Clinique City Block™ Oil-Free Daily Face Protector SPF25
At Skin Matters we are always on the look out for products that not only offer the best value for money, but also makes your daily skincare routine easier to fit into your busy schedule, with this product we believe we have found a little gem in Clinique’s City Block SPF25 Face Protector.
What It Is:
City Block SPF25 Face Protector offers High-level daily sun protection in a sheer, weightless formula.
Sheer, broad-spectrum UVA/UVB daily sunscreen. Lightweight formula helps wick away perspiration and absorb excess oil. Perfect alone or as an invisible makeup primer. No chemical sunscreens. Appropriate for eye area and sensitive skins.
SPF25 Protects against sun and environmental damage with UVA/UVB sunblock and antioxidants. You can wear it on its own or as an invisible makeup primer. 100% Fragrance-Free
For All Skins, even sensitive.
What It Does:
Clinique’s Super CityBlock™Oil-Free Daily Face Protector SPF25 This is one of Clinique’s best-known skin care products, and it’s among the best sunscreens Clinique has to offer. Its effective overall formula means it gets excellent customer reviews.
Clinique’s City Block Oil-Free Daily Face Protector SPF25 comes in an opaque squeeze tube with a screw-top lid. The product is a lightweight cream that blends very well into skin without leaving colour behind. It’s easy to apply to your skin and feels lightly hydrating; for those with very dry skin, you might find that you need to put on an additional moisturizer underneath to give your skin a boost.
The Super City Block formula has a lot to like about it, starting with the fact that this provides reliable broad-spectrum sun protection with a sunscreen that has the added benefits of both Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Dioxide. It protects skin from UVA and UVB radiation and is considered non-risky in terms of of skin sensitivity. Because it is gentle, titanium dioxide is a great sunscreen active for sensitive, redness-prone skin. It’s great for use around the eyes, as it is highly unlikely to cause stinging.
This sunscreen also has a variety of antioxidants like, gentian root extract, and vitamins C and E. Antioxidants protect the cells from damage caused by these free radicals.
Research has shown that when you have antioxidants formulated into a broad-spectrum sunscreen, this boost’s its effectiveness in protecting your skin against UV and other environmentalfreeradicals.
Also, the opaque tube the sunscreen is packaged in means the product will stay stable in the presence of light and air.
- broad-spectrum protection against UVA/UVB rays
- absorbs excess sebum and leaves the skin matt
- prevents skin ageing
- suitable for the eye area and sensitive skin
- ideal on its own or under makeup
- a clear, non-greasy texture
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How to Use City Block Face Protector:
You should apply to clean skin after using Clinique’s 3-Step Skin Care System.
Using fingertips to apply to your face, blend into your skin.
Apply this after you have applied your serum and moisturizers and before makeup.
Conclusion – Clinique City Block™ Oil-Free Daily Face Protector SPF25
I have tried so many sunscreens on my face, but find that they all cause my skin to dry out as the day wears on, even the most natural and chemical free ones. Clinique has found the formula that works for me, this leaves my skin with a very comfortable feeling, not oily or greasy, but never feeling tight or dry. Also, the bonus is that it works as a light concealer which I love.
You can also use this as your moisturizer, as it has many ingredients that moisturizers with sunscreen protection have (like high, broad-spectrum SPF and loads of antioxidants) and the great thing about this is you can wear it under your foundation, or as a substitute primer every day, safe in the knowledge that your skin is getting great SPF.
It looks like a tinted moisturizer when you squeeze it out of the tube but applies very sheer, and it is very lightweight and smooth, it evens out my skin tone and makes it look more radiant. I find applying makeup on top of City Block very easy to do.
I’m confident that it will protect my skin well from daily sun exposure, and hopefully, it will slow down the aging process of my skin due to the high SPF. It is now an everyday essential for me.
I Highly recommend this product for both winter or summer use.
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