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* PR sample. Affiliate link | The new Kiehl’s Aqua Gel SPF is the latest edition to the Ultra Light Daily UV Defense line and I am loving it. Here are all the details.
I use sunscreen every day, and often even when I’m not going outside. For me, it is the first step in anti-ageing and a non-negotiable part of my routine. I love discovering new, easy to wears formulas that don’t have any of the negatives often associated with SPF.
What is the Kiehl’s Aqua Gel?
- Lightweight sunscreen with high SPF – 50 PA++++
- Suitable for humid conditions
- Helps protect the skin barrier from pollution and UVA-induced oxidation
- The formula leaves skin looking shine-free
- Employs a blend of sunscreen filters and pollution-protecting technology that extends protection beyond UVA and UVB rays
- Features antioxidant Vitamin E
- Keeps skin hydrated
- Recommended for normal to oily skin types
- Unscented and non-comedogenic
This is a gorgeous lightweight formula that blends into the skin really easily without causing me any concerns with white cast. Quite importantly, it doesn’t add any shine to the skin, so it won’t interfere with how your makeup looks and wear, and also looks really good on its own.
I love that it provides a shield for pollution as well as sun protection, especially as it has been proven that the incidence of age spots increases disproportionately with a relatively small increase in pollution levels. Basically, pollution makes sun damage worse, so you must protect from both.
This is such an easy product to use. It takes no effort to blend, doesn’t change the look of the skin, and feels weightless.
Kiehl’s Aqua Gel SPF Ingredients
For the ingredients junkies out there, here’s a full list:
AQUA / WATER ALCOHOL DENAT. DIISOPROPYL SEBACATE ISOPROPYL LAUROYL SARCOSINATE ETHYLHEXYL TRIAZONE PROPYLENE GLYCOL BIS-ETHYLHEXYLOXYPHENOL METHOXYPHENYL TRIAZINE DIETHYLAMINO HYDROXYBENZOYL HEXYL BENZOATE TITANIUM DIOXIDE [NANO] / TITANIUM DIOXIDE GLYCERIN METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER DROMETRIZOLE TRISILOXANE TOCOPHEROL STEARIC ACID PHENOXYETHANOL CETYL ALCOHOL PALMITIC ACID STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER CETETH-10 CAPRYLYL GLYCOL MENTHOXYPROPANEDIOL DEXTRIN PALMITATE ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE AMMONIUM POLYACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE BUTYLENE GLYCOL POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE PEG-8 LAURATE DISODIUM EDTA ADENOSINE MYRISTIC ACID GENTIANA LUTEA ROOT EXTRACT PENTYLENE GLYCOL MENTHA PIPERITA EXTRACT / PEPPERMINT EXTRACT BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII SEEDCAKE EXTRACT / SHEA SEEDCAKE EXTRACT ROSA GALLICA FLOWER EXTRACT SORBITOL MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT DISODIUM PHOSPHATE CITRIC ACID
Where Can you Buy It?
The new Kiehl’s Aqua Gel Ultra Light Daily UV Defense is available now at Space NK for £28.
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