SunClear Natural SPF 40 Sunscreen (vegan) uses microfine zinc oxide with no chemical UVA / UVB filters. We get asked all the time about the whitening effect of Zinc on the skin, well we are excited to say that SunClear goes on the skin clear! We also have one of the best formulas on the market as do not use water in our formulation, we are preservative free and we only use ingredients that helps to protect you from the suns harsh rays. SunClear is 2 hours water resistant so you can be in the water for up to 2 hours and still be protected. This formula is especially developed for those with sensitive, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and it suitable for all ages.
What Are UVA and UVB?
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is part of the electromagnetic (light) spectrum that reaches the earth from the sun. The wavelengths are less than visible light, it is invisible to the naked eye. Ultraviolet A (UVA) is the longer wave UV ray that causes life long skin damage, skin wrinkling, and can cause skin cancer. Ultraviolet B (UVB) is the shorter wave UV ray that causes skin burns and damage, and also skin cancer.
What is the difference between a SPF 40 and SPF 50?
We get asked this question all of the time! The difference between a SPF 40 is you block out 97.5% of UVB radiation and SPF50 blocks 98%. This is a very small difference for the cost of purchasing a SPF 50. More important than using a super high SPF is using enough sunscreen.
What Is SPF?
SPF is the abbreviation of Sun Protection Factor – it measures the sunscreen's ability to prevent UVB from damaging your skin. Here's an example of how it works: If it takes 20 minutes for your skin to start turning red, using an SPF 15 sunscreen in all probability should prevent your skin from becoming red 15 times longer – about five hours. We have a very handy and useful guide on our blog here.