Sunscreen Haters Will Love These Silky Drops That Make SPF So Easy

It feels like a serum and protects without any of the telltale white-cast stickiness.

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Coola Sunscreen Drops
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You can un-brace yourself — we're not here to pelt you with another "wear sunscreen every day" lecture (but please do it, okay?). Nope, we're introducing a product that makes this practice a breeze, so you'll actually look forward to applying it as the last step in your morning skincare routine. If gunky textures, unflattering white casts, and pilling products have led to you skipping out on sunscreen, it's time to invest in this formula that's unlike the greasy bottles you may be used to.

Coola's Full Spectrum 360 Sun Silk Drops aren't a weird goop or oily gel — they're smooth, milky drops that glide onto your face and soak in quickly. And, at SPF 30, the sunscreen is the perfect formula for slathering on your face every morning. As one reviewer put it, it's "perfection in a little glass jar." They added: "It mixes so well in moisturizers, leaves my face so, so very soft while still giving me a nice little dewy glow, has great protection from just everything, and is keeping me looking young. Highly recommended."

Suncare Full Spectrum 360 Sun Silk Drops SPF 30 COOLA®

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But, like with any good skincare product, it goes above and beyond its original purpose. This isn't just a sunscreen, but a serum of sorts, too. The formula has hyaluronic acid, plant stem cells, and antioxidants on top of SPF to deflect things like pollution, not just UVA/UVB rays. The proof is in the pudding — as one reviewer wrote: "I took this with me as part of my routine for a two-week snorkel/dive cruise in the Seychelles in February 2020 and am happy to report no sunburns on my face the entire time! It works!"

It's clearly a favorite among shoppers and those who were formerly sunscreen haters, with one declaring they're "in love and getting married to Coola face sunscreen," and a handful of fans sharing that they've stayed loyal to this sunscreen for years. And even if you're planning on spending time indoors this summer or are searching for a year-round daily SPF, this is still worthy of your attention as it helps block out the dreaded blue light, too.

"I am a stage III melanoma survivor — I take sunscreen seriously, but I didn't realize the aging effects of blue light from computers and phones," explained one shopper. "This formula is what I use for outdoors and in. It is light and feels clean on my skin without the greasy or tacky feeling of most sunscreens."

You can forget what you thought you knew about facial sunscreen. A silky serum that just so happens to protect your skin from the sun and pollutants (and replace the sticky mess you've begrudgingly been using) is very much a reality with Coola's drops. Get them at Nordstrom for $46 before everyone else catches on and they sell out.

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