A good sunscreen should always be part of your beauty routine. It’s important we protect our skin from over exposure and sun damage and opting for a natural non-toxic sunscreen helps eliminate the chance for harmful chemicals to absorb into the skin. A recent study revealed that commonly used chemical sunscreens (like oxybenzone, avobenzone, and octocrylene) are absorbed into the bloodstream at potentially toxic levels after just one day of use!
What Makes A Good Sunscreen
- SPF 30
- Broad Spectrum
- Mineral sunscreen
- A lotion (not a spray)
- NO Vitamin A
- NO Oxybenzone
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I can wear this under my makeup too!
It rubs in easier than other natural options and is a moisturizing option for daily use.
There are endless sunscreen options out there making it even harder to pick one that works best for you. The EWG (Environmental Working Group) offers an annual guide to sunscreens. Check out their list of safer sunscreens or see how your sun protection measures up to their standards at Sunscreen 101.