Customer reviews & ratings
A MUST HAVE SUNSCREEN
I HAVE HAD PRE SKIN CANCER ON MY NOSE AND HAVE HAD THE SPOTS BURNED OFF AND THEN STARTED TO USE AVEENO SUN SCREEN AND HAVE NOT HAD ANY SPOTS RETURN. I DO USE EVERY DAY RAIN OR SHINE.
First time using Aveeno. Usually use Coppertone or Water Babies. Very pleased with the texture. Leaves skin a little white, so I'm using thin layers. I use alone or under face make up.
Good product / weird scent
This was remcomedi by my dermatologist to use . It works well . Have to keep applying it. Does keep a thick coat on your skin. Does have a Add sort of scent to it.
I feel this is a very good sunscreen as it contains almost 22% zinc oxide. It is thick
Good coverage, but looks caked on
I've been using Aveeno sunscreen for a year now. I got this specific product for my face which gets so red and sensitive in the sun. I really wish the sunscreen would rub in, but it never does. When applied, there is still white sitting above my skin. Washing off the lotion is even more of a challenge than rubbing it in. I do enjoy this product and believe the protection is very strong but if you're looking for something to blend in, try another lotion.
Didn't like it
It is so thick and hard to put on. It hurts to put it on since it's so thick. I will never buy this one again
This stuff is far too thick... and heavy!! :(
It is very difficult to spread over your face and makes your face look white. Terrible product I won't purchase again.
Leaves a white residue that flakes off when it dries out. will be returning.
so thick and sticky hard to rub on
I have used Aveeno sunscreens for many years and have always been very happy with them. I saw this was a new product so I decided to give it a try. Im sorry to say I did not care for it. It was very thick, felt sticky going on, was too white and pasty after application and in my opinion left a weird smell on my skin. I will not purchase this one again but will stick with their other sunscreens instead.
Horrible itchy rash
I bought this product because other chemical based aveeno sunscreens never irritated my skin and I wanted to try a mineral sunscreen. I applied it to my arms and legs before heading outside and later that evening started itching like crazy. I developed a bumpy itchy rash everywhere the sunscreen was applied. Now I'm on a hunt to figure out which ingredient caused this reaction. It's awful and I do not recommend if you've had skin reactions to sunscreen.
First off, I am pale with red-hair and freckles with more severe sunburns than I can count. Because of this, I also struggle with dry skin and am increasingly reactive to even the slightest sun exposure. But, this stuff is great- thick and pasty upon first applying but I swear it's HELPED my skin overall. Less fine lines. Smoother and find make-up moisturizer almost glides in when sunscreen applied first. Love this as does my dermatologist. If you're fair and prone to sunburns, Zinc needs to be in your skincare arsenal!
Horrible to wash off
I bought this for my sensitive skin, after 4 hours on the golf course i could not was it off. I sued dove soap, clarifying shampoo, regular shampoo. After server attempts It was still embedded in my skin. After all the attempts to remove it my skin was more than irritated.
The worst sunscreen I've ever tried
I don't understand how anyone could leave a good review on this sunscreen it will not rub in and leaves you with a terrible white cast, to top it all off will not come off in the shower and leaves you with a cakey feeling
Red bump rash
3 days after using this product I developed a red raised bumpy rash where I applied the sunscreen. It did prevent a sunburn but now I'm dealing with the rash.
Great for sensitive skin people!
I've been applying this product on my face for 5 months now. It's amazing and this is the only formula that doesn't break my skin out. I can't use the mineral sensitive skin sunscreen (FOR FACE) because the tocopherol acetate aka Vitamin E clogs my oily sensitive skin. This formulation doesn't have Vitamin E which is great!
The texture is thick and tacky but dries to a powdery finish after 20-30 minutes. I enjoy that this has 21.6% zinc oxide because it means that I am protected by both UVA and UVB. This does leave a noticeable white cast due to the high zinc oxide content but gradually fades after 30 minutes to an hour depending on the individual. For me, I rather use a sunscreen that gives a white cast than use chemical sunscreens that cause coral reef bleaching.
FYI, sunscreen in combination with actively avoiding sun exposure is the best way to avoid pre-mature aging, sun damage and skin cancer. Slathering any kind of sunscreen at the recommended dosage does not fully ensure sun protection. The best way is so wear protective clothing, active sun avoidance and sunscreen to reap the full benefits.
My only beef is that when I apply this on my face, I have to apply it quickly and evenly because it can pill and ball up if it dries. Otherwise, I sincerely hope that aveeno doesn't change the formula for this sunscreen. Please dont! This is the only sunscreen that doesnt break me out.
Not greasy and no stinging
Traditional sunscreen usually stings my face which feels more burning than the sun and makes me feel clogged and heavy faced, but this doesn't! The lotion itself is thick and it will leave white streaks if you apply it straight on. Try dabbing bits all over your face and then rub it in. It does leave a bit of a soft powdery feel, but it ia better than grease.
I have yet to e experience it in the heat of summer, but from what my summer camp peers have said, it lasts.
I've also read that its an inert mineral and has a lesser impact in waters than traditional sunscreen chemicals. So I feel a little more comfortable being in the water with it.
I was thrilled to find a sunscreen for my sensitive skin that also included Zinc Oxide. It was a little on the heavier side but I didn't mind until I noticed it turned my face and neck completely yellow. It was impossible to get off as well. Disappointed
A must tryy im telling ya!
My skin is so fair and so many products ive tryed have been harsh . But THIS RIGHT HERE ! Is perfect light weight smells nice and feels even better! Its also affordable. Ive spent so much money on products not knowing if anything will work and i finally found it !