Top 10 Sunscreens for Sensitive Skin


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Cleure Natural Zinc Oxide Sunscreen
Cleure Natural Zinc Oxide Sunscreen
Cleure Natural Zinc Oxide Sunscreen
Amazon.com

What it is: Cleure Natural Zinc Oxide Sunscreen is made with 100 percent pure shea butter, non-micronized titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. To make sure it doesn't irritate sensitive skin, Cleure made this lotion free of parabens, gluten, salicylate, sulfates and fragrances. In fact, it's so gentle that it's not as effective at protecting the wearer from the sun's rays: The company recommends Cleure users wear a hat or shelter themselves with an umbrella and apply the sunscreen often. Cleure Natural is hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic. The lower SPF and overall protection may make this product best-suited for everyday, under-makeup wear rather than for a full day at the beach.

SPF: 15

How much it costs: A 6-ounce (about 177.5-milliliter) tube costs $22.

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