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  • Broad Spectrum UVA + UVB
  • Not Tested on Animals
  • Petrochemical + Toxin Free
  • Safe for all Humans + Marine Life


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Vitamin Enhanced Zinc Oxide Sunscreen

Your Ultimate Companion for Outdoor Adventures

Are you ready to conquer the great outdoors while keeping your skin healthy and protected? Look no further than our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen! Packed with natural goodness and designed with your well-being in mind, this sunscreen is a must-have for health-conscious and active individuals like you. Let us take you on a journey to discover the unique benefits and features of our non-nano zinc oxide sunscreen.

Unmatched UV Protection

With broad-spectrum UVA + UVB protection, our sunscreen shields your skin from the sun's harmful rays. Our secret weapon? Non-nano zinc oxide, is a natural mineral that is a powerful barrier against UV radiation. Say goodbye to worries about sunburns and skin damage! Whether you're an adult or a child, our SPF 35 formula is perfect for all ages. Plus, it's water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, so you can freely dive into your favorite activities without interruption.


Its thick consistency lets you see where you're protected, giving you peace of mind. And here's a bonus: our sunscreen is reef-friendly, ensuring it won't harm our beautiful marine life. None of your gear will be tainted with an unpleasant smell, either. It's a win-win for both you and the environment.

Unleash Your Skin's Potential

We understand your skin deserves the best care, especially when it's sensitive or prone to dryness. Our non-nano zinc oxide sunscreen is exceptionally gentle and fragrance-free, making it perfect for active days in the sun. Apply it to your face and body easily, knowing it's tear-free and hypoallergenic. Let your skin bask in the nourishment and defense it needs, all while staying protected from the sun's rays.

Skin-Nourishing Vitamins in Every Bottle

Our sunscreen is enriched with natural Vitamins D + E, ensuring your skin stays moisturized and nourished. Experience the joy of healthy skin as our sunscreen protects and enhances its well-being. Moreover, our formula is free from gluten, soy, oats, dairy, corn, or nuts, catering to individuals with specific dietary needs.

Embrace a Safer and Cleaner Future

It's crucial to be mindful of the ingredients in your skincare products. Unlike chemical sunscreens, our non-nano zinc oxide sunscreen puts your health and the planet first. We use only certified organic and mineral ingredients, carefully selected to meet the highest standards. Say no to harmful chemicals like Oxybenzone, Octinoxate, and Benzene. Embrace the world's safest and most eco-friendly defense against UV rays.

Who Loves This Sunscreen?

This sunscreen is perfect for health-conscious and active individuals who love the outdoors. If you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, or simply soaking up the sun, this sunscreen is tailored for you. It's designed to provide superior protection against UVA and UVB rays, ensuring you can enjoy your favorite outdoor activities without worrying about sunburn or skin damage.

Additionally, this sunscreen is an excellent choice if you have sensitive or eczema-prone skin. Its gentle and fragrance-free formula nourishes and defends your skin, making it suitable for daily use. Whether you're an adult or have little ones, this sunscreen is tear-free and hypoallergenic, ensuring a safe and comfortable experience for everyone.

Moreover, if you are environmentally conscious, this sunscreen aligns with your values. It is reef-friendly and won't harm marine life, making it an excellent choice for those who care about protecting our oceans and ecosystems.

Lastly, if you prioritize using products with natural and organic ingredients, this sunscreen is a perfect fit. It is enriched with natural Vitamins D + E and free from gluten, soy, oat, dairy, corn, or nuts. Its clean and eco-friendly composition offers you a safer alternative to chemical sunscreens.

In summary, if you value sun protection, skin health, eco-friendliness, and natural ingredients, this sunscreen is tailored for you. Embrace the joy of outdoor adventures while keeping your skin healthy and protected with our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen.

Have Kids?

For outdoorsy parents, our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen is the perfect companion for family adventures. As a parent, you want to protect your little ones from harmful UV rays while enjoying outdoor activities. Our sunscreen offers broad-spectrum UVA + UVB protection, giving you peace of mind that your children's delicate skin is shielded from sunburn and long-term damage. With its non-nano zinc oxide formula, it provides a safe and gentle barrier without any harmful chemicals.

Our tear-free and hypoallergenic formula makes it suitable for children of all ages, ensuring a comfortable and worry-free experience. You'll appreciate the nourishing and fragrance-free qualities of our sunscreen and its reef-friendly and eco-friendly nature. Trust our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen to keep your family protected and safe during all your outdoor escapades.

Suffer from Eczema?

Our youngest son suffers from eczema and started Waxhead partly because of his sensitive skin. This Zinc Oxide Sunscreen will be a game-changer for your skincare routine too. We understand the unique needs of eczema-prone skin and have carefully selected ingredients that provide targeted relief and nourishment. Our sunscreen is enriched with natural Vitamins D and E, which work synergistically to protect, moisturize, and nourish your skin. Additionally, our formula includes certified organic beeswax, known for its exceptional moisturizing and protective properties.

Beeswax creates a gentle barrier on the skin, locking in moisture and preventing dryness and irritation. Combined with non-nano zinc oxide, our sunscreen offers a soothing and effective defense against UVA and UVB rays without exacerbating eczema symptoms. Experience the harmonious blend of vitamins and beeswax in our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen, thoughtfully crafted to support and protect eczema-prone skin.

Battling Cancer?

Our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen provides a crucial line of defense against the sun's harmful rays. Cancer treatments often make the skin more vulnerable to damage, and protection becomes paramount. Our sunscreen offers broad-spectrum UVA + UVB protection, shielding your skin from potential sunburn and reducing the risk of further damage.

Its non-nano zinc oxide formula creates a gentle and effective barrier without harsh chemicals that could irritate sensitive skin. Our fragrance-free and hypoallergenic formula ensures optimal comfort, even during treatment. Embrace the confidence of knowing that our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen provides the highest level of protection, allowing you to focus on your health and well-being during your cancer journey.

Worried About Blocking Vitamin D?

If you're concerned about sunscreen blocking essential Vitamin D, our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen is the perfect solution. We understand the importance of maintaining healthy Vitamin D levels while protecting your skin from the sun's harmful rays. Our sunscreen is enriched with natural Vitamin D, allowing your skin to benefit from this vital nutrient. Using our sunscreen, you can strike the perfect balance between sun protection and Vitamin D absorption. Our non-nano zinc oxide formula provides broad-spectrum UVA + UVB protection without hindering your body's ability to produce Vitamin D.

Have Very Sensitive Skin?

This Zinc Oxide Sunscreen provides the gentle care and protection your skin deserves. We understand that certain products can trigger irritations and discomfort, but our sunscreen is specially formulated with your sensitivity in mind. Its uncommonly gentle and fragrance-free formula is designed to nourish and defend even the most delicate skin types. Its non-nano zinc oxide formula creates a protective barrier against UVA and UVB rays without causing irritation or redness. Our sunscreen's tear-free and hypoallergenic properties make it a perfect fit for daily use, giving you the confidence to enjoy the outdoors without worrying about adverse reactions. Embrace our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen's soothing and protective qualities, and let your sensitive skin thrive under its care.

Live in a Very Sunny Place?

We live in Florida and understand sunscreen is essential for your daily routine. The scorching sun and intense heat can take a toll on your skin, making sun protection a top priority. This sunscreen offers broad-spectrum UVA + UVB protection, shielding your skin from the sun's harmful rays and preventing sunburn. Its non-nano zinc oxide formula ensures maximum coverage and effectiveness, giving you the confidence to face the sun head-on. Whether you're lounging by the beach or doing your daily activities, our sunscreen's water-resistant properties and SPF 35 make it a reliable companion throughout the day. Embrace the power of our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen and enjoy the hot and sunny weather without compromising the health and well-being of your skin.

Get a Rash from Common Sunscreens?

Our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen is the perfect solution to protect your skin without triggering adverse reactions. We understand the frustration and discomfort of using products that irritate your skin. That's why our sunscreen is uniquely formulated with your needs in mind. Its uncommonly gentle and fragrance-free formula is designed to nourish and defend even the most sensitive skin types. Using non-nano zinc oxide as the active ingredient, we provide a gentle and effective barrier against UVA and UVB rays without causing rashes or irritation. Our tear-free and hypoallergenic formula ensures optimal comfort, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors worry-free. Embrace the soothing and protective qualities of our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen, and experience the relief of a sunscreen that is truly compatible with your skin.

Your Adventure Awaits

Are you ready to embark on a sun-soaked journey with our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen? Take charge of your skin's health and enjoy the great outdoors without worry. Order your bottle today and unlock the unparalleled protection and nourishment that awaits you. Join the movement of health-conscious individuals who prioritize their well-being and the environment. Your skin and the planet will thank you.

"Waxhead is one of the best sunscreens for kids."


"Waxhead is one of the best Beach & Sport, Kid-Friendly sunscreens.”

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen


"Waxhead provides full protection and you won’t damage the oceans."

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen

Ingredients used effectively for thousands of years

Waxhead uses modern holistic science and traditional ingredients to restore human’s healthy relationship with the sun. We use only superior quality, minimally processed ingredients. Our sunscreens contain only non-nano, uncoated, French process Zinc Oxide, 100% certified organic edible-grade inactive ingredients, and absolutely NO petrochemicals. Our zinc oxide formulas deliver the most effective protection across the entire UVA/UVB spectrum. Although the FDA recognizes many active and inactive ingredients for use in sunscreen, very few meet Waxhead’s elite standards.


6 Total Ingredients

1. 25% Non-Nano Zinc Oxide
2. Spring Water
3. Certified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4. Certified Organic Beeswax
5. Vitamin E
6. Vitamin D


Non-Nano Zinc Oxide — Our sunscreen contains 25% non-nano, uncoated, French process Zinc Oxide, which absorbs UV energy and reflects and scatters it in the visible spectrum. This prevents skin penetration and cell damage, providing the broadest spectrum UVA/UVB protection. With its high efficacy and FDA approval even for infants under 6 months old, our Zinc Oxide is the ultimate choice for shielding your skin.

Spring Water —We source our water from Eldorado Springs, known for its purity due to confining layers of rock and clay that prevent contamination. This natural spring water, untouched by chemical treatment, supports healthier skin. Its consistently pure composition, consumed by humans for generations, ensures that your skin benefits from the best nature has to offer.

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil —Our certified organic extra virgin olive oil is rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols. It naturally conditions, moisturizes, and improves skin elasticity. With its protective properties against premature aging and UV radiation, our olive oil nourishes your skin, leaving it smooth and free from clogged pores.

Organic Beeswax — Beeswax is a top-notch moisturizer that repairs and protects rough, dry, or chapped skin by locking in moisture. Its emollient properties soften and rehydrate the skin while aiding in cellular reconstruction. With its non-comedogenic nature and additional antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, beeswax effectively treats acne and ensures skin health and vitality.

Vitamin E —Our sunscreen is enriched with vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that not only heals the skin but also combats free radicals. It defends against oxidative stress, improves skin elasticity, and prevents the signs of aging such as wrinkles, age spots, and blemishes. Vitamin E promotes healing, rejuvenation, and the growth of new skin cells, giving you a radiant and youthful complexion.

Vitamin D —Natural vitamin D, essential for overall health, plays a crucial role in protecting and repairing the skin. Our sunscreen includes vitamin D3, which can be directly absorbed by the skin without metabolization. This vitamin supports wound healing, guards against infections, and offers effective treatment for psoriasis, acne, and eczema. It also boosts skin elasticity and stimulates collagen production, ensuring your skin stays healthy and resilient.

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Frequently Asked Questions

Will this sunscreen make my skin white?

Yes, some. When used properly, zinc oxide sunscreen gives skin a visible whitish hue. The ability to see the sunscreen on the skin is especially useful as you can see where the skin is protected and where you need to apply it.

Is this sunscreen suitable for all skin types?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen is formulated to be gentle and effective for all skin types, including sensitive skin. The natural and organic ingredients we use ensure even those with delicate skin can enjoy the benefits of sun protection without irritation.

How many applications does this product contain?

The answer depends on what areas you're covering. If face only, our 4oz sunscreen will deliver roughly 75-100 applications. If the entire body, about 20-30 applications.

Can I use this sunscreen on my children?

Yes, our sunscreen is safe for children. In fact, our non-nano zinc oxide is the only FDA-approved active ingredient for use on children under 6 months of age. You can have peace of mind knowing your little ones are protected from the sun's harmful rays with our gentle and effective formula.

Is this sunscreen water-resistant?

Yes, our sunscreen is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, making it ideal for outdoor activities and swimming. However, we recommend reapplying after towel-drying or excessive sweating or towel drying to maintain optimal protection.

When will this sunscreen expire?

Technically 3 years from purchase, but the useful life of our sunscreens has no practical limit, since our active ingredient zinc oxide is a mineral and does not lose its sunscreen capabilities over time, EVER. However, the FDA requires all sunscreen products to list a 3-year shelf life (mainly because petrochemical active ingredients in common sunscreens degrade quickly, even on the shelf). Regardless, if you ever feel a Waxhead product has spoiled, just let us know, and we'll send you a free replacement.

Can I use this sunscreen under makeup?

Yes, this sunscreen can be worn under makeup. If you plan on wearing sunscreen under makeup, we recommend this tinted sunscreen instead, it has a thinner formula.

Will this sunscreen cause breakouts or acne?

Our sunscreen is formulated to be non-comedogenic, which means it won't clog your pores or cause breakouts. In fact, the organic and nourishing ingredients in our sunscreen, such as certified organic beeswax and extra virgin olive oil, help moisturize and soothe the skin, making it less prone to acne.

Is this sunscreen reef safe?

Yes, our sunscreen is reef safe and does not contain any harmful chemicals that can harm coral reefs. We are committed to preserving our oceans and using environmentally friendly ingredients that won't contribute to coral bleaching or other ecological damage.

How often should I reapply this sunscreen?

For optimal protection, we recommend reapplying our sunscreen every two hours, especially if you are sweating or spending an extended period in direct sunlight. Please apply after sweating, swimming, or towel drying. It’s important to reapply regularly to ensure continuous protection against UV rays.

Can I use this sunscreen on my face and body?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen is suitable for use on both the face and body. Its non-greasy formula makes it easy to apply and provides effective protection for all exposed areas of your skin.

Is this sunscreen fragrance-free?

Yes, our sunscreen is fragrance-free. We understand many individuals have sensitivities or preferences when it comes to scented products, so we have chosen to keep our sunscreen fragrance-free to accommodate a wide range of users.

Can I use this sunscreen if I have eczema or sensitive skin?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen is specially formulated with organic beeswax and extra virgin olive oil, known for their soothing and moisturizing properties. It is gentle enough for those with eczema or sensitive skin, providing sun protection without causing irritation or flare-ups.

Is this sunscreen suitable for daily use?

Yes, our sunscreen is designed for daily use. It provides essential protection against harmful UV rays, whether you're spending a day at the beach or simply running errands. Incorporating sunscreen into your daily skincare routine helps protect your skin from premature aging and potential damage caused by sun exposure.

Will this sunscreen make my skin feel greasy or oily?

No, this sunscreen has a non-greasy formula that absorbs quickly into the skin, leaving behind a matte finish. It won't make your skin feel greasy or oily, allowing you to enjoy sun protection without any uncomfortable residue.

Can I use this sunscreen if I wear contact lenses?

Yes, our sunscreen is safe to use even if you wear contact lenses. It is formulated to be non-irritating and should not cause any issues when applied around the eye area.

Is this sunscreen cruelty-free?

Yes, this sunscreen is cruelty-free. We are committed to ethical practices and ensuring that no animals are harmed in the production of our sunscreen.

Why does Waxhead cost more than other sunscreens?

Our prices represent a true cost to the world. We source our top-grade ingredients only from reputable, fair-trade, cruelty-free companies that are almost entirely US-based. We don’t purchase ingredients from countries with questionable labor or production practices. Learn more.

How to Apply

Thick and tough, our sunscreen takes a bit of effort to apply, but a little goes a long way, you can see exactly where you’re applying it, and once on, it delivers the safest, most effective, most eco-friendly sun defense available anywhere.


Step 1: Knead tube to mix

Our sunscreens lack chemicals to keep ingredients homogenized, so a bit of water may squirt from tube varieties before the thicker cream appears. This is totally OK, and there’s nothing wrong with your sunscreen. Just close the lid and knead the tube, which should reduce (but not totally prevent) any water separation.

Step 2: Dot sunscreen onto skin in sections

Put sunscreen onto fingertips and apply it in small dots on sections of the body.

Step 3: Spread out over one area at a time

Once a section is dotted, continue to spread and thin out into an almost invisible layer across your skin.

Step 4: Rub in to reduce whiteness

After you’ve spread out the sunscreen, you can further rub in the cream to a thinner coverage and basically eliminating the white color on your skin. Our sunscreen will not fully absorb into the skin like chemical sunscreens.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 54 reviews
Incredibly Grateful

We are so incredibly grateful for your products. Our 4 year old son suffers from severe eczema and we have tried every recommended product by the National Eczema association as well as those from his dermatologist and allergist. He has horribly flared from all of them, and spent almost the entire summer inside as a result :( My friend heard about your product and we tried it on him and his skin is CLEAR and he said it doesn’t hurt or burn. Your product has literally changed his life. Thank you for what you do!


Excellent product! I used to be a blue lizard sunscreen user but now only wax head!

Lesley Barabas

My skin is dry & sensitive, and very light. This is by far the best sunscreen alone or under makeup, very moisturizing but not greasy. I use both the un-tinted and tinted versions, and if you tend to have a pinker skin tone, you will love the color.

You will look like the undead, but remain the unburnt.

Look, I’ll cut straight to the chase: I wore a sarong, a cover up over my suit, a wide brimmed hat, and sunglasses, and slathered this all over my body. As I tend to favor dark colors, I basically looked like Wednesday Addams on the gulf coast beach we stuck our pop-up on. But as I have burned pretty badly in the past, especially in locales closer to the equator (I’m looking at you, Jamaica), I decided enough is enough. It was time to stop giving a s**t about seeing zinc sunblock on my skin and whether I looked like the walking dead, and to start giving a s**t about skin cancer from the damage, which has the potential to literally make me one of the walking dying.Granted, I was under the shade most of the day, but I was also not for significant chunks of time. I also was sweaty and it was June in the Gulf of Mexico, and I helped my kid build a sandcastle in the full blazing 12 pm sun (who doessss that???) I reapplied a few times; this does rub off against rash guard sleeves, straps, etc. However, every sunblock does that.My husband wanted to be a Cool Guy and use the chemical big-brand spray stuff on his legs. I felt a little sorry for him as the wind cut through the beach and most of it blew away before it hit his skin, but I let him make his sovereign choice. By the end of the day, those were the spots that were roasted...his zinc-blocked spots were fine. He admitted at the end of the trip: “Well, you can tell which one actually works.” Yes, yes you can.The only complaint I have (which I posted on my review of the kids version of this sunblock) is that it seems wasteful to market separate products that are the same ingredients and I’m guessing the same formula. If they’re different formulas, it would help to know that, but I would have been happier carrying one mondo tube of this for the whole family vs. two smaller tubes of environmentally unfriendly plastic. Simplicity here would be helpful! I also purchased the stick, and liked its thicker coverage for some things (nose, scalp, ears, etc) but the “oh look, a mime” factor on that is pretty high. This was my preferred version of the sunblock as it’s easier to slather on the whole body. Great ingredients and I look forward to seeing how this company evolves. My favorite zinc sunblock I’ve tried; will buy again!

Amanda King-Schultz
Love this product!

Non-irritating, safe, and super effective. This is the go-to sunscreen for our whole family!

Why Choose Waxhead?

Because Biochemistry Matters

Waxhead products are designed using top-level biochemistry knowledge.

We use a complete holistic appreciation for how our formulations react with skin in the sun and how they affect our environment.


Because We Take Care of our Customers

We pretty much cherish our customers. When they have questions about skincare, we give our full unbiased info and opinions.

In the rare instances when they have problems, we do all we can to make them happy.