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Can anyone recommend one? My skin is ridiculously oily (I've been using Differin for several years, and while it keeps my skin clear, there seems to be a trade-off in oiliness) and most sunscreens turn me into an oil slick in less than an hour. To make matters worse my skin reacts to most chemical sunscreens so I generally need a physical sunscreen (e.g. something zinc oxide based).
Ideally I'd like something I can wear under my foundation, or a sort of BB cream/tinted sunscreen. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Clinique city block sheer spf 25 might suit you or have a look online for cerave sunscreen. They do a body one that is almost identical, I believe, to the facial one but you get more in the tube with the body sunscreen. I don't know how the cerave sunscreen feels by I have used and liked their cream/ lotions.
I have extremely oily skin (it's greasy an hour after I wash my face) and highly recommend Shu Uemura UV under base. It's a mousse type product, SPF30 and does an amazing job of controlling oil. Not greasy whatsoever. Just pat it on over your skincare and before makeup, it works like a primer.
I use Clinique City Block spf 40 and am very happy with it BUT I was told on here that it isn't full spectrum sun screen - ie suitable for day to day protection on the average British day but not for sunny days. The fact the dont have a star rating on the packaging makes me suspect that this is true.
I am gutted as I love it. Keep planning to call them to find out the truth...but obv never get round to it.
Update - so I went to the Clinique counter today. Apparently it is only for 'incidental sun' ie when you walk from the car to house. Hmmm I am annoyed. They market it as a 'block' but it isn't. I have been wearing it for long periods when out and about. Prob given myself loads of wrinkles by using the wrong product