Neova DNA Damage Control Everyday and SILC Sheer 2.0 Review

It’s the season for sunscreen, and I’ve been testing out many SPF products for the face. After all, there’s a ton of sunscreen for the body, but a lot less for our sensitive faces.

That’s where Neova comes in. The skincare brand has its DNA Damage Control line, a series of skin products meant to protect you from the sun.

I got to try Neova DNA Damage Control Everyday For the Face and Neova DNA Damage Control SILC Sheer 2.0.

Neova DNA Damage Control Everyday For the Face

neova02Busting out SPF 44, this one has octinoxae (6.5%), octisalate (2.5%) and zinc oxide (8.5%) as the active ingredients. It has a classic sunscreen smell and reminds me of swimming in lakes when I was a kid. But the scent isn’t super strong, so it didn’t aggravate my often sensitive skin. (I’d still prefer no scent at all, though.)

It’s white and turns clear when rubbed into the skin. The cream isn’t as thick as most SPF, so a little bit goes a long way. Once rubbed in, it doesn’t leave a very clean feeling and has a slightly greasy residue.

Best of all, I didn’t get a sunburn when using it. So, I give this one a…


You can pick this up at Neova’s website for $39 for 2.5 fl. oz.

Neova DNA Damage Control SILC Sheer 2.0 Tinted Sunscreen

neova03This ones actually a tinted moisturizer with SPF 40, so you can protect your skin while evening out skin tone. It uses octinoxate (3.0%), titanium dioxide (3.0%) and zinc oxide (9.0%) as its active ingredients. Luckily for me, it didn’t have a scent.

The SILC Sheer 2.0 comes in only one shade, which is best for light to medium skin. That right there eliminates it as an option for dark skinned or super light skinned ladies. While my skin has the right shade for this, I was a little disappointed with the color. It had a very noticeable yellow cast. Unless you have super warm, yellowish skin, this won’t look right.

Yellow tint aside, the tinted SPF soaked into skin well and didn’t look like I was wearing a mask. I never got a sunburn, so that’s always a plus. For these reasons, I give it a…


You can pick this up at Neova’s website for $45 for 2.5 fl. oz.

I hope you’re having fun in the sun! I know I am!


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1 Comment

  1. Yay for sun protection in the summer! I’m still loving my HG Biore sunscreen, but the untinted version of this sounds pretty fantastic as well.

    Also, you swam in lakes when you were little? What a cool kid 😀

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