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Product Review: Clarins UV Plus Day Screen High Protection SPF 40


Clarins UV Plus Day Screen High Protection SPF 40

is the ultimate natural, non-chemical day screen. It has anti-UV and anti-pollution protection with 100% micronized, microdispersed mineral filters that guarantees optimal tolerance for even the most delicate skin

Clarins Day Screen is a mineral-based sunscreen with the consistency of a thin lotion. It’s part of the suncreen sampler I bought from Sephora.

The lotion spreads easily on the skin and leaves it with a matte finish. I prefer a dewier look but I was glad it didn’t leave that greasy sunscreen shine.

I wore my usual bare minerals foundation and powder over it. I thought the matte lotion made my skin look a little dull, even with the subtle brilliance of the bare minerals.

This white lotion has a pleasant scent, more like a moisturizer than a sunscreen. It was a hot, sunny day here today and I spent a lot of time in my car. I am happy to report I made it home without a sun burn. The lotion washed off easily with facial soap and water.

I like the idea that this sunscreen is a high SPF but I’m not sure I would reach for it again.

However, if you like a matte finish and want to control shine, this could be the product for you.

Waiting for the Sun


Sephora has a new sampler kit that features a whole bagful of premium sun protection products.

I just purchased the kit so I can review the products for you.

100% of the net profits from the sales of this set will be donated to The Skin Cancer Foundation

Sephora Sun Safety Kit

Set includes:
0.14 oz Murad Essential-C Eye Cream SPF 15

0.23 oz DDF Protect and Correct UV Moisturizer SPF 15
0.5 oz Jack Black Double Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20
0.25 oz Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer All Day Defense Lotion SPF 30

1.0 oz Anthony Logistics Facial Moisturizer SPF 15

0.1 oz Clarins UV Plus Day Screen High Protection SPF 40

0.34 oz Korres Watermelon Sunscreen Face Cream SPF 30

0.33 oz Cosmedicine Medi-matte Oil Control Lotion SPF 20

0.08 oz Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Cream SPF 55 PA+++

0.25 oz Ole Henriksen Herbal Day Cream SPF 15

0.4 oz Philosophy Hope in a Jar SPF 20

0.25 oz Smashbox Photo Finish UVA/UVB SPF 15

0.01 oz Bare Escentuals BareMinerals Well-Rested for Eyes SPF 30

expandable, brightly colored beach bag made from recycled plastic.

Stay tuned for more after the kit arrives.