Sunscreen

Abby and Gabe.  Half Moon Bay, CA Oct 2016.

Quick List – Safer/non-toxic sunscreen:

  1. Thinksport Kids Sunscreen
  2. Sun Bum Baby Bum Premium Natural Sunscreen Lotion and Stick
  3. Goddess Garden Everyday Natural Sunscreen Lotion
  4. All Good Sunscreen Butter
  5. Erbaviva Sunscreen

Thinksport Kids Sunscreen

  • Comes in 3 oz and 6 oz options
  • Top Rated by EWG with a “1” rating 
  • Free of biologically harmful chemicals. No Avobenzone, Oxybenzone, or UV Chemical absorbers, Paraben, phthalates, PABA and 1,4 dioxane free
  • Non-nano formulation – average particle size >100micron
  • First Sunscreen to pass Whole Foods Premium Care Requirements

Sun Bum

  • Face stick or lotion in SPF 30.  I love the face stick for easy application!
  • Has good reviews from the EWG
  • Paraben free, phthalate free, petroleum free, and approved and recommended by the skin cancer foundation
  • Ideal for an active day at the beach!  With any sunscreen, it needs to be reapplied ever 2 hours (depending on sunscreen brand)
  • Broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection

Goddess Garden

  • Observations:  I like this all-natural sunscreen that is 100% biodegradable, but there is a white cast that fades over time when it oxidizes with your skin
  • SPF 30UVA/UVB protection
  • Includes organic ingredients like aloe vera and sunflower oil
  • 80 minutes of water resistance
  • Non-nano, reef safe, non-GMO, biodegradable, vegan, cruelty free, alcohol free, free of oxybenzone, parabens, and synthetic fragrance

All Good Sunscreen Butter

  • Observations:  Remained a little greasy on skin with a slight white tint that faded
  • 50 SPF + UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum Protection
  • EWG Top Rated Safest Sunscreen
  • Very Water Resistant (80 minutes)
  • Ideal for face, nose, ears, and more
  • NSF Certified Organic, with our Farm’s Calendula Flowers

Erbaviva Sunscreen

  • Observations:  A light and silky cream that doesn’t leave unsightly white residue!
  • Made with zinc oxide (a naturally occurring mineral), aloe, sunflower, olive and jojoba oils and infused with organic essential oils of chamomile and lavender
  • 30 SPF  UVA/UVB and full spectrum sunscreen protection for the entire family
  • Nicely applies to face and body without use of unwanted chemicals
  • Water resistant for up to 80 minutes