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Dr. Tiffany Libby, M.D., is a board-certified dermatologist with Brown Dermatology in Rhode Island. She is also the director of Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Libby is dual accredited in Micrographic Surgery & Dermatologic Oncology and Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery.
Clarissa Luna is a New York City-based makeup artist with more than a decade of professional experience. She has worked with celebrities like Megan Fox, Lana Condor, Tinashe, and Camila Cabello on everything from red carpets and music videos to magazine shoots and fashion campaigns.
Mineral vs. Chemical Sunscreen Filters
Mineral (or physical) sunscreen filters sit on the skin’s surface, working as a shield to block UV rays. Because of this, they’re typically better tolerated by those with skin sensitivities, but they often leave a noticeable white cast behind. Then, there are chemical filters, which work by absorbing UV rays. Chemical sunscreens tend to blend into skin more inconspicuously, and are therefore a better option for darker skin tones, but they can pose a risk of irritation, particularly if you have sensitive or acne-prone skin.
“I prefer mineral-based sunscreens, and I often end up using ones that also have chemical sunscreen filters in them as they tend to be more easily rubbed in and blend better into my skin type,” Dr. Libby shares of her personal preference. You’ll typically find these filters listed under the “active ingredients” section on the back of the bottle: