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Sia Botanics Chemical Free SPF 30

Zinc for the Sun

Sia Botanics Chemical Free SPF 30

When it comes to beauty, no single approach fits all. But there's one thing every dermatologist will agree on: sunscreen is a must, always. If you're loath to put chemicals on your skin, go the natural route with Sia Botanics. This chemical-free offering relies on zinc oxide (a white powdered mineral) and naturally occurring titanium dioxide to provide an SPF of 30. Inactive ingredients include organic aloe vera, avocado oil and green tea leaf extract. We love that the non-comedogenic Sia sun screen is virtually unscented and free of irritants to sensitive eyes. It’s great for the delicate décolletage area and for our kids, whom we strife to keep as chemical-free as possible. Bonus: all Sia products are cruelty-free.

Reviewed by Sylvie Greil

Price: $27

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