4 December 2021

Babo Botanicals Introduces 1st Zinc-based Continuous Spray Sunscreen

Also Adds New Sport Stick and Lip Treatment to Family-friendly Line of Hair, Skin and Lip Products

Babo Botanicals, makers of natural, dairy-, soy- and gluten-free hair, skin and sun care products announced three innovative sunscreens.  With formulations based on non-nano zinc oxide, the new products offer the safest form of sunscreen for the entire family – from babies to adults with sensitive skin.

Zinc oxide is used in sunscreen formulas because of its unique effectiveness in blocking UVA, UVB and even UVC rays. But zinc can present health risks when the nano form is used, as nano particles are small enough to pass from skin into the bloodstream. By contrast, non-nano particles are too large to penetrate skin.  For this reason, Babo Botanicals developed the non-nano zinc sunscreens being announced today. These new sunscreen formulations ensure extraordinarily high levels of safety and sun-blocking effectiveness. In fact, Babo Botanicals innovative Safe Sun Care Collection is rated #1 in safety by The Environmental Working Group (EWG).

I’m most proud of these new zinc natural sunscreens because of how incredibly safe they are while still being effective on even the most sensitive and palest skin of adults and children. And the best part is that my kids love putting them on!” said Kate Solomon, Founder & CEO of Babo Botanicals.

Check out Babo’s new video for a quick overview!

In March of this year, L’Oréal’s SalonCentric, Whole Foods Market and national retailers will begin carrying the new Babo Botanical’s sunscreens in their stores. The new products are as follows:

Sheer Zinc SPF 30 Continuous Spray Sunscreen – Fragrance Free (for extra sensitive skin)
   • Non-nano Zinc Oxide is the only active ingredient in this innovative spray
   • SPF 30 Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB protection
   • 80 minutes water and sweat resistance
   • Hypo-allergenic & lightweight
   • Fortified with a Nutri-Soothe™ Complex packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins
   • Rubs in Clear
   • Fragrance free
   • Retail $22.00 for 6 oz.

Super Shield SPF 50 Sport Stick – Fragrance Free
   • Non-nano zinc, non-greasy formula
   • High performing while lightweight for face & body
   • 100% natural sunscreen formulated with organic Shea Butter, Avocado and Jojoba Oils Compound
   • 70+% certified organic ingredients
   • 80 minutes water and sweat resistance
   • Fortified with an Exclusive Organic Nutri-Soothe™ Complex packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins
   • Rubs in Clear
   • The entire family will appreciate the smooth glide-on application
   • Kids Love It! 
   • Fragrance free
   • Retail $15.95 for .6 oz.

Nutri-Soothe™ SPF 15 Lip Treatment for baby soft lips
   • Ultra-nourishing and moisturizing daily lip treatment with SPF 15 sunscreen to soften, protect, heal and smooth lips 
   • 100% natural formula packed with vitamins, anti-oxidants
   • Fortified with an Exclusive Organic Nutri-Soothe™ Complex packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins
   • 70+% certified organic ingredients including Shea Butter, Cocoa Seed Butter, Avocado and Jojoba Oils
   • Natural coconut apple scent
   • Retail $9.95 for .15 oz.

Launched in 2010, Babo Botanicals has experienced rapid year-to-year growth, doubling in size every year (86% growth in just the last 52 weeks, according to a report by SPINS). Only five years into the business, Babo Botanicals is attracting more and more retailers and consumers, and is well underway to becoming a significant player in the natural baby and family market in salons, spas, apothecaries and natural specialty stores.

For more information, please visit www.babobotanicals.com

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