Review: La Roche-Posay Anthelios Hydrating Body Sunscreen SPF50+

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One of the most important things for the summer is sun protection. La Roche-Posay Anthelios Hydrating Lotion Eco-Tube SPF50+ was the body sunscreen that I used for my summer trip in Greece. For the face, I used Anthelios Ultra-Light Invisible Fluid SPF50+, and it works very well for sensitive skin. 

Anthelios Hydrating Lotion Eco-Tube SPF50+

Ingredients: Aqua, C12-15 Alkylbenzoate, Glycerin, ethylhexyl salicylate, Titanium Dioxide, Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, Bi-Ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine, Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Octocrylene, Cyclopentasiloxane, Stearic Acid, Potassium cetyl phosphate, Nylon-12, Ethylhexyl Triazone, Aluminum Hydroxide, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Butylparaben, Capryl Glycol / Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Disodium EDTA, Drometrizole Trisiloxane, Glyceryl Stearate, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Methylparaben, PEG-100 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Terephthalylidene Dicamphor Sulfonic Acid, Tocopherol, Triethanolamine. Please keep in mind that ingredient lists for products may be updated. Refer to the ingredient list on the product package for the most up-to-date list.

How to use

Apply it on the body 30 minutes before going to the beach, pool, or outdoor activity. Re-apply frequently or at least every 2 hours to maintain protection.

Active/Benefits

Broad-spectrum sunscreen with UVA, UVB, Infrared, and Oxidation protection. High sun protection SPF50+ (PPD35 & PA++++) – Read about label meaning from here. Ultra resistance to water, sweat, and sand.

I was searching for sunscreen products from La Roche-Posay. I found many types of products with different functions. One of the reasons why I decided to take this Anthelios Hydrating Lotion Eco-Tube SPF50+ is about the packaging. It has an eco-friendly tube that uses less 45% of plastic and this formula is friendly to the sea and marine life.

How is my feeling after using it?

Let’s talk about eco-packaging. I like the idea, but I found it is a bit hard to press. After using for a few times, the paper tube creases. I put it in my beach bag with any beach things. After a long day, I took it out and saw many black dots on the packaging. I want to say it is easy to get dirty. Anyway, I do not mind about these things. I still feel good to help the environment.

Sun Protection

It is a lotion texture with yellow color. I feel like my skin is a bit shiny after blending, something like small glitter on my skin. It keeps the skin hydrated same as the brand claim.

I am an Asian, and I am not so sensitive to the sun. Then I will write here the result from my husband. He also used this lotion, and we went to beaches at the same time/period. He applied 30 minutes before go out and repeat every 2 hours. He quit strict about it because he has sensitive skin, easy to gets burn. The result is he gets red (for sure) and still feels a little bit of pain but only when he has over sunbathing. I would say more than 4 hours. After all, nothing worse happened, the summer of last year he couldn’t sleep overnight because of pain (it was a different sunscreen product).

A week after the trip, his skin peels off as usual. But I would say he survives this summer because of Anthelios Hydrating Body Lotion SPF50+

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