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Apr 11 2017
4 months ago
9:10 AM MDT

Try THIS Tuesday: Hannah’s Favorite Natural Sunscreen

Apr 11, 2017 @ 9:10 AM MDT
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Note from Collin:

Do you have a product you love? We definitely have many favorite products here on the Hip2Save Team, and thought it would be FUN to share some of them with you! I personally love product recommendations and I’ve also had a few requests from readers, so I have asked each member of the team to think of products they love (cosmetics, kitchen gadgets etc.) and to write up a post that will be shared here every Tuesday. Hannah, my sidekick, is sharing one of her favorites…

Hi all! It’s Hannah here, one of Collin’s sidekicks!

I am fairly new to making the switch to more natural products when possible, and one of the most difficult product switches for me has been sunscreen.

Sunglasses & Hat Required!

As you can see from this picture, I have super pale skin so I burn very easily which is frustrating for my inner beach bum! 😊 A hat, sunglasses, and usually an umbrella seem barely enough to keep me from burning! My husband and I love to just hop in the car and go every chance we get, and even on fairly short road trips my arms definitely get some sun.

With that said, I needed to find a sunscreen that I would feel good about using and that actually worked. After doing some research, I decided to order Beyond Coastal Active Sunscreen from Amazon.

Getting used to the lower SPF on the labels of natural sunscreen products definitely took some getting used to, and I was a bit terrified applying SPF 34 when I am used to applying SPF 85 or higher! I thought surely I was going to be fried.

To my surprise though, I applied this sunscreen as normal on a trip to Florida during an extremely sunny day and did not get burned! I did reapply quite often (about every hour or so).

Another favorite feature of this sunscreen is that there is not a strong smell at all. Plus, the texture feels only slightly thicker than sunscreen I grew up using and it rubs in much easier than other natural sunscreens I have tried.

As a comparison, I previously tried Alba Very Emollient Mineral Sunscreen and it was like layering on glue and the smell was unbearable! 😬 And even though it felt super thick, I still got burned with it on.

I hope this helps some of you who may be looking for a new sunscreen to try! I can’t guarantee that it will work for everyone but it may be worth a try if you are looking for a natural sunscreen to try out!

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