Discover safe sunscreen for all. MDSolarSciences believes that protecting people and the planet begins with safer ingredients, and works with dermatologists and oncologists to produce sunscreen products that provide UV-light protection using environmentally responsible ingredients. Pharmaca carries a variety of mineral tinted cremes from MD Solar Science in different SPFs, from 30 up to 50.
Founded by prominent dermatologic oncologist Dr. Robert J. Friedman, MDSolarSciences is a collection of sunscreen and sun repair formulas that people love to wear every day. A balanced blend of science and beauty, these lightweight skincare formulations are designed to protect, repair and promote healthy skin using ECOCERT zinc oxide and titanium dioxide—the only two active sunscreen ingredients considered safe by the FDA. They do not contain oxybenzone or octinoxate, two chemicals that are commonly found in sunscreens, but are common skin irritants that have also been proven harmful to coral reefs and sea life.
- Top-rated for safety by the Environmental Working Group
- Oxybenzone & octinoxate-free
- Oil & fragrance-free
- Gluten & cruelty-free
- Safe for children 6 months & older
- Water-resistant (Up to 80 minutes)
- Won’t clog pores
- Won’t sting eyes
- SPFs carry the Skin Cancer Foundation seal of approval and recommendation
The MDSolarSciences mission
Their mission, simple yet ambitious, is to eradicate skin cancer in our lifetime. They are proud to donate 1% of 2019 annual sales to the Melanoma Action Coalition, a group of community-based foundations and individuals committed to increasing melanoma awareness by providing education and funding research. Learn more at melanomaactioncoalition.org
About MDSolarSciences products
Sensitive skin SPF & primer for face & body
A must-have for any daily routine! Wear under or over makeup to help blur fine lines and wrinkles. Naturally derived and safer ECOCERT zinc oxide helps reduce the risk of photo aging and skin cancer.
Soothing SPF & primer for face
Mineral Crème SPF 30
This rich, luxuriously smooth formula blends effortlessly and is enhanced with powerful antioxidants and skin soothing ingredients, including CoQ10, and vitamins C and E. Can be used under or over makeup.
Lightweight hydrator for face & body
Mineral Moisture Defense SPF 50
This luxurious, non-whitening lotion glides on fast and blends easily for full face and body protection. Locks in moisture by helping to repair skin’s natural lipid barrier with a unique blend of ceramides and humectants.
Natural sheer coverage for face
Mineral Tinted Crème SPF 30
For super sheer coverage that goes on super smooth, this mineral-based crème provides excellent sun protection. This luxurious formula acts as a perfect primer while reducing the risk of photoaging and skin cancer.
Portable SPF for face & lips
Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 40
Designed to carry with you, this convenient mineral stick utilizes top quality ECOCERT zinc oxide that protects against damaging UV rays. Perfect for areas like lips, ears and under eyes, delivering 80 minutes of water resistance.
Gentle SPF protection for face & body
Mineral KidCrème SPF 40
This mineral sunscreen is perfect for kids and teens—it won’t sting eyes, even when swimming or sweating. ECOCERT zinc oxide blocks UV rays immediately, so there’s no more wait time for protection to kick in. Water resistant for up to 80 minutes: just shake, slather and go!
Compact UV protection for face & lips
Mineral Sunscreen KidStick SPF 40
Gentle enough for children’s delicate skin while providing powerful UV protection—all in a convenient grab-and-go stick. It glides on quickly and easily, which is especially handy for targeting specific areas for extra protection. Plus, it won’t sting eyes, and is water resistant for up to 80 minutes.
Sunscreen & moisturizer for face
Daily Anti-Aging Moisturizer SPF 30
This best-seller is pure multi-tasking magic—combining UV protection with powerful antioxidants in a silky, hydrating formula for healthy, glowing skin. Promotes the appearance of a brighter, more even skin tone, and minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Tinted sunscreen & primer for face
MD Crème Mineral Beauty Balm SPF 50
Get sheer coverage and anti-aging benefits in a luxurious matte finish. Repairing agents, including caffeine and niacinamide, help reduce redness and discolorations. Available in two flattering shades
Day & evening repair for face
Daily Eye Repair Emulsion
A soothing blend of time-released moisturizers, antioxidants and collagen-repairing peptides helps reduce signs of sun damage while giving skin a firmer appearance. Chamomile, seaweed extract and aloe lessen the appearance of puffiness and dark circles. Use twice daily for best results.
Nightly restoration for face
Evening Facial Repair Serum
This lightweight moisturizing serum with encapsulated retinol helps reduce fine lines, wrinkles and signs of sun damage. Collagen-repairing peptides help diminish the appearance of pores, hyperpigmentation and redness. With chamomile, seaweed extract and aloe.
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