Outdoor Adventure Skincare is official!

The new labels arrived on Friday so my mineral based sunscreen is ready for it's close up. Mineral based sunscreen - zero waste options | Caroline's Dream

All the ingredients have their own natural sun screening properties but it's the non-nano zinc oxide that takes it to the next level. Non-nano means the particles are large enough that they do not penetrate the skin surface. This maximizes the sun blocking factor and you won't have any zinc oxide inside your body at the end of the day. 

I had this formula officially tested for an SPF rating and water resistance a few years ago. This was before I learned that an SPF labelled product can only be sold if it was manufactured in a certified drug manufacturing facility. It's a shame to hold back a great sunscreen so I am making it available without listing the SPF.

 

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 Applying  

 

mineral based sunscreen | Caroline's Dream

After rubbing into skin (I left my hand bare)

For my 2 hour or less bike rides, I only apply before I go. For longer rides, I apply before and then reapply a thin layer while I snack at approx 2 hour intervals. As you can see from the photos above, a whitish layer which is the zinc oxide is moisturizing and protecting skin. It does a great job with my tattoo's red ink which is extra sensitive to fading in the sun.