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Environmental Defence Cream Mineral SPF 25 50ml

About this cream

Primes and protects for visibly healthy-looking skin. Our easily absorbed lightweight cream is formulated with naturally derived mineral UV filters and antioxidant plant extracts to help protect your skin from the elements and prime it for the day ahead.

 

Our non-comedogenic formula delivers SPF 25 broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays, blue light and pollution while enhancing skin's natural defence barrier.

 

Enriched with a priming, light reflecting pigment that blends with all skin tones, plus blueberry seed oil, lingonberry seed oil and shea butter, skin is left looking healthy and luminous.

 

£30.00
(£0.60 per ml)
All skin types
Sensitive
In Stock
Environmental Defence Cream Mineral SPF 25 50ml
£30.00
(£0.60 per ml)
50ml tube

“Great. The cream is very light, goes on smoothly and blends in well. It’s nice to know it is giving protection as well.”

Sandy, North Yorkshire

Why you will love this

  • Delivers broad spectrum UVA + UVB protection
  • Guards against pollution and blue light
  • Helps to enhances skin’s natural defence barrier
  • Pigmented to blend well with all skin tones
  • Cruelty free and certified under the Leaping Bunny Program
  • For all skin types, including sensitive

Cleanse & Polish The Results

Blueberry Seed Oil

BLUEBERRY SEED OIL
(Vaccinium myrtillus)

High in potent antioxidants, we use blueberry seed oil in our Environmental Defence Cream SPF 25, as it helps the cream work as a natural shield against blue light. Thanks to its high fatty acid composition, it also supports skin’s natural moisture barrier, resulting in hydrated and nourished skin. Sustainably sourced and produced; we extract this ingredient from 100% upcycled blueberries – a waste product of the juice production industry.

Lingonberry Seed Oil

LINGONBERRY SEED OIL
(Vaccinium vitis-idaea)

Known to be a powerful antioxidant with a reputation as a health-promoting superfruit, we use lingonberry seed oil in our Environmental Defence Cream SPF 25, as it helps the cream work as a natural shield against blue light. This botanical is also known for its conditioning properties and for helping boost skin’s natural moisture barrier. We source these wild self-sustainable berries from Finland and Sweden.

Shea Butter

SHEA BUTTER
(Butyrospermum parkii)

Renowned for its excellent emollient properties and ability to help improve the barrier function of the skin, we source our shea butter from West Africa, where the pulp of the fruit is removed to reveal the kernel, which is boiled and dried in the sun before being shelled for pressing.

Aqua (water), Zinc oxide (nano), Caprylic/capric triglyceride, Glycerin, Shea butter ethyl esters, Cetearyl alcohol, Titanium dioxide (nano), Vaccinium myrtillus (blueberry) seed oil, Coco-caprylate, Diheptyl succinate, Polyhydroxystearic acid, Potassium cetyl phosphate, Vaccinium VitisIdaea Seed Oil, Borago officinalis seed oil, Butyrospermum parkii butter extract, Echinacea purpurea extract, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, Cetearyl glucoside, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan gum, Caprylyl glycol, Sodium stearoyl glutamate, Aluminum stearate, Alumina, Isostearic acid, Trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate, Tocopherol (vitamin E), Capryloyl glycerin/sebacic acid copolymer, Sodium glycerophosphate, Citric acid, Benzoic acid, Dehydroacetic acid, CI 77491 (iron oxides), CI 77492 (iron oxides), CI 77499 (iron oxides), CI 77891 (titanium dioxide), Glycine soja (soybean) oil.

Recyclable tube made using 55% recycled materials
With sustainably sourced shea butter in partnership with the Global Shea Alliance
We're certified under the Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny Program

UK (INC CHANNEL ISLANDS)

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  • Priority delivery – 2-3 working days – £4.25
  • Special delivery – 1-2 working days – £9.25

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Love it or your money backfree returns within 60 days

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprised at this product I have in the last couple of months returned to using Liz Earle products following about 12 months with a French companies products. I like the eco part of Liz Earle and as someone with sensitive skin I am pleased to be back supporting a British Company. I bought the environmental Defence Cream SP 25 thinking it would help with keeping the harmful suns rays away from my pale complexion. Howe delighted I was to find that the cream contained a tint which blended with my skin and I only needed a little for my usual foundation to cover blemishes. Thank you Liz Earle for another great product
Date published: 2024-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A make up staple I’ve relied on this product for a long time. It’s brilliant because there is nothing else like it - I don’t use a primer or a foundation, just this. Better coverage than a tinted moisturiser, lighter than a foundation but with vital sun protection. What’s not to love?
Date published: 2024-04-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not the product for me I don't know if it protects from sun because there hasn't been any for me to see if I end up scorched! However, it's not a repeat buy for me. It doesn't sit nicely on my skin. It sits in wrinkles making them look worse, or looks way to glossy or patchy. I've tried different methods and amounts of application based on replies to other feedback, but nothing provides what I need. I always extend face cream down to neck and decolletage. The tint in this product then gets on my clothes. Makes me look drier and more aged than before. Will use it up for the sake of the presumed UVA UVB protection. If Liz Earle had an untinted product that you simply put on your face without any special technique, then I would swap it out. I'm using alongside a Liz Earle glow cleanse, tone, moisturise process and had overall hoped for better results that I am not getting. Cheaper brands have had better results on my skin, but they are not the non toxic. I respect the Liz Earle ethic and the products were recommended by a friend, so they must work great for some people.
Date published: 2024-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant product Excellent- SPF and pollution protection, what's not to love?
Date published: 2024-03-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good investment So glad that Liz Earle have introduced this product. An SPF that feels light on the face and more importantly, doesn't irritate my combination skin. Also I am of mixed heritage and the "tint" blends in no problem.
Date published: 2024-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Product This is my daily go-to product as the final step of my morning routine. I like the SPF 25 protection and this gives my skin a healthy glow with a natural finish.
Date published: 2024-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great consistency. Absorbed really well Have used over last month and skin well moisturised and feels and skin looks really healthy. Easy to use tube without wasting product
Date published: 2024-03-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Disappointed Worst product at the price I have ever purchased It just doesn't go on well despite using Liz Earle moisturiser first and waiting at least 10 minutes Flakey patchy,Pilling and an awful smell
Date published: 2024-03-06
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Hi, is this suitable for young skin, 12 years? I'm looking for an SPF product for my daughter, many thanks.

Asked by: Lulu9
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Whilst all our formulations are made as mild and gentle as possible, when choosing an SPF for someone of this age group, we would recommend opting for one which has been specifically formulated for those with younger skin. We hope this helps - The Customer Care Centre
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-02-08

Why does this product( the environmental defence cream) need moisturiser on first ? I just want to put moisturiser on that has SPF in it - every other company seems to manage this. 

Asked by: Micah
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. As our moisturisers can be used both morning and evening, we have chosen not to include SPF as this is not required in the evening. We would recommend applying this after your moisturiser to ensure your skin is fully mosturised so the product melts nicely into the skin. We hope this information helps - The Customer Care Centre Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-02-08

Is this product pregnancy safe? 

Asked by: Flo329
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. We can confirm that all our products have been safety assessed to ensure they are safe for intended use, which includes use during pregnancy – however, if you have any specific questions or concerns, please speak to your GP or midwife. We hope this information helps - The Liz Earle Customer Care Centre Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-02-08

Do you have any plans to have a similar product with a higher sun factor like a spf 50?

Asked by: The henster
Yes
Answered by: Eileen28
Date published: 2024-02-08

Is it vegan? 

Asked by: LollyM99
I would assume all Liz Earle’s produce is vegan. 
Answered by: Annie C
Date published: 2024-02-08

 Does this need makeup removal?

Asked by: Gloria Qin
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. You shouldn't need to use a separate makeup remover to remove our Environmental Defence Cream, this should be easily removed, in the evening with your usual cleanser. We hope this information helps - The Liz Earle Beauty Co. Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-02-08

Is the environmental defence cream slightly tinted. I hoped it would give a little coverage to be able to leave off foundation. 

Asked by: Deb58
Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Suitable for all skin types and tones, our Environmental Defence Cream has been developed with a naturally derived tinted pigment that blends well with all skin tones in order to dispel any pale cast on skin. The also makes a great primer for makeup. I hope this information helps however, should you require any further assistance with this, please contact our Customer Centre by emailing naturallyactive@lizearel.com - The Liz Earle Beauty Co. Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-02-08

Is it possible to buy small samples of this product to try before I commit to the larger size?

Asked by: Sarsk
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. I am sorry but we don't currently have any sample sizes of our Environmental Defence Cream available, however, we do offer an amazing 60 day returns policy - even after you've tried the product. We do hope this helps! - The Liz Earle Beauty Co. Team
Answered by: LizEarleBeautyCo
Date published: 2024-02-08
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