Alpha-H - Ultra Protector Daily Moisturiser with SPF 30+
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A daily hydrating cream formulated with a broad spectrum UVA/UVB with SPF30+. Suitable for all skin types, particularly dry, dehydrated and sensitive. This sunscreen moisturiser is non-comedogenic, non-whitening and an ideal choice when spending time outdoors.
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Rating: Sep 23, 2014 11:49am
Not hydrating enough for me
As I love the Alpha H products I had tried and the absolute necessity of sunscreen use when using strong resurfacing products this was an obvious choice to me.
I enjoyed that it didn't have much of a scent compared to other high spf moisturisers I had tried. The texture felt like it was quite nourishing however I found that my skin wasn't hydrated enough using this without any other moisturiser. I do have slightly dehydrated skin, a little on the dry side but I wouldn't describe it as overly dry.
I found I needed to apply a light moisturiser first then apply this before makeup or my makeup looked and felt too dry. I continued to use it ontop of a light moisturiser. My experience was during the cooler months so it may have been hydrating enough in the summer months however I had used it all during the cold months and don't want to repurchase it to try it. I was actually quite annoyed at myself for not thinking of that at the time and saving some to try in the upcoming warmer months.
A huge positive is I had no irritations while using Alpha H's Ultra Protector moisturiser 30 plus and think it would be ideal for younger normal skin types.
Rating: Jun 18, 2014 8:13pm
This is a great daily moisturiser for your face and neck. The SPF 30 plus is so high it will protect you no matter what you are doing. The cream is moisturising and feels very nice on the skin too. I use this and I never burn.
Rating: Jan 8, 2014 5:32pm
Great for Dry and Sensitive Skin
This is certainly a very rich and hydrating cream. It feels really nice on the skin and really softens skin straight away. It doesn't cause any irritation either and is unscented (has a very mild sunscreen scent). I can hardly believe it has a high SPF 30 in it as usually these can be drying and ''ghosting'' but this is much more like a moisturiser than a sunscreen. This is really an excellent product especially for dry and sensitive skin and a great one for summer. I'm impressed!
Rating: Feb 20, 2012 5:18pm
rich and heavy moisturising cream
This is great if you want a face sunscreen for the beach and outdoor activities. As someone with sensitive skin, I found it was very effective and my skin felt very protected from the sun when outdoors.
Rating: Oct 7, 2011 1:07am
A little does not go a long way
You really have to use a lot of this to get full coverage. I don't think it's worth it for the money. It also feels a little greasy.
Rating: Jul 24, 2010 4:29pm
Too oily for my combination skin
I got a sample of this from my beautician. It has a distinctive and obvious smell to it, but I quite liked it. Unfortunately, I found it a little bit too rich for my combination skin and took a bit of rubbing in. Because of that I ended up just using it as 'body' sunscreen rather than for my face.
Rating: Jun 4, 2010 11:43pm
A rich moisturising suncreen
This sunscreen is very rich and for that fact I’m still ambivalent about it. The texture is very rich and moisturizing but it seems to cause me to oil up a lot quicker during the day. I had to blot my face within 2 hours, after having it on, which was disappointing for me.
I have been using it on my neck and arms instead at the moment and those body parts have benefited from the extra moisturisation. Perhaps on colder weather days, I’ll give it another go on the face. .
This sunscreen may be more suited to those with very dehydrated or dry skin. It doesn't seem to work as well for my oily/combination skin type.
Rating: Jan 27, 2010 1:42pm
At first I wasn't too impressed with this. it smelled and had the texture of a normal sunscreen. it's only after a week of using it that i have to say it's worth so much more than that. It moisturises beautifully - unlike sunscreen which dries the skin out. a little goes a long way, and I noticed my skin looked radiant all day long. it didn't make my skin go oily either. I rated it 4 stars only because I still don't like the smell and sunscreen feel of it.
Rating: Feb 11, 2008 5:02pm
Alpha-H 30+ Great for Fair/Dry Skin!
When I first started using the Alpha-h Ultra Protector I thought it might be too oily due to the rich thick texture of the product. However I was pleasantly surprised and found that although the cream was super-rich it managed to blend in fast, which is a big plus when one is rushing to get the make-up done in the morning!
The cream has no real scent and would be ideal for guys/girls with allergies. I used the Alpha-h cream for about 8 days and found it to be great on my skin and it always left me feeling really moisturized and nourished. Another plus to the product is the 30+ SPF, which is vital for anyone who had fair skin like myself. I also noticed after the trial period I had less dry areas which I have put down the additional SPF as most products only contain 15+.
At $54.95 it’s not the cheapest product on the market but neither is it the most expensive. For 50ml it’s not a bad deal especially seeing a lot seems to go a long way as it’s thick cream and you don’t need very much. To wrap things up I would totally recommend this moisturizer to anyone who wants a product that will help with dry problem areas and also offer sun protection.
Rating: Dec 22, 2007 2:11am
This is another favorite due to what it does for my boys. Its so easy for them to use after cleansing and not have to worry about sunblock with the built in spf and a high one at that.Even though they are males they will also age gracefully.I.m glad I got them started on the best products.