6 Safe Sunscreens For Your Handbag

by | Jan 29, 2020

We’re pretty sure that your tubes and tubs of summer sunscreen are empty-ing. With winter still a while away, we have recommendations for sustainable sunblocks to keep your skin and the planet safe.



Oh lief provides 100% natural sunscreen products suitable for the whole family. All of their products are safe for sensitive skin and the environment.

Price: From about R100 to R200

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Nektor sunscreen provides a range of sustainable, organic, suncare products from lip balm to tinted creams. Their products are all certified ‘reef-safe’, cruelty-free and GMO-free.   

Price: From R282 on Faithful-to-Nature

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Hey Gorgeous

Hey Gorgeous’s Oh So Natural sunscreen is 100% natural, made with the active ingredient zinc oxide. It is vegan-friendly, palm oil free, and produced locally.

Price: From R220

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Back 2 Nature

Back 2 Nature’s Surf Zinc Sunblock ~SPF30 is safe for our ocean, and for your skin. Their products are vegan-friendly, 100% plastic-free, and palm oil free.

Price: From R230

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Eli & You

The family-run business, uses a combination of natural and organic plant extracts and exotic oils. Eli & You is passionately committed to creating skincare products without harmful chemicals, cruelty-free status.

Price: From R230 on Faitful-to-Nature

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Sunumbra is a natural, water-resistant  sunscreen that contains natural ingredients such as broccoli sprouts and green rooibos extract. 

Price: From R275 at Faithful to Nature

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Image: Jéanelle van der Merwe


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