Recognized by the FDA as GRASE: Try These 39 Mineral Sunscreens for Face, Body, Sport and More

From face, to body, to babies and children, to sport, lips, before and after sun, we have your natural sunscreen picks covered!
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We know it can be challenging to find the best natural sunscreens. There are many factors to keep in mind when choosing SPF, which is why we’ve created our comprehensive two part natural sunscreen buying guide. We've been compiling the best of the best since 2015, taking the guesswork out of choosing sun protection by offering you updated information and a carefully selected product line-up.

We independently choose every product we recommend based on our criteria and a member of our team personally tries each one on the list.

In order to bring you what we feel are the safest, most effective, and pleasant to use natural sunscreens, we’ve devised our own rigorous standards that go into each product we select for our guide. We independently choose every product we recommend based on our criteria and a member of our team personally tries each one on the list.

All products recommended in the Organic Authority Sunscreen Guide are mineral sunscreens free from synthetics and other questionable ingredients. No scales or ingredient listings to decipher. 

While many of the same sunscreens make our list year to year, we keep a close eye on product formulations and edit our list accordingly. If a product’s ingredients no longer meet our standards, we remove it from the list. We understand that things in the growing green beauty industry change rapidly and update our criteria annually to reflect new standards and developments in natural sunscreens.

In our annual natural sunscreen product round up you will find products for face, body, babies and children, sport, and lips. We also feature before and after sun products, and ingredients that have natural sun protection properties. Each product description features protection details, certifications, and the product experience. We also note product picks from industry experts. This behind-the-scenes research helps you to zero in on the best protection for you and your family.

Mineral Sunscreens for FACE 

Feel better with a bit of color on your face? Sure, but unprotected sun exposure almost certainly leads to dark spots, wrinkles, and maybe worse. Here’s the deal, using mineral sunscreen on skin does not mean a greasy or waxy feel. Also, that weird, subtle white gleam is (thankfully!) a thing of the past. There are options for days at the beach, heading to the office, with or without tint, and more. Give your beautiful mug the care it deserves with these high performance, super wearable sunscreen picks.

AKT Therapy Elemental Sun Balm SPF 30

1. AKT Therapy Elemental Sun Balm SPF 30 $48

If it’s moisture and sunscreen you seek, this is it. This beauty goes on like a skin balm, plus it’s very moisturizing and stays put. Skin feels soft and smooth. The light peachy tint gives the complexion a glistening appearance that is well suited to all skin tones.

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Non-nano, Uncoated zinc

Look & Feel: Rich moisture, light tint, skin looks glistening and healthy

Best for: Most skin types, especially dry and mature

BlissomaPhotonic – Light Shifting Solution SPF 25 Broad Spectrum Facial Sunscreen + Moisturizer

2. Blissoma Photonic – Light Shifting Solution SPF 25 Broad Spectrum Facial Sunscreen + Moisturizer $52

A lightweight formula that makes skin look fabulous! This SPF for face goes on like a featherweight tinted moisturizer, leaving skin feeling super soft and smooth. It absorbs quickly and easily with a matte finish. The complexion looks perfected and feels like you are wearing nothing at all. Made with antioxidant-rich ingredients for a sensation of support and nourishment. 

Protection: SPF 25, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Cruelty-, Gluten-, Nano-free 

Look & Feel: Lightly moisturizing, light coverage, skin looks refined and perfected

Best for: All skin types, including acne prone

Badger Damascus Rose SPF 25 Face Sunscreen Lotion

3. Badger Damascus Rose SPF 25 Face Sunscreen Lotion $19.99

A weightless formula that smooths easily onto skin, Badger sunscreen for face leaves behind no whiteness or greasy feel. A lightly hydrating moisturizer that gives a matte finish and carries a light, floral scent. This one makes a great daily go-to.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 25, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: 100% NPA Certified Natural, Certified NSF Non-GMO, Non-Nano, Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: light on skin, absorbs easily, non-greasy, non-whitening

Best for: All skin types

Expert Pick: Adina Grigore, founder of S.W. Basics

Badger Damascus Rose SPF 25 Sheer Tint Face Sunscreen Lotion

4. Badger Damascus Rose SPF 25 Sheer Tint Face Sunscreen Lotion $15.99 - $19.99

For super light, blendable coverage with UV protection, this is it. Badger tinted sunscreen for face diminishes redness and evens skin tone with sheer, natural color. Lightly hydrating without being greasy, this sunscreen carries the same rose and lavender scent as Badger non-tinted facial sunscreen above. EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection:SPF 25, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: 100% NPA Certified Natural, Certified NSF Non-GMO, Non-Nano, Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: light on skin, absorbs easily, blendable color coverage, non-greasy, non-whitening

Best for: All skin types, those dealing with redness

de Mamiel Exhale Daily Hydrating Nectar

5. de Mamiel Exhale Daily Hydrating Nectar $128

Luxe meets natural sun protection in this oil blend. Mineral sunscreen combines with quality botanicals, rich in antioxidants to protect against sun damage and keep skin looking youthful. Avocado, raspberry, and prickly pear oils provide a soft, cushiony feel to skin. The complexion is left looking supple and luminescent.

Protection: SPF 30

Features & Certifications: Contains ECOCERT Certified and Certified Organic ingredients

Look & Feel: Lightweight, non-greasy moisture, no white cast, perfect for use under makeup

Best for: Use as a daily moisturizer or makeup primer with UV protection

Expert Pick: “It smells incredible and is tinted. It makes you WANT to wear sunscreen.” Jeannie Jarnot, founder of Beauty Heroes.

Hynt Beauty Sun Prep Broad Spectrum SPF 30

6. Hynt Beauty Sun Prep Broad Spectrum SPF 30 $55

You’ve been looking for a super light, totally non-greasy sunscreen for face? One with absolutely no tint that can be worn with makeup? Let us introduce you to your new favorite facial UV protection. This sunscreen goes on completely invisible and disappears into skin, leaving behind a completely matte surface. Ideal for use as a primer under makeup.

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: Leaves no color on skin, matte finish, skin feels smooth and soft

Best for:Use as a makeup primer with UV protection

Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream SPF 30

7. Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream SPF 30 $85 (Expert Pick)

Repair, moisturizer, protect, and glow in one step. Think of this as your anti-aging sunscreen product. Aloe-based and includes lightly hydrating natural oils to be mild on skin. It brightens and firms skin, reduces the appearance of dark spots, helps to control acne, and adds a look of luminescence. Goes on like a lightweight facial moisturizer and sinks into skin with a nice, smooth, scentless finish.

Protection: SPF 30

Features & Certifications: Wild crafted, Non-GMO, No Animal Testing

Look & Feel: Not tacky or greasy, smooth finish, non-whitening

Best for: Mature skin type and those with uneven skin tone

Expert Pick: “[Nutrient Day Cream] is the sheerest, it feels like you have nothing on. It’s great for men!” Jeannie Jarnot, founder of Beauty Heroes.

Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream – Tinted

8. Josh Rosebrook Nutrient Day Cream – Tinted $95

Luxurious moisture cream and sun protection with light color coverage in one easy to apply step. Can be worn with makeup or alone. Powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, phytonutrient ingredients blend with zinc and mineral tint to offer a super natural hue that blends in with any skin tone. 

Protection: SPF 30

Features & Certifications: Wild crafted, Non-GMO, No Animal Testing

Look & Feel: Lightly moisturizing, leaves skin feeling soft, very light color coverage, non-whitening

Best for: Fair skin tones, mature and sensitive skin types

Kari Gran Three Sixty Five SPF 28

9. Kari Gran Three Sixty Five SPF 28 $75 (Expert Pick)

The daily wear sunscreen of your dreams. This facial sunscreen oil is easy to use, feels good on skin, and is totally customizable. For a quick tinted sunscreen that suits your skin tone 100%, the brand suggests adding a bit of powder mineral foundation to a pump or two of Three Sixty Five and blending in hands before apply to face. For best results, moisturize skin before applying the sunscreen. EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 28

Features & Certifications: Broad Spectrum, Nano-, and GMO-free

Look & Feel:Easy to apply, feels light and comfortable on skin, no greasy look or feel

Best for: Dry, mature, and acne-prone skin types

Expert Pick: “Like a serum, moisturizer and sunscreen all in one. It’s great to mix some mineral powder in to make a beautiful foundation.” Jeannie Jarnot, founder of Beauty Heroes.

KEYS Solar Rx Hydrating Moisturizer SPF 30+ Sunscreen

10. KEYS Solar Rx Hydrating Moisturizer SPF 30+ Sunscreen $28.95

If you are looking for a daily use moisturizer with SPF, this is it. Not intended for lengthy time spent in the sun, this sunscreen is perfect for the work week. Offers light hydration from shea butter and avocado fruit oil, and also contains skin soothing aloe vera. The unscented formula is mild enough for those with sensitive skin or rosacea. Lends a slightly luminescent quality to the complexion.

Protection: SPF 30+

Features & Certifications:Broad Spectrum, Vegan, Gluten-free, Soy-free, No Animal Testing, Antioxidant, EWG Top Rated

Look & Feel: Absorbs into skin well with no greasiness, matte on skin makes it ideal for use under makeup, non-whitening

Best for: Everyday wear with incidental sun exposure

Kypris Pot Of Shade

11. Kypris Beauty Pot of Shade: Heliotropic $75 (Expert Pick)

This brand knows how to make facial oils with maximum glow factor. No surprise its sunscreen is a radiance-inducer too. A lightweight, invisible “veil” of UV protection, Pot of Shade: Heliotropic makes skin look plumped, smooth, and luminous. It may feel like a luxurious skin treatment but this baby offers effective protection that is fragrance-free and gentle enough for all skin types.

Protection: SPF 30

Features & Certifications: Broad Spectrum, Gluten-, and Nano-free

Look & Feel:Absorbs into skin well, no greasiness, non-whitening, skin looks luminous

Best for: All skin types, including sensitive, and makes a suitable makeup primer

Expert Pick: “My absolute favorite SPF is by far the Heliotropic SPF from KYPRIS. I have very acne prone skin and can’t stand heavy or oily SPF, which is why I love Heliotropic. It gives skin the perfect velvety texture that’s never greasy and always works well under makeup.” Marissa Waller, founder of Aurum Rose.

Raw Elements Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30

12. Raw Elements Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 $15.99 (Expert Pick)

Featured in the 2019 EWG Sunscreen Guide. There’s just something about facial sunscreen in a stick. So easy to tote and apply. And when it comes with super natural looking tint? Even better! This beauty may look pretty, but it certainly doesn’t mess around. What you get is serious sun protection that doesn’t run or smear. This will be a favorite for summer.  

Expert Pick: “My favorite sunscreen is by the brand Raw Elements USA. There are several different versions for face and body, stick, cream, tinted, etc. I love the tinted stick for my face.” Victoria Fantuzzi, co-founder of La Bella Figura Beauty.

Protection: SPF 30+, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant up to 80 minutes

Features & Certifications: Soy-, Gluten-, Nut-, Cruelty-, and Nano-free

Look & Feel: Absorbs into skin well, non-whitening, natural looking tint

Best for: All skin types and most skin tones

Suntegrity 5-In-1 Natural Moisturizing Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 30

13. Suntegrity 5-In-1 Natural Moisturizing Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 30 $45

Suntegrity 5-In-1 Natural Moisturizing Tinted Face Sunscreen SPF 30 is the best of the best in facial sun protection. It manages to hydrate skin, nourish and protect with healthy antioxidant ingredients, hides flaws, provides light coverage, and protects against UV damage. Flawless, natural-looking coverage with a light, non-greasy feel. Goes on like a dream and offers serious sun protection. Comes in five easy-to-match shades.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Gluten-, Cruelty-, Nano-, and Fragrance-free

Look & Feel: Lightly moisturizing (perfect in place of regular moisturizer), not chalky or greasy, very natural looking.

Best for: Mature and oily skin types.

Suntegrity Impeccable Skin - Buff, Broad Spectrum SPF 30

14. Suntegrity Impeccable Skin - Buff, Broad Spectrum SPF 30 $55

The newest addition to the Suntegrity line up, this tinted sunscreen offers light coverage for everyday use that looks like your skin, only better. A foundation-meets-sun protection product that feels light and moisturizing on skin, never heavy or overly matte, and lends a naturally refined look that doesn’t dominate your complexion. Hyaluronic acid keeps skin feeling hydrated and plump, and visibly improves fine lines. Made with ingredients that protect skin from environmental aggressors, blue light, and pollutants. The result is a silky smooth finish that is super wearable. Available in 5 natural shades.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Cruelty-, Nano-, Reef safe, and Fragrance-free

Look & Feel: Lightly moisturizing, light coverage, skin looks plumped and youthful

Best for: All skin types.

OA Pick: “This gave me that youthful glow I desire, immediately.” Laura Lynn Klein, Founder of Organic Authority.

Suntegrity Natural Face Moisturizing Sunscreen and Primer

15. Suntegrity Natural Face Moisturizing Sunscreen and Primer  $45 (Expert Pick)

Look no further for a do-it-all, multi-tasking 3-in-1. Designed to offer nourishing moisture to the skin, this beauty also acts as a makeup primer while protecting against UV rays. Hyaluronic acid helps to maintain hydrated and supple skin, while astaxanthin smooths skin’s texture and diminishes signs of wrinkles. Aloe and cucumber have a soothing and cooling effect, and green tea fights free radical damage.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Cruelty-, Nano-

Look & Feel: Richly hydrating, non-greasy, perfect for use as a makeup primer

Best for: All skin types, including sensitive, rosacea, and acne-prone

Expert Pick: “Has really good coverage and is great if you are going to be out in direct sunlight all day.” Jeannie Jarnot, founder of Beauty Heroes.

Suntribe Eco Body & Face Mineral Sunscreen

15. Suntribe Eco Body & Face Mineral Sunscreen

A super versatile natural sunscreen, this creamy option is designed for both face and body for children and adults. Perfect for the whole family. Easy to apply, it’s not greasy and doesn’t leave a white film on skin. Plus, the pump bottle makes it easy to stow and use.

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant

Features & Certifications:Cruelty- and Nano-free

Look & Feel: Non-greasy, non-whitening, unscented, leaves a slight sheen on skin that quickly absorbs, skin feels super soft and hydrated

Best for: All skin types, including children and sensitive skin

True Botanicals Everyday Sheer Coverage SPF 20

16. True Botanicals Everyday Sheer Coverage SPF 20 $40

This brand is making a splash in the natural sunscreen market, and for good reason. If you like your sun protection with natural coverage and a bit of hydration, this is for you. Sheer Coverage comes in three easy to blend shades and is simple to apply. While it goes on more like a facial oil, it soaks into skin leaving behind no greasiness on skin. Pearl powder gives this product a hint of radiance.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Broad Spectrum, Nano-, and GMO-free

Look & Feel: Soaks easily into skin, natural-looking shades, a bit of luminescence, no greasy look or feel

Best for:Mature and dry skin types.

Mineral Sunscreens for BODY

Protecting the bod is a no-brainer for summer months. Choosing a sunscreen you like is half the solution to warding off UV damage. Look through the following and pick a product that meets your needs, keep it handy, and most importantly … don’t forget to use it.

Living Libations Everybody Loves the Sunshine with Zinc

17. Living Libations Everybody Loves the Sunshine with Zinc $40

If you are into body oils, and who isn’t, you are going to love this product. Based on its after sun body oil, Everybody Loves the Sunshine, Living Libations created the same oil blend with the addition of uncoated zinc. The beauty of this product? Natura mineral sun protection combined with healthy oils, like skin-loving jojoba and natural sunscreen raspberry oil, that goes on clear in the form of a body oil. Luxurious, hydrating and anything but gloppy, gooey, or sticky.

But what about the risks associated with oils and sun? Some believe there is a link between sun exposure with vitamin A and an increased risk of toxicity. Many healthy oils contain several vitamins, including A. Living Libations does not use a concentrated form of the vitamin in this product, but safe, skin loving oils.

Living Libations recommends applying a few generous pumps of oil to skin to well-moisturized skin, paying special attention to nose, chin, and shoulders. Reapply at least every 2 hours. 

Protection: While not technically a sunscreen, it boasts the equivalent of a 25-30 SPF.

Features & Certifications:Non-nano, Gluten-, GMO-, Cruelty-free, Vegan, Fair Trade, Organic & Wild Crafted

Look & Feel: Skin feels super soft and smooth, no color is left behind, fresh invigorating scent

Living Libations Everybody Loves the Sunshine with Zinc Beach Balm

18. Living Libations Everybody Loves the Sunshine with Zinc Beach Balm $12-22

A stick formula makes for easy and convenient sunscreen application while having fun under the sun, and this one has everything you are looking for. Made with super gentle ingredients, this lightly moisturizing balm is good for most skin types. It has a mildly spicy scent and includes red raspberry seed oil for added sun protection. 

Protection: SPF 20

Features & Certifications: Non-nano, Gluten-, GMO-, Cruelty-free, Fair Trade, Organic & Wild Crafted

Look & Feel:Skin feels soft and moisturized, no whiteness left on skin, non-greasy

Natural Sunscreen Raw Elements 30

19. Raw Elements Face + Body Broad Spectrum SPF 30 $17.49 (Expert Pick)

This thick cream goes on easy and is comfortable to wear. Skin is left feeling moisturized and even looks smoother and more youthful. Pair that up with supreme UV protection, and you have a product that’s hard to beat. And for those looking to avoid plastics, this tin is the perfect option. EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant up to 80 minutes

Features & Certifications: Soy-, Gluten-, Nut-, Cruelty-, and Nano-free

Look & Feel: Soaks easily into skin, leaves skin feeling soft and smooth, comfortable to wear

Expert Pick: “It's made with non-nano zinc oxide and a list of dreamy ingredients that do no harm to ocean life and is completely biodegradable. It works to block UV rays and keep skin protected, but I'm especially endeared by the eco-friendly formulation created by a lifeguard and fellow environmentalist. I absolutely love this product above any other out there!” Victoria Fantuzzi, co-founder of La Bella Figura Beauty

Expert Pick: “I also love Raw Elements. I use both their Face + Body SFP 30+ and Tinted Face Moisturizer.” Heather Hamilton, founder of Zoe Organics.

Suntegrity Skincare Natural Mineral Sunscreen For Body SPF 30

20. Suntegrity Skincare Natural Mineral Sunscreen For Body SPF 30 $24

Another winner from this natural sunscreen brand. Suntegrity Skincare Natural Mineral Sunscreen For Body SPF 30 provides optimal sun protection, plus a healthy dose of antioxidants.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Gluten-, Nano-, and GMO-free, Gluten Sensitive Safe

Look & Feel: Fresh citrus scent, not greasy or sticky, white cast fades when rubbed into skin.

True Natural Ultra Protect 50 Antioxidant Sunscreen

21. True Natural Ultra Protect 50 Antioxidant Sunscreen $19.99

This sunscreen is pretty amazing. It goes on shockingly white and thick but, trust on this, after a few seconds of rubbing it disappears completely into skin. Made with skin-soothing shea butter and a healthy boost of green tea, this sunscreen is super gentle. A mild coconut scent and whopping sun protection factor of 50 doesn’t bum us out either. 

Protection: SPF50, Broad Spectrum,

Features & Certifications:Non-nano, GMO-, Cruelty-, and Gluten-free, Vegan, Antioxidant, EWG Top Rated

Look & Feel: Not greasy or sticky, non-whitening

Mineral Sunscreens for BABIES & CHILDREN

Protecting young skin takes careful consideration. Of course, you want the safest and most effective protection. You also want a product that you like to use and won’t send them running when they see it come out of your bag. These sunscreens are crowd pleasers. Safe protection for your little ones in formulas you’ll love.

6/25 Update: Due to browser security warnings that appear when we attempt to navigate to their Promise Organic's website, we've removed the "Promise Organic SPF 30 Coconut Sunscreen Stick" from this section. We've sent an email to Promise Organic to make them aware of the issue. 

Badger SPF 25 Sunscreen Lotion Unscented

22. Badger SPF 25 Sunscreen Lotion Unscented $17.99 (Expert Pick)

The latest addition to Badger’s already stellar sunscreen line-up, this unscented lotion is designed for daily use on face and body. It does leave behind the slightest of white effect on skin, which is why it is in our body sunscreen section, though it would be perfect for those who spend a lot of time outdoors or don’t wear makeup. This mild sunscreen leaves behind no greasy feel. EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 25, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: 100% NPA Certified Natural, Certified NSF Non-GMO, Non-Nano, Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: Light, matte finish, slight white cast, sinks into skin

Expert Pick: “It is very thick and leaves a white residue, but they don’t get burned, which is #1.” Heather Hamilton, founder of Zoe Organics.

All Good Sunscreen Butter SPF 50+

23. All Good Sunscreen Butter SPF 50+ $9.99

A tin of super-rich SPF that works well on little bodies. The ultra-mild coconut oil formula contains soothing calendula. Beeswax gives this product staying power for long-lasting protection, making it a great choice for your face when you’ll be spending a lot of time under the sun. Scentless and easy to apply.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 50+, Water Resistant (80 minutes), Broad Spectrum, Coral Reef Safe

Features & Certifications: NSF Certified Organic, Coral Reef Safe, Broad Spectrum, Very Water Resistant (80 minutes)

Look & Feel: Remains slightly greasy on skin, very slight white tint

Erbaviva Baby Sunscreen SPF 30

24. Erbaviva Baby Sunscreen SPF 30 $23

Toss this sunscreen in your bag and you are set. Erbaviva Sunscreen SPF 30 is suitable for children and adults. You can even use it on your face. It is moisturizing, gentle, rubs in easily, and water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Get one or the beach bag, pool bag, purse. And the chamomile/lavender blend is a universally yummy scent. 

Protection:SPF 30, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant up to 80 minutes

Features & Certifications: Cruelty-free

Look & Feel:Thicker consistency, stays slightly greasy, easy application, invisible on skin.

True Natural Zinc 30 Baby & Family Sunscreen

25. True Natural Zinc 30 Baby & Family Sunscreen $18.99

Pure zinc protection in a simple yet effective formulation. True Natural Zinc 30 Baby & Family Sunscreen is gentle and unscented, making it ideal for babies, children, and adults with sensitive skin. Made with antioxidant green tea and pomegranate. 

Protection:SPF 30, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant up to 40 minutes

Features & Certifications:Vegan, Biodegradable, Reef friendly, Gluten-, Nano-and Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: Easy to apply, stays slightly greasy, white cast fades when rubbed into skin.

Mineral Sunscreens for SPORT

Effective UV protection and water resistance are must-haves in sport sunscreens. Mineral sunscreen creates that barrier you need so you can play without worries of sunburn or skin damage creeping in. Stick any of these in your backpack or beach bag, and get out there and have some fun.

100% Pure Everywhere SPF Body Stick 30 Sunscreen

26.  100% Pure Everywhere SPF 30 Body Stick $38

A truly well-rounded product. 100% Pure Everywhere SPF Body Stick is suitable for all outdoor activities and gentle enough for the kids too. May be used on face or body. Easy to apply. 

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant up to 40 minutes

Features & Certifications:Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Nano-free

Look & Feel: Non-greasy, quick absorbing.

EiR NYC Surf Mud Body Oil

27. EiR NYC Surf Mud + Zinc $24

Anyone who has used straight zinc on skin knows it is not easy to remove. This is what spurred the idea of a zinc salve sunscreen by former competitive swimmer and surfer, Jun Lee. This balm style protection is made with coconut oil and cocoa butter to be ultra-hydrating. Cocoa powder gives a boost of antioxidant protection. Easy to apply and comes in a travel-ready tin. 

Protection: Approximately SPF 30

Features & Certifications: Made with organic ingredients, may be used on hair

Look & Feel: Hydrating but not greasy, herbal scent, colorless

EiR NYC Sunset Oil

28. EiR NYC Surf Mud Body Oil $35

Another cool body oil sunscreen, this one is made with healthy oils that are gentle on skin, with a dose of zinc protection. Emollient and gives skin a good looking glow. Not high in SPF, this one is best for less time in the sun but the oil formula gives it staying power. 

Protection: Approximately SPF 15

Features & Certifications: Made with organic ingredients

Look & Feel: Richly moisturizing, stays slightly oily on skin, scentless, colorless

Suntegrity Mineral Sun Stick Sport SPF 30

29. Suntegrity Mineral Sun Stick Sport SPF 30 $22

Suntegrity mineral sunscreen in a convenient stick that takes UV protection to go. Sun Stick Sport SPF 30 is a solid sunscreen, making it easy to pack and reapply. This formula goes on smooth and non-greasy, and is made with hydrating ingredients to keep skin feeling moisturized. Holds up well on a single application for a day hike and while playing volleyball outdoors for up to three hours. A light orange scent lends an uplifting sensation.  EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum

Features & Certifications: NSF Certified Organic, Cruelty-free, Reef safe. 

Look & Feel: Light, barely noticeable on skin, no heavy white cast

True Natural SPORT Stick SPF30 Sunscreen

30. True Natural SPORT Stick SPF30 Sunscreen $14.49

Take your protection on the road with True Natural SPORT Stick SPF30 Sunscreen. Safe protection in a convenient stick. Swipe on face and body before sports and outdoor activities. Easy to use and super portable. 

Protection: SPF 30, Broad Spectrum, Water Resistant up to 80 minutes

Features & Certifications: Vegan, Biodegradable, Reef safe, GMO-, Gluten-, Nano-, and Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: Stick formula is less greasy, invisible on skin.

Mineral Sunscreens for LIPS

Delicate lip skin is thinner than other areas of the face and burns easily. Maybe you’ve experienced sore, swollen, blistered lips. That won’t happen this summer if you get in on the goodness of these pucker protectors.

All Good Mineral Lip Balm SPF15

31. All Good Lips $6.79

A smooth, creamy dream to apply, All Good Lips come in a wide variety of flavors you are going to love. Made with soothing and moisturizing organic oils plus natural flavor ingredients. $3.50, EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 15

Features & Certifications: Certified Organic, Gluten-free

Look & Feel:Non-greasy, soft and hydrating, colorless on lips.

Badger Sunscreen Lip Balm

32.  Badger Sunscreen Lip Balm, SPF 15 (Expert Pick) $2.97

For the ultimate in staying power, try this life guard-worthy sun protection for lips. Made with healthy butters and oils to keep delicate skin hydrated, it is flavor-free. Also great for little lips. EWG Sunscreen Guide 2019

Protection: SPF 15

Features & Certifications: 100% NPA Certified Natural, 98% Certified NPA Certified Organic, NSF at least 70% Organic, Non-Nano, Biodegradable, Cruelty-free

Look & Feel: Light, non-greasy, slight white tint.

Expert Pick: Heather Hamilton, founder of Zoe Organics.

Eco Lips

33. Eco Lips $3.49

This one does have a slightly white tinge, but in a ‘70s vibe, feel-good summer sort of way. The best part? It lasts a super long time on lips, which is saying something in summer heat. Made with cocoa butter to glide on smoothly, this balm contains healthy plant oils of avocado, sunflower, and red raspberry (which has natural sun protection). Choose from berry, vanilla, and mint flavors. 

Protection: SPF 15

Features & Certifications: Fair Trade Certified, Cruelty-, Gluten-, GMO-free.

Look & Feel:Non-greasy, moisturizing, slight white tint.

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34. Suntegrity Lip C.P.R. SPF 30 Lipstick $28

Suntegrity Lip C.P.R. is perfect for sunny summer days or even year-round to protect your delicate lips from UV damage. This creamy formula goes on easily and makes lips feel instantly moisturized. It also has staying power and won’t wipe off after a few sips of wine or bites of food. Suntegrity uses pure pigments instead of dyes to prevent color from bleeding into fine lines, and offers long lasting moisture and protection. Available in 8 brilliant hues.

Protection: SPF 30

Features & Certifications: Gluten-, Dairy-, and GMO-free.

Look & Feel: Moisturizing, smooth and creamy application, beautiful color

OA Pick: “Living in southern California, I’m always looking for ways to protect my lips continuously reaching for my SPF lip balm before I apply my gloss. This one step SPF lip treatment is a welcome upgrade that simplifies my routine.” Laura Lynn Klein, Founder of Organic Authority.

BEFORE & AFTER SUN

These products are packed with antioxidants to prevent free radical damage from UV exposure and contain ingredients specifically chosen to help boost the efficacy of sunscreen, protect skin from damage, and help boost hydration, cool, and repair after sun exposure.

Herbivore After Sun Soothing Aloe Mist

35. Herbivore After Sun Soothing Aloe Mist $20

A cooling mist post-sun feels soothing and refreshing. Try misting skin with this aloe-infused combination of skin calming ingredients. The light lavender mint aroma offers a feeling of freshness to dry, scorched or stressed skin. Keep in the fridge and spritz on after a day in the sun, use to cool sunburn, and quell feelings of heat and inflammation.

In Fiore Soleil Fleur Before Sun Treatment

36. In Fiore Soleil Fleur Before Sun Treatment (Expert Pick) $120

Antioxidant power to the rescue in this pre-sun skin serum. Super lightweight, it works wonderfully under daily facial SPF and helps to protect skin. Lavender and aloe calm and soothe, while raspberry seed oil offers a bit more UV protection. Green tea fights free radicals and sea buckthorn makes skin look all glowy and gorgeous.

Expert Pick: “I consider it essential for a full sun protection routine!” Marissa Waller, founder of Aurum Rose.

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37. La Bella Figura Beauty Summer Edition Daily Elements Defense Face Oil $95

A rich and beautifully formulated oil designed to improve signs of sun damage. Vitamin-rich olive oil offers a sublime, cushiony feel to skin. Papaya gently exfoliates for soft, smooth feeling skin. And rosehip oil lends a brightening effect that evens skin tone. Lightly moisturizes skin for a healthy glow, while the delicate floral aroma pleases the senses. 

Le Prunier Plum Beauty Oil

38. Le Prunier Plum Beauty Oil $72

A facial oil with natural sun protection properties that makes skin look and feel fabulous? Yep, have that right here! What if you also learned that this beautiful plum oil is grown and produced on a 100-year-old family farm in Northern California by three lovely sisters? It’s all true. If you have yet to try plum oil, get ready to fall in love. It’s effective than both argan and marula oils at fighting free radical damage, has skin brightening properties and helps to even out skin tone and hyperpigmentation, and is perfect for use on hair and nails too. Use this beauty oil daily with sunscreen to bolster UV protection and keep your complexion looking fabulous. Has a lightly sweet scent and is suited to all skin types, including acne-prone and sensitive.

Laurel-Sun-Body-Oil

39. Laurel Body Oil Sun: Before & After (Expert Pick) $90

This body serum is comprised of carefully selected naturals that have been proven to hold sun protection and repair qualities. The non-greasy, feather-light oil blend is made with avocado oil for a feeling of deep down moisture that gives skin a cushiony feel, red raspberry for a boost of UV protection, coconut oil for a cooling sensation, rosehip oil to repair the look of sun-damaged skin, carrot seed oil for further protection against the sun’s rays, and sea buckthorn for a look of healthy glow. Use before and after sun exposure to get the most from your sunscreen and keep skin its healthiest. Leaves skin feeling soft and moisturized with a vibrant, youthful appearance.

Expert Pick: “I use [natural sunscreen] with Laurel's Sun Damage Repair Serum, which has natural SPFs in it and together they help repair signs of discoloration.” Rachel Roberts, founder or Oyl + Water.

Still have questions about buying natural sunscreen? We have the answers! Head to our buying guide for information on everything you want to know about SPF.

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