Sensitive Skin Sun Routine Duo SPF 30

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Oat extract

Sensitive skin

Zinc oxide

Easy to apply

This duo contains a sensitive skin mineral sunscreen body stick - SPF 30 and a sensitive Skin mineral sunscreen face stick - SPF 30. They are both formulated with oat extract, a gentle emollient that helps soothe dry, sensitive skin. These unscented mineral sunscreen sticks also forms a physical barrier that protects against UVA and UVB rays. Choose products that are good for you and the environment!


*The packaging may differ slightly from the visuals on this page.
  • Made from non-nano zinc oxide, a safe and effective sunscreen filter according to EWG experts.
  • Protects against both UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburns
  • Enriched with oat extract to help soothe dry, sensitive skin
  • Blends quickly into the skin without leaving a sticky feeling
  • Handy stick format that makes touch-ups a breeze
  • Plastic-free, biodegradable and easy to use packaging
  • Face sunscreen stick designed for sensitive skin: Dermatologically tested, its hypoallergenic formula reduces the risk of allergies
  • Reef-friendly face sunscreen stick: Free of potentially damaging UV filters for coral reefs
  • Unscented, Certified by PETA, Vegan and cruelty-free face sunscreen stick

Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Body Stick - SPF 30

Our key ingredient: Zinc oxide (20%)

Ingredient list:

  • Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil (emollient)
  • Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter (skin conditioning)
  • Polyhydroxystearic acid (emulsifying)
  • Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil (emollient)
  • Caprylic/capric triglyceride (skin conditioning)
  • Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed wax (skin conditioning)
  • Behenyl behenate (emollient)
  • Ricinus communis (castor) seed oil (skin conditioning)
  • Capryloyl glycerin/sebacic acid copolymer (film forming)
  • Coco-caprylate/caprate (emollient)
  • Euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax (emollient)
  • Avena sativa (oat/avoine) kernel extract (soothing)

Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Face Stick - SPF 30

Our key ingredient: Zinc oxide (20%)

Ingredient list

  • cocos nucifera (coconut) oil (emollient)
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter (skin conditioning)
  • polyhydroxystearic acid (emulsifying)
  • helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil (emollient)
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride (skin conditioning)
  • helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed wax (skin conditioning)
  • behenyl behenate (emollient)
  • ricinus communis (castor) seed oil (skin conditioning)
  • capryloyl glycerin / sebacic acid copolymer (film forming)
  • coco-caprylate/caprate (emollient)
  • euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax (viscosity controlling)
  • avena sativa (oat / avoine) kernel extract (skin conditioning)

*Our products are constantly evolving, hence, please refer to the product packaging for our most accurate ingredient list.

Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Stick - SPF 30:
Apply a thin layer, then spread with circular motions on the body 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Reapply every 2 hours or after swimming, towel drying, perspiring heavily, or washing.

Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Face Stick - SPF 30:
Apply a thin layer, then spread with fingers all over face 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Reapply every 2 hours or after swimming, towel drying, perspiring heavily, or washing.

We are also on the EWG Sunscreen Guide.

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Star Ingredient

Designed for sensitive and reactive skin: the mineral sunscreen for sensitive skin are enriched with oat extract and are dermatologist tested. Its hypoallergenic and fragrance-free formula reduces the risk of allergies.

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Ocean Lovers

All of our sunscreens formulas are reef-friendly. They are made from natural and ingredients and do not contain ecotoxic chemical filters such as octinoxate or oxybenzone.

Frequently asked questions

Our liquid sunscreens are formulated with water and glycerin base, while our plastic free sun sticks contain oil, butter and wax. Our liquid sunscreens have a texture that provides a moisturizing feeling to the skin, while our sun sticks are more nourishing. To choose the right sun product for your needs, it is important to consider your skin type. People with dry skin or those looking for more nourishing protection may prefer our sun sticks, while those with oilier skin may prefer our liquid sunscreens.

SPF indicates the amount of UVB rays blocked by a sunscreen. SPF 30 will block 97.4% of UVB rays, while SPF 50 will block 98%. As you can see, the difference is relatively small. Although the numbers increase, your degree of protection isn’t significantly better. In fact, the difference between SPF 30 and 50 is minimal—SPF 50 only blocks an extra 0.6% of UVB radiation.

Percentage of blocked UVB rays

  • SPF 15* 93%
  • SPF 30 97,4%
  • SPF 50 98%
  • SPF 60 98,3%

*Health Canada recommends a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 15.

And very high SPFs don’t come without risks. They give people the impression that they are extremely well protected, so they tend to spend more time in the sun. However, the SPF value is not a time-dependent protection, but rather indicates the proportion of blocked sun rays. This is why we have to re-apply sunscreen every two hours, regardless of its SPF, to efficiently protect the skin.


For more information, read our article "The Truth About High SPF Sunscreens: Are They Really Better?"

While titanium dioxide is often used in mineral sunscreens, it only provides partial UV protection. Zinc oxide, on the other hand, offers broad-spectrum coverage (UVA and UVB). According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), zinc oxide is the soundest sunscreen choice.

For an efficient and non-whitening product, it’s important to ensure that there is a high enough concentration of non-nano zinc oxide. *For more information, read our article here.

Yes, all our sun care products have a broad-spectrum sun protection factor of 30* and therefore protect the skin against UVA and UVB rays. The zinc oxide that we use in our sunscreen products is considered an excellent component to block UVA and UVB rays effectively. Also, the best way to protect yourself from UVA and UVB rays is to apply adequate sun protection, wear covering clothing, hats and sunglasses, and limit the amount of time you are in the sun.

Everyone is exposed to the harmful effects of the sun. However, some people are more vulnerable to the sun’s harmful effects because of their skin type, genetic and hereditary disposition, and their skin’s reaction to the sun. While it is true that very dark skin contains more melanin and has a better defence mechanism than light skin, UVA and UVB rays can have negative effects on all skin types. Having dark skin can give a false sense of protection from the sun, but beware! Dermatologists therefore recommend using a sunscreen with a protection factor of at least 30 for all skin types.

Our sunscreens are partially water resistant because some of their ingredients, including zinc oxide, naturally repel water.

However, we prefer not to label our sunscreens as such because after they are exposed to water, they will no longer provide protection that is as effective.

Therefore, we recommend reapplying our sunscreen at least every 2 hours, and after swimming or excessive sweating.

Nanoparticles are tiny molecules that have been nanonized (ground into fine particles). They could therefore enter the body through the outer layers of the skin. There are still many studies to be done to determine the direct impact of nanoparticles on health. But in the meantime, many scientists are playing it safe and not using nanoparticle ingredients in products that come into direct contact with the skin. In mineral sunscreens, nanoparticles minimize the formation of a white film after application and allow for a more transparent application, which is more appealing to consumers. Sunscreens containing nanoparticles are therefore easy to apply, non-whitening and lighter. According to the experts at EWG, the safest choice is a non-nano zinc oxide mineral sunscreen to create a physical barrier1. 1.https://www.ewg.org/sunscreen/report/nanoparticles-in-sunscreen/#.WwqMgy8ZNPU

There are two types of UV filters: chemical and physical.

Chemical filters use active ingredients that get absorbed by the skin to block UV rays and protect the skin.

Physical (or mineral) filters create a physical barrier on the skin to block UV rays.

According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), zinc oxide is considered to be the safest physical filter.