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pure light spf50

pure light spf50

advanced Broad Spectrum moisturizer

Shield the skin from UV-induced hyperpigmentation (brown spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone) with this medium-weight daytime treatment. It features Oleosome technology, which uses natural plant spheres filled with sunscreens to increase SPF performance.Learn More

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pure light spf50

Shield the skin from UV-induced hyperpigmentation (brown spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone) with this medium-weight daytime treatment. It features Oleosome technology, which uses natural plant spheres filled with sunscreens to increase SPF performance. A powerful peptide helps regulate melanin production while a potent blend of Red and Brown Algae combined with botanical extracts, help balance uneven skin tone. Cross-linked Hyaluronic Acid fortifies the skin’s natural moisture barrier, reducing the appearance of 
fine dehydration lines. Formulated without artificial fragrances, colors or parabens.

benefits

  • Advanced Oleosome encapsulation technology increases SPF performance while using fewer chemical sunscreens.
  • Helps exfoliate surface cells
 to enhance skin tone and eliminate dark spots.
  • Provides sustained moisture delivery for optimal hydration.

how to use

Smooth a generous amount to face and neck, avoiding the eye area, preferably 30 minutes prior to sun exposure. For best results, apply after C-12 Pure Bright Serum.

quick tip

Use as a daily moisturizer for year-round protection against sun damage that can lead to signs of aging.

ingredients

Active ingredients: Avobenzone (3.0%) Octinoxate (7.5%). Other ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Polysorbate 80, Dimethyl Capramide, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Lavendula Spica (Lavender) Flower Oil, Laminaria Ochroleuca Extract, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Oligopeptide-34, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Lactobacillus/Pumpkin Fruit Ferment Filtrate, Niacinamide, Zinc Glycinate, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Polysorbate 60, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Vinyl Dimethicone/ Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Butylene Glycol Behenate, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol.

Dermalogica is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy of the ingredient lists on this website. However, because ingredients are subject to change, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, up-to-date and/or error-free. For an accurate listing of ingredients in each product, please refer to your product packaging.

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Brighter skin, without compromise. Get uneven skin tone under control.

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PowerBright TRx™

Brighter skin, without compromise.

PowerBright TRx™ is the product of several years of research on melanin biosynthesis and skin brightening by the skin health experts at Dermalogica and The International Dermal Institute.

Designed to be layered onto the skin for optimum efficacy, PowerBright TRx™ works around the clock to banish brown spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone for your brightest skin ever.

how it works

Brown spots, discoloration and uneven skin tone are all signs of hyperpigmentation, the treatment of which is a multi-faceted process. When integrated into your Dermalogica regimen, PowerBright TRx™ uses skin-brightening agents to control hyperpigmentation and eliminate dark spots while UV-boosting technology helps protect against future hyperpigmentation.

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pure light spf50
 
3.7

(based on 37 reviews)

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5.0

Absolutely Fabulous!

By 

from Florida

Comments about pure light spf50:

I've just started on this product, so far, I'm loving it. After using Dynamic Skin Recovery for many years I moved to a more tropical climate... my skin didn't like it. All of a sudden my skin went from normal to oily and I started breaking out, something I had never experienced before. Of course I ran to the closest Dermalogica store. The therapist suggest Breakout Control (applied under moisturizer) and switched me from Dynamic Skin Recovery to Pure Light as she said it's less oily and will also help with sun damage, especially as I'm now exposed to year round sunlight over here. My only concern is that I'm reading that it "helps regulate melanin production." Well, I'm African - e.g. a black person, and I would like to stay that way - i.e. I like my melanin just the way it is. Please confirm that this product will not make me go lighter, it's not some sort of "skin lightening" type cream. I LOVE that my breakout is now coming under control since starting this new regiment. I just don't want to all of a sudden have a lighter face while the rest of my body remains dark.

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  • 35-44
 
1.0

Bring back the old pure light! so dias appointed

By 

from Greece

Comments about pure light spf50:

I have been using dermalogica products for many years- they are by far stellar products but I am sad to say that this product didn't make the cut. Hopefully they bring back the old pure light with spf 30 which was wonderful for my skin, moisturized my skin with a matte porcelain finish, was never drying but just enough. This new updated version is too greasy, even when blotting my face with tissues several times throughout the day- i've read that from several other reviews as well, and, I think it makes my face darker! Dermalogica is a smart company that is always innovating and researching to provide their customers with the best, however in this case i have to disagree and hope that they are smart enough to listen to their loyal customers and bring back the old chromawhite.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The perfect moisturizer with sunscreen

By 

from Seattle

Comments about pure light spf50:

I love how smooth this product goes on for being a moisturizer and sunscreen. I use this daily and have noticed an improvement to overall skin pigmentation and firmness.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

I am unsure if i would buy this product again

By 

from Brisbane, Australia

Comments about pure light spf50:

I have used this product before, but have not noticed any change in my pigmentation, but am giving it another go. I am unsure in how much of the product to use on my face, neck, décolletage, as the instructions only say to "apply a generous amount". I would appreciate a response as I believe a product with a sunscreen should actually state how much you need to apply to ensure you get the benefits of the sunscreen and that you are not wasting the product (e.g. 1 pump for face, 1 pump for neck, 1 pump for décolletage). Please respond.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Solid SPF

By 

from NY, NY

Comments about pure light spf50:

Feels great like all Dermalogica products. Have not used multiple days in a row. It didn't have clogged pores after using.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

good stuff

By 

from Los Angeles

Comments about pure light spf50:

I've been using this for three weeks. I dont think it's improved my hyper-pigmentation yet but I still love the moisturizer and that it includes SPF50. Saves a step in adding a layer of sun screen which is nice for a new mom like me. I used to use the smoothing cream and still do at night but I like this for the daytime.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

A great moisturizer and dark spot remover

By 

from Atlanta, Ga

Comments about pure light spf50:

I am 26 year old man and I started using this product two weeks ago and I can already see an improvement in my skin and dark spots. I love that it light and has a slight refreshing scent and feel.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best moisturizer

By 

from Fort Worth, TX, USA

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Comments about pure light spf50:

I have been using this product for a year and at first I thought it was a little oily, but it really soaks into my skin and makes it look and feel great! I love the SPF in it too!

  • How old are you?:
  • 18-24
 
5.0

Perfect start to my day

By 

from San Francisco, CA, USA

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Comments about pure light spf50:

Non-oily, smells SO good and refreshing, feels light and is good protection against sun. Nothing to not like.

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  • 25-34
 
5.0

definitely helps with dark spots

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from New York, NY, USA

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Comments about pure light spf50:

great for correcting uneven skin tone and leaving your skin smooth and flawless

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

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  • Q:

    Does pure light spf 50 work well for people with combination skin? It seems like most users have dry skin. I wonder if this will make me break out.
    Asked on 12/17/2016 by June from San Francisco, CA

    1 answer

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      A:

      Dear June,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Pure Light SPF 50 is for all skin types concerned with hyper pigmentation. Even oily, acne skin can use it.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 12/19/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Is this for sensitive skin and does it have any fragrance in it? I'm not use to wearing sun protection and I'm getting small bumps on my face. I'm not sure if this is the cause because I am using other dermalogica products as well
    Asked on 11/4/2016 by Shanice3 from Lawrenceville GA

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. None of our products contain artificial fragrance.

      Kind Regards,
      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 11/7/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    Hi.
    Summer uses an anti-aging series of SPF50. Winter heard that spf50 was strong.
    But would you like for winter to use this pure light?
    Or is spf30 preferred? Please tell me recommended goods in that case.
    I'm 46 years old.
    Thank you.
    Asked on 9/20/2016 by Momo from Forest hills,NY

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      A:

      Dear Momo,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50 can be your year round SPF to prevent the signs of aging. Pure Light SPF 50 can be your year round SPF to prevent and improve hyperpigmentation.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 9/21/2016 by Bernadette from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    do u offer sample size & how long before u notice a improvement
    Asked on 8/27/2016 by 1234abcd from Ohio, USA

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can try our products at a store near you at our Skin Bar Concept. That is where you try the products before you buy them. It is a no pressure environment where a Dermalogica Skin Therapist can discuss the best options for your unique skin concerns. You can find a store near you by going to our Store Locator and entering your zip code. Here's a link: http://bit.ly/1sickvD

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 8/30/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
  • Q:

    how much of this product do i need to use to get full spf coverage?: I know that I need to apply a teaspoon of spf to my face but this being a mixture of many things, how much of this product do i need to apply to my face to get the full effect of 50 spf?
    Asked on 8/20/2016 by lemonsorbet from London, UK

    1 answer

    • A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. We recommend to use the size of a pea of our moisturizers. For full SPF protection, Dermatologists recommend the size of a tablespoon for the face.

      Kind Regards,

      The Dermalogica Team

      Answered on 8/22/2016 by DermalogicaSkinTherapist from Los Angeles
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