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Tinted Sunscreen

How to pick an organic sunscreen
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Everyday needs to be World Oceans Day!

🐠🐚 🐬How to choose a sunscreen:☀️
🍃When choosing a sunscreen, you have to start by ruling out UV-filtered chemical sunscreens. They contain ingredients such as oxybenzone, oxtinoxate, octisalate, which are toxic for us and for the coral reefs. 🐠 🍃🍃Choose mineral: Replace them with MINERAL sunscreens that contain zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide! Zinc dioxide is considered superior UVA and UVB sun protection, and safer compared to titanium dioxide.
🍃NON-Nano version. It is considered safer since it cannot penetrate into your skin. Finding non-Nano Zinc Oxide is the best choice for your sunscreen.
🍃Skip the spray sunscreen and choose only cream, lotion, or stick sunscreen. Spray sunscreens have been proven to be toxic to the lungs when it is inhaled! 
🍃Then take a look at the other ingredients. Check that they are organic (or at least natural), such as aloe vera, beeswax, sunflower oil, coconut oil, olive oil, shea butter, jojoba oil, and calendula.
✨Now you are ready to choose the best sunscreens: Non-spray, mineral sunscreen, non-nano, zinc dioxide (active ingredient), and with fewer natural and/or organic other ingredients! 
Now you know how to choose a clean, effective, non-toxic, eco-friendly sunblock!

🏖️ (Remember to protect yourself with a rash guard, clothing, hats, sunglasses, and find some shade for prolonged sun exposure during the peak hours!) Photo: @benjhick

Raw Elements Organic Tinted Sunscreen
Raw Elements Organic Tinted Sunscreen review and 10% off promo code
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Looking to replace your conventional tinted sunscreen with a safer one? Great! Here it is:
An organic, mineral SPF 30+, made with FDA Approved protection, Broad-spectrum protection, and Certified Organic natural inactive ingredients, available also in plastic-free packaging: recyclable and reusable aluminum tin.

🍃Incredibly protective and moisturizing, it is full of biologically active antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and extracts with the cleanest and simplest ingredients on the market!

It has a slight medium-toned tint, to use as a daily face moisturizer, it continues protecting your skin long after environmental exposure.
​🐠Coral reef safe, cruelty-free, biodegradable. Safer for the entire family.

  • Water-resistant (up to 80 minutes)

  • Skin-tone tint

  • Soy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free

☀️Active ingredients: non-nano Zinc Oxide which is one of the only two approved SPF ingredients by the FDA. Zinc Oxide is also the only active natural ingredient that is able to provide full protection for both UVA and UVB, even better than the other approved ingredient Titanium dioxide.

INGREDIENTS: Active Ingredient: Non-Nano Zinc Oxide (23%)

Inactive Ingredients: Sunflower Oil*, Green Tea*, Black Tea*, Coffee Bean*, Hemp Seed Oil*, Cocoa Butter**, Mango Butter**, Beeswax*, Rosemary Oil Extract**, Vitamin E**, Iron Oxides

Raw Elements Daily Tinted Moisturizing
Raw Elements Daily Tinted Moisturizing review and 10% off promo code

🍃I use this and highly recommend it. It nourishes and protects my skin without heavy coverage or oily layers. It is light and moisturizing and it acts like a very natural foundation.

☀️Daily Tinted Moisturizing Tube in Bio-resin material, made from sustainable  Sugar cane crops capturing CO2 from the atmosphere vs. traditional petroleum which releases CO2.  100% recyclable and with a PCR resin Cap.

🍃Amazing formula: foundation piece in everyday self-care. Containing 20% non-nano Zinc Oxide, it can sustain in the most extreme conditions however can be used as a cosmetic for everyday application for protection and moisturizing properties. 

  • 20% non-nano zinc oxide

  • Lightweight and easy to apply

  • For all skin tones and skin types

  • Everyday use and Undercover foundation

  • SPF 30 Broad spectrum protection for 80 min, Water-resistant

​🍃Incredibly protective and moisturizing, it is full of antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins.

INGREDIENTS:  Active Ingredient: Non-Nano Zinc Oxide, Hempseed Oil & Argan Oil, Iron Oxides & Cacao Powder

Inactive Ingredients: Water, Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Leuconostoc/Radish Rood Ferment Filtrate, Organic Cera Flava, Organic Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Shell Powder, Organic Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Sodium Chloride, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Yellow Iron Oxide, Red Iron Oxide, Black Iron Oxide

* USDA Certified Organic

Little Hands Organic Tinted Sunscreen 
Little Hands Organic Sunscreen reviews and promo code

🐠 I am so impressed with this brand with its ingredients and with their determination to not sell "spray sunscreen." (read above of this page why I don't recommend spray sunscreen). It is very important for me as It shows their dedication to selling the safety sunscreen possible. 

🌿Their sunscreen biodegradable formulas are packed with antioxidants and healing oils and packaged in eco-friendly containers.

They also offer the most organic content in tinted sunscreen I found on the market!

☀️Their organic sunscreen collection:

  • Mineral Sunscreen Face Stick (sport stick)

  • Body & Face Mineral Sunscreen

  • Travel-size Mineral Sunscreen

  • Head To Toe Stick

  • After Sun Salve

Consumer Conscious Packaging: compostable or recyclable tin with labels that are biodegradable. Completely earth-friendly.​

☀️Available Shades:

  • Original (white)

  • Light Neutral (Pink undertone)

  • Medium Neutral (Blend of yellow, brown and red undertone)

  • Medium Dark (Red undertone)

  • Dark (Brown undertone)

🐠Formulated for sensitive skin, Won't sting eyes or run

INGREDIENTS: active ingredient is 23% Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 

Inactive: *Sunflower Oil, *Jojoba Oil, *Kokum Butter, Beeswax, *Sunflower Wax, Vitamin E Oil and *Frankincense Essential Oil.  
*Organic     **Locally Sourced 

Organic Tinted Sunscreen for Face - SPF 20 
Organic Tinted Sunscreen for Face - SPF 20  review and 15% off promo code  PrettyOrganicGirl

🍃Looking for an organic tinted moisturizer face sunscreen? This natural, lightweight formula 20 SPF is for you! It protects from sun damage while getting just enough color for daily use – all while moisturizing and nourishing your skin.  Great for dry skin, acne, or extremely sensitive skin.

💕It won't leave your face chalky white with this tinted sunscreen in light beige.

  • Reef Safe Sunscreen: made with approved zinc oxide, safe for the environment and ocean. 

  • Organic Ingredients:  this vegan facial sunscreen is made with organic ingredients 

  • Anti-Aging Skincare: It has agents that battle off those acne-causing bacteria and has anti-aging properties.

INGREDIENTS: Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Glycerin (Vegetable), Glyceryl Stearate SE, Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Magnesium Sulfate, Ascorbyl Glucoside (Vitamin C), Xanthan Gum, Organic Argania Spinosa Kernel (Argan) Oil, Organic Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract , Organic Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Cupressus Sempervirens (Cypress) Leaf Essential Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Essential Oil, Yellow Iron Oxide, Red Iron Oxide, Black Iron Oxide, Zinc Oxide (Non-nano)

MANDA Organic Sun Paste (SPF 50)   
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☀️MANDA Organic Sun Paste is formulated for outdoor lovers by surfers, climbers, hikers, and athletes to stay on longer and protect against wind, water and sweat.

🌴Utilizing only the highest quality, food grade, all natural and organic ingredients, MANDA Organic Sun Paste contains no harmful chemicals or synthetics and is non-toxic, reef safe (oxybenzone free and octinoxate free) and kid safe.

🌴From the wood of a tree native to Myanmar, Thanaka has been used for over 2000 years as a natural sun protectant that preserves and beautifies the skin. With its anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and moisturizing properties, Thanaka is the inspiration for MANDA sun protection.

🌴Thanaka is a sustainable and regenerative ingredient.

INGREDIENTS: Non-nano zinc oxide (20%), rganic Coconut Oil, Organic Beeswax, Organic Cocoa Butter, Thanaka, Organic Cacao Powder, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Cinnamon Oil

MANDA - Organic Sunscreens

😍These are the kinds of ingredients I want to see in a sunblock!
Manda features the best protective and therapeutical sunscreen properties found in a sunblock!
☀️Active non-nano Zinc Oxide! The best absolute sunscreen protection!
🌿Inactive ingredients: organic superfoods, such as beeswax, organic cocoa butter, organic cacao powder, organic shea butter, organic cinnamon oil, and the exotic THANAKA!
🏝A tree native to Myanmar, Thanaka, is traditionally used as natural sun protector for over 2000 years.
🌿It is also curative, with its anti-inflammatory moisturizing effect, that preserves and intensifies the beauty of the skin with anti-aging and curative properties!
☀️Featuring Paw Paw papaya in their organic salve, great as after-sun, with its nutrient rich fruit, full of antioxidants designed to heal sunburns, dry skin, chapped, sensitive lips, cuts, rashes, scars, and more!
👉Manda has the cleanest ingredients in the market, packed in a sustainable 100% recyclable bio-plastic tube derived from sugar cane and their packaging is plastic free!
And their organic face sun paste is beautifully packed in a reusable recyclable wood tub!
💚Great for kids as well!

❌ Avoid Chemical sunscreens:  Chemical sunscreens are harmful to people, coral reefs, and the planet!
Endocrine-disruptors: homosalate, avobenzone, and oxybenzone. 
❌ According to EWG: “Twelve other ingredients were proposed as not generally recognized as safe and effective due to insufficient data: avobenzone, cinoxate, dioxybenzone, ensulizole, homosalate, meradimate, octinoxate, octisalate, octocrylene, oxybenzone, padimate O, and sulisobenzone.”
❌Avoid sunscreen with titanium dioxide
❌Avoid spray sunscreen
❌ Avoid sunscreens with too many ingredients
❌Avoid sunscreens with toxic preservatives such as phenoxyethanol

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❌ Not recommended

I don't recommend this Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40

INGREDIENTS:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 12.0%

Aqua/Water/Eau, Squalane, Shea Butter Ethyl Esters, Isoamyl Laurate, Polyglyceryl-3 Ricinoleate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Propanediol, Isopropyl Isostearate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Methylpropanediol, Niacinamide, Sodium Chloride, Lecithin, Caprylyl Glycol, Silica, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Bisabolol, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Phenylpropanol, Sodium Myristoyl Glutamate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Polyhydroxystearic Acid. May Contain/Peut Contenir (±): CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate: Causes skin irritation [Warning Skin corrosion/irritation]

Causes serious eye irritation [Warning Serious eye damage/eye irritation]

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❌ Not recommended 

I don't recommend Integrity Sunscreen

INGREDIENTS: Active Ingredients: 15% Zinc-Oxide (non-nano)

Inactive Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Purified Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C13-15 Alkane, Glycerin, Lauroyl Lysine, Polyglyceryl-2 Oleate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopherol, Kappaphycus Alvarezii Extract, Caesalpinia Spinosa Fruit Extract, Melanin, Bisabolol, Hyaluronic Acid, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Phospholipids, Polyglyceryl-2 Stearate, Sodium Chloride, Propylene Carbonate, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Titanium Dioxide (C.I.77891), Iron Oxides (C.I.77492, C.I. 77491, C.I.77499)

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❌ Not recommended 

I don't recommend Juice Beauty Sunscreen

INGREDIENTS: Ivory, Sand, Tan-
Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide 20%
Ingredients: pyrus malus (apple juice)*, cocos nucifera (coconut oil)*, vitis vinifera (white grape juice)*, aloe barbadensis (aloe leaf juice)*, caprylic/capric triglyceride, sorbitan stearate, ricinus communis (castor seed oil)†, polyglyceryl-10 laurate, magnesium sulfate, helianthus annuus (sunflower seed oil)*, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba seed oil)*, tocopherol (Vitamin E), sodium hyaluronate (vegetable hyaluronic acid)†, phenethyl alcohol, ethylhexylglycerin, iron oxides, citrus reticulata (mandarin essential oil)†, citrus aurantium (petitgrain essential oil)†

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❌ Not recommended 

While I recommend this brand and I don't recommend this Babo Botanicals product 

because it has Titanium Dioxide and other controversial ingredients.

Titanium dioxide has been banned in UE

INGREDIENTS: Active ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 6.0%, Zinc Oxide 6.0%

AloeBarbadensisLeaf(Aloe Vera Gel) Juice, Aqua (Deionized Water), Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Beeswax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, C13-14 Alkyls Benzoate, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Extract, Caryodendron Orinocense (Kahai) Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, Iron Oxides, Lecithin, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Butter, Phenoxyethanol, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Saccharide Isomerate, Sodium Polyacrylate, Stearic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Xanthan Gum, Zemea (Corn) Propanediol. 

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❌ Not recommended 

Even though it has many high reiew on Amazon, I don't recommend this product!

The ingredients are controversial:

INGREDIENTS: Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4%, Zinc Oxide 4% Inactive Ingredients: Alumina, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Hexyl Laurate, Iron Oxides, Panthenol, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Porphyra Umbilicalis (Red Algae) Extract, Silica, Squalane, Stearic Acid, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate*, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Water *Vitamin E

Phenoxyethanolpreservative 

Can have adverse effects on the central and peripheral nervous systems, linked to allergic contact uritica and dermatitis. Classified as toxic or harmful. Made by the reaction of corrosive phenol with carcinogen ethylene oxide.

face mineral sunscreen stick tinted
❌ Not recommended 

While I recommend this brand and  their liquid version of their tinted susncreen, I can't recommend this stick because it has Titanium Dioxide.

Titanium dioxide has been banned in UE

INGREDIENTS: Zinc Oxide 22% Inactive Ingredients:Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)*, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Tocopherol, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract*  *Organic

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❌ Not recommended 

 I don't recommend Coola Sunscreen

INGREDIENTS:

Titanium Dioxide 5.6%

Golden Inactive Ingredients:

Aluminum Hydroxide, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Carthamus Tinctorius (ORGANIC Safflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (ORGANIC Orange) Fruit Water, Cocoglycerides, Commiphora Myrrha Leaf Cell Extract, Cucumber Sativus (ORGANIC Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Euterpe Oleracea Pulp Oil (ORGANIC), Flavor, Glycerin ORGANIC, Helianthus Annuus (ORGANIC Sunflower) Seed Extract, Helianthus Annuus (ORGANIC Sunflower) Seed Oil, Hydrogen Dimethicone, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein / PVP Crosspolymer, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Iron Oxides, Octyldodecyl Oleate, Oryza Sativa (ORGANIC Rice) Bran Oil, Plankton Extract, Propanediol, Rosa Alba Leaf Cell Extract, Rosa Centifolia Leaf Cell Extract, Rosa Damascena Leaf Cell Extract, Rosa Gallica Leaf Cell Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (ORGANIC Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Sodium Citrate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Water, Xanthan Gum.

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❌ Not recommended 

 I don't recommend Supergoop sunscreen 

INGREDIENTS:

Active Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide 4%, Zinc Oxide 20%

Inactive Ingredients:mWater, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Isododecane, Propanediol, Glycerin, Cetyl Diglyceryl Tris(Trimethylsiloxy)silylethyl Dimethicone, 1,2-Hexanediol, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Sodium Chloride, Silica, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Hydroxyacetophenone, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tin Oxide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol

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