Weleda – Edelweiss Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 150ml
Weleda’s Edelweiss SPF30 Sunscreen Lotion provides high-factor plant-based sun protection that is gentle, without nano mineral UV filters. Inspired by the edelweiss flower and how it protects itself from the extreme sun in the Swiss mountains, this is a 100% certified natural formula that is fragrance-free and ultra-waterproof with moisturising organic virgin coconut oil and shea butter to protect the moisture level in young skins. Clinically tested for tolerance, even for sensitive skins – whether in babies or adults. Suitable for vegans.
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Weleda Edelweiss Sunscreen Lotion SPF30
The Weleda Edelweiss range is plant-based sun care using antioxidant extracts of organic edelweiss and moisture-preserving organic sunflower oils. These are blended with the sunny citrus fragrance of litsea cubeba, lavender and Roman chamomile. This offers high and ultra-waterproof sun protection with non-nano mineral UV filters and is a fragrance-free formula to gently care for sensitive skin.
Suitable for vegans.
- High SPF 30 protection straight after application
- Reliable ultra-waterproof protection
- Uses only non-nano mineral UV filter
- Fragrance-free formula suited to very sensitive skin
- Skin tolerance dermatologically and clinically tested, even for sensitive skins
Why choose Edelweiss sun care: without nano particles
The new Edelweiss Sun Care range offers instant and the highest possible protection for the whole family while safeguarding skin health and the environment. Containing non-nano mineral UV filters and inspired by the edelweiss flower and how it protects itself from the extreme sun in the Swiss mountains, all products are100% certified natural.
Mineral-based sunscreens with titanium dioxide/zinc oxide reflect the sun’s rays like countless small mirrors to protect the skin from sunburn. They contain particles of minerals such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, which can be used in different sizes to physically block the sun’s UV rays. When the average size of these mineral particles is between 1 and 100 nanometres (1 nanometre = 1 billionth of a metre), they are referred to as nanoparticles, which are invisible on the skin. Concerns have been raised, however, that these mineral particles may be absorbed by the skin and cause skin irritation, hormonal imbalances and possibly even cancer.
Non-nano protection In Edelweiss sun care these countless small mirrors – the mineral non-nano UV filters that reflect sunlight – are larger than 1 nanometre, and therefore visibly reflect sunlight. Weleda has deliberately refrained from using chemical or nano-sized UV filters and have developed mineral NATRUE-certified sunscreens to offer an alternative. So when mineral-based sunscreen is applied, it leaves a whitish sheen. The higher the sunscreen formulation’s sun protection factor (SPF), the more prominently it whitens the skin. For babies and toddlers – who should wear sunscreen with a high SPF – this effect is not necessarily a drawback: parents can immediately see whether their children still have enough sunscreen on their skin and spot the areas of the skin that have not yet been covered. Weleda sunscreens are active immediately upon application, are waterproof and offer reliable and high UV protection -even for sensitive skin types and delicate baby skin.
How to use
Before going out in the sun, generously apply all over body and face. Will create a visible white protective layer, so you can see where it’s been applied. Apply again regularly, and especially after swimming, towelling dry or sweating. Remember that over-exposure to sun can cause skin damage, even with sunscreen, and especially to young skin, so cover children up with long-sleeved clothing and keep them in the shade, especially throughout the warmest hours in the day.
Calendula Body Oil fragrance-free comes in handy to get sand and sunscreen residue off delicate children’s skin. Just use a tissue or cotton wool to smooth the oil over children’s skin.