ZERO WASTE Natural alternative to toxic sunscreens. SUN BASE is made from non-toxic natural ingredients that improve your skin health and hydration while providing a base layer of protection from the sun.
SAFE FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT ~ OUR OCEANS ~ AND OUR LOVED ONES
The cork paperboard applicator glides on your skin without making a mess. ECO-CORK is renewable, biodegradable, and recyclable. Comes in a set with one 2 oz / 40g push-up tube and one convenient travel size (.5 oz / 15g) Favorite choice for runners, bikers, and hikers.
We also offer this formula in a 2 oz rust-free waterproof tin that can be re-used and recycled. (2 tins included when you choose this option) Favorite choice for surfers and swimmers.
Sun Base is also available in a 4 oz lotion jar that can be refilled as needed. Refills sustainably shipped to your door in compostable kraft paper envelopes.
INGREDIENTS USED AND WHY:
COCOA & SHEA BUTTERS contain natural UV sun protection, packed with vitamins and minerals and both anti-inflammatory they are one of the most stable and hardest vegetable butters known to nourish skin and moisturize. (SPF 4-6)
SUNFLOWER & CANDELILLA WAXES are both natural vegan plant waxes that bind well with oils, reduce the stickiness, and naturally repel water. (SPF 15)
ZINC OXIDE has non-nano zinc particles that won’t penetrate the bloodstream or block pores. It sits gently & delicately on the skin with it's soothing and astringent properties. This natural mineral has broadband UV-A and UV-B protection. (SPF 30+)
SUNFLOWER SEED & RASPBERRY OILS are both high in linoleic acid and non comodogenic so they won't clog pores and are great outdoor oils gentle to face and skin. High in Vitamin E, Raspberry has the high levels of UV-A (8) and UV-B (28-50) blocking properties.
PURE RED RASPBERRY & ALOE POWDER made from natural, freeze dried raspberries mixed with aloe vera provide a gorgeous natural scent and color to this formula.
HOW TO USE:
APPLY EVENLY AS A BASE LAYER PROTECTION FROM SUNLIGHT. BE SURE TO TAKE ALL THE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST SUN EXPOSURE INCLUDING APPLYING PRODUCT AT LEAST 20 MINUTES BEFORE HEADING OUTSIDE, SEEKING SHADE WHENEVER POSSIBLE, AVOIDING THE SUN'S PEAK HOURS (10 AM - 4 PM) AND RE-APPLYING OFTEN ESPECIALLY AFTER SWIMMING OR SWEATING.
PROTECT PRODUCT FROM EXTREME HEAT AND DIRECT SUNLIGHT. IF PRODUCT STARTS TO LIQUIFY IN HEAT DON'T WORRY IT CAN STILL BE USED AND WILL BECOME SOLID AGAIN ONCE CHILLED.
SPF TESTING RESULTS:
Filter efficiency: .42
UVA metrics: PASS (UVA-PF 25.6)
USA Broad Spectrum Rating: PASS
Critical Wavelength: 385
Scentcerae® products are not FDA approved nor are they intended to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose any disease or condition. The ingredients used in this formula have been stability tested for a shelf life of 6 months and beta-testing results that work well as base layer of protection from direct sunlight. However, the best defense against sun damage is to stay out of the sun especially from 10 am - 4 pm. Make sure to re-apply every few hours, after being in water, and exercise. Before putting anything new on your skin, always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body to make sure there are no allergies to the product.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY