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    THE INKEY LISTSPF 30 Daily Sunscreen<p>Your<em> favourite</em> purse-friendly skin care brand has done it again - let us introduce you to THE INKEY LIST's all-new SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen with 100% mineral filters. Offering broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection, this sunscreen is not only reef-safe, but it's also vegan, fragrance-free and cruelty-free too.</p><p>Want a reef-safe SPF that offers broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection while also being vegan, cruelty-free and sustainable too? Well, you've come to the right place! THE INKEY LIST's SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen does all that thanks to a formula that unites ultra-protective 22% non-nano zinc oxide, 1% Pollustop&#174; to help protect skin from pollutants and prevent premature skin ageing and a 2% shea butter complex to help moisturise and calm skin. Suitable for all skin types - yes, that even includes acne-prone and sensitive complexions - this clever daily sunscreen has even been created with layering in mind and does <em>not</em> pill when used with other skin care and make-up products - we're thoroughly impressed! It <em>even </em>boasts a low-level, non-cosmetic tint to help counteract any white residue and to allow for seamless blending. But it doesn't stop there, a sustainable champion, THE INKEY LIST's SPF 30 tube is made from 30% recycled plastic while the cap is made from 98% recycled plastic!</p>INK0452239350604222986884 stars, based on134 reviews 14.99Cult BeautyNew
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    THE INKEY LIST SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen

    SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen
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      Your favourite purse-friendly skin care brand has done it again - let us introduce you to THE INKEY LIST's all-new SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen with 100% mineral filters. Offering broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection, this sunscreen is not only reef-safe, but it's also vegan, fragrance-free and cruelty-free too.

      Want a reef-safe SPF that offers broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection while also being vegan, cruelty-free and sustainable too? Well, you've come to the right place! THE INKEY LIST's SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen does all that thanks to a formula that unites ultra-protective 22% non-nano zinc oxide, 1% Pollustop® to help protect skin from pollutants and prevent premature skin ageing and a 2% shea butter complex to help moisturise and calm skin. Suitable for all skin types - yes, that even includes acne-prone and sensitive complexions - this clever daily sunscreen has even been created with layering in mind and does not pill when used with other skin care and make-up products - we're thoroughly impressed! It even boasts a low-level, non-cosmetic tint to help counteract any white residue and to allow for seamless blending. But it doesn't stop there, a sustainable champion, THE INKEY LIST's SPF 30 tube is made from 30% recycled plastic while the cap is made from 98% recycled plastic!

    • How to use

      Use in the AM, apply liberally to face and neck as your last step after moisturizer. If a white residue is visible, this should usually absorb into the skin, allow 2-3 minutes for absorption before applying make-up. Use 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Reapply frequently particularly if perspiring, swimming or towelling. 

    • Full ingredients list

      Water (Aqua/Eau), Zinc Oxide, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Coconut Alkanes, Glyceryl Stearate, Caramel, Glycerin, Silica, PEG-100 Stearate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane/ Silica Crosspolymer, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Stearic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/ Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Polysilicone-11, Squalane, Bisabolol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Ethylhexylglycerin, Panthenol, Lecithin, Polysorbate 60, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Biosaccharide Gum-4, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil.

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    THE INKEY LIST - SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen

    THE INKEY LIST SPF 30 Daily Sunscreen Reviews

    Great for sensitive skin
    Worst sunscreen ever
    This is the worst sunscreen by far. It leaves yellow spots on my face that I only notice when it dries, minutes after I put it on and like worried people asking me what is on my face, it looks like dirt. I tried to use very minimal but the same thing appears. It is impossible to use a serum or moisturiser beneath, the sunscreen will come off in pieces. This was a great dissapointment. Now I have to use it between 4 walls when no one sees me and even I get frightened.
    I wish it wasn’t tinted…
    I’ve been using this sunscreen for a long time now, and at first, I loved it as it kept my skin hydrated and I love the texture. However lately I have noticed that it has been pilling and it looks absolutely awful with the tint. People have been coming up to me and telling me I have an orange crust on my face! I would recommend avoiding this one and I hope The Inkey List can create a better, untinted sunscreen!
    Favourite mineral SPF
    Love this product. Does not leave a white cast like most over mineral SPF's, has a slight colour to it which blends into my skin tone. It feels light on the skin and blends out pretty easily. When blended and worked in well I find it does not pile up. Great ingredients, great performance, amazing price, zero complaints.
    Great Mineral Sunscreen
    This is better for more oily skinned individuals and the tint will probably only work for people who are light-medium. The tint matches my skin tone, NC30, exactly and it's a great base product. The texture is on the thick side, but the matte but moisturizing finish is not too sticky and does not move much under masks. This protects well in the sun but I do wish it was SPF 50. Definitely worth trying if you like mineral SPF though.
    Very good SPF
    Got this on the recommendation of my beauty therapist. Very good SPF. Goes on well on top of my other products. Doesn’t go greasy and is a handy size to take with me to reapply.
    Got this and the smell is quite bad. Doesn’t leave a tint on the skin. When I add makeup over the top it then starts to mix with my foundation and starts to rub it off even after I have left it for a while. I only use this on no makeup days.
    It’s okay
    This sunscreen does the job it protects from the sun and doesn’t cause breakouts but I find the texture very heavy and greasy. I didn’t like smearing it on my face. So I’m now using it as a body sunscreen and finding that a lot better!
    Not happy
    Not worth the hype, barely any tint to it and the bottle I got barely had any product in it...
    Great sunscreen
    I am 37 years old, and I have combo/oily skin in the summer months with acne-prone and pimples. I have tried every sunscreen there is. The Inkey products along with The ordinary are a saviour for me !!!!! This sunscreen has NO white cast, non-oily feeling, the tint is barely seen and I have fair skin !!! It absorbs in seconds !! Don’t rub sunscreens, just apply a pea size and tap on the skin. I have used it along on clear skin and with other products and with makeup and works great!! After hours it does NOT oxide !!! The first sunscreen that works and doesn’t create acne. You must exfoliate and moisturize your skin before using all kinds of sunscreen. Works for me !!
    Not good for me, but that doesn't mean it won't work for you
    At first glance, I liked the texture of this on my hand and thought that where it is tinted it will help with a white cast, however unfortunately this is not the case. Again giving it a 3 star as I like the texture of this and would think this would sit nicely under makeup however it did leave a white cast for me so it's a no from me, this doesn't mean it wouldn't work better for fairer skin tones though. So regarding if I would recommend this, it would depend..
    I bought this thinking it would be a regular sunscreen, at worst leaving a white cast, but no - it seems to be tinted and leaves my face weirdly orange! It clings to certain areas, is really hard to blend because it’s so thick and dries immediately, It doesn’t agree with my foundations either, so I can’t even cover it. Definitely don’t recommend!
    Really hard to spread - dries up almost immediately after putting on your face and also pills a lot. I applied it after my normal skincare (which is pretty minimal) and while I was trying to rub it in, I ended up with brown/orange bits all over my face.
    Not good
    This sunscreen was awful for my skin. It always pills, is hard to rub into the skin and broke me out and it feels like silicone. Not impressed!
    Clogged Pores
    I love The Inkey List but this SPF clogged my pores. Still in the healing process. Highly disappointed.
    Might work for light skin?
    Not a great formula and doesn't smooth out. Also, it's a terrible option for POC as there is a strong white cast! I looked ashy and like a ghost sadly.
    Really Disappointed
    I’m sad to write this as I love The Inkey products, but this is terrible. It’s thick & gloopy and it separates when trying to rub into the skin. It’s as if the colour is separating from the sunscreen. It then leaves little flakes when you're rubbing it into your skin, which falls off over your clothes. I bought 2 as I was sure they’d be used but have ended up putting them in the bin, as I just can’t use them.
    my new favourite
    I think this is my first mineral sunscreen and I can honestly say it's a nice surprise. you have to understand that mineral SPF are different than the chemical, this one is going to stay on the surface of the face and applying makeup right away might be challenging, but have no problems putting makeup after 10 or 15 min. Although, this SPF could replace a CC cream (I use it as so in my good skin days) as it is a little tinted and doesn't leave a white cast. I love it and hopefully, INKEY will make an SPF 50 also.
    Not a fan...
    I gotta say I haven’t used it a lot but I’m just not a fan so far... the tint separates from the sunscreen as soon as you start rubbing it in. It’s a really thick formula too which doesn’t help with the blending. It feels tacky on the skin and sort of “peels” or “flakes” after a little bit, it’s really weird... I’ll keep using it because I bought it so now I have to, but maybe not on my face. Also, for £15 (around 17€) for 50ml of product, I was expecting better results...
    The best! Definitely recommended!
    An SPF you'll *want* to wear every day
    I'm very picky when it comes to sunscreen, I think it comes from a childhood of heavy formulas that never quite rubbed in and left me looking more ghostly than usual. That's why I LOVE the slight tint that this one has; it helps to even out any redness and make me look more put-together overall. It plays well with the rest of my routine (thankfully, no pilling here!), feels so comfortable to wear and looks endlessly natural - I forget I have it on most days! Definitely recommend.
    Wouldn’t buy again
    The formula is really really thick and it often cakes in my hair line and forms little crumbs on my skin unless I press it in really lightly and carefully. Even when I do it well I can feel it sitting on my skin. The tint is also quite strong and has pinky undertones.
    Great Product!!
    A great product overall! I like the consistency of it and it doesn't leave a white cast on me. It is quite dark so if you are extremely pale its probably not going to suit your skin. However, I'm white and light skinned and it does work for me so it depends on how pale you actually are. The only two things I will say is that it can be quite drying, so you should use it carefully especially if you have dry skin. I found that when I use it with a hydrating ingredient underneath it works great and doesn't dry out my skin. The other thing is that it has a bit of a weird smell to it, so if it is something that you are sensitive towards you should consider that. Overall I enjoyed it and I would probably buy it again due to its price point.
    For me, it left a really bad white cast on my skin and I’m not extremely dark so I had to use a lot of moisturiser with it.
    Worked amazingly for me
    I really enjoy this spf, the texture takes a little bit of getting used to but the finish on the skin is really pretty. A good product especially considering the price.
    Good for what it is!
    I feel like for a no white cast, mineral sunscreen this is exactly what this does. Agree with others that it is a very dry texture - I like this because it is mattifying but I suspect if you have dry skin it won't work for you. I like the colour of it, it doesn't look orange or too dark on me and instead acts similar to a tinted moisturiser (without the moisture!) and evens out my skin tone slightly. I would buy it again.
    A bit drying on the skin
    Pros: for a mineral sunscreen it didn't leave any white cast on me due to it being tinted; nice to apply. Cons: over time I found it drying on my skin. Didn't finish it and passed it to someone else because of that.
    There are better sunscreens
    Didn't like the texture, plus the tint stained my mask. It should be good for sensitive skin. Love the price and brand though.
    It is sticky, clogs your pores, leaves brown patches, streaky ...Oh and if you cry it turns white, so you have white streaks all over your face. Would not recommend!!!!
    For me the cream itself was too heavy, however, the packaging was great.
    I gave it a 2 because it's a nice cheap sunscreen but the tint just doesn't sit right with me who has a very pale face. I also feel like after a while its turning bad and has a weird smell to it, it goes into every crease of mine and it made me break out so it's a no for me but it could be because it's a new product that I am putting on my face. Maybe if I get more tan in the summer it might go with my skin.
    A winner to me! I think it has no smell what so ever, it blends well to my skin and lives it glowy and fresh and smooth almost like a primer. Kind to my skin didn't give that oily feeling most sunscreens give, and that nice look stays fresh for hours. It's my second time ordering, this time I bought two and one for my sister.
    This product breaks me out so badly. Also, the smell is weird.
    Hard to blend
    I have a light complexion, so I had no problems with the tint. However, sunscreen is difficult to blend. You have to spend a few minutes on it for it to look good. Otherwise, worked perfectly and didn't irritate my skin. Worth it for the price.
    Tinted and Streaky
    As other reviewers have pointed out, this product is TINTED, which is not mentioned anywhere in the description. But even aside from that, I was not impressed with this product. I use after moisturiser, it goes on streaky and sits on the surface of my skin, I really have to cake it on to be sure that I have full coverage, hardly ideal for an SPF. It also doesn't blend well under make-up. I will not be repurchasing.
    Good at first
    Really enjoyed this when I first got it. It leaves a nice matte finish with no white cast as it's tinted. But after a while, the product separated which didn't affect its application too much except it started to pill slightly. I thought it had reached its 6-month expiry but I checked my order date and it had been just over 2 months since I bought it! Will not be repurchasing as it only really works best during the first 2 months of opening.
    Perfect if tint didn’t oxidise
    I love this when I first put it on my face - no white cast, semi-matte finish but still a nice glow and blends to suit my skin tone. However, the tint oxidises horribly on my face as the day goes on, and I’m like a satsuma by 5pm. I would repurchase to wear on days I’m working at home but wouldn’t dare to wear this to go into the office.
    I really liked this product! The tint it has is just right for me (im medium-light) and it doesn't leave a white cast. I went on the beach 4 days straight wearing it and I didn't get sunburnt or any tanning at all (that's a plus in my books, I usually look like a tomato after the beach). All in all, I would definitely repurchase, it's a great product.
    It’s ok
    Sometimes it pills. I have to wait for my moisturizer to be fully absorbed
    Tint too dark for my Edward Cullen skin
    So I bought this SPF as it's one of the cheapest around with such a good ingredients list. I saw the reviews and was super excited to try. However, it arrived, and I squeezed it out of the tube, and I was met with a sudden fear. As someone who can only be described as Edward Cullen levels of pale, the tint is just a bit too dark for my foundation shade 001 skin. I also find that the product doesn't apply very well and peels a lot, and I find that the tint comes up streaky and the product gathers in the corners of my face. I also find this SPF has a bit of a 'heavy' feel, which to someone who isn't used to wearing foundation or anything tinted I find a bit off putting. Overall, I do think this is a good SPF and I'm glad that everyone else seems to love it and it's absolutely great Inkey List have tried to work against the white cast which is obviously so important for those with darker skin tones, but for my pale faced sisters out there: this one probably isn't for you.
    Great but not fabulous
    I purchased this after a you tube recommendation. My previous one left such a white cast I decided to save it for Halloween ! As this one is tinted there is no such problem. On the skin the tint is really not noticeable at all. My only issue is that it accentuates the lines around my eyes by very quickly setteling in the creases. As the skin around my eyes is quite thin , I particularly want to protect this area from the sun . This could be an application issue so I will persevere. It could also be because I’m 53 and just need to accept the crinkles !
    Nice SPF.
    Feels very lightweight on the skin and sits nicely underneath makeup! I would definitely re-purchase, great product for the price point.
    Inkey List mineral Tinted sunscreen
    Awesome product. Love that it’s tinted, so no white-cast. My only negative is I wish it were a higher SPF- like SPF 50 preferably, then it would be perfect. 100% recommend this non-greasy not too matte and not too dewy sunscreen! 4/5*
    White cast
    Left a horrible white cast on my face all day, threw it away after 1 use. Not brown/dark skin friendly
    If you have trouble with congested skin. Stay away from this product! I always double cleanse. However the day after using this product for 3 days. My entire face had clogged pores. Highly disappointed.
    Wish I hadn't bought this
    I don't like this product. I'm white and pretty fair-skinned and find the tint in the product is too dark, it makes me look yellow and makes my hyperpigmentation look worse. Secondly, it is thick and hard to spread on your skin. Thirdly, you can feel it on your skin all day, it's like a rubbery feeling. Fourthly, it pills. Overall, difficult to use and not very pleasant.
    Very ‘There’
    I’ve never tried a mineral sunscreen before, and as a guy, I’ve never worn make up so I’m not used to the feeing of products ‘sitting’ on my skin. I just felt as if I had a coating on my face the entire day and whenever I touched my face ended up putting greasy finger prints on everything. It’s a thick, heavy cream although being tinted it did give my under eye area some slight coverage and made me look less tired, but I couldn’t wait to take it off way before the end of the day. Completely unwearable for me unfortunately :-(
    Was really excited to find an SPF with UVA & UVB protection, a good level of zinc-oxide, and no white cast. But it feels so thick/cakey! Doesn't sink in well, and I need to wait at least 15 mins after application before trying to put even a little light make-up on top. Not for me sadly.
    Great benefits for the price
    I absolutely love this sunscreen. I haven’t seen such a high zinc content in any high end sunscreens. Applied it to a burn from a Curling iron and it helped nicely. I gave it 4/5 as I was hoping for a dewy look. Otherwise great and travels well too.
    Great formula
    Easy to apply. No white cast and soaks into the skin easily. No smell and the best bit is, it is not greasy. Will buy again. Highly recommended.
    This sunscreen is sooo good. Goes on like a dream and the tinting means it’s very wearable. I often wear this without make up over the top, it’s that good. Gives a lovely glow too. Also sits really well under make up. Will be repurchasing
    Worst SPF I've used
    Honestly very disappointed with the SPF. I found this really drying even on oily combo skin. As well as this, It does not work well under make up and makes my concealer incredibly cakey and pills off when you touch it. The SPF is also not sweat proof and would move and crease in any fine lines and leave a nasty orange ring around my neck.
    I have an olive skin complexion, and this was perfect because it did not leave a white/grey cast whatsoever. Would highly recommend to anyone, regardless of skin tone.
    Great quality sunscreen
    I was really impressed with this product. It is a light beige colour and I found this really useful so you can see where it is going on your skin. The colour disappears as you rub it in but it absorbs well and leaves the skin smooth and well moisturised. I used the Polyglutamic acid afterwards and felt the sunscreen gave a good base for this to be applied on top. I have combination skin with sensitive and break-out prone areas but this sunscreen felt gentle on my skin and didn't leave any residue. I will definitely be purchasing again.
    I’m middle eastern with olive skin and it worked for me even considering how generously I apply this sunscreen but I do realize that this sunscreen will not work for every skin tone. It’s also not too greasy or heavy for my oily skin. This sunscreen has quickly become a favourite of mine
    Didn't live up to expectations
    I was really excited to try this SPF, but I struggled with it. The colour gave off a white-ish cast on my brown skin and it was difficult to get it to absorb. I also found that it pilled under my foundation. I will probably just use it as a body SPF and find something else for my face.
    Thick and leaves a white cast
    I am medium asian skin toned and I got this after the reviews said it doesnt leave a cast on the skin. It does. Skin looks unhealthy after using this. And its thick too.. I badly wanted to like this physical sunscreen but I guess ill go back to the supergoop. Pass..
    I like this sunscreen very much!! It doesn't leave a white film on the skin and is very moisturising. I have combination skin and am very oily on my T-zone but my skin hasn’t been as greasy unlike other sunscreens that I have tried.
    I love it !!
    Great spf... if you are rich
    The product itself is pretty great. It doesn’t leave a white cast and I can easily put it on my eyelids without crying throughout the day. However, there are a few things that I don’t like about this sunscreen. 1) it doesn’t have a flip cap. This makes it awkward to apply in public as you have to put the lid down somewhere. 2) it doesn’t have a UVA star rating, although I’m sure it has great protection against UVA as it contains 22% zinc oxide. But I would like to be reassured with a rating system. 3) I would only frequently cover my whole face with this sunscreen if I was rich as it came to £18.95 per bottle including shipping. This is £37.88 /100ml. While the Garnier Ambre Solaire Sensitive advanced SPF 50, 5 star UVA boots rating is only £4.00/100ml as Asda
    I really loved how its a mineral SPF as you don't find many on the market
    Doesn't leave a white cast, doesn't look oily on skin, sits well under my makeup and its affordable. Really impressed by this product :)
    Love it!
    I used to use Suntegrity for about ten years but the shades were never consistent so I had to find an alternative. I'm so glad I bought this! It's glowy on my medium 54yr old skin, without looking like an oil slick and accentuating every pore. I had thought the colour looked a bit 'cool' for me, but it definitely doesn't show on my skin...it looks very natural. The texture of the product is great, too. Spreads really easily and settles perfectly. I'll definitely buy this again. It's great, and a LOT cheaper than most.
    Works for me...
    I have combination skin that cranks up the oiliness in the summer, but have enjoyed going barefaced during lockdown. I apply this as the last step in my routine, and while I can ‘feel’ it on my skin, everytime I check the mirror I’m surprised to see how great the finish is. No oil slick, no pilling and nothing is melting off. Great job!
    So disappointing
    The good thing is it doesn’t leave a whitecaste as it’s tinted. But I found it so so drying to the skin - like putting on a clay mask! It also leaves a flakey film on the skin all day and additionally it doesn’t smell great. I usually love The Inkey List products but I won’t be purchasing this again. Really disappointed.
    I can’t believe how good this is! I have very oily skin. I have struggled to find a high spf sunscreen which doesn’t leave me shiny or leave a white cast and I’ve finally found it. Would 100% recommend for anyone.
    Very impressive
    It's just arrived. I've just put it on to check if there is a cast. I'm Fitzpatrick 4/5. This leaves no white cast!!!! At most there is a slight pearlesent blur. For a 100% mineral sunscreen I'm pleasently surprised. I have tried dermalogica invisible physical defense SPF 30 which claims to leave no cast but it does for £30 it's no good for darker skin tones at all. Fortunately it was a sample. This is definitely impressive on first try.
    Lightweight and not greasy at all, love it!
    I received this product as a gift and I can honestly say I’m really impressed with it. The texture is amazing, it’s so lightweight and doesn’t leave a greasy texture unlike most SPF moisturisers do. It almost feels like a primer due to the ‘pearly’ feel it has, so a perfect base for makeup too. It also has a slight tint to it so it blends into the skin really easily. Definitely would recommend.
    Loved the texture.
    This sun cream is amazing. I have very sensitive skin so I’m typically wary of trying new products. However, having great experiences with other inkey products, I decided to give this a go. The texture was lovely and my skin felt so soft after applying this product. I wouldn’t say it left white marks, thanks to it being tinted, but it left a glare/shine. I personally didn’t mind it and it blended well with my make up.
    Mostly pros...
    It applies very nicely like a moisturizer, and it dries down without leaving the skin oily or greasy. It doesn't irritate my sensitive acne-prone skin or makes me break out at all either. It doesn't leave a white cast, and the tint is actually a shade too dark for my fair to light skin, but it just makes me look a bit tanned, so I can't hate that! Now to the con... Despite the box claiming that it's "makeup friendly", I disagree, and I've really struggled to apply liquid foundations over this sunscreen. Pretty much all of them applied patchy or cakey, and they just looked awful. However, I just discovered that mineral powders work amazingly over this sunscreen! So I'm no longer only using this on no makeup days, but every single day. :)
    Not bad not good
    Using this sunscreen without makeup was not bad. But if I started sweating it turned sticky on my skin. With makeup, it absolutely did not work. My make up could not sit on it. If your not a sweaty person and does not use makeup it could be great.
    Good product.
    Good but not great. The cream is not oily, goes on top of my morning routine, never peels. At first, it gives me perfect skin without dryness. But after 2-3 hours my pores appear large, as my skin produces oil - and I don't usually have oily skin, it's normal. The cream has a nice blurring effect but it doesn't last long. The good news: I can reapply this cream to renew my protection without any problems. For me, the tint is not bad but a little bit yellow. Overall it's a good product for the price. I like the formula without alcohol and fragrance. Also, I like that it stays in place even if I sweat - the Mediterranean summer is very hot. I haven't decided yet if I'll repurchase this cream.
    I love it!
    Great texture. Keeps my skin hydrated. Perfect for my skin.
    I love all The Inkey List products but not this. I have very dry skin and the texture is very drying and pulling on the skin. I wear concealer and it’s very hard to blend in and leaves dried areas on the face. Tried for a week and would not use it again.
    I absolutely love it. Leaves a white cast for about 5 minutes before my skin completely absorbs it, after it feels like I’m wearing a primer. Will purchase again and again!
    It's okay
    As a guy who doesn't wear makeup, finding tint attached to my masks isn't something I'm used to, so that was something new for me. On the plus size, no white cast whatsoever (as it's tinted) and it absorbs well around my beard and hairline. I've got combination/normal skin and it goes on very well the first application, but the reapplication gets very cake-y and you can see clumps all over my eyebrows, Overall, for the price I might repurchase and I might recommend it, but still happy to pay twice the price for my holy grail SPF from another brand.
    On the fence
    Not sure about this product. Depends on the day it seems as sometimes it piles up in places which is a shame because sometimes it doesn’t!! When it doesn’t pile up it’s a great product and I love it but when it does it’s awful...
    “ low-level, non-cosmetic tint” states the description. Rubbish. It’s tinted, no question. If I wanted a brown tint I’d have bought a protector with a tint. I did not. In the bin, money wasted.
    Amazing!! 23 acne prone, dry skin from products.
    First time I used it. Straight after moisturizing and about half an hour after my other skincare serums etc. Blended well had no issues of a residue or anything. The serum is probably a few shades darker than my skin but you can't really see it when it's on. However, I do have very fair skin and tan orange, I also went from using pretty much just zinc oxide (very thick and white-does not blend but is the ultimate protection on my retinol sun-sensitive skin. I'm fair enough that it wasn't too obvious) so this is definitely better that. that! I also don't often wear makeup so I don't know how it would work with that on top. I would recommend using a tiny amount then building on that in certain areas.
    Pills and gathers around hairline, not good!
    I have loved all The Inkey List products I have tried so far except this one. It goes on very thick and gathers on my hairline, then starts pilling after a few minutes. Applying makeup on top makes my skin look very dry and speeds up the pilling process... It´s not a good look at all! I really hope they reformulate
    Love it!!
    Love this sunscreen, I have dry/sensitive skin. It is quite thick but suits my skin perfectly, using a good amount does have a slight white residue when rubbing in but once evenly applied it goes away, it's not sticky and it has a great texture.
    Not a cute look :(
    As much as I love this brand, this sunscreen was a complete let down. It turns gloopy when you try to rub it into your skin and leaves a horrible white cast. I would not recommend this for POC. I tried using it on my body as well to try and use it all up but my skin just ends up looking ashy.
    Not great
    Seeing some of the other comments, I also agree it's sad to leave this review but this SPF doesn't live up to what it promises. I find it super difficult to spread and rub into the skin, and the colour separates from the SPF defeating the point of the tint, and leaving white cast on my (medium tone white) skin.
    Ruins makeup!!!
    Not cute, I promise, you don't want this
    A fan at first, but too heavy and tacky
    At first I loved it as I have bought so many terrible mineral SPFs - but now I just don't like putting in onto my skin - it makes me itch, it's thick and tacky and I feel "dirty" after applying it. I think it's the Dimethicone that makes me itch - I've come to realize I don't like silicone-heavy products at all. They make my skin feel suffocated. I prefer a light liquid. I use it on my neck and chest to finish it up, but I really don't like it on my face.
    I love how barely tinted it is so it doesn't leave a white cast!
    Not bad for my first mineral sunscreen
    Initially this product was great, and I had no pilling whatsoever. However after using it every day and changing nothing in my routine, after a couple of weeks it has started to really badly pill even when rubbing it in for ages after my trusty elf happy hydration moisturiser. Have tried putting it straight on after moisturizing and also leaving a gap of around 20 minutes but no luck. Not sure what has changed, but I won’t be repurchasing. I Will use the rest up though as I don’t want to waste it, and the spf does work really well :) if you’re not bothered about spending 10 minutes getting the pill off your face then it’s great!
    Love it
    I’m actually really happy with this, it’s slightly tinted to it doesn’t leave a white cast on a fair-medium complexion. It doesn’t stink, it applies easily and it doesn’t make me a greasy mess!! I will be repurchasing!
    I like the fact it feels even to spread on my skin but I'm not keen on the fact it is coloured.
    Love it!
    I've tried four of five SPFs in the last few months and this is the only one that doesn't crumble off when blending foundation on top of it. I'm extremely pale and the tint blended out nicely, it doesn't appear too orange. Anyone darker than a medium/tan skin tone wouldn't suit this, though. I hope they can become more inclusive. It sets to a velvet matte texture, you can't feel it on the skin. I would definitely repurchase!
    Hard to blend
    I like the tint because it gives my face a nice even colour but I had to blend it pretty hard and for a good 2 minutes before it looked alright. I don’t use sunscreen that much but bought it just to own and I like it but I don’t know if I want to use it everyday.
    Love it
    My skin looks so much better now, and it has only been a month. Highly recommend it. This sunscreen does not clog my pores or leaves my skin oily. The delivery of the product, however, leaves quite a lot to be desired.
    Decent product
    I came across this sunscreen as i couldnt afford my alumier one so i sent my skin lady a few high street sunscreens so she can check the ingredients for me as i have acne rosacea. Out of a couple other she said these ingredients are good for my skin type so i tried it and im now on my 3rd bottle! I havent experienced summer with it yet tho - i work outside so the alumier one was ideal at 42spf The slight tint doesnt bother me - it if anything neutralises my redness but its not obvious when looking that theres anything on my face! I would recommend to anyone with difficult skin!
    It's okay, but wouldn't buy again
    When you first apply it, itis quite sticky, but this does go away however, after a minute or two. The thing I don't like the most is the texture as it's quite dry and doesn't feel moisturizing. My face doesn't feel too bad but it's my hands that I hate the feel of after I use this! I will continue to use it until it completely runs out, but I won't be re-purchasing. Great for the price but I think there are better face SPFs out there.
    Good for immediate eye area.
    I was looking for a mineral sunscreen for use around my eyes as my chemical sunscreen was irritating, I've finished my first tube of this and about to purchase again. I wouldn't recommend this for the whole face though.
    Not a fan
    I love the brand as a whole and was excited to try this product on my acne-prone skin....however it applied very badly and I had big orange patches over my face. I even bought a beauty blender to try and make the application a bit better. On the plus side, there was almost no pilling and (I assume) it did a good job of protecting my skin from the sun. Stopped using it after about 3 days of looking like a tangerine.
    Great for sensitive skin
    I really wanted to try this because it is fragrance-free and mineral-based which sounds ideal for my sensitive skin. It has thick consistency as all physical screens do but it buffs nicely into the skin. It has not caused any breakouts and sits just fine under makeup, I keep on recommending it to friends who are on the lookout for an affordable SPF that is not going to cause any irritation and can be used daily without fearing congestion.
    It doesn’t spread well and has a strong scent. Leaves a white cast.
    Pilling so badly!
    I have quite pale (ginger freckly) skin so I haven't had any issues with the colour or tint. It is the consistency that I find awful. The product piles up the more you rub it in and I have not found it possible to wear under make-up. I am just going to stick to a normal moisturizer with SPF in as I live in London so should be ok. I have never managed to find a sun cream that is not oily or gives me spots.
    Very similar to these other reviews... the colour.
    The colour that this sunscreen has really took me by surprise. It seems to work really well as a sunscreen, but the experience of using it is, well, odd. I was lucky enough that the tint matched my skin tone quite well, and gave it a kind of golden glow (which in a UK winter is hard to find), but my first thought when using it was ‘but what about everyone else?’ because it would obviously only match a limited amount of skin tones. Also, as previously mentioned again, it’s very strange to apply. It goes streaky very easily and can form clumps of colour if you’re not careful, or in the right lighting to be able to see. It also clings to dry skin, similar to if you’ve ever used a fake tan where they recommend you put lotion on your elbows, knees and dry spots before applying. This product is very similar to that in the sense that it absorbs like crazy into dry patches on your face, so perhaps as a sunscreen in itself it’s "okay", and the price point is another amazing factor considering it’s a mineral sunscreen, but not much else can be praised I’m afraid.
    Really wanted to like this...
    I really wanted to like this. an affordable SPF that is reef safe? I was super excited considering most reef safe SPF are $25+. but this unfortunately sucks. you have a few seconds to apply this before it starts pilling. it also just sits on ur face ALL day and is easily transferable onto anything that slightly touches your face. the tint is fine for me because my undertone is pretty golden so I never noticed any oxidation. I should have just spent $40 on super goop lol
    It's okay but the colour
    I wanted to love this product, I really did. As a lifelong goth and heliophobe, and someone who cares about our oceans, a reef-safe sunscreen at this price point was very exciting to me. The trouble is it looks brick-red against my porcelain skin, and although it blended in all right, it has the potential to oxidise to orangy hues. That isn't my look at all! In terms of how it feels on the skin, it has a weird, slightly sandy texture that resulted in me constantly touching my face while wearing it, thus defeating the object of having it on. That said, it does feel nicer on than heavy, greasy drugstore sunscreen, and would probably feel all right on someone who was used to wearing full coverage foundation regularly.
    Trash prodcuct
    Has a tint to it that oxidises and goes bright orange, no good if you're pale. This isn't really listed anywhere in the product description so I didn't realise it was tinted. It goes on completely uneven and streaky, starts drying thick and muddy before you have a chance to blend it out. It made me look like I got a bad fake tan. Don't recommend lol.
    It pills
    I liked the fact that the golden tint made my fair, reddish prone skin more even, but it pills when you layer it! It feels kind of like a mousse going on, and dries to a really nice, satin look (not too matte, but definitely not too shiny either). Won't buy again, because of the pilling and I prefer spf 50.
    Not so good
    It has a tint and it not mentioned anywhere in the product..it is bit heavy on face and it may clog the pores too. I'm not going to buy this product again. Please mention the tint thing on the product so that people will buy accordingly
    Rather meh
    I had no clue it had a tint before I bought it and I don't really mind it because it's only slightly darker than my skin but (1) there's no indication on the package that it's tinted, which I find odd, and (2) it did stain my face mask even 3-4 hours after I applied it. It sometimes does flake a bit, like dead skin is coming off your face if you rub or scratch it and the first few times I used it I felt a tingling sensation, which I still don't understand to this day because I had other products underneath it. The smell is also not the most pleasant (it smells like wheat to me) but I understand that it's normal for fragrance-free products to have a certain smell since there's nothing in their composition to cancel out the smell of the chemical ingredients. It sometimes makes my skin feel tight even if I apply it after my thick moisturiser (and I have combination skin, so that doesn't normally happen). All in all, although it doesn't leave a white cast, it's not incredibly pleasant to use.
    Just ok
    ThisSPF is not that great but it is ok. It has tint in it and it also gives a healthy looking glow to my face for few minutes. I have a super oily T Zone and sometimes I feel like it is clogging my pores. Needs double cleansing to remove it properly.
    Good SPF
    The previous SPFs I used were terrible, they flacked on my skin during application, and left a white cast, so this one was a big improvement. It doesn't flake, the application is smooth, and it feels comfortable on the skin. A bit hard to take off without an oil-based cleanser. It has a smell that I really didn't like, but it fades after a while. I won't repurchase simply because I want to try other products, but I might return to it.
    Would’ve been better without the tint
    Great protection although I found that the texture wasn’t moisturising enough. This may be because it has a tint which also I didn’t like.
    Great Product
    Best one I’ve found! Love the tint. I’ve had no issues. Highly recommend from me! Perhaps a choice of SPF 50 would be fab.
    I was excited to use this because it has nice qualities and it’s affordable. I’ve been using this for ten days and I keep getting breakouts all over my face even though I cleanse my skin well. Besides that it would be a good product. So if your skin leans more on the oily side, try a different sunscreen. This is too thick for my skin and keeps clogging pores.
    Great SPF
    Feels good on the skin, no white cast for me. One of the best SPFs I ever had.
    Travellers friend
    Whenever I hit the beach I am always trying to find the best SPF for my face without causing the stinging eyes when I swim or leave me feeling greasy or anything like this. This came at the perfect time as I hit the beach for summer and was enjoying vacay mode. Not only does this kinda smell like sweet marshmallows for me but I love how it feels on my skin, the whipped formula really makes me feel protected without irritation, stingy eyes, and better yet I find I don't need to add on additional makeup to really get that holiday glow. Big fan!
    White cast
    I was expecting this product to be a wonderful sunscreen for darker skin tones, especially because it is tinted. However, the product left a prominent white cast on my face and body after I used it. I am very unhappy with the product and actually ended up throwing it away after that first use.
    Mineral sunscreen without white cast
    The Inkey List has taken great steps to be as transparent as possible in terms of what is in their products, what they do and how to use them. Their packaging is a well of information. The sunscreen itself is a thick tinted cream, that spreads easily on the skin. Tint really helps with a white cast as there is none, and Shea butter in the formula keeps it from being drying. After Wha minute it will dry to a matte finish providing a slightly blurred effect on the skin. It plays well with most make-up. I think people with normal to oily skin will enjoy this in particular due to its matte finish.
    solid product
    This SPF wasn't really what I was expecting but is still a good product. First of all the product is smaller than I was expecting and as a daily use item, my concern would be it running out too quickly. Secondly the colour. I have used other mineral SPF claiming to leave no white cast, but this has a very different appearance and texture. it is much less fluid and a sort of tan colour. as someone who is white as a sheet of paper, this was a big concern for me. however after application, it dries down, and to my eyes is completely unnoticeable. I remain not orange, so for any pale people with concerns, I would say go for it. As for efficacy, I've worn it on numerous very sunny days, while spending hours outside and remained unburnt, so its a thumbs up there. All in all, I would recommend this product but would appreciate a larger size.
    Tried so hard to give a 5 but I can’t
    Tried it out for a few weeks before this review because I really wanna give this one a chance. I thought I’d found a new fave in this sunscreen but it’s still not the best one for me. Pros: Cheap, tinted (my skin gives off a lighter shade under a bright light though but blends after), thick and dewy on my skin which I could feel throughout the day. Cons: There’s this weird smell which I couldn’t get used to no matter what. And for some reason, my skin becomes a little darker after it absorbs everything. I have to put on more base just so I could get back to my normal tone.
    This is the one
    I have tried over 20 sunscreens and find that even the matte ones end up looking oily under make-up within a couple of hours. However, this one is a game changer! Goes on matte without a white cast and then stay matte under my make up. Just dreamy - it’s take me a long time to find this!
    reef safe and good!
    I found this looking for safe SPF that were 100% mineral, no oxybenzone or homosalate, and stuff. I do like it, its got a good amount of SPF for me and doesn't leave a white cast on my skin because of the tint (FYI my skin is light olive tone, combination). It doesn't feel greasy going on at all and my skin isn't any oiler during the day because of it. It hasn't broken me out either which is a bonus. A good price and will purchase again. I am concerned about plastics, however, and while I can't find a plastic-free alternative I'd like to see a higher recycled plastic content in this packaging.
    it’s ok
    I like the way it feels and how it makes my face feel after apply it. but it leaves a very noticeable white cast for me which is expected for a product with zinc oxide. I recommend it but there’s a cost of white cast
    Not great for darker skintones
    When this was initially launched INKEY LIST were promoting the sunscreen with the image of a multicultural group of people all wearing the sunscreen so I was excited to try this as someone with deep dark skin (Fenty 450). Unfortunately, this did not live up to its claims, it leaves a white/grey cast after applying which makes it impossible to wear on its own but manageable once covered with makeup. Really disappointed with how this has been marketed, I was looking forward to an affordable, mineral sunscreen that was suitable for darker skin but this was not it. The only positive is that it applies matte and does not get oily through the day which is a godsend for someone with very oily skin, that alone is worth the 2 stars.
    Good for fair skin
    I find the colour of this blends in well to my fair skin tone - it looks like I have a tinted moisturiser on and minimizes the appearance of my pores. It does have a heavy feeling - you can tell you have something on your face, but no more than if you are wearing foundation etc. I like the matte effect it gives personally and would recommend to anyone similar toned to me, however can’t comment for those with darker skin. The only thing I would change is for the main tube to be made of more recyclable plastic as 30% isn’t a lot....
    Not a fan
    It applies nicely but I can feel it a bit heavy on the skin all day. One thing I can't pass by is the fact that this tint is not noticeable on the skin but definitely transferes and staines the white clothes.
    Had higher expectations...
    I'm not very fair skinned at all but this sunscreen was too dark for me, and looked like I was wearing a foundation, definitely not lightweight. I doubt it blended well into all the skin tones as advertised 'like wearing nothing'. Furthermore, the tube is quite small for how much you're paying, and if using the right amount of sunscreen on a daily basis it will run out quite quickly.
    Good mineral sunscreen for darker skin tones.
    Just tried this. A good mineral sunscreen for my Fitzpatrick 4 skin. On the first application you couldn’t tell I was wearing something although in direct morning light there was the lightest of whitening, but again not like I was wearing something. On my second application of the day you could easily see a white cast. So not great if you’re apply it twice in one day. But oh god this was difficult to get off. I did a double cleanse with the inkey cleansing balm and then Paula’s choice foaming cleanser and there was still a lot left in my stubble and and hair line and forehead. Considered doing a triple cleanse but just wiped the excess with a wet cotton pad. Going forward I’ll use this once a day as my first application of sunscreen and then later as a top up I’ll use a chemical sunscreen. Overall it’s good and my second favourite mineral sunscreen. I’ll keep buying it as it’s a very good price for a mineral sunscreen in England.
    Very impressed
    I’m very impressed with this sunscreen. It comes out a light beige color but the moment you rub it in, the color completely disappears. I have fair skin and I can’t notice it at all. It sank right in and didn’t feel heavy like other mineral sunscreens. It also wasn’t shiny at all. I was able to apply it around my eyes without any irritation which is very rare for me as my eyes are very sensitive. I removed one star because I wish it came in spf 50 rather 30 , also I did feel like my pores were a little more visible when worn under makeup. I might definitely repurchase.
    Better than expected...
    I’ve struggled in the past with tinted sunscreens because of my combination skin, esp with sebaceous filaments on my nose. This sunscreen goes on really well and, while I can ‘feel it’ on my skin, everytime I check the mirror it looks great, a healthy matte finish and non chalky. Definitely one to keep in my routine. Would love to see a bigger tube and SPF50 version but expect it would hit chalky territory with that. Still a keeper though!
    rosacea approved!!
    So I'm light - caucasian - skin type with rosacea, super sensitive and all chemical spfs cause my condition to go wild... This product is not irritating on my skin and I can stay in the sun without turning red or any flare-ups. It goes on nicely and doesn't dry out my face during the day. My tip is to apply right after your moisturizer for a better slip, spreadability and even application. If you are sweating a lot, there will be white drips emerging, however this is to be expected from a 100% mineral block. In general - I'm loving it much!!
    Love this product! It blends so perfectly and makes my skin look flawless all day, no need for make up with this.
    Love it!
    I’m dark skin, and this leaves no white cast. However it is quite small, but I knew that when I bought it.
    Too dark for very fair skin
    I’ve had to knock a star off due to it being too dark for very fair skin. I’m very fair and when applying the correct amount of spf it is too dark for me. Such a shame as the formulation is beautiful and does look and feel lovely on the skin. I really hope the shade range is expanded to be more inclusive for both ends of the colour spectrum.
    I'm dark-skinned. I just bought this and I'm truly disappointed – it leaves a terrible, terrible, white cast over your skin that doesn't go away. The pictures above that show dark skinned people wearing this is terribly misleading. I'm truly disappointed in Inkey List and Cult Beauty for not marketing this product honestly.
    My favourite SPF
    I have been using this for a few days now. I absolutely love it! I have always avoided using SPF because it makes me breakout, but I know I have to protect from sun damage. This is a game changer. It doesn’t leave that white cast plus it is great for my oily skin. No breakouts and makes my skin feel soft and lovely.
    Great SPF!
    I received this as a gift & having used a few Inkey products already I had high hopes - it didn't disappoint! I must admit I was a little hesitant at first when I saw the colour as I'm quite pale and thought I'd end up looking oddly tanned but it blended really well and I wouldn't have even known I had SPF on. It left a nice matt finish - I'm not a big make-up person so it stopped the need for any powder to take away the usual shine from an SPF (added bonus!). Definitely a go to for me from now on!
    Received this as a gift, I loved the texture underneath makeup it sits perfectly and doesn’t break up your makeup! It doesn’t leave streaky white marks or a residue. Is a really good everyday spf!
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