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  • EltaMD UV Shield
    Broad-Spectrum SPF 45


    3 oz Tube: Item #02282
    7 oz Airless Pump: Item #02281

    The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends this product
    as an effective broad spectrum sunscreen.

    Treat your skin to this sheer, oil-free facial sunscreen. Cosmetically elegant EltaMD UV Shield is recommended for oily to normal skin. It is ideal worn under makeup or alone. UV Shield can be used in conjunction with photosensitizing medications.

    • 9.0% transparent zinc oxide
    • Antioxidant protection combats skin-aging free radicals associated with ultraviolet (UV) and infrared radiation (IR).
    • Cosmetically elegant formula
    • Great for oily or acne-prone skin
    • UVA/UVB sun protection
    • Fragrance-free, oil-free, paraben-free, sensitivity-free and noncomedogenic


    Active Ingredients:  9.0% Zinc oxide, 7.5% Octinoxate

    Ingredient Insights

    Zinc oxide: Natural mineral compound that works as a sunscreen agent by reflecting and scattering UVA and UVB rays

    Tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E):  Antioxidant that reduces free radicals to help diminish the visible signs of aging

    Inactive Ingredients: Purified Water, Isopropyl Palmitate, Octyl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate 60, Oleth-3 Phosphate, Phenoxyethanol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium  Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Polyisobutene, Polyether-1, Butylene Glycol, PEG-7 Trimethylolpropane Coconut Ether, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citric Acid, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane.

    Uses: EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45 helps prevent sunburn and, if used as directed with other sun protection measures (See Directions), decreases the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun.

    Directions: Apply EltaMD UV Shield Broad-Spectrum SPF 45 liberally to face, neck and backs of hands 15 minutes before sun exposure.  Use a water-resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. Reapply at least every 2 hours. 

    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sheer Delight This zinc sunscreen is so silky and invisible on my skin I can hardly believe it! I'm not even aware I'm wearing it but I'm sure those wicked aging UV rays know because this is SPF 45. I didn't know sunscreens could be so beautiful and wish I had started wearing it daily a long time ago. This has made a sunscreen convert out of me! And the price is fabulous for a really quality product.
    Date published: 2015-02-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from my favorite sunscreen I've tried dozens of sunscreens from Europe, Asia and the US. This one is great. Ingredients and level of protection are fantastic. This goes on mostly sheer; the white cast is minimal and it isn't greasy. I also love that you can buy it in a 3 oz or 7 oz container.
    Date published: 2016-03-25
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thank you!!! Finally - a non-chemical sunscreen that doesn't make me look like a laminated ghost! I absolutely love this product!
    Date published: 2016-08-24