Anthelios 50 Tinted Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid review

Anthelios 50 Tinted Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid is a lightweight tinted sunscreen that provides good protection from UVA and UVB rays. It contains titanium dioxide (11%) and claims to be water resistant (40 minutes). Therefore it is an excellent product for hot and humid days when you tend to sweat a lot. You can also wear it to the beach. Because it is tinted, you won’t get that “ghost” white look which tends to happen when you use a product with a lot of titanium dioxide. It has a runny, watery texture and dries down to a lovely matte finish. If you have dry skin, you use a moisturiser before applying  this sunscreen.

I have been wearing this tinted Anthelios 50 sunscreen for the past 3 days and I can say that it easily replaces my daytime foundation. I have been using Shiseido Sheer & Perfect Foundation (SPF 18) or Shiseido Perfect Refining Foundation (SPF 15) most of the time, but I will wear Anthelios 50 in the summer when the sun’s rays are stronger.

Both of the Shiseido foundations are similar to Anthelios 50 in that they have a watery texture, but Anthelios provides better sun protection and Anthelios is water-resistant.

The coverage of this Anthelios 50 tinted sunscreen is beautiful. It makes your skin glow (without the shine) and it minimises the look of your pores. This is a great product for people with normal to oily skin. It does not oxidise and it does last for several hours.

Where to buy Anthelios 50 Tinted Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid

In the US, this is very expensive: $33.50 for 50ml (from La Roche-PosayUlta and some Walgreens and Duane Reade stores). You can buy the untinted version, too.

However, in Europe it is cheaper — approximately 13 EUR. There is a non-tinted version if you don’t want the added colour.

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