I live in Australia and the sun is very harsh. I normally burn even if i wear sunscreen, i have used this and i have to say my skin did not burn or get red. Sun protection is definitely there. I havent noticed much of a tan yet but i'll keep using it!
I have a skin type 2. I think this works by blocking just UVB (the one that causes burning) but allows the UVA ( the ones that causing ageing). I have not burnt, so it works but neither did I get any more tanner than when using the ordinary sun screen ( SPF 30) . I got almost no visible tan in 3 days. I guess my skin does not produce any melanin. I would not waste your money on this. If you are ginger and never tan you are unlikely to tan with this.
I have used this for the past two summers and for once my pale English skin doesn't burn! And I get a nice bit of colour too. Would recommend to everyone!
An amazing product. the Rolls Royce of sun cream. In malta we have very extreme summers and this cream works wonders. Highly recommended.