SHEA BUTTER: Not just any shea butter, but Soil Association certified organic unrefined Shea Butter. Not only is Shea Butter an edible ingredient, it is also anti-inflammatory, prevents premature ageing and is highly moisturising. 

ZINC OXIDE: Widely acknowledged as offering the safest, broadest-spectrum sun protection possible, Shade have used a pharmaceutical grade uncoated, non-Nano Zinc Oxide, which also has a cooling, slightly astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial and protective action on the skin, making Shade a perfect aftersun also.

COCONUT OIL: We all know just how healthful this amazingly versatile oil is both in and on the body. Coconut Oil also has a natural, although low, SPF, and Shade have chosen to use a favourite sustainable Coconut oil; unrefined virgin organic Coconut Oil which is also Soil Association certified.

BEESWAX: A pure, sustainably-sourced unrefined beeswax is used in Shade. It's completely non-toxic, locks in moisture, has excellent water-repellant properties and is naturally nourishing to the skin. In cosmetics, beeswax is an anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and a germicidal antioxidant making it a perfect sunscreen ingredient.