Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Sunscreen SPF 50 Review & Photos

Even though it’s “technically” not Summer here in the U.S. yet, we’re full on into the type of weather that can cause serious skin damage.

An important part of keeping your skin safe is using sunscreen. Even if it’s cloudy, sunscreen should be still be applied! Prevention is key!

A good product that you can use to prevent damage is Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Sunscreen SPF 50. This oil-free, paraben-free product is gentle enough to use everywhere, but strong enough to ward off harmful rays.

What the Nordstrom website has to say about Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Sunscreen SPF 50:

Activated Sun Protectorâ„¢ is an ultra-lightweight SPF 50 sunscreen for the body in a non-greasy, non-irritating formulation. Patented sun-filter technology provides uniform broad spectrum protection to deflect 98% of harmful UVB rays. The very water resistant, highly photostable formula delivers powerful sun protection all day long.

How to use: Apply liberally at least 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or excessive perspiring, immediately after towel-drying and at least every two hours.

Paraben- and silicone-free.

This product is nice because it’s easy to smooth over the skin and soaks in quickly. Apply 15 minutes before sun exposure and it will keep you protected for up to 80 minutes. It is water resistant, but after you towel off it’s recommended that you reapply.

Thankfully, this doesn’t have the sunscreen “odor”. Huge Plus!

Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protector Sunscreen SPF 50 retails for $23.00 for 5oz. You can purchase this product at, as well as at Nordstrom, Bergdorf Goodman, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

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