After Sun Relief
Sensitive Relief After Sun Cream Gel
- Soothes and helps to regenerate sun-stressed skin
- With anti-oxidant defense
- For face and body
- For sensitive skin and skin prone to sun allergies
- Pleasant texture
A superior facial sunscreen to protect and mattify sensitive and oily skin
Eucerin’s Advanced Spectral Technology offers very high factor UVA/UVB protection and HEVIS light defense. The sunscreen also supports skin’s own DNA repair mechanism.
UV light is the main cause of sun-induced skin damage, but high-energy visible (HEVIS) light can also induce free radicals that cause further stress to skin.
Eucerin Sensitive Protect Sun Fluid Mattifying SPF50+ is an everyday sunscreen that protects and mattifies sensitive and oily skin. The Advanced Spectral Technology combines broadband and photostable UVA/UVB filters1 for very high UV protection with Licochalcone A to neutralize free radicals caused by UV and HEVIS light. The sun fluid also includes Glycyrrhetinic Acid which supports skin’s own DNA repair mechanism.
Unperfumed − and with an ultra-light, non-greasy texture that does not leave an oily shine − Eucerin Sensitive Protect Sun Fluid Mattifying SPF50+ is clinically and dermatologically proven to be very good tolerated by sensitive skin.
(1) Meeting the high standards for UVA and UVB protection defined by Cosmetics Europe. The levels of UVA protection are higher than the EU recommendation.
Clinical and dermatological studies prove very good skin tolerability on sensitive skin. The product has been tested in, and proven to be suitable for, humid climates.
Sunscreens are available in four different levels of protection: low (factor 6 to 10), medium (15 to 25), high (30 to 50) and very high (50+). The higher the protection factor the better your skin is protected, but it’s important to apply the product thoroughly (be careful not to miss any bits) and to reapply it generously every two hours.
UVA rays penetrate the deeper layers of skin. They stimulate the production of free radicals in the skin which cause oxidative stress and can lead to indirect DNA damage (where the free radicals modify cellular DNA over time). UVA rays are most commonly associated with photoaging (premature skin aging caused by the sun). They can also trigger sun allergies such as Polymorphous Light Eruption (PLE). UVB rays can also provoke allergies, but to a lesser degree.
UVB rays provide the energy your skin needs to make Vitamin D and stimulate the production of melanin which is responsible for tanning. They don’t travel as deeply as UVA rays, penetrating only the outermost layers of skin, but they cause more immediate damage such as sunburn. UVB rays are directly absorbed by cellular DNA which can lead to skin diseases such as actinic keratosis and skin cancer.
Both types of UV can induce hyperpigmentation and may contribute to conditions such as sun spots (also known as age spots) and melasma.
The sunlight spectrum consists of UV, visible and infrared light. Visible sunlight can be detected by the human eye, while the others remain invisible. Part of this visible spectrum has a high energy level and is known as high-energy visible light. It is also referred to as HEVIS light, HEV Light, HEVL and sometimes ‘blue light’ or ‘blue violet light’.
Like UVA rays, HEVIS light penetrates the deeper layers of skin (the dermis) and can generate free radicals. These free radicals are one of the main causes of photoaging (premature skin aging caused by the sun). They interfere with skin cells and break down the collagen and elastin that gives our skin its plump, youthful appearance. HEVIS light has also been linked to uneven skin pigmentation and melasma.
Many modern sunscreens offer effective protection against UVA and UVB rays, but we recommend that you look out for products that also defend against the negative effects of HEVIS light. These products will give your skin reliable protection from photoaging and, in the long run, can also help to combat visible signs of skin aging such as wrinkles.
Facial skin is more sensitive to UVA/UVB radiation than skin on the rest of the body as it is exposed to sun all year round. Sun protection can help you avoid the cellular DNA damage caused by UV, photoaging (premature aging caused by the sun) and hyperpigmentation. It is important to protect facial skin whenever it is exposed to the sun.
Choose a product that offers the right level of protection for your skin. It should protect against UVA and UVB rays and offer HEVIS light defense. It should also be tailored to your skin type and condition.
It’s important to use sufficient product and to reapply it at regular intervals.You can use your palm to measure how much product to use. We recommend that, to cover your face, neck and décolleté, you use a thick line of sun fluid that stretches from the tip of your middle finger down to your wrist.
Some parts are easy to miss. Don’t forget your ears, the back of your neck and, if you’re bald or have thinning hair, your scalp.
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Eucerin Sensitive Protect Sun Fluid Mattifying SPF50+ is a very high protection sunscreen designed to protect sensitive and oily skin from sun-induced damage while mattifying any oily patches.
Eucerin’s Advanced Spectral Technology offers superior UVA/UVB protection and HEVIS light defense.
As Eucerin Sensitive Protect Sun Fluid Mattifying SPF50+ is a very high protection sunscreen it is suitable for protecting facial skin that has recently undergone a chemical peel.
As Eucerin Sensitive Protect Sun Fluid Mattifying SPF50+ is a very high protection sunscreen it is suitable for protecting facial skin that has recently undergone laser treatment.
Try Kids Sun Spray Sensitive Protect SPF 50+ (suitable for children over three years).
Eucerin Sun products offer comprehensive protection against sun-induced skin damage.
The innovative Advanced Spectral Technology combines broad-band and photostable UVA/UVB filters¹ for reliable UV protection with antioxidant Licochalcone A for high-energy visible (HEVIS) light defence. Glycyrrhetinic Acid provides additional DNA protection.²
The superior sun protection range includes products that are tailored to individual skin needs and contain active ingredients for specific skin conditions:
- If your skin is oily and/or blemish-prone, the formula containing sebum-regulating Oil Control Technology with lipid-absorbing pigments leaves an immediate dry touch finish and has a long-lasting anti-shine effect.
- If your primary skin concern is premature ageing, the Photoageing products with short- and long-chain Hyaluronic Acid will visibly reduce the signs of skin ageing.
- If your skin is prone to sun allergies, the Sun Protection and After Sun formulas with Alpha-Glucosylrutin will help to prevent sun-induced allergies such as PLE.
The range also includes Eucerin Kids Sun products (which have been specially formulated to soothe and protect your child’s sensitive and delicate skin) as well as both adult and children’s products that are suitable for atopic skin.
Eucerin Sun products are available in a range of medium, high and very high SPFs. All are clinically and dermatologically proven to be both highly effective and well tolerated by sensitive skin.
1 Meeting the highest standards for UVA and UVB protection as defined by Cosmetics Europe. The levels of UVA protection are higher than the EU requirement.
2 Eucerin Kids Mineral Sun Lotion does not include Advanced Spectral Technology but uses clinically proven non-chemical filters. Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Sensitive Protect, Eucerin Sun Spray Sensitive Protect, Eucerin Sun Spray Transparent Sensitive Protect and Eucerin Sun Spray Transparent Dry Touch do not contain Glycyrrhetinic Acid.