Summer is quickly approaching and in its honor we are featuring natural options for sunscreen and self tanners. A study done by the Environmental Working Group showed that many of the most popular sunscreens on the market are actually harmful to consumers, many of them contain ingredients that are considered unsafe such as dioxybenzone and oxybenzone. Check out the report to find out which ingredients to avoid!
Our Top 5 Natural Sunscreens
1. TRUE NATURAL
This vegan and gluten-free natural sunscreen is unscented and formulated for those with even the most sensitive skin or those prone to skin allergies. This high performance, alcohol free, and all natural sunscreen provides the ultimate in safe, long lasting sun protection for the whole family! This 100% natural and gentle blend of mineral based actives provides an instant shield against damaging UVA and UVB rays for the face and body. It also won an award from the Environmental Working Group for being the best sunscreen!
This is 100% natural and the formula smells amazing and really does work! Very water resistant (up to 80 minutes), biodegradable, gluten-free, broad spectrum protection with green tea antioxidants and soothing aloe vera.
This sunscreen is a best seller in the organic sunscreen market and it is made from 8 edible grade organic, natural ingredients. It is fragrance free and eco friendly.
This natural self tanner uses shea butter, calendula and green tea to moisturize and provide a healthy glow. This is a favorite of our clients who are looking for a natural healthy glow but they did say that if you want a darker looking tan this product isn't for you. It also takes about 24 hours to really notice the change.
This unique formula is quickly absorbed into the skin and spreads easily with a shimmering of a natural mineral pigment, ensuring you achieve an even application. A patented botanical firming complex, consisting of Terminalia Catappa Leaf Extract, Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract, and Tannic Acid, helps aid in the overall improvement of the skin’s appearance by firming and helping to boost the skin’s radiance. Many people say this tanner actually tans evenly and tones your skin! Who could ask for anything more?
Have you tried any of these sunscreens or self-tanners? Let us know in the comments!