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Abi and Margaret

Odylique & Our Story

Based in Suffolk, England, we are a small family team headed by Margaret, Colin and daughter Abi (see picture, from left to right: Abi & Margaret). Since establishing the Essential Care brand as a trademark and mail order company in 2003, we have been on a mission to make the purest skincare on earth.

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Organic Sunscreen | SPF 30 | 100ml Sun Cream

natural sun screen

Awards and Certifications

  • natural sun screen
  • soil association logo
  • As seen in Green Parent Magazine

NEW! Natural Sun Screen SPF30

Availability: In stock
£25.00
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This exceptionally pure all-natural sun cream is ideal for very sensitive skin and all the family, babies and children. It can be applied to the face or body.

The sun screen offers unique triple protectionBroad spectrum UVA, UVB to SPF 30, and powerful organic Antioxidants to scavenge free radicals.

It actively cares for your skin with skin-friendly zinc oxide plus NINE of the very finest organic botanicals, including karanja seed and Fairtrade raw shea butter to replenish and soothe, plus special extracts of chamomile, rosemary and sea buckthorn to calm the skin and counteract the damaging effects of the sun with a powerpack of antioxidants.

No nanoparticles – No silicone – No artificial UV filters, preservatives, fragrance or colour.

The texture is not heavy, non-whitening, not pore-clogging and not greasy.

It is also the first ever sun screen that is both approved by the Fairtrade Foundation and organically certified.

Effective immediately on application – no waiting around for chemical sun screens to take effect!

 

Actives:

  • UV protective karanja and zinc
  • Soothing, hydrating raw shea butter
  • Antioxidant vitamin-rich sunflower
  • Calming chamomile
  • Protecting sea buckthorn (rich in omega 7) against ageing UV damage

 

Properties:

  • Available in 50ml & 100ml tubes (recyclable and manufactured in Europe)
  • Suitable for Vegans
  • 100% natural origin,  76% organic - certified to Soil Association organic standards
  • Includes Fairtrade ingredients (approved by the Fairtrade Foundation)
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5 Reviews For NEW! Natural Sun Screen SPF30

  1. Star Rating

    R*30/09/2016

    I gave up on sunscreen and then decided to give this a go. Other sunscreens I tried before either left my combination skin very dry or they contained too many chemicals. I decided to give this a try and was a bit sceptical at first. After using this for a few weeks I absolutely love it. It keeps my skin moisturised all day long! I feel relieved that I no longer have to search for or worry about wearing a good and natural SPF again.

  2. Star Rating

    Georgie15/08/2016

    I have been outside in my garden with this lovely weather, and I have been using the sun screen for the past week and i have to say i love it, I had the same problem as Laura it was hard to get the cream out tube i did think there was a hidden cover inside i had to remove, it does stop the wastage or making a mess like i usually have with other brands packaging. I was worried about the slight oiliness when i applied it but after a while that wasnt a problem, i love it on my neck and hands, thank you for a lovely product i am very happy with it. :-)

  3. Star Rating

    Laura14/08/2016

    This sun cream is silky soft and has a buttery scent. I love the fact that, unlike chemical sunscreens, its protection is immediate - so there's no having to remember to apply it half an hour before going outside. Although it doesn't say it on the label, I would guess it lasts as long as a chemical sun cream - I would guess about 4 hours in moderate sun. I have been looking for a reputable organic sunscreen for a long time. There are so many considerations with natural sun cream - such as how much zinc is used and the size of the zinc particles, and exactly how 'natural' the other ingredients are. I spent a long time researching brands before discovering Odylique. I'm happy with their ingredients and feel confident about their commitment to natural skin care (unlike other brands that simply want stick an 'organic' label on their products for marketing purposes). The reason I haven't give it 5 stars is because the my tube is rather solid. I have to massage the tube for a few minutes before attempting to squeeze the cream out. Once in my hands, it doesn't feel that thick at all, and it goes on really easily, but getting it out of the tube has been quite a problem. I was away when the sun cream was delivered and the parcel was in my very cold barn for a few days. I left it in the warm kitchen for 48 hours but the tube never really softened up. I do wonder if I got a particularly thick batch? Having said that, I'll put up with the struggle because I like the product so much.

    [Odylique Reply]

    Hi Laura,

    Thank you for your lovely comments! Great to hear that you've found a natural sun screen you like :)

    We recommend that the tube is kept somewhere warm. As it has to stay stable in hot temperatures, you may find it is a little thicker in cooler temperatures than a conventional sun cream. (Do give us a ring if you still have a problem with it though!)

    In regards to how long sun creams last, this is where the SPF rating is quite handy. The number (so in our case, 30) refers to a time measure. So if it takes, for example, five minutes of unprotected sun exposure before you start to burn, a sun cream with an SPF30 would protect you for roughly 30 x 5 = 150 minutes, or two and a half hours, before you need to reapply. Always best to reapply after being in water, and stay out of the sun during the hottest hours of the day. We have lots more information about sun cream ratings and how to apply a natural sun screen over on our blog!

  4. Star Rating

    Elsa19/07/2016

    I have been waiting for a high-factor organic sun screen for a long time to protect me and my children's very fair skin...and I have not been disappointed. I actually hate applying sun screen but this product goes on like cream, smells nice, is immediately absorbed, does not attract dirt, does not feel like it is clogging my skin, and best of all, I know I am not using unhealthy or unethical products. It's the first time that I am actually happy to lather myself in sun screen...and it lasts all day. At last I have found the perfect sun screen! Thank you!

  5. Star Rating

    Susi09/06/2016

    Wanted you to know that your new Natural Sun Screen arrived in time for a hot weekend and I am delighted to report that one application to my very susceptible Celtic skin lasted through the heat and exposure of Sunday – outside all day and driving around with my roof down (yippee!) proved to be totally protective. By evening, familiar freckles appearing but no redness, burning or tenderness. A really impressive performance!
    Great to feel so safe and prepared for more Summer days.

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ingredients

ingredients

INCI: Pongamia glabra seed oil*, Zinc oxide, Butyrospermum parkii butter*F, Silica, Helianthus annuus seed oil*, Euphorbia candelilla cera*, Simmondsia chinensis seed oil, Copernica cerifera*, Hippophae rhamnoides extract*, Chamomilla recutita extract*, Rosmarinus officinalis extract*, Jojoba esters, Polyhydroxystearic acid

Plain English: Karanja oil*, Zinc oxide (non-nano), Raw Shea butter*F, Silica, Sunflower oil*, Candelilla wax*, Jojoba extracts, Carnauba wax*, Chamomile*, Rosemary* and Sea buckthorn* extracts, Natural stabilisers (from corn)

*Certified organic (76% of product) - 20% mineral

F Ingredient complies with Fairtrade Standards, minimum 5%.

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