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Waxhead Tinted Facial Sunscreen
Our non-toxic, tinted facial sunscreen is the cleanest, healthiest sunscreen you'll find. Use it daily to stay protected from the sun and avoid the white cast from mineral sunscreens.
Made with 25% non-nano zinc oxide and 8 other certified organic, edible-grade ingredients. True broad spectrum 31 SPF reflects 97% of UVB + UVA rays and Blue Light. Use it daily under makeup or as a light foundation on boat days. The lighter tint (BurlyWood) has a pink-beige undertone and is great for lighter skin tone. The medium tint (DarkGoldenRod) has a bronze-tan undertone and perfect for medium skin tone. Both tints are tinted with iron oxide, which can stain clothing. This sunscreen is biodegradable and packaged in 100% recyclable tubes.
Uncommonly Safe - Matched to both human and marine bio-systems to deliver the world’s safest, most comprehensive, most eco-friendly defense against the sun’s UV rays.
Uncommonly Effective - It costs more, but you'll use it all season, and it delivers the safest, healthiest, most comprehensive UVA + UVB + Blue Light protection you can find.
Uncommonly Clean - Skin is actually nourished under the protection of our tinted facial sunscreen made from just 9 certified organic and mineral sunscreen ingredients.
"Waxhead is one of the best sunscreens for kids."
"Waxhead is one of the best Beach & Sport, Kid-Friendly sunscreens.”
"Waxhead provides full protection and you won’t damage the oceans."
Uncommonly Simple Ingredients
Waxhead ingredients are without equal, from top-grade non-nano zinc oxide to our collection of certified organic, edible-grade inactive ingredients. We combine modern holistic science and ancient ingredients used for thousands of years. They deliver the safest, most effective, most eco-friendly sun defense available, without any petrochemicals or other questionable additives.
Sunscreen Ingredients Matter
Regardless of marketing messages, it’s the actual ingredients that matter. We use only superior-quality ingredients. Our products are FDA-approved and contain certified organic, edible-grade inactive ingredients. See the roster of all our ingredients
Tinted Facial Sunscreen Ingredients1. 25% non-nano uncoated Zinc Oxide
2. Spring Water
3. Certified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4. Certified Organic Jojoba Oil
5. Vegetable Glycerine
6. Organic Shea Butter
7. Vegetable Emulsifying Wax (cetearyl alcohol and polysorbate 60 from coconuts)
8. Vegetable Vitamin E (non-GMO from sunflower seeds)
9. Iron Oxides
Will this sunscreen make my skin white?
We've added natural iron oxide to conceal the typically white appearance of zinc oxide. When used properly, zinc oxide sunscreen gives skin a visible 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.
Is this sunscreen tested on animals? Is it Vegan?
Waxhead uses absolutely NO animal testing. We test our sunscreens on willing humans using federally mandated FDA sunscreen testing protocol in order to accurately calculate our products’ SPFs for labeling. Our tinted facial sunscreens are also vegan.
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 Waxhead Sunscreen
A little goes a long way and you can see exactly where you’re applying it.
Step 1: Shake to mix
Our sunscreens lack chemicals to keep ingredients homogenized, so a bit of liquid may squirt from tube varieties before the sunscreen appears. This is totally OK, and there’s nothing wrong with your sunscreen. Just close the lid and knead or shake the tube.
Step 2: Dot sunscreen onto skin in sections
Put sunscreen onto fingertips and apply it in small dots on sections of the face. Dot and spread with fingertips or makeup sponge. If too dewy on skin, use a facial powder. Tint can stain clothing.
This stuff is fantastic, even better than the last great sunscreen I had (that went out of business). I had MF, a cancerous lymphoma that presents only as an innocent-looking little pink rash. After going through many doctors, I finally found one who could treat it but they did so with intensive UVA light baths. All of which was great, it disappeared but at the end they mentioned that as a byproduct of the treatment they had burned off ALL of my skin's natural protection and I would, for the rest of my life, have to wear big hats, long sleeve shirts and pants, etc. and lots of SUNSCREEN, or I would get skin cancer (so I traded a cure for one cancer for the possibility of another). So I've been doing as they said and now I have Waxhead suncreen and I am SO RELIEVED -- because without it I would almost certainly struggle with all the other (96%) of sunscreens that protect you by interrupting your hormones (the ones that tell you you are burned). Waxhead DOES NOT do that! They use natural oils to protect you and NON-NANO zinc (which does not affect the ocean reefs and fish). Waxhead sunscreen, thank you so much, you're a life saver!
I love this. I'm an early-thirties East Asian woman and the light/medium tint is perfect for me. I've been looking for tinted sunscreen that looks natural, has no harmful ingredients, and feels good. I was worried it might be thick and cakey but it is not at all; I shake the bottle before use and it goes on smoothly on my skin. Coverage is also pretty decent. I have some acne spots and freckles and this evens out my skin tone well. If you wanted to erase those spots, you could layer this with dots of foundation or concealer. I'm happy to just use this for the everyday. Please continue making this product! You have a forever customer here!
I've been using this sunscreen for a month now and I'm still not sure how I feel about it. I think the color is a little....off somehow. It mostly blends in just fine (takes a little while, though) and I feel like it's too greasy. I'm not a fan of the shiny look. But I have yet to get a sunburn, so at least it works. I'll keep using it to see if my opinion changes.
This product is perfect for skin protection and a little tint of summertime color. It’s filled with safe effective products.
I purchased the darkgoldenrod tinted facial sunscreen and was very pleased with the product. I love the texture of the product and its ability to blend into the skin. Compared to other mineral sunscreens it is very light on the face, you dont feel like there is something on your face.
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.