Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Faces Ultra Gentle Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45+: Dermatocare Reviews
Pure & Free Baby Faces Ultra Gentle Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45+ is a good choice to protect the skin of your kid from the sun. It is a physical sunscreen that has zinc oxide and titanium dioxide as active ingredients and does not have chemical sunscreens that should be avoided in kids. It can also be used by adults with dry skin type. However, it might leave a white hue on the application.
Will it work?
Yes, it is broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF of 45 and is sweat and water resistant for 80 minutes. Unlike most chemical sunscreen that works by chemical reaction and releases heat on your skin, Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Faces Ultra Gentle Sunscreen is physical sunscreen that works by blocking UV rays and should not feel hot on application. Thus, your kid would feel more comfortable with this physical block as compared to a chemical sunscreen.
For which skin type?
Neutrogena Sensitive Skin Sunscreen has been formulated for skin of kids below the age of 13 or so. More precisely, it has a potent comedogenic ingredients and should not be used for kids who have already started breaking out. Likewise it is good choice for adults with dry skin type but might be occlusive for acne prone skin.
Is it safe?
Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Faces Ultra Gentle Sunscreen does not have any harmful ingredients.
Will it irritate sensitive skin?
Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Faces Ultra Gentle Sunscreen has few mild irritating ingredients but is free of chemical sunscreen ingredients. It has been awarded the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance for persons with eczema or sensitive skin conditions. The website mentions that the sunscreen does not irritate the eyes of kids and is tears free
DETAILED ANALYSIS OF INGREDIENTS
|Ingredient Type:||has both synthetic and natural ingredients|
|EWG :||3 (moderate hazard, for more details see, www.ewg.org)|
|Comedogenic Ing.:||isopropyl myristate has high comedogenecity|
|Irritating Ing.:||isopropyl myristate, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexyl glycerine|
Titanium dioxide 4.9%, Zinc oxide 4.7% are physical sunscreens.
|Base Ing.:||Has thick base suitable for skin of kids that have not started breaking out||Ingredient list:||Source: neutrogena website|