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Do I need a face and body sunscreen?

We all know the importance of using sunscreen at this point. It’s a daily essential that provides broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection to your face and body. So you can just grab one lotion or spray and use it all over, right? Here, we’re going to dive into the difference between face and body sunscreens—and why you want both.

Can I use body sunscreen on my face?

You can, but we wouldn’t recommend it. Why? Similar to how lip sunscreens are formulated for your lips, facial sunscreens are specifically formulated for the face—overall they are more gentle, lighter, and more easily absorbed formulas because the skin on your face is more delicate. They are non-comedogenic (i.e. contain ingredients that won’t clog or block your pores) and typically contain no fragrance or are less scented than ones designed for your body. They are also often formulated with specific actives ingredients to address other facial concerns—hydration, fine lines, aging, etc.

Can I use face sunscreen on my body?

Again, you may, but body sunscreens are specifically designed to use below the neck. Body sunscreens are typically housed in a larger lotion or spray bottles which help cover a larger area of skin. Face sunscreens are much smaller sizes due to the different formulation, which may run out quickly if you use it on your body. Most body sunscreens are also designed to be water resistant to protect your skin while you engage in activities that are in water or will cause sweating.

What face sunscreen should I use?

For healthy skin and optimal protection against UV rays, it is important to choose a facial sunscreen that is suitable for your skin type. Whether you have oily skin, dry skin, or sensitive skin, we have the best sunscreen tailored for your specific skin care needs. Perfect for those with sensitive skin, our Classic Face Lotion Sunscreen SPF 50 Fragrance Free is a great solution to provide effective sun damage protection without any added potential irritation caused by fragrance.. This formulation is ideal for even the delicate skin types, ensuring that your skin is comfortable and protected from harmful uv rays. This organic Farm to Face® formula is sun protection that feels like a moisturizer, providing sheer broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection while hydrating skin. Formulated with our antioxidant-rich Plant Protection® complex, this fragrance-free sunscreen for your face provides light-as-air protection that is amazing on its own or layers perfectly under makeup.

Looking for an easy to use mist? Our Classic Face Sunscreen Mist SPF 50 delivers. This easy to use, easier to love organic Face Mist sunscreen applies like a breeze. A couple shakes, multiple mists, and you’re on your way. Featuring our Plant Protection® complex, with naturally effective antioxidant-rich ingredients like Buriti Oil and Prickly Pear extract, this non-greasy organic sunscreen mist helps fight free radicals without slowing you down. Applies over makeup, on-the-go, or anytime you want to refresh and protect.

When you want SPF and face-loving hydration, reach for our Refreshing Water Cream Sunscreen SPF 50.Infused with hydration-boosting Hyaluronic Acid and refreshing Coconut Water, our organic water cream delivers a dewy surge of lightweight moisture and powerful SPF 50 protection. Powered by our plant-derived BlueScreen™ Digital De-Stress™ technology, this cutting-edgeHyaluronic Acid-infusedmoisturizergoes beyond justsun protectionby helping tomitigate the effects of high energy visible light (including blue light from digital devices), infrared light, and pollution to help guard you from modern day skin stressors.

Perfect for days you just want to glow, our Dew Good Illuminating Serum SPF 30 goes on sheer for an instantlydewy, hydrated look with weightless protection. But that’s just the beginning of its beautiful benefits. The organic formula goes beyond broad spectrum SPF to help mitigate the effects of blue light, pollution, and other environmental stressors with our BlueScreen™ Digital De-Stress™ technology. Plus, it’s powered by probiotic technology, which improves moisture retention and supports your skin’s natural, youthful glow.

Interested in mineral sun protection (and more!) for your face? Rosilliance Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 boosts your skin’s natural warmth for a luminous, makeup-free look. Infused with a bouquet of antioxidant-rich Pale, Damas, White and Apothecary Rose Stem Cells, this lightly hydrating formula helps combat free radicals while mineral actives and iron oxides help protect your skin—for a fresh-faced, you-but-glowier radiance.

Is a mess-free mineral SPF more your speed? Glide on our Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 50. This sheer sunscreen stick goes on easily to protect while keeping your hands clean. Plus, it’s packed with plant-derived oleosome technology and our Plant Protection® complex to help fight free radicals while hydrating and nourishing your skin barrier. Just stick it in your bag and go!

From acne prone skin to dry skin, whatever face sunscreen you decide to add to your routine should fit your specific skin concern or type. Not only does it protect you from the sun’s harmful rays, but sunscreen can also help with acne.

Ok, but what body sunscreen should I use?

Check out our Classic Body Sunscreen Spray or Lotion SPF 70 in Peach Blossom.

Our highest protection yet, our organic sunscreen spray and lotion are designed for long active days in the sun but light enough for everyday use. These Farm to Face® formulas feature our antioxidant-rich Plant Protection® complex that helps fight free radicals and nourish skin. Spray or glide on these ultra-sheer formulas for water-resistant broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection any time, anywhere!

Want a fragrance-free formula for your body? Add our Classic Body Sunscreen Spray or Lotion SPF 50 Fragrance Free to your cart. These lightweight, fragrance-free organic sunscreens are designed to provide all-day protection against sun exposure, making them the ideal daily essential for maintaining healthy skin.

Their Farm to Face® formulas features our antioxidant-rich Plant Protection® complex that helps fight free radicals and nourish skin.

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