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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.
Although there is no standard for establishing a gluten-free designation for topical skin care products, independent laboratory testing confirms that this formula surpasses the US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) ingestible standards and can therefore be considered gluten-free.
gluten-free
Formulated without animal-derived ingredients
vegan
Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors
no artificial fragrances and colors
Formulated without Parabens
paraben-free
Certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny and PETA
cruelty-free

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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part of powerbright trx product system

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
 
3.8

(based on 46 reviews)

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5.0

Very lightweight feeling

By 

from Interlaken, NJ

Verified Buyer

Comments about pure light spf50:

Lightweight SPF moisturizer that feels great

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

Very Light

By 

from Jacksonville, Fl

Comments about pure light spf50:

Product has a shine at the beginning of application, but dries very quickly before applying makeup. All in all, it does not feel like I am wearing moisturizer.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Worth the price tag

By 

from Australia

Comments about pure light spf50:

I was a little skeptical before trying this product. I've tried lots of different products for my pigmentation before this one, and I have really sensitive skin so I was apprehensive. I decided to bite the bullet and try the whole lot (serum, day cream and night cream) and I haven't looked back. While they are pretty expensive I've noticed my skin looks so much healthier and I'm really happy. I'll definitey stay on this product line. While I wish they didn't cost so much, you do get a lot out of each tube and I'm convincing myself I'm investing in the health of my skin....

(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

I would buy this if they took out the lavender

By 

from Nashville tn

Comments about pure light spf50:

This is a great formulation but like their "calming line" it has lavender which is supposed to be calming... I am a nurse and an esthetician and I have man patients who cannot tolerate the lavender INCLUDING ME! I keep trying it but ugh. I may give it ANOTHER go around

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
5.0

Superb

By 

from ATL

Verified Buyer

Comments about pure light spf50:

Love this stuff! Smooth, Not heavy, not shiny and doesnt irritate my skin.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34
 
4.0

I love the lightening effect, but a little greasy

By 

from California

Comments about pure light spf50:

I've been using the pure light cream (along with C-12 pure bright serum and pure night cream) for about 2 months on some patches of really hyperpigmented skin on my forearms and face and the difference is dramatic! I agree with some reviewers that the cream is a little greasy, but I'm going to try using it more sparingly.

  • How old are you?:
  • 45-54
 
4.0

So Smooth!!

By 

from ATL

Comments about pure light spf50:

Love this moisturizer. Its smooth and not greasy and it holds well all day.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Will not buy it again. Extremely greasy

By 

from San Jose

Comments about pure light spf50:

This makes me look very greasy and makes the skin look dull and darker. I wish it wouldn't do that as it seems to work quite well for the health of my skin when used alongside the serum.

  • How old are you?:
  • 25-34

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I love this moisturizer

By 

from Los Angeles

Verified Buyer

Comments about pure light spf50:

I use this during the day over the pure light serum. It's crazy how fast you see a difference, I don't know if anything has made my skin noticeably brighter this quickly before. The built in SPF50 is an added bonus and no nice to be able to skip a step in the morning with this combo.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44
 
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.

  • How old are you?:
  • 35-44

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  • Q:

    Can you use this under the eyes? Will it cause Milia?
    Asked on 5/16/2018 by feys234 from United Kingdom

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. For the under eye area, please try Total Eye Care SPF 15.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/16/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi, is pure light spf50 suitable for oily and combination skin? My skin is prone to acne and quite sensitive, would this product be OK to use without causing any breakouts?

    Also is this oil free?
    Asked on 5/9/2018 by N from UK

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Power Bright TRX is for all skin types concerned with hyper pigmentation. That being said, you may like Daily Microfoliant, Charcoal Rescue Mask and Oil Free Matte SPF30 to treat and prevent dark spots.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/16/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hi, is this UVA and UVB protection? If so, what level of sun protection is offered in each case?

    Thanks,
    Sohail
    Asked on 5/2/2018 by Sohail from London, UK

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. All of our products offer UVA and UVB protection. Pure Light offers SPF 50 protection.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/18/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    If I use this product when sunbathing on holiday do I still need to use a sunscreen
    Asked on 5/2/2018 by Maggie1 from Lincolnshire

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You can use Protection 50 Sport SPF 50 for the face and body.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/18/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    As this product has an SPF50 rating can I I use it as a facial sun cream when on holiday if I don't get my face wet (realise it is not waterproof) or should I use sunscreen as well? Also what UVA rating is it.
    Asked on 4/24/2018 by Mags from Lincolnshire

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. All of our SPF products are broad spectrum. You may like Protection 50 Sport SPF 50.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/7/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Hello,

    I have acne scars around my cheeks and chin with very little active acne still around. My scars are quite pink and I was wondering if this moisturiser would help fade them and aid in the recovery process? Are there any other products you would recommend for these sorts of acne scars?

    Thanks!
    Asked on 4/3/2018 by Enz from Melbourne, VIC

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. You may like Daily Microfoliant and the Power Bright TRX Kit. Multivitamin Power Recovery Masque can help too.

      Kind Regards,

      Bernadette

      Answered on 4/6/2018 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    What are the ingredients in Pure Light SPF 50?
    Asked on 11/7/2017 by Linda from MN

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello Linda,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. The full ingredients are listed at the footer of the product page.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 11/8/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Is this product safe to use while pregnant?
    Asked on 8/21/2017 by caitilou from undisclosed

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi there,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Yes, this product is safe to use while pregnant. It is especially beneficial to prevent melasma, which is also referred to as pregnancy masque.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 8/22/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    What is the difference between the pure light spf50 and the regular sunblock that I would add to my moisturizer?

    Thanks!
    Asked on 5/23/2017 by Dani from Columbus, Ohio

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hello Dani,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. Pure Light SPF 50 is a moisturizer and SPF in one. It contains peptides to manage and help to reverse hyper pigmentation. It is light weight and for all skin types.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/24/2017 by Anonymous
  • Q:

    Is this product that I should avoid during pregnancy? Because of the active ingredients: Avobenzone (3.0%) Octinoxate (7.5%).
    Asked on 5/23/2017 by Chang from undisclosed

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Chang,

      Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. This product does not contain Salicylic Acid or retinol, therefore it is safe to use during pregnancy.

      Kind Regards,
      Bernadette

      Answered on 5/23/2017 by Anonymous
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