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Natural Sunscreen Paste

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  • 4 Total Ingredients
  • Biodegradable Formula
  • Broad Spectrum UVA + UVB Protection
  • Exceptionally Water Resistant
  • Petrochemical + Toxin Free
  • Safe for all Humans + Marine Life


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Natural Zinc Oxide Sunscreen White

Protect your Skin's Natural Glow

Introducing our Mineral Sunscreen Paste, the ultimate companion for health-conscious and active individuals like you who love the great outdoors. Say goodbye to chemical sunscreens that harm both your body and the planet. It's time to upgrade your sun protection. This sunscreen is gentle, effective, and environmentally responsible.

Unparalleled Protection in a Convenient Travel Tin

Our travel-friendly tins are more than just a pretty package. They contain the thickest and toughest natural sunscreen you'll ever experience. Whether swimming in saltwater, splashing in the pool, or working up a sweat, our physical SPF sunscreen stays on, defending and nourishing your skin with unwavering dedication.

Bid farewell to single-use plastic and embrace sustainability with our reusable plastic free tins that fit your pocket or bag easily. With a simple pat, dot, smear, and rub, you're ready to conquer the day while basking in the confidence of long-lasting sun protection.

The Power of Non-Nano Zinc Oxide Sunscreen

Our sunscreen's secret weapon lies in its use of non-nano zinc oxide, a natural and superior broad-spectrum sunblock. Blocking over 97% of UV rays, it stands strong even during intense physical activities without running or irritating your eyes. This hypoallergenic and biodegradable formula cares for your skin while leaving no room for compromise. A single 2oz tin covers approximately 50-75 face applications, making it a cost-effective choice that lasts all season long. And remember, our sunscreen never contains Oxybenzone, Octinoxate, or Benzene, so it won't harm your gear, repel fish, or leave any unpleasant odors.

Your Skin's Health, Our Priority

We believe in the uncommonly safe and effective power of nature. That's why our sunscreen is crafted with just 4 certified organic ingredients, each chosen for its remarkable benefits. Our non-nano, uncoated, French process Zinc Oxide forms the foundation of our formulas, providing unmatched protection across the entire UVA/UVB spectrum. Combined with Organic Coconut Oil, Beeswax, and Vanilla Extract, your skin receives nourishment while staying shielded from the sun's harmful rays.

Quality Ingredients for a Better World

At Waxhead, we prioritize your well-being and the health of our planet. Our ingredients have been used effectively for thousands of years, merging modern holistic science with traditional wisdom. We only source superior quality, minimally processed ingredients. By choosing our natural sunscreen, you support fair-trade practices, cruelty-free production, and sustainable processes. Our commitment to transparency ensures that you know exactly what you're putting on your skin.

Timeless Protection, Timeless Beauty

Unlike chemical sunscreens that degrade quickly, our sunscreen's active ingredient, zinc oxide, is a mineral that retains its efficacy indefinitely. While technically the FDA requires a 3-year shelf life, the truth is our sunscreens last a lifetime. If you ever feel that a Waxhead product has spoiled, simply let us know, and we'll send you a free replacement. We stand by our promise to deliver exceptional quality and performance.

Protect Your Skin Naturally. Protect the Planet.

Join the movement towards healthier and more sustainable sun protection. Choose our Mineral Sunscreen Paste, embrace its whitish cast that shows you where it's working, and know that you're shielding your skin without compromising your values.

Who Loves This Sunscreen?

Our Mineral Sunscreen appeals to a diverse range of individuals who prioritize their health, the environment, and effective sun protection. Here are some groups of people who would love and benefit from using our sunscreen:

Outdoor Enthusiasts

Whether you're an avid hiker, camper, surfer, or runner, if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, our sunscreen is essential. It offers reliable protection against harmful UV rays, allowing you to fully enjoy your favorite activities while keeping your skin shielded.

Health-Conscious Individuals

If you prioritize your well-being and seek natural alternatives, our sunscreen is perfect. Free from petrochemicals and toxins, it is gentle on your skin and poses no harm to your body. It's an ideal option for those with sensitive skin or allergies.

Eco-Conscious Consumer

If you're committed to reducing your environmental footprint, our sunscreen aligns with your values. By choosing our non-nano zinc oxide formula and reusable tins, you actively contribute to the reduction of single-use plastic waste and support sustainable practices.

Families with Children

Our sunscreen's safety and effectiveness make it an excellent choice for families. The non-nano zinc oxide is the only FDA-approved active ingredient for children under six months old, providing peace of mind for parents who want the best protection for their little ones.

Beachgoers and Swimmers

If you love spending time at the beach or in the pool, our exceptionally water-resistant sunscreen is your go-to companion. It stays on even during water activities, ensuring your face remains protected and nourished.

Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts

Whether you're into running, cycling, or engaging in high-intensity workouts, our sunscreen is designed to withstand heavy physical activity. It won't run into your eyes or compromise your performance, allowing you to focus on your fitness goals.

Individuals with Skin Sensitivities

Our hypoallergenic formula is a game-changer if you have sensitive skin that reacts negatively to chemical sunscreens. The gentle and clean ingredients are unlikely to cause irritation or breakouts, making them suitable for delicate skin.

Ethical Shoppers

If supporting fair-trade, cruelty-free, and sustainable practices is important to you, our sunscreen fits the bill. With our commitment to sourcing superior quality, minimally processed ingredients, you can feel good about the impact your purchase has on the world.

No matter which group you identify with, our white Zinc Oxide Sunscreen offers the ideal combination of protection, purity, and sustainability. Join the community of individuals who prioritize their health and the planet, and experience the difference of natural sun protection at its finest.

Why Should You Buy This Natural Sunscreen?

There are several compelling reasons why you should choose our Zinc Oxide Sunscreen:

Superior Protection

Our physical SPF sunscreen provides true broad-spectrum coverage, blocking over 97% of UV rays. With non-nano zinc oxide as the active ingredient, it forms a physical barrier on your skin that reflects and scatters harmful rays, keeping your skin safe from both UVA and UVB damage.

Health and Safety

Unlike chemical sunscreens that contain harmful ingredients, our mineral travel sunscreen is formulated with only four certified organic ingredients. It is free from petrochemicals, oxybenzone, octinoxate, and benzene, ensuring it is gentle on your skin and safe for both you and the environment. You can trust that you're making a healthy choice for your body.

Environmental Responsibility

By choosing our natural sunscreen, you actively support sustainability and minimize your environmental impact. Our travel-friendly tins are reusable, reducing single-use plastic waste. Additionally, our commitment to sourcing from ethical and fair-trade suppliers promotes a more sustainable and responsible approach to skincare.

Unmatched Durability

Our zinc oxide sunscreen paste is exceptionally water-resistant, making it perfect for outdoor activities, swimming, and intense workouts. It stays put, ensuring that you remain protected even in challenging conditions. No more constant reapplication or worries about sweat or water washing away your sun protection.

Versatile and Effective

Our natural sunscreen is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. Its hypoallergenic formula is gentle, reducing the risk of irritation or breakouts. The presence of non-nano zinc oxide creates a slight whitish cast, allowing you to see where the sunscreen has been applied for thorough coverage.


With our face paste sunscreen, a little goes a long way. A single 2oz tin covers approximately 50-75 face applications, making it a cost-effective choice. You'll use it all season, ensuring your skin stays protected without constantly restocking.

Transparency and Quality

We prioritize transparency in our ingredients and sourcing practices. Our formulas use superior quality, minimally processed ingredients, and we provide detailed information about each component's origin. You can trust that you're getting a premium product that cares for your skin.

By choosing our Mineral Sunscreen for Face, you're making a conscious decision to prioritize your health, the environment, and the effectiveness of your sun protection.

Experience the peace of mind that comes with knowing you're using a product that is safe, sustainable, and highly reliable.

Join the growing community of individuals who have embraced natural sun protection and feel the difference it makes for your skin and well-being.

Order your Natural Sunscreen Paste today and experience the Waxhead difference!

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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.

4 Total Ingredients

1. 25% Non-Nano Zinc Oxide
2. Organic Coconut Oil
3. Organic Beeswax
4. Organic Vanilla Extract

NON-NANO ZINC OXIDE — Our sunscreen's key ingredient, non-nano zinc oxide, provides unmatched protection against harmful UV rays. By absorbing and reflecting UV energy, it prevents skin penetration and cell damage, reducing the risk of skin cancer. It holds tight to its electrons, limiting the creation of free radicals and ensuring long-lasting defense. With 25% zinc oxide, the highest concentration in any brand, our sunscreen offers the broadest spectrum coverage approved by the FDA.

ORGANIC EXTRA VIRGIN COCONUT OIL — For thousands of years, coconut oil has been cherished as a skin softener. Our certified organic extra virgin coconut oil, sourced from fair-trade suppliers, is a powerhouse of moisturization. Its high content of saturated fatty acids hydrates and nourishes your skin, promoting the repair of damaged cells. Embrace the natural goodness of coconut oil for soft, healthy, and glowing skin.

ORGANIC BEESWAX — Discover the ultimate moisturizer in the form of certified organic beeswax. It creates a protective barrier on your skin, sealing in moisture and preventing dryness and chapping. With its emollient properties, beeswax not only softens and rehydrates your skin but also aids in cellular reconstruction. Rest easy knowing that our non-GMO, certified organic beeswax won't clog pores, making it suitable for all skin types, even those prone to acne.

ORGANIC VANILLA EXTRACT — Our certified organic vanilla extract does more than just add a delightful aroma. Packed with B vitamins and antioxidants, it nourishes your skin from within, promoting its health and vitality. Vanilla's antibacterial properties make it an excellent choice for treating acne, while its sweet scent enhances brain activity and induces a sense of calmness. Experience the soothing benefits of organic vanilla extract and revel in its gentle care for your skin.

With these exceptional ingredients, our Natural Sunscreen Paste delivers more than just sun protection. It nourishes, moisturizes, and repairs your skin, leaving it healthy, radiant, and ready to face the day. Trust in the power of nature and embrace the benefits these certified organic ingredients bring to your skincare routine.

Natural Sunscreen Paste Frequently Asked Questions

Will this sunscreen make my skin white?

Yes, some. When used properly, zinc oxide gives skin a visible whitish hue. We offer tinted versions to provide a more skin-colored hue.

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.

How many applications does this product contain?

If face only, one 2-ounce sunscreen tin will deliver roughly 50-75 applications.

Is this zinc oxide sunscreen suitable for all ages?

Our sunscreen is suitable for individuals of all ages, including children. The non-nano zinc oxide makes it a safe and effective choice for the whole family. Protect your loved ones and enjoy worry-free outdoor activities together.

Is this natural sunscreen reef safe?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen is reefsafe, meaning it does not contain oxybenzone, octinoxate, or ANY chemicals known to harm coral reefs. By choosing Waxhead sunscreen, you contribute to the preservation of our precious marine ecosystems.

Does this natural sunscreen offer protection against both UVA and UVB rays?

Yes! Our non-nano zinc oxide sunscreen provides true broad-spectrum coverage, blocking over 97% of both UVA and UVB rays. You can confidently enjoy the outdoors while safeguarding your skin from sun damage. Learn more about what is Broad Spectrum.

Can I use this sunscreen on sensitive areas like my lips and around my eyes?

Yes, our natural sunscreen is safe to use on sensitive areas, including your lips and around your eyes. Its gentle formula and non-irritating ingredients make it suitable for protecting these delicate areas without causing discomfort or stinging.

Can I use this zinc oxide sunscreen if I have acne-prone skin?

Yes, our sunscreen's non-comedogenic formula won't clog pores or exacerbate acne. In fact, the anti-inflammatory properties of the ingredients may even help soothe and calm acne-prone skin. Enjoy the benefits of sun protection without worrying about breakouts.

Can I use this sunscreen if I have rosacea or sensitive skin conditions?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen is formulated to be exceptionally gentle and suitable for individuals with rosacea or sensitive skin conditions. The minimal ingredient list and absence of harsh chemicals make it a safe choice for those with sensitive skin concerns.

Can I wear this natural sunscreen under my sports equipment or clothing?

Of course! Our sunscreen is formulated not to damage gear, making it safe to wear under sports equipment or clothing. It won't stain or cause any adverse effects, allowing you to focus on your performance while staying protected from the sun.

Is this travel sunscreen suitable for all seasons?

Yes, our sunscreen is perfect for year-round use. Sun protection is essential regardless of the season, as UV rays can still cause damage even on cloudy or cold days. Make it a habit to apply our sunscreen every day to keep your skin shielded from harmful rays.

Can I apply this sunscreen on top of other skincare products?

Yes, you can incorporate our sunscreen into your skincare routine by applying it on top of your other skincare products. Simply layer it over your serums, moisturizers, or treatments, ensuring your skin receives the necessary sun protection throughout the day.

Is this sunscreen fragrance-free?

Yes, our sunscreen is fragrance-free. We prioritize the use of natural ingredients, and no artificial fragrances are added. You can enjoy the natural scent of our ingredients without any overpowering or synthetic fragrances. Because of the Organic Vanilla Extract, this sunscreen smells a little bit like a vanilla cupcake.

Is this sunscreen suitable for oily skin?

Yes, our sunscreen is suitable for all skin types, including oily skin. The non-comedogenic formula ensures it won't clog pores or contribute to excess oiliness. Enjoy effective sun protection without worrying about shine.

Can I wear makeup over this natural sunscreen?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen forms a smooth and even base, making it an ideal primer for makeup. Apply your favorite foundation and cosmetics on top for a flawless and protected look.

Will this sunscreen wash off in water or when I sweat?

Our sunscreen is exceptionally water-resistant, ensuring it stays on even during water activities or intense workouts. You can enjoy your favorite water-based activities with peace of mind, knowing that your skin is protected. But please reapply after very heavy sweating or swimming or towel drying.

Can I use this sunscreen on my body as well as my face?

Yes you can certainly use our sunscreen on other exposed areas of your body. However, may be interested in a larger container, like our Natural Sunscreen Stick.

Is this sunscreen suitable for sensitive skin?

Yes, our sunscreen is exceptionally gentle on sensitive skin. With its hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic formula, it is unlikely to cause irritation or clog pores. Enjoy the benefits of sun protection without worrying about skin sensitivities.

Can I use this natural sunscreen on my baby?

Absolutely! Our sunscreen's non-nano zinc oxide is the only FDA-approved active ingredient for use on children under 6 months of age. You can trust that it provides safe and effective protection for your little ones.

Why does Waxhead cost more than other sunscreens?

Our prices represent a true cost of quality. 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. By choosing our sunscreen, you support ethical practices and ensure that you're getting a premium product that aligns with your values. Learn more.

We aim to provide you with all the information and reassurance you need to confidently choose our Mineral Sunscreen Paste. Feel free to reach out to if you have any more questions or hesitations. We're here to help you make the best decision for your skin and sun protection needs.

How to apply Waxhead Natural Sunscreen Paste

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: Let your fingertips warmup the sunscreen

Rub your fingertips around the sunscreen in the tin. The warmth of your body will warm up the sunscreen and make it easier to apply.

Step 2: Dot sunscreen onto the 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 into the skin

After you’ve spread out the sunscreen, you can further rub in the cream to a thinner coverage, almost eliminating the color on your skin. Our sunscreen will not fully absorb into the skin like chemical sunscreens, even though after rubbing it can appear transparent.
* Thanks to surfing_with_ami for sending us this video!

Customer Reviews

Based on 26 reviews
Aye May Yap
Great sunscreen for sensitive skin

I love the matt texture and coconutty smell! It feels light on my skin and washes off easily using a saponified soap. Best of all, I love that it only has 4 great ingredients that are good for the environment and for my skin. I also had my question answered very quickly by Shannon. Overall it was a great shopping experience!

Denise Young
Waxhead sunscreen paste

I really like this sunscreen. I love that it has minimal nontoxic ingredients. I just spoon out a dab and rub it between my fingers and apply. This company is awesome!

Marilyn Flanagan

does not go on smoothly - very difficult to spread on tender facial skin. can I warm it up a bit before attempting to apply? and If so, how?

Colby Kavanagh
Excellent Sunscreen

The tint makes it easy to see that coverage is uniform. I am a very fair woman with Irish skin, and the tint looks fine on me. I play golf every day and Waxhead really protects my face and hands from the sun.

Patricia Brockhaus
Lip balm

I really like this lip balm, I use it everyday. My lips are extremely dry & chapped & this really make my lips feel moisturized. Will definitely buy again

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.