2 Minute Review, SKINCARE

2 Minute Review: FAB’s Weightless Liquid Mineral Sunscreen

FAB Mineral Sunscreen


Name: First Aid Beauty’s Weightless Liquid Mineral Sunscreen with Zinc Oxide SPF 30 Broad Spectrum

Cost: $34

Size: 1.5 fl oz (44 mL)

Packaging: Outer packaging is a non-excessive thin cardboard box (not pictured). Sunscreen comes in a plastic squeeze tube with a twist-off top.

Best Skin types to use it: Normal, dry, oily, combination

First five ingredients: Zinc Oxide (16.8%), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Aqua (Water, Eau), Isododecane, Polymethyl Methacrylate. Check the full ingredients list on the packaging and the brand’s website to determine potential allergens.

Fragrance: None

Claims (per the packaging): No white cast, lightweight, non-greasy

First Aid Beauty, mineral sunscreen

How I used it

I applied this sunscreen at the end of my skincare routine and waited about 10 minutes before proceeding with my makeup. It’s very lightweight and dries down to a natural finish.

FAB mineral sunscreen

I wanted to show the below picture so you can see the tint. I took all pictures in the same lighting and in this one you can see what I’m talking about.

FAB mineral sunscreen

Overall thoughts

Every makeup product applied over this mineral sunscreen beautifully. I’ve tried liquids, powders, and creams and there have been no issues with pilling or excess oil. Love that!

There also have not been any breakouts after using it daily for about a month. First Aid Beauty’s products are made with sensitive skin in mind so this was no surprise for me.

Due to the slight purple tint, I will continue to use this only when I’m wearing makeup. I appreciate that it wasn’t a white cast and this is a minor inconvenience for me. However, I am disappointed in this aspect because I had to purchase a separate sunscreen just to wear when I’m makeup-free.

As far as repurchasing, I’m not 100% sure. Even though my issues with it are minimal this sunscreen is a bit pricey for how much you get. I would recommend it to those who have sensitive skin as well as those who can’t use chemical sunscreens.

This sunscreen is no longer being sold anywhere. If there’s a skincare product you would like to see me do a 2 minute review for, please let me know in the comments below or email me using this form.

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