Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between sunscreen for face and body?

A: The main difference between sunscreen for the face and body lies in their formulations and specific considerations for each area.

  1. Formulation: Sunscreens designed for the face tend to have lighter and more easily absorbed formulations. They are typically non-comedogenic, meaning they are less likely to clog pores or cause acne breakouts. Facial sunscreens often have a more elegant texture, allowing for smoother application and easier integration into skincare routines.
  2. Sensitivity: Facial skin is generally more sensitive and delicate than the skin on the body. Therefore, facial sunscreens are often formulated to be gentle and suitable for the sensitive skin of the face. They may contain additional ingredients that provide soothing or anti-aging benefits, such as antioxidants or moisturizing agents.
  3. Coverage: Facial sunscreens often provide a higher level of coverage and protection, as the face is more exposed to the sun's rays compared to the rest of the body. This is especially important considering that the face is more prone to sunburn and signs of sun damage.
  4. Cosmetic Considerations: Facial sunscreens are often designed to work well under makeup, offering a non-greasy or matte finish. They may also be tinted or offer sheer coverage to blend with different skin tones. Body sunscreens, on the other hand, are typically more focused on providing broad coverage and may have a thicker texture.

While there are differences between facial and body sunscreens, it is important to note that both types provide sun protection. It is recommended to use a dedicated facial sunscreen for the face and a separate sunscreen for the body to ensure proper protection and address the specific needs of each area.

Q: Are your sun-care products certified organic?

Yes, all our sunscreen products are certified organic, meeting strict organic certification standards.

Q: Which ingredients harmful in skincare?

When looking for a sunscreen opt for options that are free from harmful chemicals like oxybenzone, octinoxate, and avobenzone. These chemicals can be harmful to marine ecosystems and may have potential health risks. Lumitage sun-care does not contain any of these harmful chemicals.

Q: What level of sun protection (SPF) do your sunscreens offer?

Our sunscreens offer 2 levels of sun protection, ranging from SPF 30 to SPF 50, providing effective shielding against harmful UV rays.

Q: Are your sunscreens broad-spectrum, protecting against both UVA and UVB rays?

  1. Absolutely! Our sunscreens are formulated to be broad-spectrum, meaning they protect against both UVA and UVB rays, safeguarding your skin from sunburn and premature aging.

Q: Are your sunscreens reef-safe and environmentally friendly?

Yes, we are committed to being reef-safe and environmentally friendly. Our sunscreens are formulated without oxybenzone and octinoxate, two common ingredients known to harm coral reefs.

Q: Are your sunscreens suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin?

Our sunscreens are carefully formulated to be suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. We prioritize using gentle and non-irritating ingredients in our formulations.

Q: Do your sunscreens leave a white cast or have a lightweight, transparent formula?

We take pride in creating sunscreens with a lightweight, transparent formula that absorbs easily into the skin. You won't experience any white cast, ensuring a seamless application.

Q: Are your sunscreens water-resistant and suitable for outdoor activities?

Yes, our sunscreens are designed to be water-resistant, providing protection even during outdoor activities and water-based sports. However, it is recommended to reapply after swimming or excessive sweating.

Q: Do your sunscreens contain any synthetic fragrances, parabens, or harmful chemicals?

Our sunscreens are free from synthetic fragrances, parabens, and harmful chemicals. We prioritize using natural and organic ingredients that are safe and beneficial for your skin.

Q: How often should I reapply your sunscreen for optimal protection?

To maintain optimal protection, we recommend reapplying our sunscreen every two hours or more frequently if you have been swimming, sweating, or towel-drying.

Q: Are your sunscreens cruelty-free and not tested on animals?

A: Absolutely! We are proud to be a cruelty-free brand. None of our products or ingredients are tested on animals, and we are committed to promoting ethical and cruelty-free practices.

Q: I want to go tanning anyway, what is the safest way?

A: If you still choose to pursue a tan, here is a step-by-step guide to help you do it as safely as possible.

Q: What should I do when I get a sunburn?

Treating a sunburn promptly and properly can help alleviate discomfort and promote healing. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to treat a sunburn effectively.