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Sunscreen Without Oxybenzone

Oxybenzone, despite the threat it poses to our bodies, is one of the most common filters found in chemical sunscreens. Colorescience offers sunscreen without oxybenzone to give you safe UV protection that you can trust. Choose our mineral sunblock without oxybenzone to protect yourself from the sun minus the exposure to harsh, toxic ingredients.



What Is Oxybenzone?

Oxybenzone is a toxic chemical found in most commercial sunscreens. It forms readily soluble, colorless crystals with the primary function of absorbing UV light. However, oxybenzone is also absorbed by the skin and thereby enters the bloodstream where it stays for an unknown amount of time. Studies have found oxybenzone in blood, urine, and breast milk samples, and have linked the chemical with endocrine-disruption and hormonal problems. Chemical sunscreens may also contain potentially dangerous, toxic filters such as octinoxate, octisalate, and homosalate. Avoid the risk altogether by shopping sunscreen without oxybenzone and octinoxate—nor any of its chemical counterparts—and choose Colorescience titanium dioxide sunscreen instead.


What Is Physical Sunscreen?

Whereas chemical sunscreens absorb into the skin, mineral sunscreen without oxybenzone sits on the skin’s surface to physically diffract harmful UV rays. Our formula uses zinc oxide and titanium dioxide to filter UV light instead of relying on the use of toxic chemicals to convert heat. Applying sunscreen with zinc oxide and titanium dioxide is easy with Colorescience’s self-dispensing brush; all you need to do is sweep the applicator in small, circular motions to release the powder 30 minutes before sun exposure for broad-spectrum protection.


Is Colorescience Sunscreen Safe?

Absolutely. We offer safe mineral makeup and oxybenzone-free sunscreen that will never include harsh chemicals or dyes known to trigger skin irritation. Our powder sunscreen for sensitive skin uses gentle ingredients and promises safe protection against the sun. Use Colorescience sunscreen with zinc oxide for a natural UV defense that’s free of harmful ingredients and shop our entire line of cosmetics, crafted with skincare in mind. We cater to every unique skin type—from dry to oily and sensitive complexions—formulated to your skin’s unique needs. From the Colorescience Finishing Touch Protocol to pigmentation correction, you’re sure to find the right skincare solution for your beauty routine. Shop with confidence knowing your purchase comes with a money-back guarantee—and add a free sample to your sunscreen without oxybenzone to explore more products you’re sure to love!

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