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Formulated with certified natural zinc oxide that is easy to apply, rubs in clear with a light feel for everyday wear.

  • Suitable for sensitive skin
  • Reef & Ocean Safe
  • Made using 100% Solar Powder
  • 80-minute water resistant
  • UVA & UVB Broad Spectrum
  • Fragrance-Free
  • Non-Comedogenic


Natural clear zinc

Ethical Zinc SPF 50+ daily wear light sunscreen provides a physical barrier and all natural protection from the sun's harmful rays, while staying clear on your skin.

Made and tested in Australia, harnessing the latest ZinClear XP™ zinc oxide technology, to offer unparalleled levels of sun protection, lightness and transparency for everyday wear. Suitable for sensitive skin, your face and body.

It's more than just SPF

UV light consists of both UVA and UVB rays, with both contributing to skin damage caused by sun exposure.

Many chemical UV absorbers provide inadequate UVA protection. SPF ratings only measure protection from UVB, leaving out potential damage from UVA.

Our zinc has been specifically designed to enhance the UVA protection performance and offers market-leading protection across the UV spectrum.

Safe from chemicals

Zinc oxide has a long history in skincare products such as calamine lotion and nappy rash creams, for use on even the most sensitive of skin. It is also the ideal choice for sun protection.

Many common chemical sunscreens have been found to cause damage to coral and ocean life plus free radical damage, endocrine, hormone and DNA disruption in humans.

Ethical Zinc is safe from harmful chemicals and is formulated with certified natural zinc oxide.

Works in the real world

Common chemical based sunscreens might pass tests in the lab, but have been shown to degrade or break down in as little as 30 minutes when exposed to real sunlight, limiting their ability to protect you.

Ethical Zinc's physical zinc oxide barrier keeps working under real world conditions, maintaining very high broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection.

Apply sunscreen liberally to clean, dry skin 20 minutes before sun exposure.

Avoid contact with eyes. Reapply sunscreen after swimming, exercise and towelling dry.

Avoid prolonged sun exposure and wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear to further reduce risk. 

Contains Sodium Bonzoate

Zinc Oxide (227mg/g): A natural mineral which is the only ingredient that can provide stable broad spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays. It is also known for its soothing healing properties, making it the perfect choice for sensitive skin.

Purified Water: Purified and deionised water.

Coco Caprylate Caprate: A skin-conditioning agent naturally derived from coconut oil to provide smooth spreadability.

Medium Chain Triglycerides: A fatty oil derived from coconuts rich in antioxidants an antibacterial properties.

Octyldodecanol: A clear, odorless fatty alcohol produced from natural fats and oils. It makes the skin feel nice and smooth.

Glycerol: A natural moisturiser that keeps the skin lipids between our skin cells in a healthy state and protects against irritation.

Cetearyl Alcohol: A waxy substance that's derived naturally from plants like coconuts.

Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate: Derived from castor oil, usually found in chocolate. We use it to improve the consistency of the sunscreen.

PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate: A water-in-oil emulsifier that gives a light and elegant skin feel and keeps the product stable.

Gluconolactone: An antioxidant and moisturiser which can help to repair skin and improve the appearance of aging skin.

Isostearic Acid: A naturally derived fatty acid we use as a binder.

Sodium Chloride: Also known as salt. Gives the product a nice gel-like texture.

Sodium Benzoate: An anti-fungal ingredient that preserves the product.

Cetearyl Glucoside: A sugar based emulsifier that helps with spreadability to give a soft skin feel.

EDTA: An amino acid that helps keep the product nice and stable.

Xanthan Gum: A natural food grade thickener from sugar used to help stabilise and thicken the cream.