Sunscreen

Baby Bum Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 Review: My new go-to sunscreen

This mineral sunscreen is affordable, moisturizing, and doesn't leave a heavy cast. Plus, it's not only suitable for babies but also adults with sensitive skin!

I can’t believe it’s already been five months since my last post. My timing is a little off because we’re already well into autumn, but I’m going to share this post anyway: my favorite sunscreen find of the year! Drumroll please…it’s Baby Bum Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50! I’ve tried one of Sun Bum’s chemical sunscreens in the past, but it had a strong fragrance that turned me off. Earlier this year, I tested out the mineral formula for babies…

Coppertone Sport Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 Lotion Review

This sunscreen has a very high percentage of zinc oxide (24.08%!) and doesn't irritate your eyes when you're working out. However, its thick, overly waxy consistency makes it a pain to apply evenly.

On a recent trip, I bought a bottle of Coppertone Sport Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 specifically for my outdoor workouts. True to its “Sport” claim, this sunscreen offered long-lasting coverage, even when I was sweating bullets (unfortunately, I sweat profusely when I work out). Although it’s a decent sunscreen that will do in a pinch, I think there are better mineral sunscreens out there, so I will probably not repurchase this after I’ve used up the bottle.

Cetaphil Sheer Mineral Face Liquid Sunscreen SPF 50 Review

This liquid mineral sunscreen includes niacinamide, bisabolol, allantoin, SPF boosters, and water resistance ingredients to help ensure that the sunscreen stays on.

Cetaphil has a great reputation as a maker of some of the world’s most beloved moisturizers. Their moisturizing lotion is a favorite around here, so I was excited to hear that they introduced a mineral liquid facial sunscreen. SPF 50, water-resistant, and fragrance-free? Yes, yes, and yes. And it’s entirely based on zinc oxide, which is the FDA-approved sunscreen ingredient that is best for sensitive skin, according to my dad. But wait a minuteā€”it’s a mineral sunscreen, so will…