About this item
- Creamy, very water resistant (up to 80 minutes), biodegradable formula with lavender & green tea offers broad spectrum protection
- Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation
- No animal testing
- NO: parabens, phthalates, or synthetic fragrances
Embrace the day with biodegradable sunscreens that provide broad spectrum protection without oxybenzone or vitamin A. Extracts in these gluten free, botanically-based sunscreen lotions keep skin nourished and healthy-looking. Since 1979, Alba Botanica has offered 100% vegetarian personal care products that do beautiful for you, your friends and the animals and Earth you love. We make a full range of products packed with potent, botanical ingredients that are formulated to nourish the individualized needs of your skin and hair. Because we are committed to the health and happiness of all furry friends, we never test our products, or the ingredients that go into them, on animals. We recognize the need to be good stewards of all natural resources.
Health Facts: Paraben-free, Contains Aloe, aluminum-free, PABA-free, phthalate-free, butylparaben-free, formaldehyde donor-free, formaldehyde-free, nonylphenol ethoxylate free, propylparaben-free, Sulfate-free, contains lavender, no fragrance added
Product Form: Cream
Primary Active Ingredient: Homosalate
Beauty Purpose: Sun protection
Sustainability Certifications: Certified Gluten Free
Package Quantity: 1
Sustainability Claims: Not tested on animals, recyclable, biodegradable, cruelty-free
Features: Moisturizing, Blocks UVB Rays, Blocks UVA Rays, Water resistant, broad spectrum protection
Item Number (DPCI): 037-11-0981
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Most helpful positive reviews
nice paraben free sunscreen
4 out of 5 stars
WFMom — 4 years ago
I bought this sunscreen for a week vacation at the lake in July. I was a little concerned about how long it would last, since it's half the size of regular sunscreens I have bought. I used most of it during the week of vacation- 1 full body coverage, twice a day. I didn't get a sunburn, and am happy...see moreof the reviewer's review
Maine beach memories
4 out of 5 stars
Kdub — 2 years ago
I love this sunscreen! Been using it for a few years now. I am an AA woman and I burn bad and this is the only sunscreen that doesn't irritate me (I have severe eczema), no white residue or bombard me with fragrance. It has a thick consistency but rubs in easily, it's waterproof and a light lavender...see moreof the reviewer's review
Best Natural Sunscreen Under $10!
5 out of 5 stars
Icastr — 1 year ago
Extremely emollient, just as advertised. Not at all shiny or greasy and smells divine. I wish Target carried the ENTIRE Alba Botanica line in stores,see moreof the reviewer's review
5 out of 5 stars
Fran Chan — 1 year ago
I use this sunscreen daily on wherever my skin is exposed to the sun. It doesn't leave a white tint (cast?), which was my biggest concern. Love that it's biodegradable. Spent about five hours kayaking mid-day and no sunburn (remember to reapply). Scent is present, but not invasive. Texture is what y...see moreof the reviewer's review
Most recent reviews
Works well, smells great, EWG approved
5 out of 5 stars
JN — 3 months ago
I wanted something approved by the EWG, natural without chemicals for my family and safe for our environment. This is one of the few sunscreens my 6 year old kids will sit still for me to put on! They like this scent in particular--the lavender scent is calming.