Biotique Bio Carrot Sunscreen Lotion: Today I am reviewing Biotique Bio Carrot 40+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen Ultra Soothing Face Lotion. In winter we often have to attend daytime engagements like picnics, outing, etc. We need to use sun protection over our regular body moisturizers. I sometimes feel very lazy to apply two layers of product on my skin. The result is an obviously sunburnt itchy skin! I have bought the Bio Carrot sunscreen to use as a 2-in-1 sunscreen plus moisturizer. Biotique skin care products generally work for me. I have tried their toners, moisturizers and face packs but this is my first product from their sunscreen range. Let’s move to the review to find if it worked for me or not.
What is it?
Biotique Bio Carrot 40+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen Ultra Soothing Face Lotion is a nutrient-rich lotion. Blended with pure Carrot oil, extracts of Carrot seed and Lodhra bark, Quince seed and Aloe Vera this lotion keeps skin soft and moisturized in the sun. It protects skin with broad spectrum SPF 40 UVA/UVB sunscreen.
Price- Rs.115 for 50ml
My Experience with Biotique Bio Carrot 40+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen Ultra Soothing Face Lotion
Packaging- This sunscreen comes in an orange color plastic squeeze tube. The tube has a flip cap of the same color. The pack has informative details mentioned in written form; no label graphics to be seen. This one comes in two sizes and I have the smallest size. The bigger size has a bottle packaging with a wide opening while this one is in the tube. If you want a hygienic packaging you should get this. Overall the packaging is quite strongly built and travel-friendly.
Colour & Texture- The sunscreen is named as ‘lotion’ but texture wise it is a cream. It has pure white color and its consistency is medium. It blends into the skin easily and does not leave behind a white cast. The consistency is perfect to be used as a face lotion for normal to dry skin but it might feel heavy on the oily skin.
Fragrance- The top note of the fragrance has an herbal grassy smell but the bottom note is mildly floral. The fragrance is not very heavy and does not last very long.
Experience- This Carrot enriched sunscreen is a very nice body sunscreen for my normal to dry body skin. It supplies some moisture to the skin along with providing sun protection. I do not have to use a body lotion if I am using this. Since it is to dry and cold now in my place, I feel the urge to nourish my body again after 4 hours or so if I am out in the cold. By that time, the sunscreen needs to be reapplied too because this sunscreen is able to take care of my sun sensitivity issue for about 4 hours in winter. I do not apply this sunscreen on my face as this creamy lotion feels a bit overly moisturizing for my combination skin. This sunscreen would certainly be unfit for the facial skin in summer.
Overall Performance of Biotique Bio Carrot 40+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen Ultra Soothing Face Lotion
- Nourishing organic formula
- High SPF
- Works nicely as body sunscreen cum moisturizer
- Prevent sun sensitivity for a considerable amount of time
- Formula is too heavy as face lotion
- Not suitable for oily and combination skin
- Would not make a good sunscreen for summer
- Contains sunflower oil which can cause acne
- Fragrance is not my favorite
Would I Repurchase or Recommend?
Biotique Bio Carrot 40+ SPF UVA/UVB Sunscreen Ultra Soothing Face Lotion is a super affordable sunscreen with high SPF. But, the formula is heavy for my facial skin. If I buy it again, it will be as my winter body moisturizer cum sun shield. I would suggest this sunscreen to someone with normal to dry skin.
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