- 5 Star rating (UVA) – protects against the rays that cause skin ageing.
- SPF40 (UVB) – protects against the rays that cause sunburn.
- 40-minute water resistance.
- pH-balanced; accommodates the higher alkalinity of children's skin.
What goes into making this full-spectrum kids’ sunblock so effective?
- Zinc oxide is a safe, skin-friendly base for this natural mineral sunscreen.
- Wild kigelia extract is an active ingredient that is rich in antioxidants.
- Aloe forex is a soothing gel that replenishes the skin’s moisture.
- Green rooibos tea helps fend off free radical damage.
- Cape chamomile soothes your little one’s skin.
- Contains active natural nutrients to reverse the effects of radiation damage, free radical damage and atmospheric toxins.
- Blocks UVA exposure, protecting against melanoma and ageing.
- Filters UVB rays to prevent sunburn, without blocking out beneficial vitamin D.
- Dermatologically tested and approved.
- Specially formulated for children and people with sensitive skins.
- Contains no harsh synthetic ingredients; won’t irritate your child’s skin or cause allergies.
- Knead the tube well before use.
- Apply Sunumbra Kids SPF40 Sunscreen liberally to all exposed areas 15 minutes before your children go out into the sun.
- Don’t forget the ears, nose, back of the neck, tops of feet and unprotected heads.
- Re-apply every 2 hours or after sweating, swimming or towel-drying.
- Avoid direct contact with eyes.
Please Note: You should apply sunscreen every day, even in cloudy weather.
De-ionised water, ethylhexyl olivate (100% natural certification), zinc oxide dimethicone, sodium olivoyl glutamate, cetearyl alcohol, glyceryl stearate (ecocert 100% organic), carnauba wax, allantoin, kigelia extract, aloe ferox extract, green rooibos extract (ecocert organic + USDA NOP organic product), black tea extract (natural certificate, uncontaminated with chemical fertilisers or pesticides and is non-GMO), broccoli sprout extract (natural certificate, uncontaminated with chemical fertilisers or pesticides and is non-GMO), astaxanthin (100% natural certification), milk thistle extract (100% natural certification), Cape chamomile oil (organically grown).
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.
24 out of 29 people would recommend this product16/11/2018, By NasI bought it for the high spf. Great for the face but very sticky and difficult to spread. My husband could not use it at all with his hairy arms and legs:) it would take a really long time to apply if you’re anxious to get into the water. Put it on before you leave home!13/11/2018, By LeeWorks very well14/10/2018, By JanineI've been using this for years and now got some for my baby too. I have very fair sensitive skin. It's not always easy to spread and can feel a little sticky on the skin, but it protects from sunburn very well! Always have it with me08/10/2018, By KellyWhile it was effective against sunburn, it was extremely difficult to spread, resulting in uneven application despite heavy rubbing. It also had a funny smell...
Unfortunately I won't be buying this again25/06/2018, By LaurenI love this product. I use it on my face whenever I’m going to be outdoors and it lasts the whole day. I like the smooth creamy texture and I don’t find it greasy. It leaves my skin soft and doesn’t cause breakouts. It does have a slight tint to balance out the white zinc, so you need to be careful if using it on areas near clothing (because of this, and the cost, I use the family one for my body).11/06/2018, By NereenSmooth non-greasy, natural smell, good protection. Does separate towards the end - shake daily to keep it well blended right to the last. My kids use it daily! I can relax knowing its safe for their skins - which are very very fair.11/06/2018, By NereenSmooth non-greasy, natural smell, good protection. Does separate towards the end - shake daily to keep it well blended right to the last. My kids use it daily! I can relax knowing its safe for their skins - which are very very fair.21/02/2018, By JamesWorks perfectly for us. Kids are okay with us applying it. Nobody has burned. So happy all round.29/01/2018, By MichelleThe only sunscreen which doesn't cause a rash on my son's skin. Pleasant smell, and doesn't sting if it gets in the eyes. A bit pricey, but good value.19/01/2018, By CindyThis is a fantastic product that provides very effective protection, especially for days out to water parks when the kids don't want to come back for regular "regreasing"! We've also tried the "Sport" version of this brand, but have settled on this kid's version as our favourite for Mom and Dad's use too. It's worth noting that, if you're fairly conditioned already and are hoping to "brown up" a bit, this is not the best choice, coz it blocks everything out :-)24/12/2017, By NikkaI loved this product for basic uses like working in the garden or just for my toddler when playing outside. I specifically bought a very expensive natural (non-nano) suncreen for our family this holiday season. Today was my fisrt day using it on the beach! I am so sad to say that I have burnt in the sun today! I covered my whole body and I applied a lot (I am very cautious when it comes to the sun!). I think I could have burnt a lot more (so not saying the product does not work at all) but my skin is burned enough that it is red and sore. I would not buy it again unfortunately.29/11/2017, By GuinevereLoved the smell and feel of this product. Bought long ago, but buying it again to try the new formulation. Was a little bit of a nuisance to mix the tube. Hopefully this has been sorted out. I don't usually like sunscreens on my face, but this felt fine. Nourishing, but not greasy.28/07/2017, By Sonjifound it very sticky, but I liked the scent. Good protection even if you spend long hours outside17/07/2017, By MoniqueNatural and effective but greasy and tinted.01/02/2016, By LeighI definitely prefer the SPF30, I had no issues with that one. This one was even thicker and drier and we had to throw half of the tube away. It protects well but makes it difficult to apply on children. Ill stick with the SPF30 or the Sport.10/01/2016, By SBGreat and effective product for the little one. The first squeeze is just always a messy mission - seems like the cream forms a hard lump at the bottom. The tube even burst open once.20/10/2015, By AdeleEasy to apply and highly effective. I love that I can spend care free summer days outdoors with my nieces, playing, swimming, gardening and picnicking, without giving the damaging rays of the sun a second thought.21/08/2015, By LeandriUnfortunately when I bought this product last year, with great excitement, I felt let down. No matter how much I kneed the tube, the cream and oil did not mix and the cream part was very hard. Had to cut open the tube and use a spoon to mix and eventually just through it away as it was too much work and could not throw it into my beach bag and head for the beach; so this season, even though I really want to buy this product I am having to think again. Not sure if the one I got was a dud or what the reason was for it not working. It smells nice though!18/08/2015, By CatherineA really effective sunscreen, but it stains clothes.09/10/2014, By CallenI wasn impressed with this sunscreen for use on kids. It seperated into oil and solid so you have to mix it in your hand before applying. It takes forever to rub in and spread which is very difficult with two tiny children who hate being sunscreened! It also stains all light clothes with a brown stain which is extremely hard to remove. And its expensive! Won be buying it again.20/02/2014, By PatriciaI wasn massively impressed by this sunscreen. It leaves brown marks on clothes and was a bit greasy I found.10/02/2014, By KarenGood product, but leaves brown stains on white costumes and shirts.31/01/2014, By Leigh-AnneI use this sunscreen on my 2 year old son. I apply it every morning before he goes to school and then also when he is out in the sun at the pool and so forth. He has never been burnt. It is easily absorbed and smells pleasant. I also feel better that there are no nasty chemicals being absorbed by his skin! Will not use anything else on him!!06/12/2011, By CPIncredible sunscreen: safe, natural and effective. This uses Zinc Oxide, which means theres virtually no risk of skin irritation. A bit greasy? Yes. But otherwise its probably one of the best natural sunscreen in the world.26/11/2011, By Tanyaso happy with this product. it absorbs easily and does not leave a thick white layer on the skin. is a SPF 40 which makes it higher than the other natural brands on the market. Locally produced and making use of SA essential oil of Cape Chamomile as it's scent. lovely!04/08/2011, By RoshenMy 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.
11/06/2011, By RozlynnBrilliant!!!! non greasy, smells great. MY daughter can finally go out in the sun as this sunscreen does not bringher out in a rash like all the commercial ones!! I am very pale and for the first time in my life I did not burn but have developed a beautiful golden hue, awesome!07/05/2011, By NatashaGREAT Product. Im so happy I have found a sunscreen that works with my skin and protects it with a high 40 SPF :). I dont have to worry about looking out for SPF beauty products because all I need is this which is great since a lot of products that contain SPF irritate my skin. After I moisturize I apply a pea size amount onto my face and thats it.I have sensitive skin therefore I use the Sunumbra Kids but Im sure the normal one is just as good. Im totally sold on Sunumbra. :)
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