Review: Josie Maran Argan Oil Daily Moisturizer SPF 40+

I've been on the hunt for a new sunscreen moisturizer. Due to the insufferably hot Texas summer, I haven't spent much time outside, but when I do, even to run errands, I like to have some SPF on my face. Since I don't go through facial sunscreens as fast as body lotions, I was willing to take a chance on something a little more expensive: Josie Maran's Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 40+.

Pros:
  • Absorbs quickly
  • Broad spectrum (UVA/UVB) protection
  • Light, fruity fragrance that dissipates quickly
  • Contains organic ingredients
  • A little goes a long way
Cons:
  • Pricey per ounce
Summary:
I was really surprised at how light this moisturizer felt on my skin. It was non-greasy, despite having argan oil as one of the top ingredients. There is a lovely fruity scent that is very light and dissipates quickly, so it won't conflict with your other scents or perfumes. I only needed a tiny amount to cover my face, so the $14 "to go" size will actually last me quite a while (perhaps even through the season). This was great to see, as I often have to throw out large bottles of sunscreen that I can't use up before the expiration date. However, if you plan to use a lot of it, the full size is $54, which is pretty pricey. If you like this moisturizer, I recommend limiting the use to your face if you're on a budget. This product rated a low 2 on EWG's Skin Deep database. It is one of the easiest sunscreen moisturizers to use and felt great on my skin.

Also available on Amazon.com.

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Disclosure notice: This product was purchased by the reviewer. No additional compensation was accepted for this review and the opinions are my own. Please verify any claims with the manufacturer, especially if you have any allergies or concerns.

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