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Thursday, July 09, 2015

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50 Review

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream is one of my favourite products ever, I use it pretty religiously and recommend it to just about anyone who will listen. Well imagine my utter delight when I was handed a bottle of Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50, it was like Christmas for this SPF obsessed lady (can I call myself a lady?).

At just over £22 I completely understand it will take a little persuading to hand over that amount of cash for one product but unlike other SPF's this has additional benefits. Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50 not only contains a high SPF count making it great not only for everyday use but should you visit a hot climate too. What I particularly like is that it has a slightly yellow tint that disappears once absorbed; it shows me where I have applied and more importantly where I have missed, and encourages me to really massage the product into my skin.

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50

I know what you are thinking surely a tints kid SPF would do the same thing? Yes and no, yes a kids SPF will be tinted but most are not formulated for use on the face. As Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50 is a facial sunscreen it is non-greasy not to mention almost weightless, quick to absorb and does not affect any make-up applied on top should you wish to use it in such manner. The other added bonus is that being part of the 8 Hour Cream franchise it not only protects the skin but moisturises and repairs too. If you have dry skin or simply want a little extra TLC to go along with your facial SPF this is one worth investing in, it really is a do it all product. I am so enamoured that I would love for a body version of this product to be introduced into the line up, who doesn't want an SPF that is non-greasy, soothing and highly protective too?

As a side note my friend has eczema and finds a lot of SPF stings and further irritates her skin yet this one does not. I must stress that neither of us are dermatologist (not by a long shot) but if everything else has failed you this could be a product worth looking into?

Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Sun Defense for Face SPF50 £22.10/50ml via Feel Unique - link.

This post contains a press sample.






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11 comments:

  1. I love EA products especially the eight hour cream, this product sounds amazing x
    Emma | Emmys Beauty Cave

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  2. I have a huge confession - I have never, ever, tried the Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Cream! However, I have struggled to find a face SPF cream suitable for use under make-up that doesn't make my face look greasy, so this recommendation has come at the right time and is highly appreciated. I think I would be happy to part with £22 for a great product.

    Jade x
    http://anenglishroseloves.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Must be a good product from Elizabeth but is it Zinc Based?

    Zinc Based Sunscreen

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  4. SPF 50 for a facial sunscreen is so fab. I've only found SPF 25ish previously so I wish I'd known about this sooner!

    Rachel | www.currentlyrachel.com

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  5. This sounds like such a lovely facial SPF, and I've actually been in the market for one lately! I love how high the SPF is and how long lasting it is, 8 hours is so, so great. x

    nueyork.blogspot.com

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  6. This sounds amazing, I need a more skincare friendly SPF and can get irritated easily so I will have to look into this more!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Beauty

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  7. There are so many amazing summer products coming out at the moment! So much so that I am so ridiculously jealous of everyone in the Northern Hemisphere! Bring on our Aussie summer. I love products like these though, because you should use them all year round, including in winter.

    Plus, I kind of love Elizabeth Arden!

    www.lioninthewild.com

    www.lioninthewild.com

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  8. This sounds really amazing, I absolutely adore the 8-hour cream so would love to try out the sun defense!

    Tessa at Bramble & Thorn

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  9. Lovely review, sounds amazing! Something to keep in mind for next sunscreen-purchase.

    ELIN BERLIN // http://www.1nightinberlin.blogspot.com

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  10. This sounds like such a lovely product for the summer. I have never found a face cream that is SPF50. I need to keep this in mind when holiday shopping.

    Beth x
    www.hellobeth.co.uk

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