Ethical and kind to your skin,Shade is one of the UK's top ethical sunscreens. SPF 25 with 100% natural ingredients that are ethically and sustainably sourced. It contains no nasty chemicals and is free from micro plastics and nanoparticles so it is safe for all skin types. It is never tested on animals, has plastic-free packaging and is totally marine and reef friendly. It is literally, good enough to eat!
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.