My Take on Sunscreen: Nivea Sun Protect Super Water Gel SPF 50/PA+++

Makeup and Skin Care for Mature Skin

When I started using Retin A in the mid-spring I realized that I would need to get serious about sun protection. If you want to know more about Retin A/Tretinoin see Tretinoin (Retin A) and Tretinoin / Retin-A Cheat Sheet.  Thus began my search for the perfect sunscreen. See my reviews of other sunscreens I tried  here, here, and here. It did not take long for my search to lead me to Asian sunscreens.

Not only do they provide superior protection from both UVA and UVB rays, but they are a gel-like consistency that is not heavy at all. This is a light lotion that does feel a bit like water. It goes on easily and absorbs fairly quickly. It dries to a satin finish and is not greasy looking at all. My makeup applies over it nicely.

wp-1471196976056.jpg Sunscreen under full makeup

I used this sunscreen…

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