7, 2015
Best Answer: If you mean does it appear white on the skin under lights, then yes it is photostable meaning there is no sign of it. It's completely light weight and invisible once applied. My dermatologist recommended it to me and it's been great.
Reply · Report · maggie s on Jan 7, 2015
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Does this sunscreen prevent you from getting dark from the sun? ( I'm an Asian and we always want to be as light as we can...lol)
A shopper on Aug 8, 2014
Best Answer: Hello, I can't answer your question specifically, as I use this sunscreen mostly in the Caribbean when the sun is very strong and I am at the beach. However, I get a light tan very gradually and never burn even there. Also, I have sensitive skin and other sunscreens irritate my skin. This one never does. I really like this product
Reply · Report · Joanne B on Aug 9, 2014
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I moisturize my face and then put on a primer, and then my makeup. My question is this: when should I put this on?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2014
Best Answer: I usually put this on after I cleanse and tone. This is a light product and seems to work well before I use my regular moisturizer!
Reply · Report · Sarah Z on Jun 4, 2014
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Does this come in a pump or a flip top to dispense the product?
Sara S on May 13, 2014
Best Answer: The larger bottle has a flip top, the smaller bottle has a cap that unscrews
Reply · Report · kalee c on May 19, 2014
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Hi, is this product against getting tan due to the UV? I don't want my face get dark after the summer. Thank you~~
ss z on Apr 29, 2014
Best Answer: I have not gotten any tan while using this product. It goes on smoothly and
does not hurt my eyes.
Reply · Report · Donna A on Apr 29, 2014
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Is this a replacemnt of 'Ultra Light Daily UV Defense'? Can this be applied on face before the foundation? If I just want to have some prduct which is exactly the same as ' Ultra Light Daily UV Defense', shall I purchase this one or BB cream one?
A shopper on Apr 3, 2014
Best Answer: I use this product every single day under foundation. It is lightweight, non-greasy and very effective for sun protection and as a light moisturizer that does not interfere in any way with the look or feel of other makeup. I would definitely recommend over the BB cream for a more polished look and lighter texture.
Reply · Report · Cheri C on Apr 3, 2014
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Is this product BROAD SPECTRUM? My dermatologist said I needed to make sure it specifically said the product was "broad spectrum."
A shopper on Jun 20, 2013
Best Answer: Excellent product - it is the only Sun Screen I will use on my face.
I find it too expensive to use for whole body.
Reply · Report · Teresa F on Aug 18, 2013
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Does anyone know if this product is water or sweat proof? I have it but it does not say anything on the bottle. I want to know if I should bother using it before a run or at the beach, or if it is best for walking around the city. Thanks!
Sarah S on Feb 26, 2013
Best Answer: I use this during the summer, as I am out in the sun from 8-16 hours. I have never checked to see if it is waterproof or not. I do sweat out there, and I will pat my face with a clean paper towel and reapply by patting it on.
Reply · Report · Stella M on Apr 9, 2013
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i hv a oily skin n unfair sjin. dark spot n some marks in my face .which cream is good for me?
A shopper on May 16, 2012
Best Answer: i used to have dark spots and my skin can be oily in the summer. i use the super fluid uv defense spf 50 and used its predecessor for my sunscreen. i never had a problem with either. highly recommend it. the only other sunscreen i used is neutrogena but kiehl's lasts longer and use it whenever i ski or spend time at the beach. would not be without it and i have used very expensive sunscreens from dematologists as well as department stores and pharamcies. this one is my favorite.
Reply · Report · randy s on May 17, 2012
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Does this contain Zinc Oxide?
A shopper on Feb 22, 2015
Best Answer: No zinc oxide in this product
Reply · Report · Se Mi L on Feb 22, 2015
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Do I put an SPF before moisturizer and eye cream or after????
Hilary L on Jan 4, 2015
Best Answer: I put on SPF after all moisturizers have been applied. Then I apply foundation and makeup. It sort of acts as a primer for makeup.
Reply · Report · Jennifer S on Jan 5, 2015
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How many uses can you get out of the small size?
A shopper on Nov 12, 2014
Best Answer: A month's worth of daily applications
Reply · Report · Connie L on Nov 12, 2014
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Does it contain Zinc Oxide or Titanium dioxide?
A shopper on Aug 30, 2014
Best Answer: I don't believe it contains zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. If it does you cannot tell from the appearance. It "soaks" in nicely and does not leave any noticeable color.
Reply · Report · Maude e Y on Aug 31, 2014
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when these products will expire if i buy them online?
A shopper on Jul 24, 2014
Best Answer: I use this product year round on a daily basis, as per my dermatologist. I live in the northeast, nort there it's warm year round, so there's never an opportunity for it to expire. As an aside, great product !!!
Reply · Report · Sharon N on Jul 25, 2014
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I am combination skin, so I worry about this product will be greasy. I am not sure this one suit to me?
LIlili on May 14, 2014
Best Answer: I find that it soaks in nicely and does not leave a greasy feel. Be sure to shake bottle before using though.
Reply · Report · Terri N on May 17, 2014
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Is this sunscreen water-proof?
Switt J on May 12, 2014
Best Answer: Not to my knowledge
Reply · Report · Terri N on May 16, 2014
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Is this for body or face? Is it waterproof/resistant? I can't access the larger picture to read the print... Thanks
Patricia F on May 5, 2014
Best Answer: I use it daily on face, but you could use it on your body. It is not waterproof.
Reply · Report · Terri N on May 17, 2014
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Does this product contain lanolin?
A shopper on Jun 23, 2013
Best Answer: According to the back of the bottle/package, there is no lanolin listed. If it goes by another name, I'd be happy to look for you...
Reply · Report · Cathleen B on Jun 24, 2013
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How long can the 1.7 fl.oz bottle last if used daily?
A shopper on May 16, 2013
Best Answer: Months. I still have mine and it's 9 mos old, but I don't use daily, but would say at least 3 mos given how I use it.
Reply · Report · Maggie H on Jun 4, 2013
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Can this be used as a normal outdoor sun screen for the face and hands etc?
is it suitable for wheatish complexion - Asian pacific origin?
Preeti M on May 3, 2013
Best Answer: Yes. I'm not Asian Pacific, but I have a lot of yellow/olive undertones and have a lot of hyperpigmentation on my face. This sunscreen doesn't cause me to breakout and has a high spf for such a light weight formulation. If you were to go higher in spf it tends to be heavier with a white cast (from my experience). I really like this sunscreen.
Reply · Report · Heidi Q on May 3, 2013
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Does this product have silcones?
A shopper on Jan 29, 2013
Best Answer: I really likethis product, it puts me in charge, it is not build in to the moistureriser, it is super effective, smoth and not at all sticky and lasts a long time.I give it 5 stars,
Reply · Report · Edda S on Jan 30, 2013
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The product says Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB protection. I was wondering how much UVA protection does it have? Is it PA +/PA++/PA+++? Thanks in advance!
Christy H on Jan 27, 2013
Best Answer: I don't know what that means but just wanted to say how much I like this stuff, non greasy, works well as sunscreen, makes my skin feel really soft and I never get rashy like I have with other brands
Reply · Report · Robin W on Jan 27, 2013
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can i purchase this item in the uk?
A shopper on Jul 29, 2012
Best Answer: You may be able tofind this great product at a spa in the uk. However you can also purchase it online on the website and have it delivered.
Reply · Report · Ashish P on Jul 29, 2012
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Is there zinc in your product? What are the sunscreens?
Amy Z on Apr 8, 2015
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Does this sunscreen have dimethicone?
A shopper on Apr 8, 2015
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What is the difference between kiehls ultra light daily uv defense spf 50 and Super fluid uv defense spf 50?
lusolla on Mar 25, 2015
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does this have Mexoryl XL?
A shopper on Feb 11, 2015
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do you sell a larger bottle than 1.7 fl oz?
A shopper on Jan 24, 2015
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When will this be back in stock?
A shopper on Dec 15, 2014
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When can I buy a Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+ ? It has been out of stock for almost 2 weeks.
Soohyuk B on Dec 3, 2014
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I check every day and still get "out of stock" answer How long is this product going to be unavailable?
marilyn o p on Dec 1, 2014
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why does Kiehl's use so many chemicals in this product, one of them is recognized as extremely unsafe and cancer causing...Oyybenzone.
I love the light solution but worry about the abundance of chemicals???
A shopper on Sep 18, 2014
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what is the active ingredience of this product?
jia l on Aug 4, 2014
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Hi, I am getting used to use Kiehl's sun cream, which is dermatologist solutions,ULTRA LIGHT DAILY UV DEFENSE SPF50. I bought in Hongkong. But i could find the same product here.Is there the same product here?
A shopper on Jun 26, 2014
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what's the difference between this sunscreen and the Ultra Light Daily UV defense sold in China?
Shen R on Jun 17, 2014
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Keihls,
Which of your sunscreens contain zinc? My understanding is that in order to be really effective, a sunscreen should contain about 9% zinc.

Thank you,
Terry
Terry S on Jun 7, 2014
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What is the difference between the Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+ and the Facial Fuel UV Guard SPF 50+? Thanks!
Mark J on May 17, 2014
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How long is this good for after opening? Does it have a printed expiration date?
Lisa P on Mar 25, 2014
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Does the Super Fluid UV Defense SPF 50+ contain paragons?

Thanks!
Suzanne C on Jan 28, 2014
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How effective is the SPF 5 months past the expirations date?
A shopper on Dec 17, 2013
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I intend to buy this sunscreen, may I know the expiration date for this product?
A shopper on Nov 16, 2013
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Do you have a MSDS related to this product?
Jia L on May 17, 2013
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does this sunscreen work well for individuals with melasma? Does it contain zinc oxide or titanium oxide?
A shopper on May 5, 2013
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Hi i've been using uv defense spf 50+ for 4-5 years but i didn't see sign PA+++ , so Is there including PA+++ ? or not
please let me know thanks
luke c on Apr 21, 2013
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I have very oily and very fair/freckly skin. I am looking for a high quality, all purpose moisturizer and sunblock. It must be oil free and I would love it to actually mattify. I know....tall order. For those of you with similar skin type, how does this product fare?

Thanks so much in advance for your responses.
suzy d on Sep 21, 2012
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I am excited about the product but need clarification/more information on the description used - breakdown of collagen and elastin. Could someone please explain?
A shopper on Sep 15, 2012
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My face is very sensitive and I would like to try a sample before I buy. Is there a sample you could send with my order?
Rebecca B on Jul 16, 2012
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is this UV Defense Spf50+ oil-free. Is it suitable for oily skin?
A shopper on Jun 24, 2012
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28 days. Guaranteed or your money back.

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