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RESIST Super-Light Wrinkle Defense SPF 30

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    This gentle, mineral-based moisturizer with sunscreen shields from sun damage & fortifies skin with potent antioxidants for fewer visible lines and wrinkles. A universally perfect, lightly tinted mineral-based anti-aging moisturizer with SPF protection that minimizes shine by absorbing excess oil. This is a daytime anti-aging moisturizer someone with oily/combination skin will love and never want to be without!

    • Anti-Aging, Enlarged Pores, Rosacea, Wrinkles
    • Combination, Oily Skin
    • Potent antioxidants repair skin & stimulate collagen production
    • Broad-spectrum zinc oxide prevents wrinkles & brown spots
    • Sheer tint works beautifully for all skin tones
    • Antioxidants restore pivotal elements for skin
    • Silky lotion texture leaves a soft matte finish, perfectly prepped for makeup

    What makes this product unique?
    RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 is a daytime moisturizer with sunscreen designed for combination to oily skin with signs of aging. Its multi-purpose formula not only protects skin from sun damage, but also fortifies it with potent antioxidants to repair and stimulate collagen production for firmer skin. You will see a more even skin color, fewer visible lines and wrinkles, and the return of a younger healthy-looking glow.

    This gentle, mineral-based formula has a sheer tint that works beautifully for all skin tones, whether worn alone or under foundation. An amazingly silky lotion texture leaves a soft matte finish that perfectly preps skin, allowing makeup to apply smoothly and evenly (no primer needed).

    Pure, refined zinc oxide provides remarkable broad-spectrum protection without making skin more oily or triggering breakouts. It is perfect for sensitive skin or rosacea and great for use around the eye area. Daily sun protection is crucial for preventing wrinkles and brown spots, while still allowing skin to look fresh, even, and healthy.

    All Paula’s Choice products are 100% fragrance free, clinically proven to be non-irritating, and never tested on animals.

    What does it do?
    RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 has a multi-purpose formula that protects skin from sun damage and fortifies it with state-of-the-art antioxidants. You’ll see a more even-looking skin tone from first use, and with daily use you’ll see that skin feels and looks firmer. Skin will also begin to look younger and more even toned. This unbelievably light and silky moisturizer leaves a soft matte finish that perfectly preps skin for makeup, no primer needed.

    Who is this product for?
    RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 is best for combination to oily skin, and also suitable for sensitive, breakout-prone, or rosacea-affected skin. Ideal for those struggling with wrinkles, brown spots, and oily skin plus breakouts.

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    Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide 13% (broad-spectrum sunscreen agent).

    Other Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane (hydration), PEG-12 Dimethicone (texture enhancer), PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone (texture enhancer), Lauroyl Lysine (skin-conditioning agent), Sodium Chloride (stabilizer), Trihydroxystearin (texture-enhancing), Dimethicone Crosspolymer (suspending agent), Resveratrol (antioxidants), Quercetin (antioxidants), Epigallocatechin Gallate (antioxidants), Tocopheryl Acetate (vitamin E/antioxidant), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Adenosine (skin-restoring), Bisabolol (skin-soothing), Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (skin-soothing), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract (antioxidant), Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract (astaxanthin/antioxidant), Hydrolyzed Corn Starch (texture-enhancing/mattifying agent), Polysorbate 80 (texture-enhancing), Hydrated Silica (texture-enhancing/mattifying agent), Triethoxycaprylylsilane (texture enhancer), C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate (emollient texture enhancer), Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate (texture enhancer), Caprylyl Glycol (preservatives), Hexylene Glycol (preservatives), Ethylhexylglycerin (preservatives), Iron Oxide (CI77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Phenoxyethanol (preservatives).

    Use as the last step in your morning skincare routine. Apply liberally to face, eye area, and neck 15 minutes before sun exposure. Use a water-resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. Reapply at least every 2 hours if skin is exposed to sun.

    Should I reapply RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 during the day?

    For casual wear, meaning less than four hours total time out in the sun, it is not necessary to reapply sunscreen as you will be protected all day. The FDA recommends you reapply sunscreen every two hours which is an option to consider. Alternately, you can touch up your sun protection by applying a pressed powder with sunscreen, such as Paula's Choice Healthy Finish with SPF 15. Those spending the majority of their day indoors do not need to reapply—you will be protected all day.

    How is RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 different from Skin Balancing Ultra-Sheer Daily Defense SPF 30?

    Although both products provide excellent broad-spectrum sun protection, RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 does this via the mineral sunscreen zinc oxide while Skin Balancing Ultra-Sheer Daily Defense SPF 30 uses avobenzone and other sunscreen actives. Both formulas offer anti-aging benefits: Each contains antioxidants to help defend skin against signs of aging as well as cell-communicating and skin-repairing ingredients to help skin look and act younger. Texture-wise, the Skin Balancing formula is lighter and more fluid (it's a thin lotion) whereas RESIST Super-Light has a incredibly sheer-cream texture. Either will feel wonderful on combination to oily skin, while the RESIST Super-Light is the more mattifying of the two.

    Is RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 suitable for rosacea?

    Yes. Not only is the formula fragrance-free (like every other Paula's Choice product) it contains the gentle mineral active zinc oxide plus proven anti-irritants and antioxidants that work to reduce inflammation. When inflammation is reduced, skin appears less red and looks more even.

    Is RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 the only Paula's Choice moisturizer with sunscreen that provides anti-aging benefits?

    Definitely not! Every Paula's Choice daytime moisturizer with sunscreens as well as our "body" sunscreens (which can also be applied to the face) provide broad-spectrum sun protection and contain antioxidants for enhanced defense and antiaging benefits.

    Is RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense SPF 30 suitable for breakout-prone skin?

    Yes. Despite containing 13% zinc oxide, this formula was designed so that the zinc oxide "floats" over skin rather than settling into pores. This is accomplished via silicone technology, which also enables the zinc oxide to be cosmetically elegant—a difference you will see and feel with each use!

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    HG Sunscreen

    I was actually pretty skeptical about this sunscreen on the first place because I was scared that the tint will make my skin either too light or too dark. So I started with just the sample, and to my surprise, I fell in love instantly with this sunscreen. I just finished my second pack of the sample size, and have ordered the full size because now I feel like I can not leave the house without putting it on. The tint really fits all skin colour I supposed, and I love that the tint pretty much helps cover up those redness I sometimes have on my skin. It leaves your skin with a matte finishing, nothing shiny, but at the same time not drying your skin. In terms of smell, it did not have that typical sunscreen smell, and I think it kind of smell like henna, haha, but I have no problem with it. As long as it works wonders :)

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