The FDA recommends use of a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating and to reapply sunscreens at least every 2 hours. The True Natural SPF 40 Active is rated Water Resistant (tested to be effective after immersion in water for a period of 40 minutes). The True Natural SPF 50 sunscreens currently have NOT been tested for water resistance.
Jun 30, 2011 12:34:00 PM
True Natural sunscreens are bio-based because zinc oxide, the active ingredient, is a natural mineral that is in effect renewable. All other ingredients are naturally source and renewable. The USDA BioBased testing confirms this and ensures it is not petroleum based (non-renewable).
Jun 8, 2011 12:13:00 PM
The self tanning lotion utilizes a well known blend of tanning actives that has been proven to work effectively over many years. How do they achieve their purposes? Naturally derived DHA & Erythrulose chemically react with the amino acids on your skin to create a non-toxic brownish pigment called melanoidins, the tan effect. This has been a known affect since the 20's and proven safe of decades of use.
May 20, 2011 12:38:00 PM
At TRUE Natural we are currently using lemon and orange oils at levels of 0.4% in our sunscreen formulations, well below the IFRA recommendations.