daily spf

mineral-based sunscreen

this non-irritating mineral-based daily sunscreen lotion with SPF 32 uses non-nano zinc oxide, blue phytoplankton, and microalgae to protect skin against everyday stressors such as UVA rays (aging), UVB rays (burning), and pollution.

in doing so, it helps prevent signs of premature aging, such as dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles while protecting skin against sunburn. this formula is fragrance-free and leaves skin with a soft and dewy finish.

1.7 oz / 48 g

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  • helps protect skin against sunburn, skin damage, early aging, and environmental stress
  • defends skin against damage from sun and pollution 
  • leaves a dewy but non-greasy or sticky finish
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zinc oxide (21%) 

non-nano physical sunscreen protects skin against signs of premature aging (such as dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles)

blue phytoplankton spirulina maxima extract

contains phycocyanin, which acts as an antioxidant to help defend skin from oxidative stress while boosting radiance

microalga phaeodactylum tricornutum extract

helps shield skin from the effects of urban living and pollution/dust and fortifies the skin barrier by boosting filaggrin, a key structural protein

rice starch 

helps leave a soft, dewy feel without the greasiness or stickiness 

“i am a dry skin, sensitive skin girly and many sunscreens have caused my face to react or have messed with my skin barrier, but this one feels like a nice moisturizer with spf. i’ve recommended to friends with oilier skin or darker skin tones and they have preferred other spfs because of the moisture and white cast, so just tread lightly if those are your concerns”

meredith

for optimal sun protection, apply 15 minutes before sun exposure. apply generously and evenly as the last step in your skincare routine and before makeup. reapply at least every 2 hours. use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating.

suggested AM routine

  • cleanse

  • tone

  • essence + serum

  • moisturizer or oil

  • daily spf

how to recycle

  • twist off the cap and cut open the top of the sugarcane tube. rinse well. toss the tube in your recycling bin.

  • unfortunately, the cap is not recyclable due to its small size.

zinc oxide

caprylic/capric triglyceride, coconut alkanes, coco-caprylate/caprate, lecithin, dipotassium glycyrrhizate, bisabolol

glycerin, sucrose, glucose

coco-glucoside, cetearyl glucoside, caprylyl/capryl glucoside, polyhydroxystearic acid, polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate, isostearic acid, C10 alcohol, C8 alcohol

phaeodactylum tricornutum (microalgae) extract, spirulina maxima (blue phytoplankton) extract, oryza sativa (rice) starch

water, organic aloe barbadensis leaf juice

cetearyl alcohol, tocopherol, xanthan gum, sodium phytate, sclerotium gum

argania spinosa kernel oil, organic helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, organic butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter

glyceryl caprylate, tocopheryl acetate, caprylhydroxamic acid

carbon emissions (CO2e) per use

12g

40 uses per 1.7 oz tube | 1 use = 1/4 tsp / 1.2g

  • pre manufacturing .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   9.9g
  • production .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   0.7g
  • distribution .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   1.3g
  • end of life .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   0.1g

How this relates to daily life

  • Coffee to go

    600g / 8oz
  • Commuting alone

    404g / mile
  • Cotton tshirt

    4340g / shirt
  • Water bottle

    358g / bottle

packaging

made with ethical labor

made in California

production

tube

materials: 40% sugarcane-derived LPDE 60% sugarcane-derived HDPE

recyclability 100%

cap

materials: virgin HDPE plastic

recyclability 0%

box

materials: FSC paper with soy ink and water-based coating

recyclability 100%

average rating 4.4 out of 5
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Reviewed by Amanda, from United States
Verified Reviewer
I recommend this product
age range
25 - 34
skin concern
  • combination
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Favorite Mineral sunscreen

I love this SPF so much!! I have been using it for a year or so now and I have never had any issues with it irritating my skin. It goes on smooth and disappears completely after a few minutes! It does not make my skin feel oily or heavy but it does give my skin a certain brightness and glow that makes me want to put it on everyday without fail, which is a HUGE plus for a sunscreen! Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a wearable, non-nano zinc oxide sunscreen!

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Reviewed by Sarah B., from United States
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I recommend this product
age range
18 - 24
skin concern
  • dry
  • acne-prone
  • sensitive
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Amazing

This sunscreen keeps my face from getting dry or breaking out. It's amazing, and it fits in my purse!

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Reviewed by Catherine S., from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
age range
25 - 34
skin concern
  • sensitive
  • combination
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

My daily spf!

Use it every morning, and under my makeup as a primer. Does not cause breakouts for me, and does not look oily. Feels light and my preferred SPF. Love the safe ingredients! Wouldn’t mind if the bottle was bigger ;)

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Reviewed by Al, from United States
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I recommend this product
age range
25 - 34
skin concern
  • sensitive
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

must have SPF

I wanted to find a clean SPF to use daily and I’m so glad I found this one.

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Reviewed by Jammie, from United States
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
age range
25 - 34
skin concern
  • combination
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Fav mineral sunblock

I used to buy the Clinique mineral sunblock for years but after trying this one, I haven’t looked back. This one is better and smoother, it doesn’t leave such a white cast on my skin, and I love the price. I’m on my 4th tube! Highly recommend this product!

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Reviewed by Jordan, from United States
Verified Reviewer
I recommend this product
age range
25 - 34
skin concern
  • combination
  • sensitive
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Perfect

Favorite daily spf that’s safe to use

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Frequently asked questions

physical sunscreens, also called mineral sunscreens, protect skin by absorbing and converting, as well as scattering/reflecting the UV rays. chemical sunscreens protect skin by absorbing UV rays and converting them into heat energy. our daily SPF is a physical sunscreen that uses nanoparticle-free zinc oxide as its sunscreen filter. 

SPF stands for “sun protection factor” and it measures a sunscreen’s ability to protect against UVB rays. the SPF number tells you how long the sun’s UVB rays would take to darken your skin if you applied the sunscreen (as directed) compared with the amount of time without sunscreen. A broad spectrum sunscreen means it protects you from both UVA and UVB rays. PA is a sunscreen rating system often used in Asia and measures the level of protection against UVA rays. Our daily SPF is a broad spectrum sunscreen with a SPF rating of 32.

unfortunately “reef safe” and “coral safe” are unregulated terms and research supports that both mineral and chemical sunscreen filters have some degree of effect on the ocean. we also encourage customers to utilize other sun protective measures to minimize impact on the ocean, such as wearing hats and UV protective clothing (these are the easiest way to avoid environmental impact)!

we definitely still recommend applying a moisturizer before daily spf, because the product isn't formulated to replace a moisturizer in your routine.

both the Silk SPF and Daily SPF were formulated to be gentle and clinically tested and dermatologist-reviewed to ensure they’re non-irritating. however, mineral SPFs are typically preferred by dermatologists for use on children, so we would recommend our Daily SPF. we still always recommend talking to your pediatrician and doing a patch test to ensure compatibility.