Does Mineral Powder Sunblock Work?

I have normal skin that gets oily with the use of most sunblocks or when I get sweaty. Would these mineral powder sunblocks (that say they provide SPF 30 protection) be good for me? Won't they clog my pores? Thanks!

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Mineral based sunblocks

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Mineral based sunblocks do work and typically do not "clog pores". However, the best measure of effectiveness is getting a sunblock that provides both UVA (complete) and UVB broad spectrum coverage. The spf factor should be at least spf 30.


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