When Chantecaille artistic director Olivia Chantecaille heads to the shore, she needs to know that the SPF she’s tossed in her tote not solely safeguards her pores and skin, however the world’s more and more fragile coral reef eco-system, too.
That’s why Chantecaille SeaScreen 30, a broad-spectrum mineral method in a mist that deploys pressurized air moderately than propellant chemical compounds to whoosh out of the can, accommodates no oxybenzone or octinoxate, substances identified to have a weakening impact on coral. Adorned with a photograph of a mom whale and her pup, gross sales of the plant-rich product profit WildAid Marine, which helps conservation-critical areas across the globe.
Also waving the reef-friendly flag this summer season? Clark’s Botanicals Invisible Hero SPF 30, an anti-aging hydrator and blue light-blocker; Sukin Naturals SPF 30 Sheer Touch Facial Lotion, powered by antioxidant-rich rosehip oil and inexperienced tea; and The A Method Protection Powder Sunscreen, a self-dispensing brush-on developed by dermatologist Tina Alster that’s obtainable in myriad shades and leans on oxides like titanium and zinc to defend in opposition to air pollution and solar.
Here are just a few different sunscreens that promise to guard your pores and skin — and the planet — with each slather, spritz or dab.
OCEAN-LOVING: Chantecaille SeaScreen 30 spray, $70 at Bergdorf Goodman HEMP HAPPY: CannaCell Sun Buddy SPF 30 lotion, $16 at AndalouCOURT-WORTHY: EleVen by Venus Williams Game. Set. Match. SPF 50 lotion, $38 at Credo BeautyCOOLS ON CONTACT: Sport SPF 50 spray, $14 at Bondi SandsBLOCKS BLUE LIGHT: Invisible Hero SPF 30 lotion, $75 at Clarks BotanicalsULTRANOURISHING: Salt & Stone Natural Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50, $28 at Violet GreyPLANT-FUELED: SPF 30 Sheer Touch Facial lotion, $19 at Sukin NaturalsHINT OF TINT: Sun Shield Liquid SPF 50 in “Light/Medium” (obtainable in 4 shades), $28 at MyChelleDERM-DEVELOPED: Protection Powder Sunscreen in “Mocha” (obtainable in seven shades and clear), $44 at The A Method