ProsConvenient and easy to carry
Waterproof, sweat proof
Comes with SPF 50+ and PA+++ with UVA and UVB protection
Oil free and PABA free
ConsMay feel sticky
Price may be high for some
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++ Ingredients
Homosalate – It is a potential endocrine disruptor and studies in cells suggest it may impact hormones.
Ethylhexyl Salicylate – It absorbs UVB rays from the sun as well as it protects the skin from harmful effects of exposure to the sun.
Benzophenone-3, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane and Octocrylene – It absorbs UVA and short UVA rays and protects the skin from the direct damage to DNA
Silica – Silica has several uses. It is used as an abrasive, opacifying agent, bulking agent, anticaking agent and suspending agent.
Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer – It is a film former.
Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Glyceryl Stearate, and PEG-100 Stearate – It acts as an emulsifying agent and surfactant.
Beeswax – It is an emollient and humectant.
Cetyl Dimethicone – Acts as an antifoaming agent, skin-conditioning and hair conditioning agent.
Caprylyl Methicone – It gives formulation a smooth feel and an easy spreadability.
Dimethicone – It is an anti-foaming agent, skin conditioner and skin protectant.
Ethylhexylglycerin – Acts as skin conditioning agent and is a weak preservative.
Behenyl Alcohol – It is a fatty alcohol and used as emollients and thickeners.
Xanthan Gum – It is a skin-conditioning agent.
Disodium EDTA – It acts as a preservative, stabilizer and chelator.
Other ingredients are used as emollient and surfactants in a sunscreen cream.
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++ Benefits
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50 sunscreen has its own benefits like:
PA+++ is the latest and highest grade of UVA rays protection available, thus it is one of the most effective sunscreen lotions in India.
It provides high SPF which is good for summers.
It’s a broad spectrum sunscreen giving protection against UVA and UVB rays. It helps in slowing aging process and prevents burns by the sun.
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++ is a breakthrough in sun protection. Stabilized with HelioplexTM it provides superior balanced broad-spectrum protection against skin-aging UVA and burning UVB rays and combines it with Dry-Touch technology for an ultra-light, non-shiny finish.
How is Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++
Opaque white tube with a nozzle opening and comes with a screw top. It claims to provide a matte finish and dry without clogging the pores, non-comedogenic.
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50 consistency is thin and spreads easily on the skin. It doesn’t feel sticky and greasy on the skin.
How to Use Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++
Gently apply Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50 on body 15-30 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply frequently to maintain protection, especially after sweating, swimming, towel drying or extended sun exposure.
Things to Remember While Using Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++
For external use only. Not to be swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if any signs of irritation or rash appear. Do not stay too long in the sun even while using a sunscreen product. Use on children under 6 months of age only with the advice of a physician. Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Frequently Asked Question for Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 50+ PA+++
Q: What is the difference between sunscreen and sunblock?
A: Sunscreen absorbs rather than reflecting back UV rays whereas sunblock acts against both UVA and UVB rays. Sunblock appears white on the skin while sunscreen is less visible on the skin.
Q: When should we use sunscreen?
A: Apply sunscreen 15-20 minutes before going out in the sun because our skin takes some time to get absorbed in the skin completely. If you wait till you get out in the sun and then apply sunscreen, this way you may burn your skin. Take enough amount before going out and apply it on the skin.
Q: Can you wear sunscreen at night?
A: You can unless you have a difficult skin. It is not only hard on your skin but also on your wallets. It costs high due to the chemicals used in it. Give your skin a chance to breathe in the evening by applying a simple moisturizer.
Q: How long can you stay in the sun without sunscreen?
A: You can stay in the sun for not more than 20 minutes. It’s mandatory for a body to get Vitamin D, obtained by the sun but keep a check not to be in sun after 20 minutes. Apply sunscreen and keep your skin good.
Q: What time of day is the sun the strongest for tanning?
A: The sun is the strongest between 10 AM to 3 PM. The most dangerous are the UVB rays which affect in the day time. Minimize the time you go out between 10 AM to 3 PM.