Top 10 Clear Zinc Oxide Sunscreens
for September 2021

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Ethical Zinc Mineral Sunscreen Zinc Oxide Physical SPF 50+ Water Resistant Natural, Sensitive, Reef Safe, Dries Clear, Made in Australia, Broad Spectrum Protection, Suitable for Kids, Face and Body

Ethical Zinc Mineral Sunscreen Zinc Oxide Physical SPF 50+ Water Resistant Natural

Sensitive, Reef Safe, Dries Clear, Made in Australia, Broad Spectrum Protection, Suitable for Kids, Face and Body

by Ethical Zinc Pty Ltd
What We like

80 min Water Resistance - Dries on clear after rubbing in

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Product Features

  • Made and Tested in Australia - Very High Broad Spectrum SPF50+ Protection
  • 22% Natural Pharmaceutical Grade Zinc Oxide
  • Suitable for Sensitive Skin - All Natural and Safe Ingredients
  • Reef & Ocean Safe (No Chemicals), Paraben and PABA Free

Reef & ocean safe (no chemicals), paraben and paba free Suitable for sensitive skin - all natural and safe ingredients 22% natural pharmaceutical grade zinc oxide Made and tested in australia - very high broad spectrum spf50+ protection

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Zinka - Clear Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Face Stick SPF 50, Water Resistant for 80 Minutes - .49oz Stick

Zinka

Clear Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Face Stick SPF 50, Water Resistant for 80 Minutes, .49oz Stick

by Zinka
What We like

Clear Formula - Non-greasy, lightweight formula is great for both kids and adults of all ages, offering sun protection under all weather conditions

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Product Features

  • Water Resistant - 80 minutes of water resistance from swimming or sweating, and for all your favorite outdoor activities from hiking, biking, camping, and more
  • Easy Application - Convenient shape and size of the face stick makes sunscreen application quick and non-messy, with just one easy no motion
  • Zinc Oxide - Zinka Clear Face Stick contains active ingredient Zinc Oxide 5% to deliver superior no - mess coverage for your face

Easy application - convenient shape and size of the face stick makes sunscreen application quick and non-messy, with just one easy no motion Water resistant - 80 minutes of water resistance from swimming or sweating, and for all your favorite outdoor activities from hiking, biking, camping, and more Zinc oxide - Zinka clear face stick contains active ingredient zinc oxide 5% to deliver superior no - mess coverage for your face

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EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 for Sensitive or Acne-Prone Skin, Oil-Free, Dermatologist-Recommended Mineral-Based Zinc Oxide Formula, 1.7 oz

EltaMD UV Clear Facial Sunscreen Broad-Spectrum SPF 46 for Sensitive or Acne-Prone Skin

Oil-Free, Dermatologist-Recommended Mineral-Based Zinc Oxide Formula, 1.7 oz

by EltaMD
What We like

Dermatologist-recommended mineral facial sunscreen is fragrance-free, paraben-free, sensitivity-free, oil-free and noncomedogenic

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Product Features

  • Mineral-based face sunscreen with 9.0% transparent zinc oxide
  • Broad-spectrum SPF 46 physical sunscreen for the face. Contains antioxidants.
  • Facial sunscreen for sensitive skin types prone to acne, rosacea and hyperpigmentation, calms and protects acne-prone skin
  • Face sunscreen contains niacinamide (vitamin B3), hyaluronic acid and lactic acid, ingredients that promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin.

Broad-spectrum spf 46 physical sunscreen for the face. contains antioxidants. Facial sunscreen for sensitive skin types prone to acne, rosacea and hyperpigmentation, calms and protects acne-prone skin Face sunscreen contains niacinamide (vitamin b3), hyaluronic acid and lactic acid, ingredients that promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin. Mineral-based face sunscreen with 9.0% transparent zinc oxide

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Badger - SPF 30 Clear Zinc Sunscreen Cream - Unscented - Broad Spectrum Water Resistant Reef Safe Sunscreen, Natural Mineral Sunscreen with Organic Ingredients 2.9 fl oz

Badger

SPF 30 Clear Zinc Sunscreen Cream, Unscented, Broad Spectrum Water Resistant Reef Safe Sunscreen, Natural Mineral Sunscreen with Organic Ingredients 2.9 fl oz

by Badger
What We like

PROTECTS WITH NON-WHITENING MINERAL ZINC OXIDE - Badgers SPF 30 Clear Zinc Sunscreen Cream rubs in clear to blend with most skin tones. The mineral zinc oxide stays on top of your skin, scattering and absorbing UVA & UVB rays, and wont absorb into your bloodstream.Naturally water and sweat resistant for at least 40 minutes, perfect for the beach, swimming, and light activities.

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Product Features

  • A BRAND YOU CAN TRUST - Badger is a family owned, women run B Corporation (Benefit Corp) making mineral sunscreens and other organic skin care products that we use on our own families in rural New Hampshire since 1995. We are the leaders in safe natural sunscreens. Don't just take our word for it, read our ingredients, see what others say about Badger sunscreens, and try them for yourself.
  • 98% ORGANIC INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN - The certified organic sunscreen base ingredients are antioxidant rich, ultra-moisturizing, and great for your skin. Non-GMO, fragrance free, and contains no dyes, parabens, or other artificial ingredients. Healthy botanical ingredients promote healthy skin.
  • REEF SAFE SUNSCREEN - Safe for coral means safe for you too! Badger sunscreens are made without oxybenzone or any chemicals shown to harm coral or humans. All Badger sunscreen lotions and creams are top rated for safety and efficacy by the EWG sunscreen guide. This eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen protects you without endangering marine life.
  • SIMPLY THE SAFEST SUNSCREEN - Badger sets the standard for simple safe sunscreens that protect you and your family.This broad spectrum mineral sunscreen has only 5 simple ingredients: clear zinc oxide, organic sunflower oil, organic beeswax, sunflower vitamin E, and organic seabuckthorn extract. Hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic & fragrance-free this all natural sunscreen is perfect for sensitive skin and all skin types.

Simply the safest sunscreen - Badger sets the standard for simple safe sunscreens that protect you and your family.this broad spectrum mineral sunscreen has only 5 simple ingredients: clear zinc oxide, organic sunflower oil, organic beeswax, sunflower vitamin e, and organic seabuckthorn extract. hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic & fragrance-free this all natural sunscreen is perfect for sensitive skin and all skin types. A brand you can trust - Badger is a family owned, women run b corporation (benefit corp) making mineral sunscreens and other organic skin care products that we use on our own families in rural new hampshire since 1995. we are the leaders in safe natural sunscreens. don't just take our word for it, read our ingredients, see what others say about Badger sunscreens, and try them for yourself. 98% organic ingredients for healthy skin - the certified organic sunscreen base ingredients are antioxidant rich, ultra-moisturizing, and great for your skin. non-gmo, fragrance free, and contains no dyes, parabens, or other artificial ingredients. healthy botanical ingredients promote healthy skin. Reef safe sunscreen - safe for coral means safe for you too! Badger sunscreens are made without oxybenzone or any chemicals shown to harm coral or humans. all Badger sunscreen lotions and creams are top rated for safety and efficacy by the ewg sunscreen guide. this eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen protects you without endangering marine life.

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Sun Bum Original SPF 50 Clear Sunscreen with Zinc | Vegan and Reef Friendly (Octinoxate & Oxybenzone Free) Broad Spectrum Moisturizing UVA/UVB Sunscreen with Vitamin E | 1 Fl Oz

Sun Bum Original SPF 50 Clear Sunscreen with Zinc

Vegan and Reef Friendly (Octinoxate & Oxybenzone Free) Broad Spectrum Moisturizing UVA/UVB Sunscreen with Vitamin E, 1 Fl Oz

by Sun Bum
What We like

TRUST THE BUM. What does that mean? It means trust us, the ones who live on the beach and need products that work on the most intense days in the sun. The simple truth is, when you make products to protect the ones you love, you make em better.

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Product Features

  • PROTECT YOUR SKIN. The key to practicing safe sun is to protect and moisturize your skin. Our Original Sunscreen line is Hypoallergenic and Oxybenzone, Octinoxate, Gluten, Cruelty and Paraben Free to ensure a fun day in the sun.
  • ORIGINAL SPF 50 CLEAR ZINC SUNSCREEN . This is the stuff we use every day. The sunscreen that started it all and smells like summer. We wanted a sunscreen to protect those who live and love in the sun, so we made it.
  • HOW TO USE. 15 minutes before sun exposure, apply liberally to all areas of the skin and avoid the eye area. For best results, reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Sonnys Tip: Apply every 2 hours for maximum sun protection.
  • MOISTURIZING SUN PROTECTION. Dermatologist and Sonny approved, this non-comedogenic zinc adds a barrier to your face and delivers UVA/UVB protection. Our oil-free, water-resistant and reef friendly clear Zinc SPF 50 is great for all skin types.

Moisturizing sun protection. dermatologist and sonny approved, this non-comedogenic zinc adds a barrier to your face and delivers uva/uvb protection. our oil-free, water-resistant and reef friendly clear zinc spf 50 is great for all skin types. How to use. 15 minutes before sun exposure, apply liberally to all areas of the skin and avoid the eye area. for best results, reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. sonnys tip: apply every 2 hours for maximum sun protection. Protect your skin. the key to practicing safe sun is to protect and moisturize your skin. our original sunscreen line is hypoallergenic and oxybenzone, octinoxate, gluten, cruelty and paraben free to ensure a fun day in the sun. Original spf 50 clear zinc sunscreen . this is the stuff we use every day. the sunscreen that started it all and smells like summer. we wanted a sunscreen to protect those who live and love in the sun, so we made it.

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Sun Bum Original Moisturizing Sunscreen Clear Zinc SPF 50 | Vegan and Reef Friendly | Octinoxate & Oxybenzone Free | Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Sunscreen with Vitamin E | 1 oz | Pack of 2

Sun Bum Original Moisturizing Sunscreen Clear Zinc SPF 50

Vegan and Reef Friendly, Octinoxate & Oxybenzone Free, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Sunscreen with Vitamin E, 1 oz, Pack of 2

by Sun Bum
What We like

TRUST THE BUM. What does that mean? It means trust us, the ones who live on the beach and need products that work on even the most intense days in the sun. The simple truth is, when you make products to protect the ones you love, you make em better.

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Product Features

  • HOW TO USE. 15 minutes before sun exposure, apply liberally to all areas of the skin and avoid the eye area. For best results, reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Sonnys Tip: Apply every 2 hours for maximum sun protection.
  • ORIGINAL CLEAR ZINC SUNSCREEN SPF 50. This is the stuff we use every day. The sunscreen that started it all and smells like summer. We wanted a sunscreen to protect those who live and love in the sun, so we made it.
  • MOISTURIZING SUN PROTECTION. Dermatologist and Sonny approved, this non- comedogenic zinc adds a barrier to your face and delivers UVA/UVB protection. Our oil- free, water-resistant and reef friendly clear Zinc SPF 50 is great for all skin types.
  • PROTECT YOUR SKIN. The key to practicing safe sun is to protect and moisturize your skin. Our Original Sunscreen line is Hypoallergenic and Oxybenzone, Octinoxate, Gluten, Cruelty and Paraben Free to ensure a fun day in the sun.

Protect your skin. the key to practicing safe sun is to protect and moisturize your skin. our original sunscreen line is hypoallergenic and oxybenzone, octinoxate, gluten, cruelty and paraben free to ensure a fun day in the sun. Original clear zinc sunscreen spf 50. this is the stuff we use every day. the sunscreen that started it all and smells like summer. we wanted a sunscreen to protect those who live and love in the sun, so we made it. How to use. 15 minutes before sun exposure, apply liberally to all areas of the skin and avoid the eye area. for best results, reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. sonnys tip: apply every 2 hours for maximum sun protection. Moisturizing sun protection. dermatologist and sonny approved, this non- comedogenic zinc adds a barrier to your face and delivers uva/uvb protection. our oil- free, water-resistant and reef friendly clear zinc spf 50 is great for all skin types.

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Coppertone Defend & Care Clear Zinc Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 (6 Fluid Ounce) (Packaging may vary)

Coppertone Defend & Care Clear Zinc Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 (6 Fluid Ounce) (Packaging may vary)

by Beiersdorf, Inc.
What We like

VotedMost Trusted Sunscreen brand byAmericanshoppers based on the2020BrandSparkAmerican Trust Study

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Product Features

  • Apply whenever your day takes you outside, on your morning commute, running errands, or spending a day at the beach with friends and family
  • This pack includes one 6-fluid-ounce SPF 50 sunscreen lotion bottle
  • Defend your skin against the sun's rays with this sunscreen that helps maintain vibrant, healthy-looking skin
  • Won't clog pores or cause breakouts and you can enjoy smooth, soft skin.Do not use on damaged or broken skin
  • This clear zinc formula offers advanced invisible protection, leaving no white residue behind and delivers broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection; Water resistant (80 minutes)

This clear zinc formula offers advanced invisible protection, leaving no white residue behind and delivers broad spectrum uva/uvb protection; water resistant (80 minutes) This pack includes one 6-fluid-ounce spf 50 sunscreen lotion bottle Apply whenever your day takes you outside, on your morning commute, running errands, or spending a day at the beach with friends and family Defend your skin against the sun's rays with this sunscreen that helps maintain vibrant, healthy-looking skin Won't clog pores or cause breakouts and you can enjoy smooth, soft skin.do not use on damaged or broken skin

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Badger - SPF 35 Clear Zinc Sport Sunscreen Stick - Unscented - Broad Spectrum Water Resistant Reef Safe Sunscreen, Natural Mineral Sunscreen with Organic Ingredients .65 oz

Badger

SPF 35 Clear Zinc Sport Sunscreen Stick, Unscented, Broad Spectrum Water Resistant Reef Safe Sunscreen, Natural Mineral Sunscreen with Organic Ingredients .65 oz

by Badger
What We like

SIMPLY THE SAFEST SUNSCREEN - Badger sets the standard for simple safe sunscreens that protect you and your family.This broad spectrum mineral sunscreen stick has only 6 simple ingredients: clear zinc oxide, organic extra virgin olive oil, organic beeswax, organic cocoa butter, organic shea butter & sunflower vitamin e. Hypoallergenic & fragrance-free this all natural sunscreen stick is perfect for sensitive skin and all skin types.

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Product Features

  • REEF SAFE SUNSCREEN - Safe for coral means safe for you too! Badger sunscreens are made without oxybenzone or any chemicals shown to harm coral or humans. All Badger sunscreen sticks are top rated for safety and efficacy by the EWG sunscreen guide. This eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen protects you without endangering marine life.
  • 97% ORGANIC INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN - The certified organic sunscreen base ingredients are antioxidant rich, ultra-moisturizing, and great for your skin. Non-GMO, fragrance free, and contains no dyes, parabens, or other artificial ingredients. Healthy botanical ingredients promote healthy skin.
  • A BRAND YOU CAN TRUST - Badger is a family owned, women run B Corporation (Benefit Corp) making mineral sunscreen sticks and other organic skin care products that we use on our own families in rural New Hampshire since 1995. We are the leaders in safe natural sunscreens. Don't just take our word for it, read our ingredients, see what others say about Badger sunscreens, and try them for yourself.
  • PROTECTS WITH NON-WHITENING MINERAL ZINC OXIDE - Badgers SPF 35 Clear Zinc Sunscreen Sport Stick protects your face, ears, nose and lips. Rubs in clear to blend with most skin tones. The mineral zinc oxide stays on top of your skin, scattering and absorbing UVA & UVB rays, and wont absorb into your bloodstream.This sport sunscreen stick is naturally water and sweat resistant for at least 80 minutes, great for swimming, surfing, skiing and other sports.

Protects with non-whitening mineral zinc oxide - Badgers spf 35 clear zinc sunscreen sport stick protects your face, ears, nose and lips. rubs in clear to blend with most skin tones. the mineral zinc oxide stays on top of your skin, scattering and absorbing uva & uvb rays, and wont absorb into your bloodstream.this sport sunscreen stick is naturally water and sweat resistant for at least 80 minutes, great for swimming, surfing, skiing and other sports. 97% organic ingredients for healthy skin - the certified organic sunscreen base ingredients are antioxidant rich, ultra-moisturizing, and great for your skin. non-gmo, fragrance free, and contains no dyes, parabens, or other artificial ingredients. healthy botanical ingredients promote healthy skin. Reef safe sunscreen - safe for coral means safe for you too! Badger sunscreens are made without oxybenzone or any chemicals shown to harm coral or humans. all Badger sunscreen sticks are top rated for safety and efficacy by the ewg sunscreen guide. this eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen protects you without endangering marine life. A brand you can trust - Badger is a family owned, women run b corporation (benefit corp) making mineral sunscreen sticks and other organic skin care products that we use on our own families in rural new hampshire since 1995. we are the leaders in safe natural sunscreens. don't just take our word for it, read our ingredients, see what others say about Badger sunscreens, and try them for yourself.

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EltaMD UV Sport Sunscreen Lotion, Broad-Spectrum SPF 50, Non-Greasy, Mineral-Based Zinc Oxide Formula, Water-Resistant, 3 oz.

EltaMD UV Sport Sunscreen Lotion

Broad-Spectrum SPF 50, Non-Greasy, Mineral-Based Zinc Oxide Formula, Water-Resistant, 3 oz.

by SETAF
What We like

Provides broad-spectrum sun protection and is water-resistant

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Product Features

  • Apply to wet or dry skin
  • 9.0% transparent zinc oxide

Apply to wet or dry skin 9.0% transparent zinc oxide

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Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Oxide Kids Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ with UVA/UVB Protection, Water-Resistant for 80 Minutes, Paraben-, Dye-, Fragrance- & Tear Free, 3 fl. oz

Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Oxide Kids Mineral Sunscreen Lotion

Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ with UVA/UVB Protection, Water-Resistant for 80 Minutes, Paraben-, Dye-, Fragrance- & Tear Free, 3 fl. oz

by AmazonUs/JOBN7
What We like

This face and body sunscreen lotion provides protection to your child's skin anytime they're outside in the sun and is water resistant up to 80 minutes. The small travel-size bottle makes it easy to carry on the go in a pocket or bag

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Product Features

  • The kids mineral sunscreen offers effective broad spectrum SPF 50+ sun care to protect against skin-aging UVA and skin-burning UVB rays
  • Sun care from the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand which, when used as directed, helps prevent sunburn and decrease the risk of skin cancer caused by the sun. Apply prior to sun exposure to protect during outdoor activities like biking or hiking
  • Formulated with the naturally-sourced 100% mineral active ingredient zinc oxide. The sunscreen for kids features a gentle tear-free formula, is ideal for sensitive skin and is free of parabens, fragrances and dyes
  • 3-fluid-ounces of Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Oxide Kids Mineral Sunscreen Lotion with broad spectrum SPF 50+ for protection against sun damage and to help prevent sunburn

Sun care from the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand which, when used as directed, helps prevent sunburn and decrease the risk of skin cancer caused by the sun. apply prior to sun exposure to protect during outdoor activities like biking or hiking The kids mineral sunscreen offers effective broad spectrum spf 50+ sun care to protect against skin-aging uva and skin-burning uvb rays 3-fluid-ounces of neutrogena sheer zinc oxide kids mineral sunscreen lotion with broad spectrum spf 50+ for protection against sun damage and to help prevent sunburn Formulated with the naturally-sourced 100% mineral active ingredient zinc oxide. the sunscreen for kids features a gentle tear-free formula, is ideal for sensitive skin and is free of parabens, fragrances and dyes

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