When choosing a sunscreen, there are two basic options: chemical sunscreen and physical sunscreen. Which one is best for you depends on your skin type, skin care treatments, and texture preference. Here are the differences between the two and when each might be recommended:
We use and recommend Dermalogica’s skincare products, many of which are available for purchase on site. We carry three different Dermalogica sunscreens, so there is something to suit everyone’s skin type and needs! Here are the sunscreens we carry, along with descriptions about what makes each one fabulous:
Invisible Physical Defense, SPF 30
Weightless physical sunscreen. An invisible Broad Spectrum physical sunscreen that blends easily on skin, featuring ultra-sheer Zinc Oxide. Ideal for post-skin treatment and for sensitive/sensitized skin
Prisma Protect, SPF 30
Light-activated skin defense. Light-activated multitasking moisturizer provides broad-spectrum defense while preventing future signs of skin damage. Intelligent drone technology is activated by visible light to help boost skin's natural luminosity.
Dynamic Skin Recovery, SPF 50
Firming, emollient moisturizer. Encourage firmness, elasticity, and hydration while helping to defend against the primary triggers of skin aging with this medium-weight, emollient daily moisturizer with Broad Spectrum SPF50.
If you have questions about which sunscreen would be best for you or want to further discuss your skin’s sunscreen needs, book a facial at our esthetics clinic and talk with our professional estheticians-in-training and esthetics staff!
Our team of esthetics instructors!