Dhooooooooop! Like Koi Mila Gaya’s Jadoo, I totally love dhoop and I am always ready to bask in sunlight, especially during winters and Bangalore’s weather permits me to indulge in it almost throughout the year. It feels awesome to feel the warmth of the sun on your face after coming from the chilly air-conditioned office space, but any indulgence requires protection 😛 and after learning the hard way, I am a stickler when it comes to sunscreens.
I bought the entire range of Vichy Bi-White and I really liked all the products. This sunscreen has become my new favourite after the Lotus ones. It gets absorbed quickly without leaving any white cast on the face. The face does not become oily or sweaty (I faced this problem with one variant of Lotus sunscreen) and stays fresh and matte. I have tested it in the humid weather of Visakhapatnam too and it worked brilliantly. No white streaks of sunscreen running down the face and barely any tanning. The SPF of 40 and PA triple star rating is quite an adequate protection.
The packaging is quite user friendly with a small nozzle to dispense the right quantity. The consistency is like that of a slightly thicker body lotion and a very little amout (about a pea size) is enough for the entire face. If more quantity is applied, you can notice a white cast immediately (you can notice that in the photo), but it absorbs quickly without leaving a trace. Since this is an expensive product, there is no need to apply loads and waste it. It gives a nice matte effect on top of which the compact just glides giving a smooth finish.
Rs. 1090/- for 30 ml.
Product Description from Vichy:
Skin Type – Combination to oily skin.
Action – New generation Daily Ultra-Shield with Mexoryl®•ProActive™
Shields against UV rays and pollution to prevent visible skin alteration. With patented Mexoryl® SX/XL, photostable and synergetic filter system. Helps detoxify skin to optimize its quality. With anti-oxidants that preserve cell vital-functions.
Result – Immediately, a unified and luminous skin tone. Skin is soft and supple.
How To Use:
Ideal makeup base. Apply every morning as the last step of the skin care routine. Avoid the eye area. Ideal makeup base. Apply every morning as the last step of the skin care routine. Avoid the eye area.
Mexoryl proactive TM + ZINC.
Texture – Dermo-safe formula offering excellent comfort. Fast-penetrating, it leaves skin with an imperceptible protection shield. Hypoallergenic, the formula is non pore clogging, oil free and fragrance free. Skin is hydrated and breathes freely.
Pros of Vichy UV Pro Secure Anti-UV Anti-Pollution Sun Block with SPF 40:
- Easily absorbed with matte effect.
- No oiliness even in harsh sun.
- 40 SPF and PA+++
- No fragrance, so good for people with sensitive noses.
Cons of Vichy UV Pro Secure Anti-UV Anti-Pollution Sun Block with SPF 40:
- On the expensive side, but I am ready to overlook it since it really works well.
Final Word on Vichy UV Pro Secure Anti-UV Anti-Pollution Sun Block with SPF 40:
4/5 (minus one for cost, otherwise I am very happy with it).
Will I Buy Vichy UV Pro Secure Anti-UV Anti-Pollution Sun Block with SPF 40 Again?
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