Daily Sun Defence SPF50+
A lightweight, non-greasy facial sunscreen for everyday wear.
Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid, Ethylhexyl Triazone, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Octocrylene. Contains Ethanol & Hydroxyacetophenone.
Apply generously to face and neck 20 minutes before sun exposure.
Reapply every 2 hours and after swimming, towelling, and perspiring.
Avoid contact with eyes. For external use only. Use only as directed. Sunscreen is only one part of sun protection, wear protective clothing, seek shade, and avoid prolonged sun exposure. Shake well before use.
UVA/UVB broad spectrum SPF50+ protection
Non-comedogenic and non-greasy
Filters 98% of UV rays
Most sunscreens protect against the sun’s UVB rays, but Software’s broad-spectrum sunscreen is formulated with UVA and UVB filters, which may reduce the risk of photoageing, sun spots and some skin cancers.
This is no ordinary sunscreen
Formulated for the harsh Australian sun
No added perfumes
Perfect for all skin types
Broad spectrum to protect against UVA and UVB rays
Oil-free finish so it won’t clog your pores
Not tested on animals
Our customers love it
We’ve got answers brought to you by Software’s skincare experts.
Reapply the sunscreen every 2 hours and after swimming, drying off with a towel, and sweating. Remember that sunscreen is only one part of sun protection, so make sure to wear protective clothing, seek shade, and avoid prolonged sun exposure.
If you’ve heard the terms chemical, physical, mineral and organic in relation to sunscreen, here are the key differences:
Organic (“chemical”) sunscreens are based on a carbon chain structure with higher absorption and UVA protection levels. This is ideal for people who use sunscreen to prevent pigmentation and signs of ageing.
Inorganic (“physical”) sunscreens are based on minerals or ionic compounds (hence why they’re often called mineral sunscreens), and feature zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. These can often give off a white cast because they’re made up of larger molecules. Physical sunscreens are often thicker, looking and feeling like a zinc blocker.
Software’s Daily Sun Defence is a chemical sunscreen.
There’s a common misconception that people with darker skin tones don’t need to wear sunscreen. However, harmful exposure to UV rays can affect everyone beyond just burning, including people of colour, with conditions like hyperpigmentation, photoaging, and melanoma (a type of skin cancer). Software’s Daily Sun Defence is non-tacky with an invisible finish so it won’t leave a white cast on the skin, which is a great option for darker skin tones.
The sunscreen sits well under makeup since it doesn’t leave a white cast and won’t pill.
Yes, it can be used on the face and body. We've intentionally made it pint sized (75mL) to make it portable and convenient to carry around with you.
There are studies that have found that oxybenzone and oxycrylene are both contributors to coral bleaching, leading to certain countries such as Hawaii banning these ingredients. However, the dosage of oxybenzone and oxycrylene needs to be much higher than the dosage in sunscreen to cause reef damage, but if you are swimming near a coral reef, exercise caution.
Yes, the sunscreen is vegan and cruelty-free as we do not test our formulas on animals.
SPF stands for sun protection factor. It’s the measure of how much UV gets through. The higher the number, the less UV passes through.
An SPF of 30 allows one-thirtieth or 3.3% of UV to reach your skin. This means it filters 96.7% of UV. With an SPF of 50, 98% is filtered and one-fiftieth or 2% gets through.
So while the difference between SPF 30 and SPF 50 sounds like a lot – it is a pretty modest (1.3%) – difference in protection [REF2].
We received lots of enquiries about updating our Solar Fluid formula to be fragrance free and without a tint, hence the new Daily Sun Defence SPF50+. But if you are still interested in purchasing The Solar Fluid it is available through your Software profile.
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