Coola Suncare launched in 2007 by Chris Birchby. Both of his parents were diagnosed with melanoma and it altered his life course. Fortunately the recovered but it impacted him and was a major reason he decided to create a suncare line. The unique selling point of this line is its use of organic ingredients in its product line. Coola makes great strives to create products that are “ farm to face" as often as possible. Using 70% or more organic ingredient in most of their product offering. Coola offers the classic line which they use chemical actives to create SPF protection, the mineral line using mineral actives (physical) like titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, while the beauty line offers primers, tinted moisturizers to those who want added protection with their makeup
As a startup , they sold in boutique spas and now thus brand has expanded into retail stores like Sephora. I came across this brand years ago in a spa I worked in. It had just launched and everyone was so excited about using this buzzed about organic line and it didn't disappoint. Fast forward to early this year, I was so pleased to see it on the shelves of Sephora. It is great to test out new products but its even better when you rediscover a classic. COOLA FACE SPF 30 UNSCENTED MOISTURIZER (CLAIM) An a non greasy SPF designed for all skin types. It is formulated with 70% + certified organic ingredients which individually bring benefits to the skin. INGREDIENTS Caprylohydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Carthamus Tinctorius (ORGANIC Safflower) Oleosomes, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (ORGANIC Orange) Fruit Water, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Euterpe Oleracea Annuus (ORGANIC Sunflower) Seed Extract, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Linum Usitatissimum (ORGANIC Linseed) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (ORGANIC Evening Primrose) Oil, Plankton Extract, Propanediol, Sodium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate,Trideceth-10, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Water, Xanthan Gum.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS Avobenzone 2%: broad-spectrum sun protection Octinoxate 2.1% : broad-spectrum sun protection. HOW TO USE IT AM I use it daily. On days that I neex extra hydration, I layer it over my hydrating moisturizer. On other days, I apply it after the treatment step in place of a moisturizer. HOW LONG DID I TEST THE PRODUCT? I used the product in spa and on myself years ago. I recently rediscovered it in January 2018.
WHAT DOES IT SMELL LIKE? Unscented.
TEXTURE Light ; not to thick and not too thin SKIN TYPE All skin types . REPURCHASE Yes I did and I would over again RATING: 5/5 Pro No white cast Absorbs almost immediately without leaving streaks or clumps on your skin. Its very hydrating No burning or stinging sensation No breakouts.
If you are looking for a sunscreen with organic ingredients look no further. It delivers and most importantly protects your skin from awful UVA and UVB rays. Please remember to wear your sunscreen daily. If you have any question, leave a comment below. Have a blessed day.