This $20 sunscreen from Hero Cosmetics isn’t breaking shoppers

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Your mother, your grandmother, your dermatologist and your favorite TikToker have all pointed out to you the importance of wear sunscreen. It’s a skincare sin if you don’t apply SPF every morning. You might choose the first sunscreen that pops up in your search, but you better do your research and find a formula that meets the exact needs of your skin tone. If you’re like me and have acne-prone skin, then you know it’s hard to apply sunscreen that doesn’t cause bright red spots the next morning. Luckily for you (and me), we’ve found a tailor-made solution for all of us pimple-prone people.

Which makes Hero Cosmetics Force Shield Super Lightweight Sunscreen different from all the other blemish-inducing formulas you’ve released over the years? It is formulated specifically for those with acne. Not only does it have a lightweight gel-cream consistency, unlike many sunscreens that take on thick, gooey textures that immediately cause breakouts, Force Shield is also super lightweight and lets your skin breathe all day long.

The formula blends 17.53% non-nano zinc oxide (broad-spectrum sunscreen), a blend of botanicals and antioxidant superfoods extremolytes (naturally defensive bio-ingredients). Together, these key ingredients prime and prep your skin, whether you’re wearing makeup or au naturel, and leave your complexion feeling smooth rather than oily.

Not to mention, the green tint of the sunscreen helps counter the redness that often plagues acne-prone skin (especially after breakouts).

“Works great for my sensitive acne-prone skin (rosacea + hormonal acne!),” one five-star reviewer wrote. “Once you put it on, you forget about it. It has a light green tint that slightly neutralizes redness.

A sunscreen that does not trigger acne breakouts and hide the redness? The moisturizer Force Shield Super Light Sunscreen is truly heaven-sent and we’re already buying it for $20 on Amazon.

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Hero Cosmetics sunscreen is pure, 100 mineral and reef safe. It excludes silicone and fragrance, which means it won’t irritate your skin or clog your pores. All these benefits also make it suitable for sensitive skin.

Every morning, apply this sunscreen all over your face after applying your summer skin care essentials. Be sure to reapply it every two hours and especially after swimming or sweating a lot.

“This may be the ONE. I looked for a light mineral sunscreen for some time now. This product delivers what it promises,” exclaimed one buyer. “Smooth and light with sufficient SPF. Many mineral sunscreens are heavy and sticky, this one is not.

“This stuff is amazing! I struggle with breakouts and this stuff has never broken out,” another reviewer wrote. “It’s unlike any other sunscreen I’ve used before and will buy again!”

The verdict is in: put your old SPF on the backburner and make room for Hero Cosmetics Force Shield Super Lightweight Sunscreen. Your skin will be both protected and glowing with its acne-friendly formula.

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