Finding the right sunscreen can be a nightmare; on one hand, you want to avoid ingredients like oxybenzone and avobenzone, on the other hand, you want to avoid that pasty white residue all over your body. So what are your options?
Take a look at mineral sunscreens, often times referred to natural sunscreens or physical sunscreens which are typically formulated with zinc oxide and or titanium dioxide. These oxides essentially form a mini shield on your skin to “physically” block out the sun. Yes, both zinc oxide and titanium dioxide had a reputation of leaving white residues BUT formulations have changed and they blend pretty darn well now.
Here’s a roundup of 3 Suncare products (finalists of the 4th Clean Beauty Awards hosted by CertClean) – some are to block out the sun and some are after-sun products:
Innovation in natural skincare is happening — say goodbye to the cakey white residue! Have you tried these products? Please share your thoughts with us. Do you have a favourite product that isn’t on this list? Do tell! We love hearing from you.