Acne safe sunscreen is a tricky subject for me.
I personally don’t like to use sunscreen as a daily thing when I’m not going to be in the sun much… however, there are plenty of days when I am out in the sun longer and need to use it.
Plus, I know a lot of you do want or need to use it every day and / or live in a climate where the sun is a lot hotter than where I live in British Columbia.
However, finding acne safe sunscreen with natural ingredients and acne friendly oils in it is not that easy. Which is probably a huge reason I’ve been hesitant to ever make it a daily thing.
For many years I was using one on my face and body that was formulated locally to me and it definitely did the trick when it was needed.
However, it doesn’t do you much good since it’s only available in the small town I live in.
Plus, I also realized it had coconut oil in it, which is high on the comedogenic (aka pore clogging) scale. I don’t really think it caused me much issue, but still… I felt iffy about it.
So I went on the hunt, and decided to try out 100% Pure’s SPF 30 Argan Oil Moisturizer, which happens to have the most acne-safe ingredients I’ve ever seen in a sunscreen.
And you know what? I like it. I’m sticking with it. [Read more…]