Organic sunscreen saves skin

As summer is quickly approaching, there is a dire need to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Even though the sun offers the body vitamin D, ultraviolet rays emanating from the sun can lead to serious conditions, including skin cancer. Protecting the skin all year round, especially during the summer months, is crucial.

Goddess Garden sunscreen naturally protects skin from the sun. (Photo from Goddess Garden)

Sunscreen is great at this kind of protection, but most sunscreens contain toxic chemicals. According to Goddess Garden, an organic sunscreen company, these chemicals that are polluting popular sunscreens include oxybenzone, octinoxate, homosalate, octisalate, and octocrylene. These chemicals contain carcinogens and hormone disruptors that can lead to permanent skin damage and premature aging.

Goddess Garden Organics uses active minerals like titanium and zinc, as well as essential oils and natural ingredients. Sunscreens that do not contain these minerals create a higher risk of cancer, may play a part in potential birth defects, and can disrupt human reproduction.

Goddess Garden Organics is made in Boulder, Colorado, and is certified organic. Its mission is to ensure none of its products are destroying the environment or harming the human body. The company specializes in a broad-spectrum protection sunscreen for the whole family that contains no synthetic chemicals.

This sunscreen line is perfect for those who have allergies or skin sensitivities to the chemicals in traditional cosmetic products. In addition to a sunscreen line, Goddess Garden also provides essential oils and sun-repairing products. Their products contain no alcohols that will dry the skin, which can induce aging as well.

The sunscreen absorbs quickly and does not leave a greasy feel behind after application. The products also smell great because the company uses many essential oils including lavender and raspberry seed. Typically, natural and organic skincare products are expensive, but Goddess Garden products are reasonably priced around $15 per bottle. The FDA has also tested the products for UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) rays, and classifies the products as “broad spectrum.” All Goddess Garden sunscreen products exceed SPF 30 to keep the promise of protecting the skin against the sun’s damaging rays.

Along with creating natural skincare products, the company supports several nonprofit organizations that contribute to cancer research and environmental protection. Keeping the environment in mind, the company creates packaging and products that are reef safe and biodegradable.

For more information about Goddess Garden Organics visit its website at goddessgarden.com. Products can be found on the website, on Amazon, and at Walgreens and CVS.

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