Looking for an easy, safe way to touch up your SPF while out and about each day? If so, here’s a great natural mineral-based SPF 50 sunscreen-stick from Sol de Ibiza! Not only is this an effortless way to protect the skin, but it’s also portable and safe for sensitive skin and great for kids! It contains only natural and organic ingredients, including Aloe Vera from the island of Ibiza, Organic Coconut and Calendula.
It offers broad spectrum (UVA & UVB) protection, using Non-Nano Zinc Oxide as a filter. I love that it's fragrance free in order to avoid sensitization or allergic reactions during sun exposure. To top it all off: it is non plastic and reef friendly, this sunscreen is checking all the boxes!
non-nano zinc oxide
plastic free packaging
with organic ingredients that nourish the skin
safe and tested for use on sensitive skin.
no heavy metals, no chemicals, no fragrances, no preservatives
Chemical sunscreens have ingredients (oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate, and octinoxate) that may potentially cause health problems.
Mineral sunscreens, on the other hand, use two natural minerals - zinc oxide and titanium dioxide - as active ingredients. These minerals simply sit on top of your skin and protect it by reflecting away UV rays and do not get absorbed into your bloodstream, like chemical filters do.
Innocent & reef friendly
"Do you ever think about where the sunscreen goes after you put it on your and your kids’ bodies?
It’s either absorbed into your body, washed off into the water you swim in, or both. That’s precisely why safe sunscreen matters. Because when sunscreen absorbs into your skin, it can directly impact your health. And when sunscreen washes off into the ocean water you swim in, it affects the coral reefs, the fish, and other sea creatures (which, in turn, affects us if we eat them!).
For example, there is particular concern about oxybenzone, an ingredient commonly used in certain types of sunscreens. When this ingredient gets absorbed into the human body, it can pass through the placental barrier and end up in a mother’s breast milk. It can also disrupt hormone levels for both men and women. Plus, this chemical is just plain irritating for people with sensitive skin or skin conditions. Not to mention it bleaches the coral reefs.
As you can see, the ingredients in your sunscreen really do matter when it comes to the health and safety of you, your family, and the big, beautiful ocean we splash around in!"
Sol de Ibiza
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