Seeking Non-oily Sunblock - Does It Exist?

Updated on February 15, 2011
S. asks from Frisco, TX
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The moms on this sight are so much more savvy than I about skin products. Is there a moisturizer with sunblock that does not leave your face somewhat greasy feeling?
Thanks in advance!

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Thank you so much for sharing all your product suggestions with me. I will be going shopping with my daughter on Friday, and am so eager to check out those new (to me) sunblocks.
I truly appreciate your time,

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answers from Columbus on

I like Matte Finish Photo-Age Protection SPF 30 from DDF - Doctor's Dermatologic Formula. I got it at Sephora in the Penney's in Flower Mound. It doesn't feel greasy at all. I use a Retin A product, so I need good protection and it has worked well for me.

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answers from Dallas on

I use Oil of Olay Daily Defense spf 15 for every day. It's really light and works well. If you're going to the park or pool though, you will definately want a stronger sunscreen.



answers from Albuquerque on

Hi S.! I agree that Arbonne's Before Sun Skin Care system is absolutely the best out there. Because Arbonne never uses mineral oil, animal products or by-products, or chemical dyes or fragrances in any of our products, they are not greasy. I've included some more info about our various Sun Care products below. My husband, son and I have personally all used these products and love them! Please feel free to PM me back if you have any questions. Enjoy the sunny weather!

Save Face & Body, SPF 15
Use this moisturizing sunscreen alone or under makeup. Formulated with an effective UVA absorber, it protects against sun damage.

Damage Control, SPF 30, Water Resistant
This water resistant formula includes sunscreen and helps prevent sunburn, even after 40 minutes of water activity.

Lip Saver, SPF 30
With SPF 30, this product provides maximum preventative care … including antioxidant ingredients that refresh, rejuvenate and soothe.

Glow With It, After Sun Lotion
This formula contains avocado oil that moisturizes and repairs dry skin, leaving it soft and smooth, while hydrating skin. It also includes ingredients that help restore the skin’s delicate moisture balance.

To the Rescue, Hair Protectant
Enjoy the sun and water without getting dry, damaged hair with this conditioning spray that detangles and adds a natural, healthy luster.

Made in the Shade, Self Tanner, SPF 15
Step into the shade and develop a deep, dark tan without the damaging effects of the sun thanks to this SPF 15, botanically-based self tanner.

Liquid Sunshine, Tan Enhancer, SPF 15
Increase the duration of tans, real or shade-made, with this SPF 15 formula that moisturizes skin while preventing sunburn and lengthening tan life.

Arbonne Baby Care Sunscreen SPF 30+
Protect baby’s delicate skin with this gentle, water-resistant sunscreen that provides broad-spectrum sun protection. Formulated with SPF 30+, this lotion provides maximum protection for sensitive skin.

M. O.
Executive Area Manager and Independent Consultant
Arbonne International
[email protected]


answers from Dallas on

I've had great experience with Clinique. Another good one I use regularly is Coppertone Oil Free Faces. When at the beach, I use the clear zinc oxide for extra protection.

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answers from Dallas on

I have loved Kiehls since I worked for Neiman Marcus (1994-2000). You can buy this product at several places. I think they even have a store in Highland Park. It's really reasonable in price, it lasts a LONG time, and it's natural. I have sensitive skin and I can wear this.

Check it out. I hope this helps!!!




answers from Dallas on

Hi S.,
How are you? We met a few weeks ago! I'm with Arbonne...
the Arbonne Sun Care line is phenomenal, and is not greasy. It works great and is safe for face w/o feeling oily. take a peek:

Try them risk free. Let me know if I can order you something and I will get it to you asap. I can promise you will love this line.




answers from Dallas on

Hi S.! I found a great new product last summer. It's called Sunforgettable made by Colorescience. It's a sunscreen powder made from minerals. It's pricey, but worth the money to me. I paid about $50 last year, but once you have the brush, you can buy refills cheaper. It comes in "clear" and "almost clear". You brush it on your face just like powder and it's a sunscreen. It doesn't even feel like a sunscreen. I can't stand that greasy feeling of other lotions. Mine is 30 spf. You can check their website for more information. It got mine in Allen at the Salons of Eaton Court. Good luck!




answers from Los Angeles on

I like Suntegrity Skincare All Natural Face Moisturizer SPF 30. A little goes a long way and it leaves a nice silky finish on your skin. It's not greasy at all. It costs about $45 a bottle, but should last 2-3 months with every day use. Also, this stuff is great if you have rosacea as it seems to take out some of the redness and evens out the skin tone.



answers from Dallas on

Hi there, I saw someone mentioned minerals....I carry a mineral makeup that gives you the look of flawless skin, covers very well, but doesnt feel heavy what so ever. It has an spf of 15! And it is water resistant. I know we hate the oily feeling but believe it or not, the oils in our skin help prevent wrinkles! If you have any questions you can call me!

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