From Paula's Choice website: Active: Octisalate (5%), Homosalate (5%), Oxybenzone (4%), Avobenzone (3%), Octocrylene (2.7%), Other: Water, Methyl Trimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), PEG-100 Stearate, Silica, Dipentaerythrityl Tri-Polyhydroxystearate, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, Laurdimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Perilla Ocymoides Leaf Extract, Caffeine, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Sucrose, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, C30-38 Olefin/Isopropyl Maleate/Ma Copolymer, Cetyl Alcohol, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, PEG-8 Laurate, Sodium RNA, Phospholipids, Lecithin, C1-8 Alkyl Tetrahydroxycyclohexanoate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Maleate, Stearic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Maltodextrin, Ferulic Acid, Hexylene Glycol, Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Mica, Sodium Dehydroacetate
I read the same thing as you and YES it is exactly the same, use it on your face. I could not stand physical sunscreen re the whiteness, etc. and this is exactly the same as the face SPF 30, I tried both, and what a price! I also like the Kater Sommerville serum, chemical, SPF 55, but 2 oz are $45, making it five and a half times more expensive. This will do just fine.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
It seems like the same product as per the ingredient listing, with that being said, the heavy consistency of the product may be a bit much for the face. I wouldn't suggest utilizing it unless you have skin type on the dryer side versus the oilier side unless you use a very small amount.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
I do not have a product list, but I do have an anwer about using it on your face. I buy the face spf 30 for my face. That works very good and doesn't sting if it gets in your eyes. I know it is a bit of a choir to travel with two sun screens, but trust me it is worth it! I have been using this product for over 15 years and I never burn! All other sun screens I burn after 60 minutes and never with clinique.