SkinCeuticals Daily Brightening UV Defense Sunscreen 1 fl. oz.

A lightweight sunscreen that targets discoloration and protects the skin.

Skin Types: Acne-Prone Skin, Combination Skin, Dry Skin, Mature Skin, Normal Skin, Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin

Skin Conditions: Dryness and Dehydration, Sun Damage, Sunburn


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SkinCeuticals Daily Brightening UV Defense Sunscreen is a lightweight, residue-free formula that combines broad-spectrum UV protection with a potent blend of discoloration-correcting and hydrating ingredients for a brighter, more even complexion. A powerful blend of 1% tranexamic acid, 2% niacinamide and 0.3% phenylethyl resorcinol help minimize the look of existing discoloration while broad-spectrum chemical UV filters help protect against future sun damage. This daily sunscreen delivers immediate and all-day hydration with 7% glycerin while mica instantly brightens all skin tones.

Key Ingredients:

  • 1% Tranexamic Acid: minimizes the reoccurrence of discoloration and brown patches with continued use
  • 2% Niacinamide: helps reduce the appearance of discoloration
  • 7% Glycerin: draws and retains moisture
  • 0.3% Phenylethyl Resorcinol: protects against discoloration and uneven skin tone
  • Reflective Mica: instantly brightens skin

Key Benefits:

  • Reduces visible discoloration
  • Brightens skin’s radiance
  • Immediately hydrates skin
  • Provides broad-spectrum protection against UVA/UVB rays

Clinical Results:

  • Reduces visible discoloration by 24%*
  • Brightens skin’s radiance by 24%*
  • Immediately hydrates skin by 57%*

*Based on a 12-week, single-center, clinical study conducted on 44 females, ages 25 to 60, Fitzparick II-V, with mild to moderate PIH and hyperpigmentation. Daily Brightening UV Defense Sunscreen SPF 30 was applied to the face once every day during the morning prior to sun exposure with efficacy and tolerability evaluations conducted at baseline and at weeks 4,8 and 12.

How To Use

Shake well before use. Apply sunscreen liberally to the face, neck and chest 15 minutes before sun exposure and before applying makeup. Reapply sunscreen after 40 minutes of swimming, sweating, immediately after towel drying and at least every two hours.


Active: 3% Avobenzone, 5% Homosalate, 5% Octisalate, 7.2% Octocrylene.

Inactive: Water, Glycerin, Silica, Dimethicone, Niacinamide, Alcohol Denat., Titanium Dioxide, Peg-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Mica, Tranexamic Acid, Stearic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid, Palmitic Acid, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Steareth-100, Phenylethyl Resorcinol, Caprylyl Glycol, Xanthan Gum, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tocopherol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Citral, Myristic Acid, Iron Oxides, Tin Oxide, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol.