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Eucerin Sensitive Protect Sun Lotion Extra Light SPF30 150ml

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tick Very high sun protection for the body
tick Advanced Spectral Technology: UVA/UVB protection and HEVIS light defense
tick Soothes sensitive skin and protects it from sun-induced skin damage

A superior sunscreen body lotion with `Anti-Stain After Wash`* technology. Soothes and protects sensitive skin including atopic skin.

Eucerin’s Advanced Spectral Technology offers very high factor UVA/UVB protection and HEVIS light defense. 

Product info

Sunscreen body lotion for sensitive skin

UV light is the main cause of sun-induced skin damage, but high-energy visible (HEVIS) light can also trigger free radicals that cause further stress to skin.

Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Sensitive Protect SPF 30 is a sunscreen for the body that soothes sensitive skin and protects it from sun-induced skin damage. It is also suitable for atopic skin. The Advanced Spectral Technology combines broadband and photostable UVA/UVB filters1 for very high UV protection with Licochalcone A. This powerful antioxidant works to neutralize free radicals caused by UV and HEVIS light. 

The extra-light sunscreen body lotion absorbs immediately and is water-resistant. It also contains Eucerin’s ‘Anti-Stain After Wash`* technology. 
Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Sensitive Protect SPF 30 is clinically and dermatologically proven to be suitable for sensitive skin including skin with Atopic Dermatitis.
*Helps to reduce the intensity of sunscreen stains after washing.

 

(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

Clinical and dermatological studies prove good skin tolerability on sensitive skin including skin with Atopic Dermatitis.

Properties

  • absorbs immediately
  • extra-light texture
  • water resistant

How To Use

Three steps to optimal sun protection

1. Select the right product

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 suitable for your skin type and condition.

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2. Use the right amount

It’s important to use sufficient product and to reapply it at regular intervals.
You can use your palm to measure how much. We recommend a thick line of sunscreen (stretching from the tip of your middle finger to your wrist) for each area (1-11) on the diagram:

  •  1. Face and neck
  •  2 & 3. Both arms
  •  4. Chest
  •  5.  Stomach
  •  6 & 7. The top of your legs (front and back)
  •  8 & 9. The bottom of your legs (front and back) plus your feet
  • 10. Shoulders and upper back
  • 11. Lower back

You’ll need an amount about the size of a golf ball to cover your body. To protect the sensitive skin on your face and neck (area 1) we recommend you use one of our facial sun protection products.

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3. Apply thoroughly

Ensure that all exposed areas get the protection they need. Some parts are easy to miss. Don’t forget the back and shoulders as well as your hands and feet, the backs of the arms and the areas at the edges of swimwear.
Eucerin research2 indicates that, on average, approximately 14% of the back of the female body and 22% of the back of the male body is regularly exposed to the sun’s rays without any protection whatsoever.

(2.)  Internal Beiersdorf study of 2016 on the use of sun protection amongst a sample of 52 (29 women, 23 men)

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Important usage instructions

  • Apply generously before sun exposure and reapply frequently− especially after swimming, perspiring or toweling − to maintain the original protection
  • Reducing the quantity will significantly lower the level of protection
  • Do not stay too long in the sun, even while using a sunscreen product
  • Over-exposure to the sun is a serious health threat
  • Keep babies and young children out of direct sunlight
  • Avoid contact with eyes
  • Allow product to absorb completely, and avoid direct contact with textiles and hard surfaces to prevent staining

Do's and Dont's

Use this product if ...

You have sensitive skin or Atopic Dermatitis and are looking for a high protection sunscreen body lotion:

Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Sensitive Protect SPF 30 will give your skin the protection it needs.

You’re looking for a sunscreen body lotion that protects your skin from UVA and UVB rays as well as from the negative effects of HEVIS light:

Eucerin’s Advanced Spectral Technology offers superior UVA/UVB protection and HEVIS light defense.

Try a different product if …

You’re looking for the benefits of Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Sensitive Protect SPF 30 but prefer a higher SPF:

Try Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Sensitive Protect SPF 50+.

Your skin is prone to sun allergies such as PLE:

Try Eucerin Sun Creme-Gel Sun Allergy Protect SPF50.

Your skin is sensitive and you’re looking for a very high or high protection sunscreen for your body, but you prefer a spray format:

Try Eucerin Sun Spray Sensitive Protect SPF 50+ (for sensitive skin including atopic skin) or Eucerin Sun Spray Transparent Sensitive Protect SPF 30 (for sensitive skin including acne-prone skin).

You’re looking for a high protection sunscreen for sensitive body skin in an aerosol format:

Try Eucerin Sun Spray Transparent Dry Touch Sensitive Protect SPF 30which is suitable for sensitive skin including acne-prone skin.

You’re looking for a high protection sunscreen body lotion to protect skin from signs of premature aging:

Try Eucerin Sun Lotion Extra Light Photoaging Control SPF 30.

FAQ (5)

    How do I know which SPF to use?

    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.

    Why does sensitive skin need special sun protection?

    Sensitive skin has a weakened protective barrier. It is less able to bind in the moisture that it needs and is more vulnerable to external irritants. One of those external irritants is the sun’s rays which cause skin to dry out further and become red and irritable. Sensitive skin benefits from sun protection that has been specially formulated to soothe as well as protect. 

    What is the difference between UVA and UVB rays?

    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 and this 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.

    What is high-energy visible light and why does my skin need to be protected from it?

    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.

    What is the ‘Anti-Stain After Wash’* technology and how does it work?

    The Eucerin ‘Anti-Stain After Wash’ technology helps to reduce the intensity of sunscreen stains after washing.

     

    The yellow stains that appear on clothes, especially cottons, after using sunscreen products are caused by UV filters. The washing process can make these stains worse rather than remove them: the iron and copper ions in water, when combined with very hot water and bleaching agents, can actually bind-in and intensify the stains.

     

    Eucerin’s ‘Anti-Stain After Wash’ technology works in two ways. Firstly, it contains a protective shield that prevents so much of the filter from binding with the fabric in the first place. Secondly, it contains a complexing agent that binds with the ions in water so they are less able to intensify stains when clothes are washed. 
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  • Toriaa89 24/09/2018
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    Great smelling & non-greasy!
    I had never heard of Eucerin suncream before so was interested in seeing what this was like! The bottle looks like your typical suncream so on first impressions I expected this to be like every other suncream. However, I was wrong! Firstly, it has such a lovely pleasant smell and it is non-greasy (which is a big winner in my eyes!). It also absorbs into the skin really well so it is so much nicer and easier to apply! Usually you are tackling a greasy mess of suncream on your hands which is so unpleasant but with this suncream it wasn't a dreaded task! Would definitely buy this again :-)
  • Katayo 22/09/2018
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    good product
    I had not heard or seen this product before so i was pleased to try it out. it is very easy to apply and it absorbs into the skin quickly. It has a pleasant smell, not too strong. To be honest I would prefer factor 50, but saying that I would recommand this product.
  • Ladyclaireh 21/09/2018
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    Sun me over
    So I hadn’t heard or seen Eucerin sun protection before . So I was s not dubious. Decided to try it out on holiday in Santorini I wanted full protection from uva & uvb . I was please Eucerin had advanced spectral technology. It glided on lovely and absorbed quickly, thankfully didn’t irate my ecxema as it was sensitive protect. Mega plus it Didn’t damage my white bikini & water resistant, the whole Family is favouring
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