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Our Favorite Vegan, Cruelty-Free Sunscreens

We wanted to save you the trouble of standing in the sunscreen aisles for hours while searching for cruelty-free brands that will protect your skin. Now relax and enjoy!

1. Alba Botanica Very Emollient Mineral Sunscreen

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With an SPF of 30, this lotion absorbs quickly and is free of parabens, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances.

2. JĀSÖN Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30


A blend of chamomile and marigold extracts helps calm and soothe skin while protecting it from sun damage.

3. Kiss My Face Sun Spray Lotion SPF 50


This sunblock uses Hydresia oleosomes made from safflower oil to hydrate your skin, as well as green tea, carrot extract, and vitamin E for their soothing properties.

4. Nature’s Gate Mineral Sport Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen


This cruelty-free sunscreen is gentle enough for the whole family—and is water-resistant for 80 minutes.

5. Ocean Potion Protect & Nourish Suncreen Lotion (SPF 50)

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You can’t go wrong with this water-resistant formula that contains sea plant extracts and vitamins A, C, and E.

6. Suntegrity Natural Mineral Sunscreen for Body


Chock-full of antioxidants to protect your skin, this sunscreen has a light, refreshing citrus scent.

7. tarte tarteguard 30 sunscreen lotion


Apply this everyday spray on your face before your makeup in the morning so that you’re protected from the sun’s rays no matter where the day takes you.

8. Yes to Cucumbers Natural Sunscreen SPF 30


A simple blend of hypoallergenic ingredients makes up this broad-spectrum sunscreen, including cooling cucumbers, aloe, and refreshing green tea extracts.

9. MyChelle Dermaceuticals Sun Shield SPF 28


MyChelle Dermaceuticals avoids the three P’s (parabens, petroleum, and phthalates) with its lightweight formula that absorbs quickly for a clear, matte finish.

10. Trader Joe’s Nourish Spray Sunscreen

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This sunscreen spray is available only at Trader Joe’s stores. Don’t forget to twist the cap to the “locked” position when not in use!

11. Arbonne Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30

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Vegan and gluten-free. Swoon.


Getting ready for a day of fun in the sun? Check out our list of vegan beach essentials.