Tinted sunscreen guide: A brief exploration of tinted ingredients

What ingredient(s) in mineral sunscreens provide a 'natural tint'?

Isn’t it funny how you can go through life not knowing what’s right under your nose? Even if you put it there yourself? I recently came to realize that aluminum oxide and iron oxides are everywhere! If you use or have ever used any sort of BB cream, tinted moisturizer, or tinted sunscreen, you’ve probably rubbed one or more of these ingredients on your face every day.

Exploring Zinc Oxide Sunscreens: Thinksport Safe Sunscreen SPF 50

Thinksport has one of the highest percentages of zinc oxide I've seen: 20%. Let's take a closer look at the ingredients in this physical sunscreen.

I thought my lifelong search for the perfect facial sunscreen was over when I discovered Australian Gold Botanical Tinted Face Sunscreen (SPF 50). I really do love this sunscreen, but I’m a bit concerned about its low concentration of active ingredients: 4% zinc oxide and 4% titanium dioxide. When I emailed the company to ask, Australian Gold said that it hasn’t applied for the Skin Cancer Foundation’s Seal of Recommendation, and has no plans to do so. So, as summer approaches,…