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Black Girl Sunscreen Make It Matte Sunscreen - SPF 45 - 1.7 fl oz

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$17.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Broad Spectrum SPF 45
  • Helps prevent sun damage such as premature aging, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and dark spots
  • New and Improved Durable Caps
  • Great for wearing under make-up
  • Infused with natural ingredients such as shea butter and coconut oil
  • FREE from - Parabens, Fragrance, Oxybenzone and Octinoxate
  • Vegan and Cruelty-Free
  • Reef-Friendly

Description

Stay fabulous while protecting your face from harmful UVA/UVB rays with Make It Matte™. Black Girl Sunscreen’s lightweight, gel formula that protects against sun damage leaving no white residue and a matte finish. Make it Matte is a broad-spectrum SPF 45 with a formula infused with natural ingredients such as aloe, squalene, and shea butter that help moisturize, soothe and heal your skin.

Our story begins with the need for a sunscreen brand that caters exclusively to women of color.

From carrying expensive umbrellas to the beach to avoiding the sunshine all together, women of color have come up with their own methods of protecting their skin. For years, sunscreen has been tailored to light skin individuals, leaving behind a visible white-residue on our darker skin sisters. Blotchy makeup and white residue were enough to keep people from truly enjoying a beautiful sunny day. Our founder thought it was about time to change that.

In 2016, Shontay Lundy created Black Girl Sunscreen, a 30 SPF lotion infused with natural ingredients and formulated for women of color. Made with melanated skin in mind, BGS dries completely clear and protects melanin without the white-cast.

Today, BGS is making moves! Black Girl Sunscreen has grown exponentially because of you. The goal of BGS is to start the conversation globally around sun safety to educate and protect melanin beauties worldwide. Now with four products, we’re saying Black does crack and it’s in our power to protect it.
Scent: Unscented
Health Facts: Paraben-Free, Oxybenzone-Free
Product Form: Lotion
Primary Active Ingredient: Homosalate
Sustainability Claims: Not Tested on Animals, Cruelty-Free
Package Quantity: 1
Beauty Purpose: Sun Protection
Net weight: 1.7 fl oz (US)
SPF: 45
Features: Broad Spectrum Protection
TCIN: 79494469
UPC: 860000781848
Item Number (DPCI): 037-11-1395
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Active ingredients

abovenzone(3%), homosalate(10%), octisalate(5%), octocrylene(10%).

Purpose

Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen..

Directions

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: After 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Immediately after towel drying. at least every 2 hours. Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wear long sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses.

Children Under 6 Months

Ask a doctor.

Other information

Protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun.

Inactive ingredients

aloe vera leaf extract, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, cetyl ethylhexanoate, cocoa nucifera (coconut) oil, diisopropyl adipate, diisopropyl sebacate, neopentyl glycol diethylhexanoate, silica, silica silylate, squalane, tocopheryl acetate, vp/hexadecene copolymer

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 6.1 inches length x 2.04 inches width x 1.92 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.17 pounds
We regret that this item cannot be shipped to PO Boxes.
This item cannot be shipped to the following locations: United States Minor Outlying Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa (see also separate entry under AS), Puerto Rico (see also separate entry under PR), Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S., APO/FPO, Guam (see also separate entry under GU), Alaska

Return details

This item must be returned to any Target store.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: Is it resistant to sweat? How often does it need to be reapplied?

submitted by consumer123 - 2 years ago
  • A: Hello! Our Make it Matte formula is sweat and water resistant! Please remember to reapply after 80 minutes to ensure protection during exercise or swimming.

    submitted byTeam BGS - 2 years ago
  • A: Hello consumer123, the Black Girl Sunscreen Make It Matte Sunscreen - SPF 45 is water-resistant we recommend reapplying every two hours, especially after swimming or sweating. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page! :)

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this broad Spectrum sunscreen?

submitted by pineapple - 2 years ago
  • A: Hi Pineapple! Yes! Make it Matte provides broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays. I hope this helps!!

    submitted byTeam BGS - 2 years ago
  • A: Hello Pineapple! The Black Girl Sunscreen Make It Matte Sunscreen is a broad spectrum 45, we hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: isn't coconut oil comedogenic? why is it in this formula and have consumers had breakouts?

submitted by lacy - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi Lacy, Many of our customers have oily skin and prefer the Make it Matte version because it does not cause them breakouts. Our kid's SPF 50 formula is more lightweight than the original SPF 30 and is coconut oil free. I hope this helps!!

    submitted byTeam BGS - 3 years ago
  • A: I have acne prone skin, did not realize the amount of comedogenic ingredients in this formula and have had the worst breakouts of my life. DO NOT recommend to anyone with acne prone skin

    submitted byZoe M - 2 years ago

Q: Does this sunscreen sting the eyes ? All the ones I try burn my eyes after a while

submitted by Cindy - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi there! BGS is not tears free at the moment. However, many consumers have expressed no tearing when applying Black Girl Sunscreen. Hope this helps!

    submitted byTeam BGS - 3 years ago
  • A: Burns my eyes! I have used the kids version for me and my kids with no issues. Tried this matte gel one. Definitely Burns. I had to go back home and wash my face. Will only use for neck and arms to not waste.

    submitted bygrilMommyof3 - 25 days ago

Q: Is this non-comedogenic for acne prone skin?

submitted by twhite050917 - 4 months ago
  • A: Hi there! Yes, this is non-comedogenic! Thank you for your interest!

    submitted byhealthguru - 3 months ago

Q: can you use it on full body or just the face

submitted by blue - 6 months ago
  • A: Hi there! This can also be used on other parts of the body! Thanks.

    submitted byTarget Brand Expert - 5 months ago

Q: As a very mature white person with dry skin would this product work for me

submitted by Wanna know - 1 year ago
  • A: Great question! Black Girl Sunscreen protects people of ALL skin tones and helps to reach people of color who are more likely to skip sunscreen because most other brands leave a chalky residue on darker skin. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: do I need a moisturizer with the matte product

submitted by Netta - 1 year ago
  • A: Hey Netta, Great question! We recommend pairing the Black Girl Sunscreen Make it Matte SPF 45 with your favorite moisturizer! For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: what is the PA rating (UVA protection level) for this product?

submitted by Manny - 2 years ago
  • A: Hi Manny, Make it Matte has SPF 45 protection! The PA rating only indicates protection against UVA rays and is not availbalbe for Black Girl Sunscreen at this time. I hope this helps!!

    submitted byTeam BGS - 2 years ago

Q: Are the SPF 45 and the SPF 30 sunscreens chemical or mineral?

submitted by Sherri - 3 years ago
  • A: Hey Sun Beauty! Great Question, Both sunscreens SPF 30 & SPF 45 are chemical based sunscreens. You'll be happy to know, unlike most sunscreens we are oxybenzone-free (an ingredient that is a skin irritant) as well as paraben-free and fragrance-free Hope this helps!

    submitted byTeam BGS - 3 years ago

Black Girl Sunscreen Collection

About the collection
We created sun protection products for everyday use. Black Girl Sunscreen should be incorporated into your everyday skincare routine. BGS protects your skin from sun rays without leaving behind a white cast and doubles as a moisturizing lotion.
View Black Girl Sunscreen Collection  collection
3.8 out of 5 stars with 591 reviews
58% would recommend
191 recommendations
value: 3.58 out of 5
quality: 3.76 out of 5
effectiveness: 4.03 out of 5
blends in easily: 3.96 out of 5

Burns eyes and not good for under makeup

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
SweetCherryPie - 11 days ago
I applied a thin layer to my face before putting on my makeup. It burned my eyes so bad and made my makeup look awful and cakey. I cannot recommend this product at all and will be returning it.
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
blends in easily: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 4 out of 5
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Caused bad reaction

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Taylor - 12 days ago, Verified purchaser
Not sure if it was a one off or what but this sunscreen caused such a bad reaction on my face! This was after I swatched tested it, the reaction only occurred on my face 2x, after the second time I threw out the basically new bottle. 101% would not recommend!
quality: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
blends in easily: 1 out of 5
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Not for me

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
- 17 days ago, Verified purchaser
I prefer their original sunscreen. This one melts into my eyes and caused irritation and my skin to be greasy. Their original is more matte
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 3 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
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May cause breakouts

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
KLaine - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Wanted to try this because my face tends to get oily throughout the day. However , this made my face breakout all over . My forehead, cheeks, jawline. My face was so clear before using this , and this was the only new item added to my skincare routine.
effectiveness: 2 out of 5
blends in easily: 2 out of 5
value: 2 out of 5
quality: 2 out of 5
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Summer Skin

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
PrettynPink - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
It blends very well with no white residue. It can be worn nicely under moisturizers and makeup. I’ve noticed no skin irritation nor breakouts.
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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No residue

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Checia - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Love to mix with my non-SPF moisterizer. The two blend well.
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It's ok

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
tray - 2 months ago
Ok, here's the thing: it's greasy/oily, but it DOES absorb and mattifies the skin. I don't know if people are purposely writing poor reviews (that's a thing) or maybe they aren't rubbing in the product enough. But it absolutely absorbs and mattifies. That said, after finishing a tube of this, I would rather use their other sunscreen that's for the body (and face) because I don't like how this one sits under makeup. For days when I don't wear makeup, this one is great. But imo, I think this makes my already oily skin, really oily when wearing makeup. [Sidenote: it seems people don't realize there are two different versions/formulas to purchase -- this one, which is kind of like a gel and their original which is a cream. This one is specifically for the face (says so on the tube), while the other is for body and face. Just wanted to point that out -- they did not change their original formula.]
blends in easily: 4 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Just ok!

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Tiffany - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
This sunscreen is greasy and makes my makeup seperate. It says matte but that’s not totally true in my opinion. I’m not a fan.
value: 3 out of 5
blends in easily: 3 out of 5
effectiveness: 3 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
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Consumer

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Swift - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I like it so far, does not leave a residue.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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SO Greasy and Oily!!!

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Maura - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
This product is called ‘make it matte’ yet it is truly the greasiest and oiliest product I’ve ever tried! I’m truly shocked. It came out of the tube oily and I knew, but gave it a shot anyway and it literally just sits on top of the skin like a layer of grease it’s nasty!
blends in easily: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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Smooth

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Dee - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Goes on smoothly, just have to add moisturizer first
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Definitely a fan of Black Girl Sunscreen!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Ayablack - 3 months ago
I like it. The only downside is that it makes my face a little oily but other then that I have no complaints and soon will be getting their sunscreen that is for face & body too!
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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Greasy and doesnf absorb. I threw mine out!

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
I hate pills - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
This sunscreen is awful. It doesn’t absorb into the skin whatsoever and it feels like you slathered Vaseline on your face . The positive is your natural skin will have a dewy finish, the negative… you can’t wear makeup over it because it slides right off. I’ll try the non-gel version and if it’s the same I’ll just move on to another brand.
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Chnaged formula to oily greasy mess

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Jas - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
This used to be my favorite sunscreen for my oily skin! But I don’t know if they change the formula but the consistency is SOOOO oily and greasy!! Like no matter how much I shake it (which I didn’t used to do) sometime it’s just runny and greasy. I will NOT be purchasing this again
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
blends in easily: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
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Love it

5 out of 5 stars
Mich mich - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
Love it alot ut really blends
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
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Great for black people

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kaelaxo - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
-1 star because the price and size doesn’t match to me Otherwise I have normal-dry skin and I love it. It feels matte doesn’t make me shiny after applying. I can feel it on my skin after 2 hours when I go to apply more but that’s fine. I do recommended for brown-skin
value: 3 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
effectiveness: 4 out of 5
blends in easily: 4 out of 5
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no longer recommend

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
feralnb - 6 months ago, Verified purchaser
i used to recommend this sunscreen to everyone, but my most recent bottle was runny and greasy. it looks a lot smaller than it was before. it also got in my eye and burns so bad!!!
blends in easily: 1 out of 5
value: 1 out of 5
effectiveness: 1 out of 5
quality: 1 out of 5
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What a sunscreen!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Slim - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Excellent product - not greasy, absorbs in the skin
quality: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
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Matte Sunscreen For Brown Skin

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Mys Torre - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
The matte is best for oily skin. Please keep this as a purchase option.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Pretty good

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Dija - 8 months ago
Really nice and gives me a very balanced finish. It controls my oil but the formula is very inconsistent. Sometimes straight oil will come out of the bottle and i’ve wasted a lot of product trying to get rid of it.
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
blends in easily: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
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