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I Tested the $9 Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen Dupe from Trader Joe’s & This is Why You Need It…

Find out more about Trader Joe’s sunscreen that’s a clear dupe for Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen!

We love a great beauty dupe! 🤩
Why spend nearly $40 on Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen when you can spend just $9 on this Trader Joe’s dupe?! I tested both and here’s what I thought about the comparison…

If you keep up with the latest beauty trends, you’ve likely heard Trader Joe’s has a $9 dupe for the Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen.
Anyone else who’s unaware may be wondering, “Why is this so exciting?” Supergoop! is a clean beauty line that quickly developed a cult-like following with beauty lovers everywhere who can’t get enough of their products – the $40 Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen being one of them. 🤩

It’s velvety soft on the skin, provides 40 SPF, is unscented, and also leaves a beautiful matte finish on your skin making it an ideal primer for flawless makeup application.

It’s no wonder the @dermdoctor on Tiktok (who has over 15 million followers) shared how it’s one of his favorite face sunscreens and further solidifies it’s well worth the $36 price tag. 🙌🏻

However, when Trader Joe’s launched their Daily Facial Sunscreen for just $8.99, it made us all question Supergoop’s price. 🤔
When I heard just how similar they are, I had to test them both out for myself to see if Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen really is a perfect dupe…or not.

I knew I needed to act quickly because word on the street is this stuff is selling out FAST!

Luckily, I was able to find a bottle at a nearby Trader Joe’s despite another location being sold out until the end of summer. 😳
Funny enough, the woman checking me out and the man bagging groceries both made a comment about how much they loved the Daily Facial Sunscreen and each of them said how they heard it’s a great dupe. 🤣

Little did they know, that’s exactly why I was there. 😆

The bottles are slightly different in appearance (no surprise there). Each bottle also contains the exact same amount of product (1.7 fluid ounces). That also means both bottles are travel-friendly. Yay! 👏🏻

It’s also immediately obvious that both contain 40 SPF and are water and sweat-resistant for up to 40 minutes.

If Trader Joe’s can stand up to the test, this is a beauty dupe that will save you nearly $30! 😱

Both products claim to be weightless, colorless, fragrance-free, and oil-free, and both are cruelty-free meaning the products are never tested on animals.

Sounds perfect so far! 😍

When comparing the Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen to Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen, you’ll also see they boast the same exact active ingredients. However, the first difference I discovered is the percentages of each one are not identical, but they’re extremely close. (See the below photo for a comparison of active ingredients.)👇🏻

So how does Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen compare to Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen?
I know if you’re still sticking with me, you’re curious how each one feels on your skin. If you’re already familiar with the Supergoop formula, you know it is indeed weightless, colorless, and velvety smooth.

However, even being fragrance-free, there still is a hint of sunscreen scent. While fragrance-free means there are no additional scents added beyond the core ingredients, I couldn’t help but mention that it’s still noticeable. That said, I find the scent to be extremely faint and pleasant.
Trader Joe’s formula has a lot to live up to so far…

Before testing the Trader Joe’s formula, I knew I loved the user-friendly flip-top bottle way more.
I was even more shocked at the resemblance and how much I loved it after putting it on! 🤩
The formula in appearance looks nearly identical to the Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen and only has a slightly milkier color. Both blended completely clear on my skin.

I also found that each one blends seamlessly and truly is an oil-free formula which I absolutely love! A little bit of each also goes a long way so you don’t need much of either product and you’ll definitely get more bang for your buck with Trader Joe’s.

The sun protection the Trader Joe’s sunscreen offers is also impressive. 👏🏻
I’ve been using this stuff exclusively on my neck and face for the past two weeks and I’m really starting to notice a difference. Above is a recent photo of my summer tan lines and, as you can see, my neck and face (shown without any makeup) appear to be many shades lighter than my body. 😱

Even this past weekend I spent quite a bit of time out at the pool while only wearing Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen on my face and neck. I even went hiking the next day wearing it once again.
Since incorporating this into my daily routine, I haven’t burned once!

The bottom line is…I would never know the difference between these two products if you didn’t tell me which one I was wearing.

One thing I wasn’t expecting to be wowed over was the flawless makeup application. I really do notice a difference when wearing either product! Typically, I experience creasing on my eyelids and under my eyes, but when using these as a primer and waiting 15 minutes I experience no creasing whatsoever! 🤩

My sensitive skin has also remained clear and happy with each of these products so I think it’s safe to say I’m sold on Trader Joe’s for life now! However, if they ever stop making this stuff, it’ll be hard not to run to ULTA for the real deal, too. 😏

Have you tried this Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen dupe yet?!

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