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Can Facial Sunscreen Be Put on over Makeup and Still Be Effective?

Can sunscreen be put on over makeup and still be effective?

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Sunscreen first

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Not really, sunscreen must bind to the stratum corneum ( or the most upper layer of the skin ) to chemically work best. If applied over makeup, it will not protect you in the way it was designed.

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