Review: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist SPF 70 & Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Stick Sensitive SPF 50+
I finished two more sunscreens. They are…
- Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 70
- Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Stick Sensitive SPF 50+
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 70:
I wanted to try Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 70 for the heck of it. I was picking up a few sunscreens for the summer. This one just popped up. I had to try it! The sunscreen comes in a spray bottle. It’s 5.0 oz. (141 g). It’s water resistant (80 minutes). It has a spray nozzle that clicks (opens and closes). I didn’t have any issues with the sunscreen getting everywhere with this type of nozzle. The sunscreen sprays out like a fine mist. It claims to be a ‘mist’. It really is a mist. I was really intrigued by that. It feels lightweight and greasy at the same time. It’s not ultra-light or non-greasy as it claims. It’s funny because it sprays out so light but looks and feels heavier on the skin. It left my skin looking shiny and greasy. I was disappointed in that. I was hoping for a clean feel. Something like Sun Bum Face Mist Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45. Sun Bum had a lighter feel on the skin. It absorbs faster and doesn’t leave any residue behind. Neutrogena, on the other hand, was the opposite (shiny, greasy, heavy).
The smell of this sunscreen was awful. It’s very strong. Honestly, it’s probably not healthy using a spray sunscreen like this daily. The fumes get everywhere, and even though I try my best to not breathe it in, it’s just not a healthy way to use sunscreen. Darn, I really was pulled into spray sunscreens this summer, haha. As for protection, I didn’t burn when using it, but I wasn’t outdoors for too long. It’s a chemical sunscreen, doesn’t leave a white cast, broad spectrum. Hmmmmm. Do I like it? Not really. I really was hoping for a truly lightweight feel spray sunscreen. I just didn’t get that. I’m so glad I finished this. It was a convenient sunscreen to use, but I’m over it. I didn’t like it that much. It took me about a month to finish it, by the way.
Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Stick Sensitive SPF 50+:
I’ve had a bunch of these sunscreen sticks for a while. I finally finished my last sunscreen stick of Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Stick Sensitive SPF 50+! I’m so happy! haha! 😂 So this is a mineral sunscreen. It contains 20% Zinc Oxide. It’s very thick on the skin. I stopped using it on my face so long ago. It contains ingredients that are just not compatible with my skin. It’s just very heavy. Here are the rest of the ingredients if you’re interested:
aloe vera extract, shea butter, coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, waxes (sunflower seed, candelilla), castor seed oil, jojoba oil, squalane, cocoa butter, and a few other ingredients.
As you can see, my acne-prone skin did not fare well with an ingredient list like this. I used the rest of the sunscreen sticks on my body. The sunscreen is water-resistant (80 minutes) and sweat-resistant. No kidding. This sunscreen sticks to the skin like crazy. I’ve used it on my arms and noticed that it’s really difficult to remove. I have to deeply cleanse my skin to fully remove every single trace of this sunscreen. It also gets everywhere. Since it leaves a white cast on the skin, the white cast transfers onto my clothes, bed sheets, and car seats. Just everywhere. That’s not what I want from a sunscreen. Yuck! Even though the texture of the sunscreen is soft and soothing, I’m not a fan of it. I’m just happy to be done with all of them. It’s not for me.
That’s my experience with Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 70 and
Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen Stick Sensitive SPF 50+! More to come! Stay tuned!