So, summer is here, the sun is here, and we're breaking out the sunscreen! We've tried a variety of sunscreens, from what's available at our local supermarket to "natural" formulations - in the search of something quick to put on those wiggly kids, something that will protect them, and something that will be safe for them. We think we've found the answer now!
Green Beaver Cie is a proudly Canadian company. All of their personal care products are formulated using pure, natural ingredients and are certified organic! From shampoos to hand soaps, face creams to lip balms, deodorant to toothpaste, and kids products - Green Beaver has a great product range! Started by 2 parents with a background in chemical and pharmaceutical industries, who were concerned about the chemicals used in regular personal care formulations, Green Beaver has grown to be a large company with products available online and at retail stores across Canada.
Our families have been lucky enough to try out a few of Green Beaver's products!
Certified organic SPF 30 Kids Body Lotion
Julie's Take on Green Beaver Sunscreen
Something that caught my attention about this sunscreen is the fact that it's non-whitening! We've tried other organic, natural sunscreens, and they were hard to rub in and left us looking a little ghostly! :) Green Beaver's sunscreen is easy to rub in, although it is a bit greasy-feeling at first. We've used in on our kids (and ourselves) several times lately when we've been outside for long periods of time in the sun, and it's worked very well for us. Another thing I really like about the sunscreen is that it's fragrance-free! I really don't need to go around smelling like a coconut or pineapple, or some other tropical scent! The Sunscreen is approved by Health Canada - which makes me a lot more confident using it.
Andrea's Take on Green Beaver Sunscreen
We have definitely been making use of our fabulous, ORGANIC sunscreen from Green Beaver. It was the perfect thing to use when we set up our kiddie pool in the backyard last week. They had so much fun...and since I'd applied Green Beaver's sunscreen I had no worries about sunburns on our kids. It worked wonderfully in and out of the water. I do agree with Julie on the fact that the sunscreen is a bit greasy-ish at first, but other than that we loved every aspect of it - including that it was fragrance free which makes it EVEN better for young kids or those of us with extra sensitive skin. Green Beaver Sunscreen is definitely a product that I'd buy again, as it is safe, natural and does the job well!
Green Beaver also makes an adult version of the sunscreen - check it out here!
Certified organic SPF 15 Lip Balm
You mustn't forget your lips when you're out in the sun! This lip balm works great - I like how it feels, and it seems to do the job well!
Winter Face Cream
Maybe you don't need this so much in the summer - it's a great face cream for fall and winter though! The winter air - cold and dry - can seriously cause problems for sensitive face skin, especially if you're prone to dry skin anyway. I found this cream to be a great product to use, especially after a shower, to help get my dry skin back on track. It's a thick, rich-feeling cream that rubs in easily without leaving your face feeling greasy or "over-creamed!"
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