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Posts Tagged ‘best mineral sunscreen’


Verdure sunscreen is back!

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015


Verdure Matte Moisturizing Mineral Sunscreen with Ceramides and Antioxidants SPF 30+ is back and better than ever! We added ceramides for increased moisture and now we are going cartonless to reduce paper waste.

As before, it is still the first and only sunscreen with broccoli extract-an antioxidant known to have protective effects against skin cancer. In addition, green and red tea (Rooibos) extracts are also there for the same reason. Zinc oxide is the best and broadest spectrum sunscreen ingredient available.

Verdure sunscreen was featured in Allure and Lucky Magazines as one of the best new sunscreens of 2008, as well as on Yahoo Shine!

You can click here to order online or pick one up while here in the office. Although it retails for $36 for 3 oz. it is price competitive with other sunscreens found in Sephora and in department stores. Some of our customers use it just for their face and use something less expensive for their body. It won’t sting your eyes and has the highest rating for water resistance. We hope you like it and for those fans out there, thanks for your utmost patience with our new formulation!

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Zinc oxide is the best sunscreen

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Everyday I am asked multiple times what sunscreens I recommend.
Zinc Oxide is the best sunscreen. It provides the broadest and most long lasting protection. However, when i mention this ingredient, everyone immediately thinks of the thick paste lifeguards use. That’s not exactly what I am talking about. Every sunscreen by law is required to list the “active ingredients.” As long as zinc oxide is one of the ingredients, I am happy, however, I truly believe zinc and titanium dioxide are the best combination. Many people are concerned about nanoparticles in the mineral sunscreens, however, unless 1) you have a nanoparticle formulation and 2) you have lots of open skin -such as with an extensive eczema, there is not any significant penetration. I’d be much more concerned about the chemical sunscreens such as avobenzones which are absorbed into your body through your skin and metabolized in the kidneys.

I have many people on the Verdure sunscreen waitlist. We are anticipating a May launch and I will keep you posted. In the meantime, I will provide you some other options during your annual skin check.

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