Best of Pregnancy Winner for Best Pregnancy-Safe Sunscreen

This gentle lotion offers ultimate sun protection, without the use of harsh chemicals and dubious ingredients.
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Published March 21, 2022
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And the Winner Is: Earth Mama Organics Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 40

Sun’s out, bump’s out. Ready to hit the beach? You know you should slather sunscreen on that adorable bikini-ready belly of yours. But you’ll also want to prioritize sun protection even if you’re simply out and about running errands with your bump adequately covered. Using a lotion with SPF should be a habit (whether you’re pregnant or not). Of course, if you are expecting, you may suddenly be more cognizant of the ingredients in the products you’re applying to your skin (aka your largest organ). For the record, lots of popular sunscreens have dubious ingredients you don’t necessarily want to be exposed to during pregnancy—or anytime, really.

Still, finding a sunscreen with clean ingredients that’s not too thick or pasty and that spreads pleasantly is a tall order. Fortunately, Earth Mama Organics Mineral Sunscreen ticks off all the boxes on our list. Free of harsh chemicals, parabens, fragrances and nanoparticles, it’s made with gengle, organic ingredients and zinc oxide to offer ultimate sun protection. What’s more, it features a hint of iron oxide to provide a sheer tint that blends with most skin tones, and soothing argan oil to reverse previous sun damage. Suffice it to say, this powerhouse pregnancy-safe sunscreen can do it all.

What We Love:

  • With zinc oxide as its active ingredient, Earth Mama Organics Mineral Sunscreen offers ample sun protection with SPF 40. Other key protective ingredients include reparative organic argan oil and organic red raspberry seed oil

  • It’s free of all chemical sunscreens, dimethicone, parabens, artificial fragrance and nanoparticles

  • This option is reef-friendly—so you can rest assured it’s good for you and the earth

  • It features a sheer tint that blends with most skin tones

Check out some of our other favorite pregnancy-safe sunscreens

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