Black Girl Sunscreen

Black Girl Sunscreen

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$ 19.00
Regular price $ 19.00

The name is everything. The weightless, melanin-protecting Black Girl SPF 30 Sunscreen won’t leave skin with a sticky residue or white cast. Plus, the cocoa butter and carrot seed oil keeps skin moisturized and protected as you play in the sunshine.

Ultra Sheer SPF. The moisturizing blend of carrot seed, jojoba and almonds leave skin protected and nourished, without the sticky effects of traditional sunscreens.

Carrot seed oil - With antioxidants galore, carrot seed oil helps naturally treat sun damaged skin. Thanks to the beta carotene, carrot oil has wonderful skin healing and rejuvenating properties, too.

Cocoa seed butter - This nourishing butter diminishes dark spots and reverses dull skin. Filled with healthy saturated fats similar to coconut oil, it even helps reduce inflammation.

Avocado oil - Hydrating and softening, avocado oil is highly emollient with an excellent source of antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals, and vitaminseven acts as a natural mini sunblock.

Why We Love it: So listen, this is one of our best selling products, period. The reason that we and so many other people love it, is because this sunscreen doesn't have the sunscreen smell and it goes on like a moisturizer. That means it is not super thick, not hard to apply, and it doesn't leave the white cast that most sunscreens leave behind. Yes, Black girls need sunscreen and this sunscreen not only protects you from the UV rays but it also moisturizes and nourishes your skin. 

What Makes it Green: So this is going to be a long answer. Active ingredients in sunscreens come in two forms, mineral and chemical filters. Each uses a different mechanism for protecting skin and maintaining stability in sunlight. The most common sunscreens on the market contain chemical filters. These products typically include a combination of two to six of the following active ingredients: oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate and octinoxate. Mineral sunscreens use zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide. A handful of products combine zinc oxide with chemical filters.

Laboratory studies indicate that some chemical UV filters may mimic hormones, and physicians report sunscreen-related skin allergies, which raises important questions about unintended human health consequences from frequent sunscreen application.

EWG has reviewed the existing data about human exposure and toxicity for the nine most commonly used sunscreen chemicals. The most worrisome is oxybenzone, which was added to nearly 65 percent of the non-mineral sunscreens, and it is known that oxybenzone can cause allergic skin reactions (Rodriguez 2006).

Black Girl Sunscreen is formulated with chemical filters, but it is not formulated with oxybenzone, the most damaging chemical filter. It is also formulated without parabens, phthalates, triclosan, or any of the twenty other toxic ingredients banned on our Toxic Twenty List. 

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone: 3%, Homosalate: 10%, Octisalate: 5%, and Octocrylene: 2.75%

Ingredients: Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Acrylates/C12-22 Alkyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Butyl Phthalimide, Carbomer, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Isopropyl Phthalimide, Lecithin, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Sorbitan Oleate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Water

Perfect for: All skin types

How to use: Apply a thin layer of BGS to your skin at least 15 minutes before sun exposure.

Customer Reviews

4.9 Based on 76 Reviews
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DW
10/12/2019
DD W.
United States United States

Love it

No white/faded look, when you don't put on too much on your face at once

TT
10/09/2019
Tatiana T.
United States United States

Black Girl Magic

This is the best sunscreen I’ve ever used . I have light skin while my daughters skin complexion is darker , we have always struggled with finding a sunscreen that works for us . I’m happy I found black girl sunscreen it’s changes our lives well our skin .

AD
10/06/2019
Antoiniqua D.
United States United States

Great subscreen

I’m usually allergic to sunscreen but this one has been amazing for my skin and the smell doesn’t stay for long.

CW
09/27/2019
Courtney W.
United States United States

Best stuff ever!

Black Girl Sunscreen is the best. Truly made to protect my our beautiful melinated skin. I use this product with my daily skin care routine and it leaves my skin soft and ready for the sun. Thank you Black Girl Sunscreen!

SJ
09/25/2019
Shakira J.
United States United States

Best sunscreen!

It leaves a glow on your skin that is fantastic for dry skin days. It doesn’t clog my pores and as they said, NO WHITE CAST! It’s amazing and you should try it for both face and body.

The name is everything. The weightless, melanin-protecting Black Girl SPF 30 Sunscreen won’t leave skin with a sticky residue or white cast. Plus, the cocoa butter and carrot seed oil keeps skin moisturized and protected as you play in the sunshine.

Ultra Sheer SPF. The moisturizing blend of carrot seed, jojoba and almonds leave skin protected and nourished, without the sticky effects of traditional sunscreens.

Carrot seed oil - With antioxidants galore, carrot seed oil helps naturally treat sun damaged skin. Thanks to the beta carotene, carrot oil has wonderful skin healing and rejuvenating properties, too.

Cocoa seed butter - This nourishing butter diminishes dark spots and reverses dull skin. Filled with healthy saturated fats similar to coconut oil, it even helps reduce inflammation.

Avocado oil - Hydrating and softening, avocado oil is highly emollient with an excellent source of antioxidants, fatty acids, minerals, and vitaminseven acts as a natural mini sunblock.

Why We Love it: So listen, this is one of our best selling products, period. The reason that we and so many other people love it, is because this sunscreen doesn't have the sunscreen smell and it goes on like a moisturizer. That means it is not super thick, not hard to apply, and it doesn't leave the white cast that most sunscreens leave behind. Yes, Black girls need sunscreen and this sunscreen not only protects you from the UV rays but it also moisturizes and nourishes your skin. 

What Makes it Green: So this is going to be a long answer. Active ingredients in sunscreens come in two forms, mineral and chemical filters. Each uses a different mechanism for protecting skin and maintaining stability in sunlight. The most common sunscreens on the market contain chemical filters. These products typically include a combination of two to six of the following active ingredients: oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate and octinoxate. Mineral sunscreens use zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide. A handful of products combine zinc oxide with chemical filters.

Laboratory studies indicate that some chemical UV filters may mimic hormones, and physicians report sunscreen-related skin allergies, which raises important questions about unintended human health consequences from frequent sunscreen application.

EWG has reviewed the existing data about human exposure and toxicity for the nine most commonly used sunscreen chemicals. The most worrisome is oxybenzone, which was added to nearly 65 percent of the non-mineral sunscreens, and it is known that oxybenzone can cause allergic skin reactions (Rodriguez 2006).

Black Girl Sunscreen is formulated with chemical filters, but it is not formulated with oxybenzone, the most damaging chemical filter. It is also formulated without parabens, phthalates, triclosan, or any of the twenty other toxic ingredients banned on our Toxic Twenty List. 

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone: 3%, Homosalate: 10%, Octisalate: 5%, and Octocrylene: 2.75%

Ingredients: Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Acrylates/C12-22 Alkyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Butyl Phthalimide, Carbomer, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Isopropyl Phthalimide, Lecithin, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Propylene Glycol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Sorbitan Oleate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopheryl Acetate, Water

Perfect for: All skin types

How to use: Apply a thin layer of BGS to your skin at least 15 minutes before sun exposure.

Customer Reviews

4.9 Based on 76 Reviews
5 ★
93% 
71
4 ★
7% 
5
3 ★
0% 
0
2 ★
0% 
0
1 ★
0% 
0
Write a Review

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Filter Reviews:
DW
10/12/2019
DD W.
United States United States

Love it

No white/faded look, when you don't put on too much on your face at once

TT
10/09/2019
Tatiana T.
United States United States

Black Girl Magic

This is the best sunscreen I’ve ever used . I have light skin while my daughters skin complexion is darker , we have always struggled with finding a sunscreen that works for us . I’m happy I found black girl sunscreen it’s changes our lives well our skin .

AD
10/06/2019
Antoiniqua D.
United States United States

Great subscreen

I’m usually allergic to sunscreen but this one has been amazing for my skin and the smell doesn’t stay for long.

CW
09/27/2019
Courtney W.
United States United States

Best stuff ever!

Black Girl Sunscreen is the best. Truly made to protect my our beautiful melinated skin. I use this product with my daily skin care routine and it leaves my skin soft and ready for the sun. Thank you Black Girl Sunscreen!

SJ
09/25/2019
Shakira J.
United States United States

Best sunscreen!

It leaves a glow on your skin that is fantastic for dry skin days. It doesn’t clog my pores and as they said, NO WHITE CAST! It’s amazing and you should try it for both face and body.

Black Girl Sunscreen

 

Shontay Lundy loves to be outside. She often hikes, practices yoga and walks her bulldog on the beach. Unfortunately, she couldn’t find a... read more