Desert Essence, Gentle Nourishing Day Cream, SPF 15, Dry & Sensitive Skin, 2 fl oz (60 ml) (Discontinued Item)
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- With Aloe Vera and Argan Oil
- Fragrance Free
- Desert inspired. Beauty renewal.
Gentle Nourishing Day Cream SPF 15
Soothing, extra gentle facial moisturizer with SPF 15 calms and re-hydrates dry, sensitive skin. Formulated with moisture rich argan oil, soothing aloe and antioxidant rich white tea extract to strengthen skin's natural moisture barrier and prevent free radical damage. Leaves skin feeling softer, smoother and more supple. All natural mineral sunscreen provides broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection against pre-mature aging. Suitable for sensitive skin.
We at Desert Essence believe in renewal.
Renewal for body, mind and spirit.
Inspired by the healing spirit of the desert, our sustainable, natural products draw from nutrient rich desert botanicals like Jojoba, Aloe and Tea Tree, all revered in native cultures for their deep healing properties. Naturally effective, without harsh chemicals, our products work in harmony with your body to nurture, soothe and restore.
Massage small amount onto face and neck daily.
Active Ingredient: 10% zinc oxide (mineral sunscreen)
Other Ingredients: Water (aqua), caprylic/capric triglyceride (coconut derived), cocoglycerides (coconut derived), squalane (olive derived), glycerin (vegetable), cetearyl alcohol (plant derived), arachidyl alcohol (plant derived), simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) butter, argania spinosa kernel oil (argan oil), aloe barbadensis leaf juice, camellia sinensis leaf extract (white tea), glycine soja (soybean) oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, saccharomyces ferment lysate filtrate, xylitylglucoside (plant derived), anhydroxylitol (plant derived), xylitol (plant derived), isostearic acid (plant derived), behenyl alcohol (plant derived), arachidyl glucoside (plant derived), cetearyl glucoside (plant derived), xanthan gum (corn derived), sodium phytate (plant derived), leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, sodium levulinate (plant derived), sodium anisate (plant derived), sodium hydroxide, citric acid.
Yes vegetarian/vegan, yes recyclable, yes gluten free, yes biodegradable, yes renewable sources, yes cruelty free, yes soy
No animal derived ingredients or animal testing, no parabens, no artificial fragrances/dyes, no petroleum compounds including mineral oil, petrolatum and paraffin, no SLS, no PEGS, PPG, MEA, DEA or TEA, no glycols, no phthalates.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Thick in consistency and seemed sticky when tested on the back on my hand. Good thing I tried it on my face as it sinks in nicely and keeps skin soft all day without being sticky or greasy at all. Has not clogged pores so far and does not irritate my insanely sensitive skin at all.
I have extremely sensitive, rosacea-prone skin, and this cream has got to be the most gentle and helpful cream I've ever tried (and I've tried many). It's completely fragrance-free, and has a natural zince sunscreen too. I use it every couple days, after cleansing, and I love it! I highly recommend it.
Posted by 4693455285003537819 on Jun 09, 2015
It took a long time to arrive, more tham 6 months but I got very happy with the product, it seems to be greasy but the skin absorbs well. Gives tho sensation of soft and protected skin.
Wonderful for dry and sensitive skin!
Posted by ReviewsByNina on Apr 10, 2015
I bought this for my mother (80+) who has developed a really dry and sensitive skin and it was wonderful for her! She even asked me to order another one in advance. Perfect choice!
Used only until I found a better iherb moisturizer
Posted by Reviewer3163705 on Jan 29, 2015
I have bought this a few times on iherb, not because it's a great moisturizer, but rather out of default/lack of better options. I like that it's decent ingredients and it's not as thick/heavy as some other brands (but still kind of thick/creamy for my preference). However, I found the perfect moisturizer (also on iherb)...physician's formula organic light tinted moisturizer w/ spf 15. you can see my review on that product where I compare it to this product. (Note: I also used Avalon Organics Vitamin C Renewal w/ SPF 15 and hated it. Way too thick/creamy. This Physician's Formula brand blows them away).
Too thick and smells like Plastic
Posted by 5664005114442485493 on Dec 14, 2014
Due to this product being Fragrance Free, it caught the smell of the container instead. My face smells like some kind of plastic, and it's overpowering. I am forced to wear something else over it just to stop the odor. The product is also too thick, making it near impossible to spread across my dry face. Would send back if I could in an instant.
smells like Hyssop
Posted by MyRecommendationsPage on Oct 13, 2014
i havent made up my mind yet, i dont use it much becouse of the smell, its a very wierd smell. other then that it feels more like a sunscrean then face cream but that was the reasone i bought it for, 15spf.