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With summer just around the corner and the beautiful weather in Southern California we are all preparing for long days in the sun. Here are just a few things that you should know about natural sunscreen and which ones have some of the top ratings from the EWG for safety and protection.
Years of research has pointed to one common ingredient, Oxybenzone that not only causes harm to humans, but also to the environment. Another ingredient an additive known as retinal palmitate may cause harm to the skin. You can see more about these ingredients and information here.
When choosing a sunscreen do your research. Look at the ingredients and check the EWG ratings for safety and effectiveness. These sunscreens all scored well in both categories on EWG and have nearly stellar ingredients list. However, there may be one that works better for you and your family. So, take your time and put in the work to find the sunscreen that fits for your needs.
Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Sensitive SPF 30+
Raw Elements USA Face & Body SPF 30
Badger Sunscreen Cream SPF 30
MDSolarSciences Mineral Creme Sunscreen SPF 30
Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 30