This is a quick drying clear, liquid sun protection with photo stable UVA and UVB filters in a unique formulation. The idea of P20 is that you apply it once a day for 10 hour protection. This reminds me of my childhood on holidays. I sat in the shade with P20 on and refused to come home with even an extra freckle. Seeing as I am a red head, a tomato complexion just wouldn’t work. The consistency is light and the product is fast drying so it doesn’t leave an oily residue on the skin. Be careful though as this product can often stain white clothes. I would recommend this product if you are going to be partaking in a lot of swimming activities while away. However, I recommend you apply this product in the morning, then throughout the day using a separate sun cream.
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SPF is something we should wear everyday, not just when we travel abroad. With holiday season upon us, we are rushing out to pharmacies and Penneys to pick up our travel essentials. I thought I would share with you my top picks when it comes to SPF and sun cream textures. Personally I hate the feel of thick sun cream on my skin, I have a pale complexion so I don’t want to become whiter with a thick dollop of sun cream!
So let’s have a look at our options:
Riemann P20 Once A Day Sun Protection Spray SPF50+ 200ml –
€32.99 – Boots
OIL-FREE Sun Cream – Next to near impossible to find but here are my top picks:
La Roche Posay Anthelios XL Extreme Face Fluid SPF50 50ml – I know I said I wasn’t going to focus on facial sun cream but this one is a product not to be missed. It is also perfect for anyone with sensitive skin or with eczema. I suffer with eczema on my arms and this sun cream would be my one of my favourites. Expensive but worth it and it comes in a few different sizes. This is my top pick for oil-free sun creams. This particular product is recommended for anyone prone to oily skin.
€19.50 – Llyods Pharmacy
Jack Black Oil-Free Sun Guard SPF 45 – This is a sun cream I have yet to try but you can buy it on one of my favourite shopping sites, Cloud 10 Beauty. Not only does this product have an incredibly high SPF but it states that it is oil-free and in a 118ml tube.
€19.50 – www.cloud10beauty.com
These products are expensive but worth the investment. I used them last summer and will be repurchasing before my holiday, later this summer. For anyone concerned with the aging process the Murad range would be a great addition to your collection.
€32.50 – www.cloud10beauty.com