Jul 6, 2016
Our favourite physical (AKA organic) sunscreens
Most sunscreens contain a combination of physical and chemical filters to ensure you’re covered from UV rays. But if you’re looking for a more organic way to protect your skin, choose one of our all-natural sunscreen picks, formulated with minerals like titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
Drunk ElephantSource: Amazon
This sunscreen is full of antioxidants (sunflower sprout extract, raspberry seed oil and grape juice extract), which give you anti-aging benefits while protecting you from the sun. UV protection is delivered via 20% zinc oxide.
Matter CompanySource: well.ca
Matter Company also carried natural sunscreen for babies, but we’re partial to its Unscented Natural Sun Care Cream. With an SPF of 30, this cream includes 20% zinc oxide as it’s active sun protection ingredient. Also on the ingredient list? Calendula, grapeseed and green tea extract to soothe sensitive skin.
CyberdermSource: The Detox Market
The Simple Zinc Sun Whip from Cyberderm provides strong protection from the sun with 22% organic zinc oxide as the active ingredient. It’s rich olive oil base is a great pick for those with hyperpigmentation.