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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean


@Porcelain wrote:

Seriously check out the ColorScience website. They have all sorts of makeup products with sunscreen in them. Even an eye cream with SPF 35. Foundations, primers, concealers... And of course they also have regular sunscreen as well.


 

 

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I really like that CS Even Up Perfecter! But for $125 I just can't afford it. Bought it once and I was done because of the cost.

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean

@Porcelain 

I actually have some colorescience but I haven't opened it yet. It does make good sense to me since you brush it on and you're not completely eradicating what's underneath it. 

I'm confident the one I'm using is a good sunscreen as well but the idea that anything under it can last through all the rubbing in doesn't seem possible!

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean

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@Andreatoo   Moisturizer first, Primer second, Sunscreen third.  Let each layer dry before applying the other ones.  If you can get a foundation with SPF, you won't need the sunscreen.  I wear tinted moisturizers and they always have SPF.

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean


@Andreatoo wrote:

@Porcelain 

I actually have some colorescience but I haven't opened it yet. It does make good sense to me since you brush it on and you're not completely eradicating what's underneath it. 

I'm confident the one I'm using is a good sunscreen as well but the idea that anything under it can last through all the rubbing in doesn't seem possible!


I think you're right. Really rubbing in any product will also mess up anything underneath. 

 

You shouldn't need to rub sunscreen that much. After a certain point, you'd be getting too thin of a layer. If it won't stop looking white unless you rub it all to heck, you might need a tinted version instead.

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean

@Andreatoo 

 

Where did you hear that you can’t wear primer or foundation on top of sunscreen?

I’m just curious.

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean

I found this on google search:

 

"Which goes on first moisturizer or sunscreen?"
 
"A sunscreen with a physical block like titanium dioxide or zinc oxide can be applied last, after a serum or moisturizer. ... Bottom line: Apply chemical sunscreens or serums that need to be absorbed first, barriers like moisturizers, makeup, and physical block sunscreens last."
 
So it appears there are differences depending on the type of sunscreen used.
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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean

Per the dermatologist: Sunscreen IS your moisturizer. Let it dry then proceed with whatever else you use such as primer and foundation. 

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean


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@Andreatoo 

 

Where did you hear that you can’t wear primer or foundation on top of sunscreen?

I’m just curious.


@LTT1 

I haven't heard that I was just wondering if it would work

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean


@Porcelain wrote:

@Andreatoo wrote:

@Porcelain 

I actually have some colorescience but I haven't opened it yet. It does make good sense to me since you brush it on and you're not completely eradicating what's underneath it. 

I'm confident the one I'm using is a good sunscreen as well but the idea that anything under it can last through all the rubbing in doesn't seem possible!


I think you're right. Really rubbing in any product will also mess up anything underneath. 

 

You shouldn't need to rub sunscreen that much. After a certain point, you'd be getting too thin of a layer. If it won't stop looking white unless you rub it all to heck, you might need a tinted version instead.


@Porcelain 

Will the mineral sunscreen dry clear if I give it a few minutes?

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Re: Does wearing a mineral sunscreen mean

I usually use serum, moisturizer, sunscreen, primer, foundation.  Sometimes I use a moisturizer with SPF and skip the additional sunscreen.  Sometimes I use a tinted sunscreen, skip the primer and just a light touch of powder foundation over that -- right now I'm liking SkinCeuticals