Sunumbra SPF30 Sunscreen

Sunumbra SPF30 Sunscreen

100ml SPF30
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You can protect your whole family from the sun’s harmful rays with this fabulous natural sunscreen. It’s made from a blend of organic plant extracts and zinc oxide, so it contains no harsh chemicals and is ideal for sensitive skin. Sunumbra’s excellent SPF30 formula also provides full-spectrum UVA & UVB protection, plus it’s water resistant for up to 40 minutes. The perfect addition to your beach bag!

  • Organic Ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Proudly South African
  • 5 star rating (UVA) – protects against skin ageing.
  • SPF30+ (UVB) – protects against sunburn.
  • 40-minute water resistance

Each ingredient used in Sunumbra’s SPF30 mineral sunscreen has a clear benefit for the health of your skin:

  • Zinc oxide is a natural mineral sun protector.
  • Wild kigelia extract is an active ingredient that is rich in antioxidants.
  • Aloe forex is a soothing gel that replenishes your skin’s moisture.
  • Green rooibos tea fights free radical damage.
  • Cape chamomile soothes irritated skin.
  • Eco-friendly; dermatologically tested on humans only, not on animals.


  • Apply Sunumbra SPF30 15 minutes before you expose yourself to the sun so it has time to soak into your skin and provide the maximum benefit. Knead the tube well before use.
  • Apply liberally to all exposed areas, taking extra care to cover frequently forgotten spots like your lips, back of your neck, ears, nose, tops of your feet and along your hairline.
  • Re-apply at least every 2 hours and after towel-drying, swimming, or sweating.

Please Note: You should apply sunscreen every day, even in cloudy weather.


Caprylic capric triglycerides*, de-ionised water, zinc oxide dimethicone, sodium olivoyl glutamate, cetearyl alcohol, glyceryl stearate**, allantoin, black tea extract*, kigelia extract***, broccoli sprout extract*, green rooibos extract**, aloe ferox extract***, Cape chamomile***.
*100% natural certification
**Eco-certified organic
***Wild sourced

Please Note: Sunumbra P has optimised their formulation. The fundamentals of the formula have not changed, only ever using 100% natural ingredients – zinc oxide and botanicals. The key change is a modified emulsification system, resulting in a much more stable cream without any separation.

Please Note:

Faithful to Nature is an online retail store, specialising in a wide selection of natural supplements, vitamins, superfoods and health-related products. Our green team is all about helping you unlock your full potential to live a healthy life; however we are not medical professionals. Please do consult your health care practitioner when seeking medical advice.

Overall Rating
4 out of 5 stars from 35 reviews Write a review
22 out of 26 people would recommend this product

  • Love the idea but dilike the product
    07 Jan, 2017, By Marcelo The lotion is very thick, very hard to apply, I totally dislike the consistency of this sunscreen, the manufacturer should consider making it more liquidy.

    It also gave me pimples, its too thick and oily, meaning, the skin can breath. It clogs my pores. I went back to my chemically sunscreen (Pin Buzz), for the worst it is, at least doesn give me pimples.

  • Disappointed
    11 Dec, 2016, By Clair I did not like this product. It was very thick and very difficult to apply and the tint was too pale. After a while it separated in the tube so that when I wanted to squeeze some out I got liquid, then solid lumps. I threw it away and will not buy again.

  • Very happy!
    12 Jul, 2016, By Marna This is my first time using a natural sunscreen and Im very happy with Sunumbra. It is not oily at all and my face still have the matte look, which I prefer, after application.I even apply my day cream over it. It is easy to apply and leaves no residue. I will definitely continue to use this product.

  • Best sunscreen
    21 Apr, 2016, By Yaksha My kids love using it everyday ... So that battle is won and its safe for them. I invested in the famil size and that is also good .

  • love this!!!!
    10 Feb, 2016, By Janine Comes out easily from tube, no horrible white smear on the skin and has a natural earthy smell. Has protected me very well during swimming, hiking and walks. However I did burn once this summer as I didn reapply around 2hrs later when I went for another walk on the beach. I will definitely try the sports version next summer.

  • Great protection
    01 Feb, 2016, By Leigh I love this sunblock for my face and I especially love that it is slightly tinted! Its nice and thick. The oil sometimes separate so you have to give it a really thorough shake but its not a problem. The only thing I noticed is that the tint may not be ideal for darker skins - my daughters friend used it one day and it made her skin look ashen. We e very fair so it works for us but Im not sure Id recommend it for darker complexions.

  • Disappointed
    18 Dec, 2015, By Lyn Bought this because the reviews were good, but not happy. Thick, pasty and really difficult to apply, especially to busy toddlers.

  • Effective sunblock
    11 Nov, 2015, By Tamara Itss very thick and our tube has a few gritty bits in it, but Sunumbra is very effective. It also lasts better in the sun than many other natural sunscreens weve tried, which sweat off easily.

  • Pretty protection
    27 Oct, 2015, By Adele This is a very effective sunscreen, that is also a great skin treat. Instantly adds a lovely glow to your skin, and long term use has certainly improved my skins appearance. And no more worries about additional sun damage. I have a skin that burns very easily, but as long as I apply my Sunumbra SPF30, NO BURN!

  • Great product but..
    22 Oct, 2015, By Natalie C I do like the product but the only problem is the smell. Yes the smell fades but you have to get past the 1st few minutes. My kids refuse to use it because of the smell.
    Other that that its a great working product I will continue to use it!

  • Great product
    19 Oct, 2015, By Colleen I really do like this, it is very thick, so takes a bit of getting used to, but it smells divine and seemed to stay on for a long time!

  • A lifesaver!
    03 Oct, 2015, By Elizabeth I suffer from Rosacea, and sit with a catch-22 situation in that I need to apply sunscreen before my make-up, as sun exposure is a trigger to my condition. But the chemicals contained in usual sun-screen lotions are also triggers to my skin condition! This product is an absolute life-saver! I have been applying it with no adverse reaction whatsoever, in fact - my skin looks healthier. The best sunscreen product on the market in my opinion.

  • Left my skin red and irritated
    02 Oct, 2015, By Karien This product left my skin red and irritated after a few weeks use - definitely not a keeper for me.

  • Amazing
    22 Apr, 2015, By Gaby I have very sensitive skin that is irritated easily. This was gentle on the skin but effective, not something one finds often.

  • Great for Acne Prone Skin as a BB Cream
    20 Apr, 2015, By Kate This product is incredible. I have acne-prone skin thats very sensitive to the sun. This is the only sunblock Ive ever used on my face thats truly effective and doesn make me break out. There are actually 2 acne remedies included in the ingredients (aloe and zinc).

    Its tinted, so its a great BB cream replacement (and doesn skimp on the SPF). Its the colour thats usually labelled
    ude or
    atural, but theres definitely a few shades wiggle room - Id expect it to work for any caucasian or coloured person, but it might look weird on indian or black skin.

    *I only use it on my face because of the price.
    *I find its better to apply it over freshly moisturised skin.
    *It looks oily as first, but does absorb after a while (I usually wait 10 mins then apply some translucent powder).
    *If you e using it as a BB cream and aren expecting to see too much sun, it looks better when applied with a makeup sponge - this provides a thinner appliction, so it won protect your skin as well.

  • Absolutely fantastic! 5 star!
    21 Mar, 2015, By Lizel This sunscreen is my lifesaver! I have tried every sunscreen available in the store/pharmacy from the cheapest to most expensive and each time I get rashes/allergy that takes 2 weeks to clear up. I even tried the sunscreen for kids to no avail.

    I tested Sunumbra in my skin away from the sun, in the sun, in the water... No rashes, no itching, no allergy. I am now going to buy the daily SPF 15 to add to my daily skin routine. Thank you Sunumbra. I will endorsing you to my clients.

  • Best natural sunscreen
    25 Nov, 2014, By Teev I have very sensitive skin and I love this sunscreen, of all the natural ones this is my favourite. It rubs in, feels fine, and smells nice and natural. I use it on my kids and it works really well, not sticky at the beach either so the kids don get sand stuck to their skin.

  • Still the best
    19 Nov, 2014, By Giuliana We have been using Sunumbra right from when it was launched. Unlike other natural lotions, thanks to the tint no issues with white streaks. My kids also use it on their face. Definitely a firm favourite (admittedly I am still using my last tinted Eco face lotion but won have a problem also using Sunumbra on my face after that).

  • Really Works!
    27 Oct, 2014, By Jo I was a bit sceptical about buying this because of the smelly reviews. Either the formula has changed or else its really not so bad as the smell didn bother me at all and whatever smell there was disappeared on application anyway. I used it for the first time on a scorching day at the beach and I know exactly where I applied the sunscreen, because the few spots I missed were burnt red, while the rest of me was perfectly protected. I have a very light, sensitive skin and I can really recommend it!

  • Fantastic Product!
    16 Oct, 2014, By Caroline I love the tint. I love that it is greasy as it applies so easily. I love that it absorbs so well. I love that it is natural and wont harm me. Whats not to like - whole family love this wonderful product.

  • natural sunscreen is best
    22 Sep, 2014, By Mehrunnissa Read an article which explored the dangers of regular sunscreen, hence I sought a natural alternative. Its a good product in that it is absorbed easily and it doesn leave any horrible residue. My only gripe is that the smell is really awful and so puts me off from wanting to use it regularly.

  • Very happy with it.
    26 May, 2014, By Struan I used the sunscreen yesterday on a 2 and a half hour MTB ride in really hot dusty conditions and I was very happy with it.

  • Amazing product
    04 Mar, 2014, By Lucky At first it seems like this product would leave you oily, but it sinks in fast, and the slight pigment means I don have to wear make up - maybe some powder. I am SO pleased and relieved to find such an effective natural sunscreen, packed with lovely nourishing plant extracts - even for my sensitive breakout-prone skin. Some find the smell a bit strange, but I like the chamomile in it, and the smell goes away fast in any case. I use this every single day and Im on my second tube. I recommend it to everyone.

  • Love it!
    02 Jan, 2014, By Drake I have super sensitive and fair skin and this sunscreen is by far the best I have ever used. Its initial consistency and smell is quite deceiving as it it absorbs easily and becomes odourless after a few minutes. I love that it does not leave me looking like a glossy grease-ball at the end of the day. I apply it on my face everyday (and on any other exposed areas) and have not had any adverse skin reactions. Highly recommend it!

  • Excellent product
    06 Dec, 2013, By Karen I was very hesitant to try this sunscreen as I have oily skin and a lot of people mentioned that it was greasy. I was very impressed, it did feel greasy whilst I applied it, but it absorbed quickly and my skin looked matte for the whole day. It also didn feel like I was wearing sunscreen, with most others I could feel the layer. I use the Victorian Garden moisturiser for oily skin, and the combination works really well.

    I am really glad that I decided to try this sunscreen.

  • Funny smell
    27 Nov, 2013, By Kelly Although this sunscreen works fine and does not irritate my skin, there is an unpleasant fishy smell. Ive used it twice and find the smell really hard to bear, not sure whether my tube is expired/defective or if the smell is standard.

  • Best sunscreen I have ever used!
    12 Aug, 2013, By Kate Best sunscreen I have ever used! Spreads easily, works amazingly and my skin loves it! :)

  • The sunscreen does not have a white residue and while it goes on greasy it absorbs relatively quickly.
    By Busisiwe The sunscreen does not have a white residue and while it goes on greasy it absorbs relatively quickly. My only warning would be for those with hyperpigmentation. The sunscreen seems to exacerbate the problem. I had overcome my hyperpigmentation problem before using the sunscreen, but noticed that after using the product some of the pigmentation had reappeared, I have returned to using my usual sunscreen and hopefully my skin will return to normal.

  • My children have terrible allergies and their skins have flared up every time that I have ever used any sunscreen in the past.
    By Roshen My children have terrible allergies and their skins have flared up every time that I have ever used any sunscreen in the past. I was quite desperate when I googled sunscreen for sensitive skins. I eventually landed up on your website and came across the Sunumbra SPF30 Sunscreen. I have to admit that I was slightly apprehensive because of the price, but out of desperation, knowing that we were headed for the coast for the holidays and knowing that my children are true water babies, I took two tubes…
    It was worth every single cent that I paid. I applied tons of the stuff onto my three children’s skins, constantly, every single day except for New Years day which was raining and we spent the entire day indoors… and I still have about half of the second tube left.
    What an amazing product! Not only did it protect my children from the damage caused by the sun, but it moisturized and nourished their skins. We usually return from our holidays with our children looking terrible. I looked at my son’s face just last night and marveled at the healthy glow of his tanned cheeks.

  • I use it on my body - would be too oily for the face.
    By Masadi I use it on my body - would be too oily for the face. Spreads easily,no white residue and my skin feels very soft. The only downside is the smell, but it fades after a few minutes. Value for money.

  • fabulous product.
    By ANEESA fabulous product. looks oily immed after application, but absorbs super quick with no white residue. a quick dusting of loose face powder and you are good to go!

  • I am very happy with this sunscreen.
    By Su-Ann I am very happy with this sunscreen. I have oily problematic skin, but it does not cause me any blocked pores. No white paint effect - wonderful!

  • I initially bought this product to use on my face, but it is very oily and although it eventually is absorbed by the skin, I wouldn't recommend it for people with oily/combination skins.
    By Tracy I initially bought this product to use on my face, but it is very oily and although it eventually is absorbed by the skin, I wouldn't recommend it for people with oily/combination skins.

  • What a great product.
    By Karen What a great product. It is easily absorbed and doesn't have that awful white or yellow layer on your skin that rubs off on everything. Fabulous!

  • At first I thought it would be greasy but my skin absorbed it quickly.
    By Lisa At first I thought it would be greasy but my skin absorbed it quickly. It has a slight pigment so you don't get that white coating effect that you get from other sunscreens. I love this product!

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