Most commercial sunscreens and many advertised as chemical free will contain either Zinc Oxide or Titanium Dioxide as sun filtering agents.
This sunscreen uses red raspberry seed oil and carrot seed oil as natural sun filtering agents. A precise SPF of this product cannot be given as it has not undergone clinical trials (please see below).
It also makes a great moisturiser and will not dry out your skin. Apply frequently especially after swimming.
INGREDIENTS: Organic Coconut Oil, Unrefined Shea Butter, Cold Pressed Mango Butter, Beeswax, Cold Pressed Red Raspberry Seed Oil 20% by volume, Steam Distilled Carrot Seed Oil 5% by volume and Vitamin E oil 1% by volume.
RED RASPBERRY SEED OIL
Red Raspberry seeds contain high levels of omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids in addition to antioxidants and natural vitamin E. According to Anthony J. O’Lenick, author of “Oils of Nature,” red raspberry seed oil has a natural SPF between 28 and 50 and may also contain clinically significant anti-inflammatory properties
CARROT SEED OIL
Carrot seed oil is an essential oil with significant antioxidant, antiseptic and fragrant properties with high levels of vitamin A. When applied topically to the skin in the form of a diluted carrier oil, carrot seed oil also provides natural sun protection. According to a study published in “Pharmacognosy Magazine” in 2009, products containing carrot seed oil have a natural SPF of 38 and 40.
Please do your own research on the effectiveness of the ingredients of this product as a natural sunscreen before purchasing. No responsibility can be accepted from any ill effects resulting from the usage of this product.