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4.23.2015

Spotlight | Human Heart Nature Safe Protect Sunscreen.

For most of us, summer is all about outdoor fun. Think beach escapades, theme park adventures, and barbecue parties. But these fun times can come to a quick end once those harmful ultraviolet rays penetrate your skin. Sounds scary, I know.

During the summer, when the UV index is at its peak, it's important to wear sunscreen most of the time - especially between 11 am and 2 pm to avoid potential life-long damages of the sun. These days I've been using the Safe Protect Sun Screen from Human Heart Nature, and so far so good!
Safe Protect Sun Screen.
Launched earlier this month, Safe Protect is the improved version of its predecessor, the Safe Block Sunscreen. All-natural and chemical-free, the Safe Protect is a broad-spectrum sunscreen that boasts of a PA++++ rating. And by PA, I mean Photo-aging protection, which refers to how much your sunscreen shields you from UVA rays that may cause long-term damage to the skin. The more plus symbols, the better protection you get. That means four plus is definitely a plus! :)
Literature at the back.
It also has a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30 which deflects 97% of those cancer-causing UVB rays and protects you for about seven hours. But like all sunscreens, this SPF 30 drops after a few hours or so, especially when your skin is exposed to water. So whether you're swimming in saltwater or pool water, make sure to reapply sunscreen at least every two hours.
Reef-friendly.
You'd also be glad to know that this sunscreen is free from chemical ingredients that are quite harmful to corals. Studies show that the chemicals found in sunscreen induces 'bleaching', which causes corals to turn white and eventually die. With Safe Protect, not only are you protecting your skin, you are protecting precious sea creatures as well.
Sunscreen tips!
All-natural, cruelty-free.
Now here's how the product looks like.
A generous dollop of Safe Protect.
Consistency is just right - neither too thick nor too runny, which allows for easy application and skin absorption. It doesn't feel sticky, and does not leave a white cast on the skin either. It also has a nice, mild scent, which lingers on the skin for quite some time.
Apply liberally, spread evenly!
I love that this sunscreen is very mild and gentle on the skin - no allergies, no breakouts, and safe for sensitive skin. My six-year-old loves this product as much as I do, and applying this before leaving the house has become a habit for him - even after his ten-day swimming lessons are already over. :)
Little man wearing Safe Protect on his face, neck, arms, and legs.
His skin darkened a bit (he swam daily for ten days after all), but at least he doesn't look too charred. Haha! 
There are instances, however, when this sunscreen's consistency would become oily. I understand it's because of the zinc oxide and the absence of synthetic binders, thus causing the oil to rise and separate from the zinc. Not too big of a problem though. All you have to do is shake the tube very well before using and the consistency becomes nice and creamy again.

What I love:
- SPF 30/PA++++
- Non-sticky, non-greasy.
- Lightweight, easily absorbed by the skin.
- Has a nice scent.
- Non-irritating, safe for sensitive skin.
- Doesn't leave a white cast on the skin.
- Proudly Philippine-made.
- All-natural, cruelty-free.
- Reef-friendly.
- Affordable price.

What you might not like:
- Consistency becomes oily at times. 
- Comes in two sizes only.

The Safe Protect Sun Screen is available in two sizes - 50 grams and 200 grams, and is currently being sold at an introductory price of Php 249.75 and Php 599.75, respectively. This product is available at the Human Heart Nature website, and at Human Heart Nature branches nationwide.

11 replies:

Mom-Friday said...

I didn't know sunscreen chemicals are harmful to corals! This is a great addition to my favorite HN products. :)

Christy Garrett said...

Sunscreen is a must for everyone on our house. In my teens I thought I was invincible and would burn really bad. Now I don't go in the sun very often but when I do, i later on the sunscreen.

jyonash said...

I didn't realize that sunscreens were bad for corals...that is great info. I believe strongly in sunscreen!!

Lame Shrill Owl said...

I need this for my kids. I like that it has coconut oil.
-Jessica

Liz Mays said...

I didn't know about the bleaching of corals. That's reason enough to make a good choice like this.

Mitch said...

I've always loved Human Nature products! Another good find to consider!

debdenny said...

Glad it is safe for sensitive skin. Good protection.

Star light said...

I love that it is All-natural and chemical-free. It is very important to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun.

Nazia Naz said...

This product seems amazing and I hope it would work like a charm too. Thanks for sharing.. I am always looking for things like these!!

Ruth dela Cruz said...

I always love Human Nature and it is good that they finally came up with SPF lotion (and what's awesome, they are good for the kids too!) very, very reasonably priced too!

AVA T.♥ said...

We just recently went on a beach trip and sun screens are really saviors! We tried a different brand, but I'm actually liking this one for my kids!

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