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Hey guys…I've started noticing I have some pigmentation starting from not wearing sunscreen everyday and I want to start immediately, I'm just worried about breaking out or getting clogged pores now that I'm mostly clear.. I found a spray from Rexall as I live in Canada and here are the ingredients..there are NO pore clogging ones at all, I've searched it on Acne Mantra Online Tool.

Ingredients: homosalate, octinoxate, octisalate, oxybenzone, acrylates/octylacrylamide copolymer, fragrance, SD alcohol 40-B.

I liked it because there's not many ingredients at all and the ones that are there are not pore clogging..

What do you guys think? Is this likely to break me out? Are any of the chemical sunscreen ingredients likely to clog my pores? I've searched each ingredient on google and haven't found much at all..

Any help would be great!!

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I don't know much about sunscreen...

But I'm pretty sure that because it has Fragrance in it, it's no good for your skin.

I'd recommend using the Elta MD SPF 30. It's so good and it hasn't clogged my pores. It's meant for all skin types. Actually, my dermatologist recommended this to me as it is perfect enough for acne-prone skin.

I hope I helped :C

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i know this will seem like stupid question bt

do u hv to wear sunscreen at evening too? like from what time till what time do u hv to wear sunscreen?

nd when ur in shadows or nt in direct sunlight do u still need it?

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Here's the basic situation: There are two kinds of active ingredients in sunscreens—mineral and chemical filters. Chemical and mineral filters protect the skin from sun damage in different ways. Chemical filters are usually high in toxicity and can cause reproductive and thyroid system issues. Chemical filters, which are usually paired in combinations of two or more, include oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate and octinoxate. Thanks to harmful chemical filters, sunscreen experts say that exposure to and toxicity of active ingredients erodes the benefits of sunscreens. According to a Environmental Working Group report, the most toxic sunscreen chemical filter, oxybenzone, is found in nearly every chemical sunscreen on the market. In one study, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention detected oxybenzone in more than 96 percent of the American population, based on a representative sampling of more than 2,500 children and adults.

Here's more on the best sunscreens for acne-prone skin: http://clearskinweekend.com/index.php?route=pavblog/blog&id=19

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