What's New In From Dermalogica | Invisible Physical Defense SPF 30 Sunscreen and Active Clay Cleanser

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In today's post, I'm talking about the two latest product releases from Dermalogica. These are the Invisible Physical Defense SPF 30 Sunscreen RRP £49* and the brand new Active Clay Cleanser RRP £35*. I've been trying both products out now for a number of weeks and I thought it was about time I shared my overall thoughts on each product and talk about whether I'd recommend them.

The first product I'm going to talk about is the Invisible Physical Defense SPF 30 Sunscreen which is £49 for 50ml. The formula is invisible as the name suggests and feels weightless on the skin which makes it ideal for all skin types, including sensitive. It also features non-nano Zinc Oxide and it provides added blue light protection as well as helps to soothe your skin. It contains Bio-active Mushroom Complex which helps to soothe your skin and reduce UV-induced redness and dryness as well as Green Tea which helps to defend the skin against free radical damage. I do like this SPF and I like that it's super lightweight and doesn't leave a white cast like a lot of other SPFs do, however for me personally, although I appreciate the science that's gone into the product, I do think it's expensive at £49 for my current budget and the amount of product you get and the fact it's SPF 30 and not a higher SPF. I've also really been enjoying the Clearing Defense SPF 30 Mattifying Moisturiser* from Dermalogica which I talk more about in this blog post and it's a lot cheaper at £25.50 and suits my oily skin type well. So I'd say if you can afford it and you're intrigued then go ahead and try it, it is a nice SPF and I've had no issues with it apart from it being almost £50.

Their latest product is the Active Clay Cleanser which is £35 for 150ml definitely piqued my interest when it arrived because it's been made for oily skin types. It's a prebiotic cleanser which deeply purifies the skin and helps to balance it out. It has a dual-action, mineral-rich clay and charcoal formula and it contains Kaolin Clay which absorbs any excess oil, Activated Binchotan Charcoal which absorbs impurities and balances the skin, as well as Botanical lipids and Murumuru Seed which both work together to attract and remove excess oil and protect its natural lipid barrier and promote a healthier microbiome. It also has a lovely citrusy scent because it contains citrus in the formula too. I will admit I was a little bit worried it would maybe strip my skin and make it break out even more than usual like some oil-balancing products I've tried before, however, I've been using the cleanser for a couple of weeks now and it doesn't make my skin feel stripped, it just makes it feel well cleansed and ready for the next steps of my skincare routine. It's definitely been the cleanser I've been reaching for the most recently and even though, I'm currently getting over a bad case of tonsillitis, my skin isn't too bad, which is basically unheard of. Normally when I am or have been unwell and run down, my skin breakouts like crazy and also becomes quite red and irritated, whereas right now, it's pretty clear in terms of what I'm used to. I would even go as far to say this is one of the best skincare products I've discovered so far this year and I would 100% pick this up again and would recommend it if you also have oily skin and struggle to find an oil-balancing product that works for you. 

Have you tried any of the new Dermalogica products? If so, what did you think? 

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