Things We Love: Safe and Natural Suncreens

MotherNature.com has just released a list of super sunscreens, each of which received the highest scores in safety and effectiveness from the Environmental Working Group (EWG.org). These sunscreens contain no hormone-disrupting chemicals, no Vitamin A (retinal palmitate) and no oxybenzone. Direct links to these safe sunscreens are below.
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Beyond Coastal Lip & Face Sunscreen, SPF 30, 1 oz
Beyond Coastal Lip & Face Sunscreen, SPF 30, 1 oz
Price: $5.1
Beyond Coastal’s mineral based lip and face protection is meant for the most demanding conditions. Available in durable tins that can be taken anywhere, this sunscreen protects your face with micronized zinc and titanium. The all-natural formula uses beeswax, shea and mango seed butter to repel water without clogging pores.

Jason Natural Sunbrella Sun Block, SPF 30 Chemical Free, 4 oz
Jason Natural Sunbrella Sun Block, SPF 30 Chemical Free, 4 oz
Price: $10.36
Sensible Organic Sun Care PABA-free, Alcohol-free, and Water Resistant Formulas. Offers full spectrum skin protection while combining powerful anti-oxidants and natural ingredients to protect, nourish and reduce premature aging of the skin.

All Terrain Sunblock AquaSport SPF 30, 3 oz
All Terrain Sunblock AquaSport SPF 30, 3 oz
Price: $7.48
If your idea of fun involves lots of water (kayaking, surfing, triathlons, windsurfing or just hangin’ at the beach, etc.), then this waterproof and sweatproof AquaSport Sunscreen is for you. Its unique super dry formula ensures a non-slip grip on your surfboard, paddle, fishing rod, ski rope, or whatever equipment you rely on in the water. And this formula won’t run into your eyes, but if you do get it in your eye, it won’t sting. Sun and water are hard on skin, so they added antioxidants and moisturizers to AquaSport to promote healthy skin. AquaSport is available in 3.5-oz tubes of SPF 15 and SPF 30+.

Alba Botanica Kids Sunscreen SPF 30, 4 oz
Alba Botanica Kids Sunscreen SPF 30, 4 oz
Price: $7.25
This fragrance free, gentle lotion for all-over use helps protect kids from sunburn with an effective, mineral-based, UVA & UVB broad-spectrum reflective barrier. Formulated with natural titamium dioxide, this sunscreen lotion contains vitamin E, organic sunflower and jojoba oils plus organic lavender and organic aloe to nourish young, sun-exposed skin.  For all skin types.

Alba Botanica Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30, Fragrance Free, 4 oz
Alba Botanica Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30, Fragrance Free, 4 oz
Price: $6.22
This fragrance free, lightweight lotion for all-over use helps prevent sunburn with an effective, mineral-based, UVA & UVB broad-spectrum reflective barrier. Formulated with natural titamium dioxide, this sunscreen lotion contains vitamin E, organic sunflower and jojoba oils plus organic green tea and organic aloe to care for sensitive, sun-exposed skin.

Nature's Gate Mineral Sportblock, Spf 20, 4 oz
Nature’s Gate Mineral Sportblock, Spf 20, 4 oz
Price: $7.43
Nature’s Gate Organics Advanced Care now presents a revolutionary way to keep your skin safe and beautiful when you come face to face with the sun.

Caribbean Solutions Sol Guard Natural Biodegradable Sunscreen, Spf 25, 6 oz
Caribbean Solutions Sol Guard Natural Biodegradable Sunscreen, Spf 25, 6 oz
Price: $12.53
Natural Sol guard SPF 25 is a non-toxic, blend of natural skin conditioning ingredients and natural sunscreens. The natural ingredients, including Cucumber/Melon extracts;Organic Aloe Vera and Kukui Pod oil assist the skin’s ability to hydrate and cool itself. Added, are plant extracts with natural photoreceptors that screen and block all UV rays: Wild Pansy; Hibiscus and Green Coffee. The natural minerals, Titanium Dioxide AND transparent Zinc Oxide afford the skin the true broad spectrum protection from both the UVB AND UVA rays. Sol Guard SPF 25 gives you maximum protection. This product will not come off in the water, and therefore, divers, snorkelers and water enthusiats will have positive results from its use.

Caribbean Solutions Sol Kid Kare Biodegradable Sunscreen, Spf 25, 6 oz
Caribbean Solutions Sol Kid Kare Biodegradable Sunscreen, Spf 25, 6 oz
Price: $12.53
Sol Kid Kare SPF 25 Biodegradable Sunscreen provides the most UVB & UVA protection needed for kids or children. Provides true Broad Spectrum Protection and protect kids from the sun’s harmful UVB & UVA rays.

All Terrain TerraSport Performance Sunscreen, SPF 30, 3 oz
All Terrain TerraSport Performance Sunscreen, SPF 30, 3 oz
Price: $9.93
TerraSport SPF30 is designed for dry land sports, providing high protection against sunburn under the most extreme conditions. TerraSport offers natural broad-spectrum protection from both UVA & UVB rays. TerraSport will not clog your pores allowing your skin to “breathe” naturally. TerraSport contains no animal derived ingredients and is never tested on animals.