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How are Banana Sport and Sunban Forte sunscreens?

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Hi AM, Teju and Friends,

I have a question about sunscreen.

I am having two suncreens right now.

1) Banana Sport – http://www.amazon.com/Banana-Boat-Performance-Sunscreen-Lotion/dp/B0030ZEGDY

2) Sunban Forte cream (recommended to me by my dermatologist) – http://crazencuriosity.blogspot.com/2012/04/sunbanforte-cream-spf-50-broad-spectrum.html

When i am using sunban forte cream then the white cast and sticky ness remains on my face.   Regarding banana sport suncreen, when i use it then my skin looks oily. So i stop using these two sunscreens and right now i am not using any sunscreens.

Any idea or experience about the above two sunscreens. Do i need to try some other sunscreen. Please suggest/advise.

Thanks for your time and help.

Ashu

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Hi Ashu..
I have this sunscreen,it broke me out actually..
It claims everything..
It is actually for water proof,sweat proof meant for swimming etc..
I would’t recommend this for daily usage..
Clear face sounds a better option..

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Hi Teju,

Thanks for letting me know that.

Actually i bought this one today – http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod510146

Please let me know your thoughts on this. If it is not good then i will go and return it tomorrow.

And then i will bring – http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod4150023

But Neutrogena clear face is having 3 mild comedogenic products.

Butylene Glycol is mildly comedogenic
Dimethicone is mildly comedogenic
Steareth-2 is mildly comedogenic

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Hi Teju,

Can i use this as a sunscreen

https://acnemantra.com/nivea-men-whitening-dark-spot-moisturiser-review/

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nivea-Men-Skin-Face-Whitening-Spot-Reduction-Moisturiser-Dark-Spot-Blemishes-ECL-/400534339863?pt=US_Skin_Care&hash=item5d41b50117

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Thank you very much Teju. I will go for Nivea. I will order two tubes of nivea 🙂

Take Care and Have a good night.

Ashu

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Hehe sure ..Take Care..
Have a great week ahead.. Good night 🙂

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Hi Acnemantra,

I remember you commented on this post as below

“In the U.S. you have quite a few options for a non-comedogenic sunscreen. Give me some time, I’ll get back to you on this.”

I just wanted to check that did you get a chance to gather any information about it.

Thanks for your help.

Ashu

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Hi Ashu, in the U.S. you could use Neutrogena Clear Face Liquid Lotion Sunblock SPF 30. It checks out clear on Skingredients too, with only 3 mildly comedogenic ingredients.

Here’s the Ulta link for more info.

Water, Cetyl Dimethicone, Silica, Styrene, Acrylates Copolymer, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Steareth-100, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Polyacrylate, Steareth-2, Dimethicone, Chlorphenesin, Polyester-7, Propylene Glycol, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Disodium EDTA, Bisabolol, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Acrylates, Dimethicone Copolymer, Butylene Glycol, Diethylhexyl 2,6-Naphthalate, BHT, Xanthan Gum, Mannan, Capryloyl Glycine, Trideceth-6, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Extract

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Hi  AM,

 

Thanks for your reply. Actually Teju recommended me the same option couple of days back.

 

I wanted to see that do you know any other options that’s why thought to check with you 🙂 Looks like Teju, you and me are on the same page for this sunscreen question.

 

Regards,

Ashu

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I am coming to India in november for 2 weeks.  Will buy 2 suncote and 2 lotus 3 in 1 at that time 🙂

Till that time will go with this neutrogena option given by Teju and AM.

Thanks,

Ashu

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