Oh-Lief’s sunblock range took about two years to formulate, using high-performance, non-toxic ingredients like zinc oxide, beeswax, carrot and pomegranate extracts.
- SPF20 mineral sunscreen
- Suitable for sensitive facial skin
- UVA & UVB (broad spectrum) protection
- Water resistant
- CANSA approved
- Won’t irritate or dry out the skin
- Won’t clog pores
- Beeswax & coconut oil nourish & protect the skin
- Carrot & pomegranate provide antioxidants & vitamins
- Enriched with skin-friendly vitamin E
The Oh-Lief sunblock formula is free of the following:
- Titanium dioxide
- Mineral oils
- Retinyl palmitate
- Synthetic preservatives & colours
Non Nano zinc oxide***, (caprylic triglyceride (coconut oil) , Polyhydroxystrearic acid, isostearic acid) – the Zinc is approved by ECOCERT, Coconut oil*, isoamyl laurate, Cera alba (beeswax)* Euphorbia Cerifera (candelilla) wax** Olea Europea (olive oil) * aspalathus linearus (green rooibos) extract in persea gratissima (avocado) fruit oil* Copernicia cerifera (Carnauba) wax**, hydrogenated vegetable oil , Vit E** Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed co2 extract*, daucus carota (carrot) root co2 extract*
*Certified organic ingredients
**Certified natural ingredients
***Natural soft mineral, non nano
Note: The Oh Lief range has been certified by the Soil association and the COSMOS Standard.
18 out of 25 people would recommend this product05/02/2018, By TarynI do think this product is a bit oily but I was hiking in the sun the whole day and my face didn't get burnt so I'd recommend it as a sunscreen but not for daily use.09/01/2018, By NettieLadies please take note: If two or more people say this product is to oily, then it is. Although it is a good sun protector, it is way to oily to use everyday. I had to dab most of the oiliness off my face with a tissue everytime I used it. I only used it on the days I went out in the sun and in our very hot December my face was way too oily to my liking. Maybe the manufacturers have to look into this matter.15/11/2017, By DilemmaNice on my dry skin. Seemed to keep it moisturized for the day.21/10/2017, By JeanineI had high hopes, yet the product is so oily my hair acually sticks to my skin when it touches it and gets really oily. I usually apply sunblock to boh face smd neck. Although it absorbes a bit after a while, later in the day, especially when warmer i feel like an oil ball and doesnt work well under makeup. I wont be getting this again. Im finishing the product by using on my body, not face.06/10/2017, By TraceyNot sure about the film it leaves behind but will give it more time27/09/2017, By MareliEven though I see many people complain about the sunscreen being too oily, I didn't find the facial one (SPF 20) too oily at all (compared to some of the other oh lief sunscreens). It is a lovely moisturising sunscreen for the face and I love it!07/08/2017, By EsmeI had high hopes for this product, because I absolutely love the OhLief aqueous cream. However, I found this cream to be so oily that I have to wait 10-15 min for it to absorb before putting on make-up - not great if you're in a hurry. It also left my make-up brushes oily and sticky. I live in a dry climate and have quite a dry skin, so I was surprised that this cream didn't absorb quickly. I also found that I have to apply moisturiser before applying the cream, which otherwise did not provide me with enough moisture. The neutral smell is great though.12/06/2017, By Jo-anneStunning product, great for dry skin.29/05/2017, By raeesaVery thick product. leaves a residue and does not blend well at all into the face04/04/2017, By JennaWhile natural sunscreen is tricky and this brand is beautiful, I found this sunscreen to dry out my face even though its formula was quite oily and thick on my skin.07/02/2017, By TeevFinally a sun cream my children will happily put on their faces without running away! You only need a tiny bit and it spreads easily, and rubs in not like most zinc based sun creams. It is quite oily but I don mind it and it gets absorbed.07/01/2017, By KristenI love this face sunscreen. I can see from other reviews that some had reactions to the formula--I was surprised because I also have sensitive skin and have had no problems with this sunscreen. Perhaps there is an ingredient in the sunscreen that some are allergic to.
It will feel a little greasy when you apply it, but (1) remember that a little will go a long way and (2) the oil will quickly absorb into your skin.
Ive been using it a for a few weeks and it seems to be effective.18/12/2016, By AnetI loved the Oh Lief sunscreen and like the way my skin felt after application. Ive used it on myself as well as my two children - without any problems. Will buy it again.05/12/2016, By MelissaI am using an all natural face care system which I absolutely love but the brand doesn have a sunscreen in their system so the search was on for a good face sunscreen. I really hoped that Oh Lief would be the one and I loved the consistency and how it glided onto my face but after 2 or 3 days my face reacted badly to it with weird breakouts. Quite sad as I really tried to love it :(28/11/2016, By DeniseThis product gives the same result as smearing coconut oil onto my face - after 3 hours my face is still very greasy and shiny....and I have quite a dry skin.
I don know how effective it is as a sunscreen as I cannot go out in public with it on....23/11/2016, By AnaLove that this is an all-natural product, but I find this extremely oily on my skin and it leaves a white sheen. I used very little. Good if you
e doing sports, but don think it works as an everyday suncreen under makeup.22/11/2016, By DonniqueVery good product, easily absorbed, not too oily, no fragrance.07/08/2016, By MariaI apply this on top of my moisturiser, and love it! It is a bit oily going on, but I just use a really tiny amount, and it absorbs quickly. I have combination skin, and have had no problems. Would definitely recommend this!30/05/2016, By sarahI think this product is okay, but when applying it feels very oily. Like a film of oil is going to stay on your face all day. I suppose for someone with very dry skin this would be a good product.27/01/2016, By SandraLovely smooth sun-block, that really works in protecting my face against the sun.15/12/2015, By RolienMost other face creams that I have used either made my face oily or caused pimples and blackheads. When I started using this Oh-Lief product, my skin cleared up almost right away. It is a bit oily at first, but it goes on smoothly and is quickly absorbed, so it doesn form an oily layer on your skin. Im impressed!11/11/2015, By IngridLOVE the Oh Lief sunscreen products!02/10/2015, By AdeleAt first I thought it a bit greasy, but I gave it a go under my foundation and I am very pleased. Even with the sweltering highveld temperatures my make-up did not melt of and it gives my skin a wonderful glow. A definite new favorite.27/05/2015, By NatalieI like the sunscreen. I didn have any irritation. It is a bit oily but it doesn make my skin oily, this also makes it easier to apply.26/02/2015, By KirstenAlthough my sensitive skin is happy with some of the other Oh Lief products, the sunscreen caused itching and redness on myself and my kids. The product has an oily texture but a big plus is that it isn whitening. Possibly others will like it.
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