Summer Skincare: Sunscreens & Post-Sun Products

AVOID, PREVENT & KEEP IT SIMPLE


Avoiding sun damage is the key to maintaining skin health. During the summer, keep your skincare routine simple and prioritize preventing sun damage from occurring in the first place. Use physical barriers like hats, sunglasses and clothing to shield your skin from UV rays. Minimize your time in the sun from the late morning to early afternoon. Cleanse, moisturize and apply sunscreen every day.

SUNSCREEN OPTIONS


We have a multitude of excellent sunscreen options to suit your skin type and lifestyle.


Laboratoire Dr Renaud

Whether you’re looking for a light lotion, a rich emulsion, or a loose powder application, LDR’s SPF collection offers you options between SPF 15 and 50 for face and body. The high quality ingredients offer you mineral and organic protection reinforced by Venuceane and Jasmine extracts. Click here for more information on LDR sunscreens [PDF].


Éminence Organic Skin Care

Éminence's Lilikoi Mineral Defense Collection is a fantastic option for both sunscreen and environmental pollution protection. We particularly love the lightweight and sheer Lilikoi Mineral Defense Sport Sunscreen which is water-resistant too!


Rosehip & Lemongrass Lip Balm SPF 15

All natural SPF 15 defends dry lips against harmful UV exposure, while soothing rosehip oil relieves dryness and rejuvenating lavender restores softness.


Tropical Vanilla Body Sunscreen SPF 32

Vegan, gluten-free, organic sunscreen with a divine scent.


Tropical Vanilla Day Cream SPF 32

This cream uses hydrating shea butter and the fragrant aroma of vanilla to care for your skin with SPF 32 sun protection.


Bright Skin Moisturizer SPF 30

Lighten the appearance of dark spots while protecting against future damage with the built-in broad spectrum SPF.


Red Currant Protective Moisturizer SPF 30

An ultra-light replenishing moisturizer with SPF 30 featuring their exclusive Youth Shield Antioxidant Complex.


Sun Defense Minerals​

These hypoallergenic, non pore clogging natural minerals provide water-resistant SPF 30 sun protection to women and men alike. They are excellent for post-treatment use, especially on red or blotchy skin. Darker shades can be used as a bronzer.


Tinted Moisturizer SPF 25

Soften and protect skin with an antioxidant-rich, non-clogging tinted moisturizer. Available in two flattering shades, this moisturizer delivers lightweight sheer coverage and a natural finish.


TIZO Mineral Sunscreens


We bring in a curated selection of high-quality mineral sunscreens from this brand focused on age-defying products and state of the art ingredients.


Jane Iredale Makeup

Many of Jane Iredale's face products feature mineral sunscreens among many beneficial ingredients. We love Jane Iredale's Hand Drink SPF Cream for daily use on the often overlooked hands!


RECOMMENDED POST-SUN PRODUCTS


Our flagship lines offer cruelty-free products formulated without parabens, petrochemicals or phthalates.


Laboratoire Dr Renaud

Dermazulene: An extremely soothing, gentle, rich and fragrance-free cream for a relieved and refreshed skin. Restores hydro-balance immediately and lastingly.


Omega-3 Lipid Replenishing Serum: Soothes and restores sensitive, irritated skin with essential nutrients.


C+10 Serum: Activates the skin’s natural cellular defenses to not only repair the DNA, but also repair essential proteins following UV exposure. This unique formula will deliver younger-looking, brighter, firmer, smoother skin and a radiant complexion. You can also layer this product underneath sunscreen for added protection.


Éminence Organic Skin Care


Stone Crop Body Oil: The combination of stone crop and arnica makes this lightly scented oil perfect for soothing post-sun damaged skin.


Stone Crop Hydrating Mist: A revitalizing and healing toner for all skin types. Increases your skin’s hydration level and leaves it looking smooth and moisturized.


Stone Crop Serum: This intense hydrator relieves the appearance of signs of aging as you benefit from its super antioxidant benefits.

Facial Recovery Oil: Toning and hydrating oil created with precious herbs and nourishing oils to soothe and renew sensitive and aging skin. This is a luxurious facial oil suitable for all skin types.


Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Serum: This potent dose of non-irritating Vitamin C is stabilized by botanically-derived ferulic acid to deliver optimal antioxidant benefits and improve the appearance of skin.


Wildflower Ultralight Oil: This natural and organic dry oil absorbs quickly and provides sheer moisture to revitalize the skin’s appearance. Everyone loves its scent!


Strawberry Rhubarb Masque: The strawberries gently exfoliate while the rhubarb and vegan-friendly hyaluronic acid calm and plump skin for a refreshed appearance.


Rosehip & Lemongrass Repair Balm: This revolutionary super balm uses the power of a Natural Repair Complex for dry skin needing relief from element exposure. Use as a spot-treatment or as an ultra-rich cream on face or body to repair and reduce redness.


Rosehip & Lemongrass Soothing Hydrator for Face & Body: This lightweight moisturizer locks in moisture, repairs dry skin and reduces redness caused by dryness and sun exposure. Cooling properties, courtesy of a beautiful blend of camphor and menthol, provide a refreshing sensation, especially after exposure to the elements.


Stone Crop Body Lotion: A hydrating lotion for all skin types that moisturizes, tones and refreshes the skin. Includes BioComplex: a booster of antioxidants, Coenzyme Q10, and Alpha Lipoic Acid to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve the appearance of skin.


Citrus Lip Balm: A petroleum free citrus treat for the lips with shea butter and sunflower seed oil to give lips maximum hydration and a sexy sheen. With continued use, the natural peptides make lips look voluptuous and youthful.


For assistance finding the best products for your skin type and situation, we recommend contacting us and arranging a Consultation or contactless product pick-up.

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