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Zinc Oxide Sunscreen (gallon)

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  • Broad Spectrum UVA + UVB Protection
  • Petrochemical + Toxin Free
  • Safe for all Humans + Planet
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Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Gallon

This gallon size (128 oz) is designed for Hotels, Schools, Lifeguards and large families. This 100% non-toxic, certified organic, mineral sunscreen is the same formula as our Everyday Natural Sunscreen and thinner than our Vitamin Enriched Sunscreen. This is the cleanest, healthiest sunscreen you'll find. Use it daily to stay protected from the sun.

Made with 25% non-nano zinc oxide and 7 other certified organic, edible-grade ingredients. True broad spectrum 32 SPF reflects 97% of UVB + UVA rays. This sunscreen is biodegradable and packaged in 100% recyclable jugs.

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 you can find.

Uncommonly Clean - Skin is actually nourished under the protection of our sunscreen made from just 8 certified organic and mineral sunscreen ingredients.

Best Sunscreen for Face

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

Best Zinc Oxide Sunscreen

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

Tinted Facial Sunscreen Best Sunscreen for Face

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

Tinted Facial Sunscreen Best Sunscreen for Face

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

Sunscreen Ingredients

1. 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)


Will this sunscreen make my skin white?

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

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. This natural sunscreen is 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

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 pump before the sunscreen appears. This is totally OK, and there’s nothing wrong with your sunscreen. Just shake the jug and try again.

Step 2: Dot sunscreen onto skin in sections

Put sunscreen on your fingertips and apply it in small dots on sections of the face. Dot and spread with fingertips or a makeup sponge. If too dewy on the skin, use a facial powder.

Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Wade Gelhar
Great Product

We sunblock over 100 children every day, from toddlers to preschool. Keeps them protected from the sun and no reactions from sensitive skin.

Great protection for everything

I love this sunscreen - not only does it protect the environment but it works well. I use it for water sports - paddle boarding/sailing and now, everyday exposure. It is the ONLY sunscreen I've used that does not "melt" into my eyes. It also does not cause my skin to break out (I have sensitive skin) and is easy to apply. With so many options to choose from, I consulted Environmental Working Group's website ( where they gave Waxhead the high score of 1. I use the gallon size to keep it economical. It's easy to fill silicone tubes to keep on hand.

Caroline B.
Best product and best price

I did a lot of research on different brands based off EWG ratings. This is the only brand with perfect ingredients at a manageable price. Seriously like the gallon is an unbelievably good price - I couldn't find another brand with equally good ingredients that even came close. When I bought the product, I reached out with a question and was provided excellent support! It arrived well ahead of schedule. I have used it a couple times now and it rubs in very nicely. No regrets about purchasing the gallon size!

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen (gallon)

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen (gallon)

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen (gallon)

Zinc Oxide Sunscreen (gallon)

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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.


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