Sun-Up™ Stick: Red Raspberry Seed Oil, Pure Filtered Beeswax*, Avocado Oil*, Non-nano Zinc Oxide, Extra Virgin Olive Oil*, Virgin Coconut Oil*, Vitamin E Oil*, Carrot Seed*, Lavender*, Myrrh*, Sandalwood*
Red Raspberry Seed Oil has a natural SPF of 28-50, and is one of the only natural oils that protects against both UVA and UVB rays. In fact, the SPF of Red Raspberry Seed Oil has been found to be equal to that of titanium dioxide, an ingredient commonly used in commercial sunscreens. It is high in anti-oxidants and has an anti-inflammatory effect; it can reduce the pain and inflammation associated with sunburn. It has been found to make abnormal skin cells self-terminate – essentially stopping potential tumors and cancers from getting established.
Pure Filtered Beeswax provides excellent, breathable protection against the natural elements.
Avocado Oil has a natural SPF of 4-15. Avocado Oil is rich in vitamins A, B, D and E, fatty acids and lecithin. It has a quick-acting capacity to be absorbed by the skin tissue and provides the skin with emollients that can hydrate, nourish and regenerate the epidermis or the outer skin layer.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil has a natural SPF of 2-8. Olive oil works to repair damaged skin and protect against skin cancer.
Virgin Coconut Oil is great for general moisturizing and serves as a protective layer to help retain moisture in the skin. Contains Vitamin E which is very protective. Helps with inflammation, irritation, and sensitivities. It also has a natural SPF of 4-10.
Vitamin E Oil is readily absorbed by the epidermis layer of the skin, and can heal damage caused by ultraviolet radiation. It can also provide protection to the skin from sun damage. Vitamin E also prevents water loss from the skin, and helps it to retain its natural moisture.
Carrot Seed has a natural SPF of 38-40. It has antiseptic properties which helps prevent and heal infection. Carrot Seed EO also helps with skin irritation and helps to rejuvenate the skin.
Lavender soothes pain, prevents bacterial infection, aids in scar-free healing, and has soothing, calming and restorative properties. Lavender Essential Oil has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and antifungal properties. It is commonly used to speed up the healing process of wounds, cuts, burns, and sunburns because it improves the formation of scar tissues. It also has a natural SPF of 6.
Myrrh is a powerful antioxidant, as well as having anti-inflammatory, antitumoral, analgesic, anti-infectious, antiviral, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, astringent and tonic properties. The ancient Egyptians mixed Myrrh with animal fat to prevent Sunburn.
Sandalwood has a natural SPF of 30. It also has wonderful regenerative properties for repairing skin after sun exposure.
Non-Nano Zinc Oxide is a non-toxic, and typically non-irritating, effective broad-spectrum sunblock. The particles sit on the outermost layer of your skin, scattering and absorbing UVA and UVB rays, protecting the skin below.