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    NIODSurvival 30<p>Give your skin advanced protection and help it survive the stressful onslaught caused by modern lifestyles with NIOD&#8217;s Survival 30, a networked protection system with technologies that help support skin&#8217;s natural defences. Despite its lightweight texture, this formulation offers a broad selection of advanced technologies &#8211; including purified lutein from marigold flowers, purified deep sea algae and anti-inflammatory yeast-derived superoxide dismutase &#8211; which work to deflect free radicals, pollution, smog, stress, infrared and blue light. In addition to this, Survival 30 offers mineral-only UVB and UVA protection of SPF30 (PA+++) via silicone-dispersed zinc oxide and titanium dioxide.&nbsp;</p>NIO016138207699151518795 stars, based on27 reviews 25.00Cult BeautyNew
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    NIOD Survival 30

    Survival 30
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    • Why it's Cult

      An advanced way to provide skin with UV protection (alongside a host of other benefits) NIOD’s Survival 30 is a protective formula that helps support the skin’s defences against the everyday environmental onslaught. With a lightweight texture that belies its efficacy, this formulation features next-generation technologies to offer broad protection from oxygen radicals, pollution, smog, stress, infrared and blue light, as well as mineral-only SPF30 (PA+++) UVA and UVB protection.

    • Description

      Give your skin advanced protection and help it survive the stressful onslaught caused by modern lifestyles with NIOD’s Survival 30, a networked protection system with technologies that help support skin’s natural defences. Despite its lightweight texture, this formulation offers a broad selection of advanced technologies – including purified lutein from marigold flowers, purified deep sea algae and anti-inflammatory yeast-derived superoxide dismutase – which work to deflect free radicals, pollution, smog, stress, infrared and blue light. In addition to this, Survival 30 offers mineral-only UVB and UVA protection of SPF30 (PA+++) via silicone-dispersed zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. 

    • How to use

      Shake well before use. Apply to face liberally before UV exposure. If continued UV exposure is expected, to maintain protection, reapply every 2 hours or after material water exposure, towel-drying, swimming or extensive perspiration. Suitable for all skin tones. Lighter skin tones (I, II and III within the Fitzpatrick skin tone scale) should use a protection factor of at least SPF 30 whenever UV exposure occurs regardless of UV index. Avoid contact with light clothing as the carotenoids in this product can cause staining.

    • Full ingredients list

      Cyclopentasiloxane, Aqua (Water), Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Glycerin, PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Propanediol, Acrylates/Ethylhexyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Hexyl Laurate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Inulin, Alpha-glucan oligosaccharide, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Superoxide Dismutase, Xanthophyll, Pinus Pinaster Bark Extract, Polygonum Aviculare Extract, Alteromonas Ferment Extract, Padina Pavonica Thallus Extract, Arginine, Glycine, Alanine, Serine, Valine, Proline, Threonine, Isoleucine, Histidine, Phenylalanine, Aspartic Acid, PCA, Sodium PCA, Sodium Lactate, Squalane, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Melanin, Sucrose, Tapioca Starch, Stearic Acid, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Pentylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Sodium Chloride, Dipropylene Glycol, Tromethamine, Ethoxydiglycol, Alumina, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol.

      NIOD’s formulations are updated from time to time as part of their commitment to innovation. As such, the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of the product depending on time of purchase.

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    NIOD - Survival 30

    NIOD Survival 30 Reviews

    One of the best
    I love this SPF so much, it has a very nice texture and the ingredients list is just perfect
    It's alright
    NIOD is DECIEM's luxury line of sorts, and its price tag certainly reflects this. I'm using this mainly as a mineral sunscreen and can't speak for its antioxidant effects yet, but... this is certainly no cosmetically elegant sunscreen. It dispenses as a sort of greige liquid that leaves a slight shine to my oily skin. Worst of all, I'm a fair-medium at my most tan, and I received comments on how prominent the sunscreen was on my forehead, which is the darkest part of my face. There is most certainly a white cast and I can't imagine this working for people with darker skin tones. Plus, it's not sweat resistant and comes in a tiny bottle, so expect to go through it fast.
    The best I’ve tried
    Love this stuff! I had been looking for a nice, non-sticky sunscreen and immediately loved this! It has a slight tint (I’m very fair and it’s perfect on my skin) and is on the runny side (which I love) and is a great base for make up. The only downside is the small size but rather large price tag. However, I would happily repurchase because this is on point in my opinion.
    A No-No for POC
    I'm fitzpatrick skin type 3-4, light during the winter and brown during the summer. I was on the waitlist for this because it's NIOD (ordered from the U.S.). Mineral SPFs will always leave a cast on POC, POC know even tinted mineral SPFs are not a one size fit all... that being said the cast on this is EXCEPTIONALLY ghastly. The texture is amazing, like any silicone based mineral SPF, it also leaves you with a beautiful satin finish and it's great as a primer. But the cast, there's no getting over it and I'm considered lightskinned for POC. For every mineral SPF I always top it off with my shade BareMinerals SPF Complexion rescuer, albeit there's many mineral SPFs I can "get away with" the white-cast. This is absolutely not one of those SPFs. I ordered 2 of these and intend to use them (mostly for my hands but depending on the finish I want that day I'll use it for my face), but I would never recommend them to any of my POC friends because I don't expect people to top of their SPF with any complexion product (tints/foundations). Good, but not for POC. Would be great if NIOD made a few shades for inclusivity, but until then I'll spend my money on other mineral SPFs.
    Revolutionary product
    This is a very unique product with a unique formulation providing protection from sun, pollution and - what sold me - blue light. This is actually a repurchase for me, but will use it more in the winter. Currently I am using the DE Umbra Tint, while I still have some summer tan going, otherwise it will be too dark in the colder months. Anyways, back to the Niod Survival 30... it is a very easy product to use, does not peel your products on top, sits very well under makeup, it has silicones so I find it very smoothing on the skin. There is a natural yellowish tint, but when applied it goes one pinky-grayish, I know it is very weird, but then disappears. It leaves the skin almost glowy, so doesn’t mattify, this is a plus for me, although I am leaning towards oily. Bottom line is, this is a very special product, delivering you protection and does not cause you stress when applying. I recommend, but once I finish the second bottle I have, I will probably explore other suncare options. Btw, when approaching the end of the product, it can start squirting, so be careful with that.
    Absolute BEST!
    I have tried SO many SPF products and they have failed miserably. This is a BEAUTIFUL formulation that sinks into the skin, protects and stays matte ALL day! This is a miracle since my skin is quite oily. Survival 30 does not sting my eyes or settle into any lines! I don't ever want to be without it!
    Excellent product
    Have recommended to many friends. Thank you.
    Repeat purchase
    This has become part of my daily routine. It disappears into my skin with no greasiness and works well under makeup. I haven't had issues with it appearing orange, as another reviewer mentioned, but I can imagine that it could look ashy on darker skin tones.
    I love this product so much! I wear it every day, it goes on smoothly and primes and protects my skin. It sits well under make up and isn’t oily or greasy, and also doesn’t break out my skin which is a problem for me with many other SPFs. An absolute staple!
    Cosmetically elegant but makes me look orange
    I would have loved to love this sunscreen. I am on the hunt for the perfect mineral sunscreen. This one is thin and goes on matte, silky, the texture is really so good I've never had a sunscreen that feels this good on the skin. That's why I was majorly disappointed to notice that this turns completely orange in my skin in about 15 minutes. I look like an orange, it is ridiculous. I have tried it with and without everything, at first, I thought it somehow makes my makeup oxidise but I also tested it without makeup and yup, it is the sunscreen only. The colour is so notable that covering it with makeup does not help at all either, you can tell there is a visible line on my chin that buffing does nothing to. I've had people ask me what's wrong with my face when I wore it. NIOD keep saying that the formula is untainted and the colour is from the ingredients but I really really wish made this without the orange turning ingredient, too! For reference, I am very light-skinned (MAC NC15) and someone with a different skin tone might not have this problem but if you are pale, beware. I usually don't have an enormous problem with the white cast and if I do, makeup is always enough to cover it anyway. But the colour makes this unusable for me, sadly.
    I love it!!! I just got it last week but I already used it a few times and I usually hate the feeling of sunscreen on my face and I never wore it daily until now(which was a bad thing, but I never found one that I liked) and I can say it's really good. Usually, all the sunscreens I ever tried were greasy and I never liked the smell and they were causing me breakouts. This one hasn't caused any breakout and it keeps my skin really matte(my T-zone is extremely oily). It is thick, but it doesn't leave a white cast on my skin. The only downside is that I received the bottle with the dropper not with the pump and I always try to take care when I apply it that it doesn't spill everywhere, but it's really hard with the dropper, it goes everywhere. I know now they changed the package with a pump but I guess they still have some leftovers with the dropper. In any case, I would repurchase it but I would ask for the bottle with the pump!
    I was so excited to try this and find something that I could wear all day every day to protect my skin, as oxybenzone brings me out in a rash so most SPF daily moisturisers are off-limits. I think I got my hopes up looking at the serum-dropper bottle that the formula would be silky and serum likes to match - but this is one of the thickest, claggiest SPFs I’ve ever used (and I’ve used plenty of mineral block) which certainly gave me a white cast. It made my face itch like mad it was so sticky and broke me out. I understand that in an SPF performance definitely has to come before desirability and I’m sure my skin would be much better with than without it in the long term (which is why I still gave it three stars), but it’s so unpleasant to use that I just can’t bring myself to wear it. Hopefully, the formula won’t expire before my next beach holiday as I could probably suffer through it in that context, but not daily and absolutely not anywhere near makeup.
    Favourite sunscreen
    Survival 30 is for me the best mineral sunscreen I have tried. I enjoyed the formula and especially the finish, which was a luminous matte/satin finish on my skin. At no point during the day did it break down and become oily. I found it sat well under any makeup on me - better than most sunscreens. I wore it as the last step in my skincare, after serums and a moisturiser.
    Best so far
    I started using this after a disastrous encounter with Pai British Summertime and was really pleased. It doesn't irritate my sensitive skin (although my skin does get drier towards the end of the day) and it doesn't leave a white cast at all. It's a rather nice base for make-up and is also nice to 'take the edge off' bare skin. It was a make-up tint to it (a mid-beige tone) which matches my light skin quite well, but if you have darker skin I could imagine it maybe is a bit ashy. I was hesitant due to the price but I do really recommend it.
    Best SPF I've tried so far...
    I've bought this product twice and so far it's the best one I've tried. I'm a fitzpatrick skin type 1, so the white cast is visible for a second but after that it's not noticeable, I feel like it just makes my skin tone more even. My skin feels so velvety afterwards, I love it.
    I bought the 20 SPF when the 30 was out of stock. I loved that product and how well it went on, as well as after putting on my make-up it was quite smooth. Then the 30 SPF was in stock! I love the coverage of this too! It is a little darker than the 20 but does not interfere with my make -up either. It goes on very well, the product is not dry so it goes on smoothly and doesn’t drag across my face. I actually like it without make-up and love that it has zinc, but not white on my face at all. Love ❤️
    I have ageing / acne prone, sensitive combination skin. This moisturises yet stays matte and acts like a primer or just perfect protection on days I just want a little blush on bare skin. I can use it around eyes and lids without any discomfort. I have never found a more comfortable SPF, and I have tried so many!
    Love it
    One of the best sunscreens for my sensitive and combination skin. Love the texture - really easy to apply and to add make-up on it. I recommend it and will repurchase.
    I will never use another SPF
    Ignore the price tag and stockpile. This, ladies and gentlemen, is an absolute dream!
    Very special product
    I love this. I have very fair and UV sensitive skin, so I always need to wear high SPF (everyone does, I guess). Most are thick, gooey and leaves a white cast - very bad underneath makeup. This is a soft fluid, which glides on the skin easily and is very moist. I use pure oil underneath it, slide it on, let it dry and then continue with makeup. I suffer from acne and scarring, but when I wear this, I feel much better with 'naked' skin. It sort of dries to a velvety finish and works kind of like as a very fine foundation or maybe BB-cream. And the SPF is great. It truly is a game changer for my sensitive, reactive skin as only a few minutes in the sun can make me break out in sun eczema - but thick, gooey sunscreen can make my acne break out. But this! I don't mind wearing it every day at all! I just wish there was a SPF50 version too!
    OK but a bit drying
    I don't consider myself to have dry skin, more combination (oily t-zone and dryer cheeks) but I even found that this made my usually oilier parts feel quite dry and tight throughout the day. I had no problem with the application and the colour, though they felt light and easy to apply however after it has settled my face just began to feel quite tight. My liquid highlighter also didn't sit very well on top of it. It seemed to sit on the surface of my skin rather than sinking in (which makes sense) but it then began to collect into creases which made me look like a had deep wrinkles in that area.
    Not for me sadly
    This just isn’t suitable for medium and darker skin tones as it’s very ashy. Wanted to love it as it’s not a chemical sunscreen and provides protection from HEV/blue light radiation emitted from devices which few SPF’s do but I can’t deal with looking pallid.
    Love this!
    I’ve used a lot of SPF products and this is one of the best. It goes on smoothly, there’s no white cast (despite being a physical sunblock with zinc), and it’s gentle on my skin. I don’t mind the droppers but I’ve seen on the DECIM site that the new batch have pump tops so that’ll be interesting to try when I buy my next bottle!
    Brilliant protection
    Well, what can I say apart from WOW! I am super impressed with Survival 30, have been looking for ultimate protection against so many factors of ageing and not just UVA and I've found it. If you look on the Deciem website it will give you the full low down and what each ingredient does and there is no other product on the market that has complete protection like this against so much environmental stress. It goes on great, doesn't leave a white cast and dries to a matte finish, it gives a fabulous base for my foundation and makes it look flawless and my make up stays put all day long, and I mean all day too, it does shift ! my skin doesn't go only half way through the day, no shine, no need for blotting. I have oily prone acne skin and this product does not affect that whatsoever and keeps my skin matte, but at the same time doesn't dry my skin out. i apply it after my serum and moisturiser and I have no doubt in my mind it is protecting my skin in more ways than one! OK packaging wise the dropper is not good, but I am not marking a superior product like this down for that, as I have simply taken the pipette out of the rubber lid. I place the palm of my hand on the top of the bottle to seal it, shake it and then tip a bit into my hand, replace lid, problem solved no mess. without hesitation, I will be repurchasing. Give it a go if you want protection for your skin against oxygen/ nitrogen/carbon radicals, glycation, pollution, smog, stress, infrared and blue light.
    Best SPF ever tried
    I saw the other reviewer's 1-star review and was hesitant to try. The "all physical PSF" in the product description really appealed to me, so I decided to give it ago. I don't like the dropper bottle, but the product spreads so easily on my skin and didn't give me white cast unlike other SPF would. I don't have sensitive skin, so maybe that's why I like it so much. Would definitely repurchase.
    Current favourite SPF
    For the most part, I really love the formula of this SPF - it is definitely quite thick and I don't think the packaging is a suitable dispenser (hence the 4 stars and not 5). However, I have combo skin and most mineral sunscreens become greasy on me later in the day. This one has a really nice demi matte finish that stays the same throughout the day. There is a hint of white cast when I first put it on the skin, but after it's spread, I don't detect anything. I'm a light-medium tone, so if you have darker skin, Survival 10 or 20 would be more suitable. From a texture point of view, it reminds me a lot of Hourglass Mineral Veil primer. This just has a way better ingredient deck. I also think it applies best following a facial mist.
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