L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun-Protection Meets Skin Care

L’Oreal Paris wants you to enjoy the sun. They really do! Have fun! Frolic! But they also want you to protect it, with the best possible sun protection that you can really count on, and that’s why they’ve created L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun.

Most of the time when someone tells me that they don’t use sunscreen, their excuse is that they don’t like the way it feels on their skin. You know, that heavy, stifling, GREASY feeling that screams I am wearing sunscreen. Well, now that excuse just won’t cut it anymore. L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun is sun care that meets skin care and that means you’ll get the most beautiful skin under the sun, without compromise, and here are the reasons WHY:

  • L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun products have a patented UV filter system for long-lasting, broad spectrum protection against UVA1, UVA2 and UVB rays.
  • They’re all non-comedogenic and won’t cause acne and are suitable for sensitive skins.
  • They are water resistant for 80 minutes.
  • They contain luxurious antioxidant skincare ingredients like grape seed oil. sea buckthorn oil, shea oil, sunflower seed oil, and vitamin E to nourish, hydrate and protect the skin against free radicals
  • They come in every texture, so there’s something that will suit everyone.
  • They smell SO SO GOOD. The scent of L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun products is built just like a fragrance with top notes of Aloe Vera and Coconut Milk, heart notes of Ylang-Ylang and white peony, and base notes of fig milk and tonk a bean.

Sounds pretty darn good, hey? Ok, let’s start with the good/bad, first? Or the bad/good first?

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L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Silky Sheer Face Lotion and Silky Sheer BB Cream

L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun Silky Sheer Face Lotion and Silky Sheer BB Cream($14.99 each) have an SPF of 50. Both are ultra-light, oil free and have an ultra-light finish and feel. They feel like a dry oil going on, and upon rubbing them in they pretty much disappear. You have to shake them up before using them- they have one of those mixing balls inside. And as you can see, they are REALLY liquidy in texture which adds to their spreadability. Good so far, right?

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L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Silky Sheer Face Lotion and Silky Sheer BB Cream

The BB Cream has a tint to it, and I know it looks scary on my pasty arm there, and that’s because it IS. It’s NOT good for pale skin like mine! It leaves a light orange shade to my skin which is a nope! I’m not sure WHO this shade of orange is for, but I’m pretty sure they don’t live on planet Earth! It feels like nothing on your skin, which I do like! Both of them do, although I find the untinted one a bit more hydrating, which is weird because usually a BB Cream means skincare, no? But, if you are pale like I am, or just a human, get the un-tinted one. PLEASE. I think you’d have to be a lot darker than me, or from the planet Zorgon to be able to use the BB Cream version and walk around with just that on your face! Sorry L’Oreal! 😀

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L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun-L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Quick Dry Sheer Spray SPF30, SPF50, L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun After Sun Rich Repairing Lotion, L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Silky Sheer Mousse SPF30, SPF50, L’Oréal Paris Sublime Sun Invisible Protect Sheer Spray SPF30, SPF50

L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun Quick Dry Sheer Spray SPF30, SPF50($14.99) is the brand’s first alcohol-free sheer finish spray that dries INSTANTLY. You can’t feel ANYTHING on your skin I swear, but after you apply it your skin feels soft and smooth! Really cool! This one is my husband’s favourite. It’s not sticky and feels drier to the touch than any other spray SPF I’ve ever tried. In fact, it’s what we’ve brought to California with us this time and loving it.

L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun Silky Sheer Mousse SPF30, SPF50($14.99) is the NEATEST sunscreen you’ll ever try! It’s an ultra-light, non sticky mousse that just MELTS onto your skin. It absorbs FAST, and makes your skin feel so soft and smooth! Again, not sticky at all. It’s pretty amazing! You have to try this one too!

L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun Invisible Protect Sheer Spray SPF30, SPF50($14.99) is a dry oil spray that’s not greasy at all. This one leaves a beautiful satin soft finish to the skin, making it glow and look healthy.

L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun After Sun Rich Repairing Lotion is a moisturizer that instantly soothes and nourishes skin after sun exposure. It moisturizes skin for 24 hours, and gives it loads of antioxidants to help repair. Feels so good and cooling.

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a shot glass of sunscreen a day to keep sun damage away.

One piece of advice that L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun wants me to pass on, is that you need a shot glass of sunscreen a day to keep sun damage away. That’s 30 ml worth of sunscreen you need applied to your entire body to get maximum protection. (I wouldn’t count face application in that measurement-that’s extra in my book!)

You can find L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun products at most mass market retailers and drugstores across Canada.

These are some pretty incredible sunscreens y’all! The textures are incredible and all feel pretty invisible, yet good on the skin. I’m kind of blown away by them! Sunscreens have sure come a long way baby! What’s your favourite sunscreen?

*products sent by the lovely PR, thoughts are mine as always!

  • Haha that shot glass is so cool! I didn’t know you could measure sunscreen like that 😉

  • We need more tinted sunscreens! I’m testing one from Coola right now. So far I like it.

  • Ok, I need more sunscreen. I’ll look at these! In general I prefer physical sunscreens, but sometimes convenience wins…

  • hmmm im’ glad these come in lighter formulas. i dont think the western market has really realized less greasy and lighter formulas would be a good sell. the asian market has more than a few but i haven’t really tried them just yet.

    • Yeah, you’re right! It’s weird they haven’t caught up yet. I think these are really great and feel like nothing.

  • Liz

    Yeah, I wrote about the orange one yesterday, lol. Doesn’t work on me either. I might try the oil one from this line… would like a nice sheen to my limbs and get protection at the same time. 😀

  • The BB Cream version sounds pretty good! LOL @ “or if you’re just human”, don’t get the tinted orange one!

    • :D:D it’s SO orange! Although my Mexican friend thinks it’ll work for him so I’ll send it to him!

  • Efrain

    So I might not be a human because I’m pretty sure I’ll love the tinted version since I’m a MAC NC42 and I really yellow.

  • Oh man I need to pick up one of these. I try to use moisturizer that has SPF but in the summer I like that extra boost. Awesome review – as per usual. 😉

  • Just came over from Liz’s post – that ORANGE is ridic!!!

  • rachlovespenguins

    I’m soooooo glad companies are finally starting to realise that feeling like you’re covered in a stifling layer of slime is a bad thing. I guess it’s too much to ask at the same time though, that they also notice most people are not oompa loompa orange… lol

  • The best things are in shot glasses. 😉