Our premium moisturiser-meets-sunscreen gives effective sun protection as well as nurturing skin. It is sensational for sensitive skin and won't clog pores.
Will not cause the common sunscreen issues of congestion, sensitivity, hyperpigmentation and early ageing - because 17 concentrated 'medicinal grade' plant, flower and herb extracts 'buffer' the three TGA-approved sunscreening ingredients.
Does not contain PABA, mineral oil, or nano particles.
Why use an SPF 15 rather than SPF 30 or SPF 50?
How to Use
You may think if the SPF is ‘higher’ then your sun protection will equivalently rise too. However that isn’t the case. While an SPF 15 will block around 93 percent of UVB rays, doubling the SPF to 30 will block 97 percent; SPF50 blocks 98%. That’s just a 4 or 5 percent increase – for what would appear to be double the dose or more.
Dermatologists and the Cancer Council say there is no real difference between using an SPF 15 or 30 and using SPF 50 or higher.
SPF levels are also a gauge of how long it takes to become sunburned compared to how long it takes to burn without wearing sunscreen. If you generally take 20 minutes to burn, an SPF 15 should allow you to go 300 minutes before burning. However it is not all recommended nor is it safe to go 300 minutes in the sun before putting on more sunscreen. Ever.
Generally an SPF 15 is sufficient, especially if it can be worn when swimming. For maximum protection against prolonged exposure to the sun it is highly recommended to also wear protective clothing, a hat and effective sunglasses.
Remember, all sunscreens must be reapplied every two hours regardless of SPF.
Purified Water, Octylmethoxycinnamate (organic compound UVB absorber), Isopropyl Myristate, Soya Bean Glycerin, Benzophenone-3 (organic UVA & UVB absorber), Glyceryl stearate (sustainable palm source), freshly extracted organic Aloe barbadensis juice from Qld (not the usual reconstituted powder from China), Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Eicosene Copolymer (water resistant compound), Cetostearyl alcohol (white of coconut source), fresh, medicinal-grade herbal extract of Calendula flowers, Chickweed Ext, Marshmallow, Extract of Australian bushflowers (Southern Cross, Wattle, Paw Paw, Kapok Bush, Banksia, Mulla Mulla), Calendula infused oil (Aust), Sesame oil (West Africa), Avocado oil (Aust), Jojoba oil (Argentina), Leuconstoc (Radish root ferment) Avobenzone (UVAabsorber), essential oils of Rose Geranium (Kenya), Chamomile (Fr), Lemongrass (India), PhytoCide (Sambucus nigra Elderberry fruit ext), D-Panthenol ,Gluconolactone (found naturally in fruit),Carbopol (thickener), Dimethicone, Sodium hydroxide (used in ramen noodles)
Standard sunscreen advice: avoid applying to children under 2 years of age. Keep very young children out of strong sunlight.
Our ingredient choices: Simplicité Moisturiser with Sunscreen contains approved sunscreening agents along with significant amounts of nutritive, healing, anti-toxin, soothing plant extracts to balance the formula. Sunscreening ingredients in this product have been approved by senior government scientists in the European Union, the USA, Australia, Canada, and Japan. They make their decisions after reviewing every known study. These scientists don't refer to internet articles to make their decisions. Neither is Simplicité swayed by internet conjecture, or out of context articles on certain ‘organic’ websites.
Green denotes the nutritive, active herbal ingredients. These are either certified organic or wild grown. We freshly make all our plant extracts. We don’t buy commercial liquid ‘plant extracts’ or commercial lifeless dried and powdered herbs to make extracts.
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