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Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF 50 powder sunscreen review

Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF 50 powder sunscreen review

Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF powder beauty blogger Eve Dawes Glamour Gains

Last Updated on April 28, 2023 by Eve Dawes

Does Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF Powder Work?

Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF 50 powder sunscreen is my Summer go to for keeping my SPF topped up throughout the day without messing up my makeup or needing to wash my hands. There’s quite a few SPF powder sunscreens out there but Colorescience sunscreen is cruelty free and they have both a matte and glow option. Living in the desert, applying SPF just once in the morning won’t cut it, you have to keep reapplying throughout the day. However, before SPF powder and SPF setting spray came about that wasn’t really practical. Thankfully SPF makeup products like Colorescience sunscreen make reapplying SPF in your car or on the go possible and are small enough to keep in your purse. Here’s how to choose the right formulation for you and everything you need to know in this Colorscience SPF review.

This Colorscience SPF review post contains affiliate links. SPF powder complimentary from Colorescience.

Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF 50 powder glow beauty blogger Eve Dawes
Colorescience Sunforgettable Total Protection SPF50 powder

Which is better Colorscience Sunforgettable matte or glow SPF powder?

It’s really just a personal preference on whether you prefer a matte or glowy finish. Colorescience Sunforgettable Matte SPF is what I’ve used in the past. I just tried the new Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF 50 Glow and definitely prefer the matte. I like glowing skin and use Supergoop Glowscreen but because I get oily on hot days, I prefer the matter for dampening down shine versus adding more glow. However, I do like Colorescience sunscreen glow powder for highlighting cheek bones, your collarbone and shoulders.

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Supergoop Glow Screen is what I wear as my SPF makeup base and primer

Benefits of Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF Powder

There’s a lot of benefits and pros to Colorescience Sunforgettable SPF Powder and their SPF makeup collection, the only con is that it’s a little pricey.

I love the fact that it’s so easy to use on the go and that it’s not just SPF but blue light protection. As I spend my life either in front of my computer, phone or TV. Colorescience sunscreen offers:

  1. 100% mineral sunscreen
  2. Blue light (HEV) protection
  3. Colorescience is cruelty-free
  4. It comes in several different shades
  5. Protects against infrared radiation
  6. Doesn’t mess up makeup
  7. Perfect for taking away shine during the day
  8. Easy SPF on the go
  9. There’s 3 SPF 50 brush-on powder sunscreen options: Total Protection Brush on Shield, Glow and Bronzer

Powered by EnviroScreen Technology, these 100% mineral sunscreen products go way beyond UV to shield skin from pollution, blue (HEV) light, and infrared radiation.

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Colorescience sunscreen SPF glow protection powder

How to use Colorescience sunscreen SPF Powder

There’s a bit of a knack to using it and getting the Colorescience sunscreen SPF 50 powder to flow the 1st time you use it. Make sure you remove the clear elastic around the brush before your 1st application. Then with the cap on before each use give it a few taps cap side down on a hard surface. You can tell if there’s any powder on the brush by giving it a flick with your fingers.

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For the most even coverage apply the Colorescience SPF 50 powder sunscreen in small circles on dry skin. Rather than in long strokes to make sure you don’t miss any areas. To reload more powder give the brush a shake with the brush facing downwards or recap and tap like you did to start.

Shop Colorescience sunscreen SPF 50 Powder

Here’s where to shop for Colorescience SPF powder in original, glow, bronzer SPF 50 and SPF 30 and a multipack to save money and keep one at home and one in your bag or car.


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