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Jack Black Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20

What it is:A lightweight, multitasking daily moisturizer that acts as a broad-spectrum sunscreen and an advanced facial treatment. What it is formulated to do:Double-Duty Face Moisturizer provides lasting hydration to skin, minus the oiliness or heaviness. It contains blue algae extract to keep skin supple and reduce inflammation along with sea parsley, which contains a combination of naturally occurring vitamins A and C and minerals to improve skin’s overall appearance. UVA and UVB protection plus potent antioxidants help shield skin from premature aging due to sun exposure. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - PhthalatesWhat else you need to know:This product is dermatologist tested and free of alcohol, fragrance, and colorants.
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Questions & Answers for Jack Black Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20

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Is this prduct for men or women?
Double Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20
asked 6 years ago
Anonymous
(Pomona,CA)
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
7 answers
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answer 1
Although marketed as a skin care for men line, there is no reason that women wouldn't enjoy using it. The scent is light and not "manly".
answered 10 months ago
Principalgail
(Castro Valley, CA)
answer 2
Jack Black products are marketed for men, but my girlfriend uses the Pure Clean Facial Cleanser as well as the Beard Lube and she likes both
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
NateInOC
(Irvine, CA)
answer 3
It's intended for men, but there's no reason that women couldn't use it - I tried it when it was given to me as a sample, and I liked it a lot. It's nice that it has antioxidants and vitamins!
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
katie1724
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 4
yes, but made for women too!
answered 5 years ago
triciaann
(La Habra , CA)
answer 5
The Jack Black brand is not exclusively for men. I think it is a good way to get your man to wear products that are good for his skin but women can also use such stuff as the moisturizer and other products. This is not too harsh for a girl to wear.
answered 5 years ago
TattooPrincess
(Hemet, CA)
answer 6
This product is marketed for men but anyone can use it since it's a very friendly moisturizer for all skin types. I like it very much!
answered 5 years, 1 month ago
kkoun
(Houston)
answer 7
This froduct is formulated for men!
answered 6 years ago
tigris
(St Paul, MN)
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Is this product non comedogenic?
asked 5 years, 4 months ago
Anonymous
(Bay Area, CA)
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
5 answers
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answer 1
it made me break out!
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
rawin31
(Beverly Hills, CA)
answer 2
I received a small sample of this at Sephora and really liked it. However, my forehead is oily and prone to break-outs, so a moisturizer being non-comedogenic is really important to me. I tried googling it, but couldn't find a solid answer, so I e-mailed Jack Black, and this is what they replied:

"Thank you for your inquiry regarding our Double-Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20. We do not specifically test for it being non-comedogenic, however it was formulated with ingredients that should not clog your pores or cause you to break out. This is one of our best selling products and I have never received any complaints about it causing acne, blackheads/whiteheads or clogging pores."

So, no, it's not explicitly non-comedogenic. But when I sampled it, it was REALLY lightweight and not greasy at all, unlike every other moisturizer I've tried. I'm willing to purchase it and give it a shot--especially with Sephora's great return policy (if it does cause me to break out, I can return it).
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
craftybeaver
(Frederick, MD)
answer 3
Yes, it is.
answered 4 years, 11 months ago
katie1724
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 4
Yes, it is.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
tigris
(St Paul, MN)
answer 5
I believe so, all of the Jack Black men's grooming products are excellent!
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
Beth1499
(Edwardsburg, MI)
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Formulated without parabens?
It says this product has the Green Seal, and is formulated without parabens. Yet methylparaben is listed as an ingredient.
Can you explain?
asked 6 years, 3 months ago
emmyjean
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
3 answers
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answer 1
The current formulation (which isn't very new) of Double Duty doesn't use parabens at all.

You can distinguish it from the original version by the addition of Jack Black's green PureScience logo on the front of the bottle. And also, of course, by the ingredients list on the back.
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answered 4 years, 9 months ago
cmaz
(Chandler, AZ)
answer 2
Methyl Paraben is different than Parabens. Methyl paraben is used as a binder in creams & lotions as well as other products. Not alot is used; it is a negligeable amount.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
tigris
(St Paul, MN)
answer 3
I quickly looked up methylparabens, and apparently it's safe for use on skin, even on sensitive skin.

According to an article on eHow: "Methylparaben is considered to be a safe substance. It is easily absorbed through both the skin as well as through the gastrointestinal tract. It quickly is excreted and eliminated without any building up inside of the body. It is non-toxic by parenteral and oral consumption. It works well with sensitive skin types and is gentle and non-irritating."

The only warning it lists is for people who are allergic to it. It seems to be safe to use because it doesn't remain in your system long enough to heavily affect it. But if you're really concerned, I'd suggest asking a dermatologist about methylparabens.

Hope this helps!
answered 6 years, 2 months ago
omnomtrang
(Milpitas, CA)
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Parabens?
I see there is methylparaben in the ingredients...and as far as im concerned that is a paraben...
asked 4 years, 7 months ago
ecodiana
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
2 answers
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answer 1
good point...I guess when they are such a large company, they can make any claim they want and no one will say anything. The product is poor anyway.
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
rawin31
(Beverly Hills, CA)
answer 2
There are no parabens (including methylparaben) in the current formulation of Double Duty. Sephora's ingredients list is out of date.

Jack Black changed Double Duty to a "PureScience" formula a couple years ago which is paraben-free.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
cmaz
(Chandler, AZ)
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pareben free??
it said t is formulated WITHOUT Parabens but why I see Methylparaben in the ingredients list
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
ppppp
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
2 answers
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answer 1
There are no parabens (including methylparaben) in the current formulation of Double Duty. Sephora's ingredients list is out of date.

Jack Black changed Double Duty to a "PureScience" formula a couple years ago which is paraben-free.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
cmaz
(Chandler, AZ)
answer 2
I looked it up on wiki and it said that it's "produced naturally and found in several fruits, primarily blueberries, along with other parabens".
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
moltenchocolate
(Los Angeles, CA)
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Can I use this product even if it's for men?
I used it as a sample , not knowing that is was for men,and my skin was glowing, no redness..nothing.Now I'm not sure if want to purchase the full size.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
Adriana1506
(California)
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
2 answers
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answer 1
Women can absoultely use this moisturizer. I have used it plenty of times and its very good. I have oily skin and it add just the right amount of moisture without feeling heavy. It also wears very well under makeup. Hope this helps!
answered 9 months ago
tiesha
(Baltimore, MD)
answer 2
Hi Adriana1506,

Yes! It is a great product that can be used by anyone!
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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Expiry date
I plan on buying the 8.5oz bottle, but I'm just using it by myself, and since im only using it in the morning, i'm not sure if i can finish the whole thing in 12 months. Should this be a problem for me, and should i go with the smaller bottle instead?
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
s2673
(Montreal, QC)
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
2 answers
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answer 1
As long as you don't keep this in extreme temperature it should be more than fine. I would get the better value in the large.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
bridgeta
(Charlotte, NC)
answer 2
My husband uses this product morning and night. I don't think you'd have a hard time finishing it up in 12 months if you use it twice a day.
answered 8 months ago
Leo41
(Blue Ridge Mts)
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Is this product cruelty-free and free of animal by-products?
If so, are any of the other men's skin-care lines carried by Sephora cruelty/animal by-product free?
asked 6 years, 10 months ago
Scot
(Austin, Tx)
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, it is a green, eco-friendly product. No animal testing that I am aware of.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
tigris
(St Paul, MN)
answer 2
I think so!!!
answered 6 years, 6 months ago
BridgetteS
(Kearney, NE)
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I would like to know how is it possible that this prodcut is listed as "natural" if it contains a type of paraben such as "methaparaben"?
asked 5 years ago
gopidevi
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
2 answers
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answer 1
I share the same concern but I guess it was sephora's mistake when making the list, who knows! The fact is the list of ingredients on the packaging does not contain any form of parabens.
answered 4 years ago
reviewer1967
(Cincinnati)
answer 2
Sephora's ingredients are out of date. Double Duty doesn't contain parabens and hasn't for quite a while.

If you're shopping in-store, look for the green PureScience logo on the front of the bottle. That's the branding Jack Black uses for products free of parabens, fragrances, and colorants.
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answered 4 years, 9 months ago
cmaz
(Chandler, AZ)
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Parabens or no parabens?
The main info section about this product says it is without parabens. However, the ingredients list says it has parabens. Is it with or without parabens?
asked 8 months ago
9sun
(chicago)
on Double-Duty Face Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
1 answer
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answer 1
This product does NOT contain any parabens. Thank you.
answered 8 months ago
ZannaBT
(San Francisco, CA)
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