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Sunscreen Roundup for Skin Cancer Awareness Month

by Sara Cifani

Here comes the sun! Time to accessorize with big floppy summer hats, sunglasses, and these natural sunscreens to keep your skin protected from harmful UVA and UVB rays.

Prolonged exposure to the sun without sunscreen protection may result in skin cancer,  and those chemical sunscreens may be doing more harm than good to your skin.

Throw these natural sunscreens in your beach bag for a fun day in the sun without the burn.

Suntegrity – LIP C.P.R. SPF 30 – Sunburst Pink

Save your lips from summer chapping and peeling with moisturizing organic jojoba oil, shea and cocoa butter with a pop of dye-free pink. Key ingredient zinc oxide blocks damaging rays with Broad Spectrum SPF 30 while lip repair lipids and konjac root wrinkle-filling spheres reduce fine lines. suntegrityskincare.com

Badger – Sport Sunscreen Cream SPF 35

With only five ingredients, this  natural sunscreen cream is water- and sweat- resistant for at least 80 minutes of swimming or activity. Packaged in a recyclable tube, the unscented, antioxidant-rich sunflower oil formula is free of animal testing. badgerbalm.com

Soleo Organics – All Natural 30+ SPF Sunscreen

100 percent plant-based with a neutral scent and 30+ SPF, this sunscreen is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive. Water resistant for up to three hours, this formula won’t sting the eyes, making it perfect for the whole family, including children and pregnant women. 

Goddess Garden Organics – Dream Repair Sun-Repair Night Cream

Rest easy after a day in the sun with this night-only creamPackaged in a recyclable container, natural ingredients like mango extract, licorice root and rosehip oil soothe and hydrate, while lavender essential oils remedy sun damage as you sleep.  goddessgarden.com

Mychelle – Sun Shield Clear Stick SPF 50

Mineral-based and water resistant, this convenient sunscreen stick glides on clear without the goop for powerful SPF 50 sun protection. Moisturizing avocado, jojoba and vitamin E oils protect and soothe; reef safe and biodegradable! mychelle.com

Eminence Organics – Tropical Vanilla Day Cream SPF 32

This award-winning, vegan and nut-free tropical cream doubles as a moisturizer and zinc-infused sun defender. Shea Butter moisturizes and soothes while vanilla’s pleasant aromas ease you into the day, leaving your skin protected, revitalized and softened. eminenceorganics.com

Hynt Beauty –SUN PREP Broad Spectrum SPF30

This is your moisturizer, sun protectant, and primer all in one! Packed with natural antioxidants and anti-inflammatories to protect the skin and create a base, without leaving a greasy residue. Key ingredients include pine bark extract, organic sesame seed oil, organic aloe vera leaf  and organic green tea leaf. hyntbeauty.com

Vivesana –Solar to Polar ULTRA

Sustainably packaged, this natural SPF 40 mineral-based formula is gentle to the skin and the environment. Hydrating botanicals like jojoba and apricot nourish the skin, while antioxidants such as green tea and raspberry seed heal previous sun damage. vivesana.com

Babo Botanicals –Sheer Zinc Continuous Spray Sunscreen SPF 30

This ultra sheer sunscreen continuous spray is fragrance free and perfect for even the most sensitive skin. SPF 30 protects the whole family with 80 minutes of water and sweat resistance. The certified organic blend, consisting of chamomile, watercress, kudzu and calendula, nourishes skin and is also hypoallergenic and free of dairy, soy and gluten. babobotanicals.com

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