The Best Clean Sunscreens

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Best Clean Sunscreens

One of the main topics since I began writing years ago is always on Clean Beauty. Summer’s official date is just around the corner and what better time to share the best Clean Sunscreen Products that my family uses and loves. You can read more about Why Clean Beauty is Important from this post a few years ago. I’ve also shared Best Places To Buy Clean Beauty as well!

Juice Beauty Sport SPF 30 / Coola Spray Sunscreen SPF 30 / Beautycounter Tinted Sunscreen SPF 30 / Similar Beach Bag / Sunglasses

The Best Clean Sunscreens I Use

Juice Beauty

Juice Beauty is one of my favorite clean beauty brands. I’ve shared my favorites in this glowing skin post, and their fabulous serum as well. The Juice Beauty Sport Sunscreen with SPF 30 is my favorite sunscreen for swimming or sports!  Made with mineral zinc SPF it provides broad spectrum protection. This formula has the same organic juice base filled with antioxidants of their other products that also help with anti-aging.

A lot of sunscreens claim to be water resistant for a certain number of minutes and the maximum number of minutes they can claim is 80. Juice Beauty Sport truly has staying power. This great sunscreen does not leave a milky white residue on your skin making you look like Casper The Ghost, either.

Best of all the Juice Beauty Sport does not sting your face when you reapply!  With sensitive skin in our family this is the first sunscreen I ever found that does not sting upon re-application. Nobody enjoys that, no matter how old you are!


My favorite clean sprayable sunscreen is Coola Continuous Spray with SPF30. We use this a lot to reapply if we are at the beach because of sand. My girls love this sunscreen because with a quick spray, you’ve reapplied and are ready to go. We have found this sunscreen to also be very effective. It comes in several fragrances as well as unscented.  My girls love the Guava Mango and Tropical Coconut scents.  Don’t forget your lips!  Coola also makes a great lip sunscreen in six fun tinted colors.  My favorites are neutral pink tone called Nude Beach and a perfect nude color called Skinny Dip.  It is a great summer lip color for everyday, not just the pool or beach.  I wear them a lot on those summer, sunny days!


I’ve just tried the new Beautycounter Tinted Mineral Sunscreen spray. This spray sunscreen has broad spectrum SPF30 protection. I purchased the light/medium color and it provides a little bit of color to your skin when you apply the sunscreen which is nice.  It also comes in clear. This one says it is water resistant for 80 minutes. I don’t find that it lasts quite as long as the others but for reapplication or just sitting in the sun while watching the girls swim or reading at the pool or beach, it is great!  TIP: I wouldn’t use this with light colored suits for reapplication just in case of overspray.


Just a few months ago, I shared with you that I had found UNSUN Tinted Sunscreen at Nordstrom.  It is a 100% mineral sunscreen and color corrector all in one and I’m loving it! I’ve been using the UNSUN Tinted Sunscreen with 30SPF since spring and really love it.   It comes in beige and dark tan.  I am wearing the color beige.  As you can see, it offers color correction and smooths out and blends in very well.


If you’re looking for another great clean sunscreen brand to try, I would recommend Supergoop! They really do offer a variety of sunscreen options for all of your needs. The Unseen Sunscreen is an ideal option if you’re looking for an invisible, weightless, and scentless sunscreen that barely feels like you even have it on. This one serves as a great primer for your foundation. If you like a bit of a glow and highlight, I would try the tinted Glowscreen. It gives such a nice dewy look that is perfect when you don’t want to put on any other makeup. For those that prefer a mineral sunscreen, they recently released a non-nano zinc oxide face sunscreen called Mineral Sheerscreen.


Application of sunscreen is key to avoiding sunburns. I taught my girls from a very young age to apply their sunscreen inside and wait 10 minutes before they put on their swimsuit and head out to the pool. Most directions say this but we all tend to ignore it!  Using this method and then reapplying well within the suggested times (and after toweling off if they’ve gotten out for lunch!) we have never been burned using these sunscreens.  We also reapply to dry skin and wait 10 minutes before re-entering the water, too.

I have stocked up on all  of these sunscreens for the summer. Have you tried them? I would love to know your favorite clean sunscreens! Let me know in the comments below.

Before you go, be sure to check out these related blog posts for more inspiration!



PS – One of my favorite places with to shop for multiple Clean Beauty brands is Sephora.  They have an amazing selection of well vetted clean beauty makeup and skincare.

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