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Obagi Sun Shield Matte™ Broad Spectrum SPF 50

(2 customer reviews)

28.46 inc. VAT

Obagi Sun Shield Matte™ Broad Spectrum SPF 50 offers broad spectrum protection from both UVA and UVB rays in a sheer, matte finish to reduce shine as well as sun protection factor 50 using chemical and physical ingredients. Zinc Oxide deflects the UV rays, while Homosalate and Ostisalate absorb and release radiation.

SPF 50 is recommended for daily use by the Skin Cancer Foundation to protect your skin from daily exposure to UVA and UVB rays.

Obagi Sun Shield Matte™ Broad Spectrum SPF 50 provides broad spectrum, sun factor protection 50 using chemical and physical ingredients. Zinc Oxide deflects the UV rays, while Homosalate and Octisalate absorb and release radiation.

Obagi Sun Shield Matte™ has a matte finish to prevent oiliness and shine, is non-comedogenic (so won't block pores), hypoallergenic, fragrance-free and dermatologist-tested, making it suitable for all skin types. An essential step in your morning skin care regime, it is suitable for use with all Obagi Systems.

Did you know? Daily exposure to UVA and UVB without SPF protection damages your skin’s collagen and elastin, causing short term effects such as burns, and long term concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. Exposure to UV rays contributes to the development of skin cancer.

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Benefits

Sheer, matte finish is non-greasy
Recommended for Daily Use by the Skin Cancer Foundation
Broad spectrum protection from damaging UVA and UVB rays
Physical and Chemical sun protection using Zinc Oxide and Octisalate

How to use

Apply to thoroughly cleansed and toned skin as the last step in your skin care routine. Massage into the skin to cover the entire face and neck evenly. Reapply every 2 hours when in the sun.

Reviews

2 reviews for Obagi Sun Shield Matte™ Broad Spectrum SPF 50

  1. CMG

    It really protects and isn’t visible on the skin. It is the only brand of sun screen that I’ve used for several years.

  2. DM

    Perfect sun cream, not greasy and keeps my skin protected and hydrated.

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FAQs

Understanding the Power of Skincare

Should I wear SPF every day?

Yes, you should aim to wear an SPF every day.

Is there a non-greasy SPF suitable for Oily skin?

Obagi Sun Shield Matte has a matte finish to prevent oiliness and shine, making it suitable for Oily skin. Obagi Sun Shield Matte SPF50 is also non-comedogenic, meaning it won't block pores.

What does broad spectrum mean?

Broad spectrum SPF will protect your skin from both UVA and UVB rays.

Ingredient Spotlight

Beautiful Skincare backed by Science

Zinc

Zinc oxide is regarded as the safest, most effective ingredient in SPF. Less irritating than chemical SPF, zinc oxide offers mineral protection and works by scattering and absorbing UV rays

Homosalate

Homosalate is a type of salicylate, an organic compound. Salicylates prevent direct skin exposure from the sun’s harmful rays by absorbing Ultraviolet (UV) light

Broad Spectrum SPF

Broad Spectrum SPF protects your skin from both UVA and UVB rays. UVA rays cause premature ageing in the skin, while UVB rays cause sunburn and contribute to skin cancer

Obagi Sun Protection

Protecting your skin from sun damage is one of the most important and easiest steps in your skin care routine to protect against sun damage and to prevent skin ageing.

Obagi’s range of sun protectors have been formulated to suit a range of skin types and needs. Each product in the Obagi Sun Protection range provides either physical, chemical or combined protection against harmful UVA, UVB and IR rays, in a range of different finishes.

What’s the difference?

UVA rays contribute to the development of skin cancer, and are known to accelerate signs of ageing.

UVB rays cause short term side effects such as sunburn, but can also lead to the development of skin cancer, hyperpigmentation and signs of photo-ageing.

IR rays (infrared radiation) cause the production of free radicals, which usually lead to fine lines and wrinkles, inflammation, loss of skin elasticity and premature ageing. When combined with UV rays, IR is also shown to inflict cumulative damage.

Top tip: The easiest way to remember which type of radiation causes which type of damage by looking at their names: UVA rays = Ageing, UVB rays = Burning.