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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
greasy & whitish, but no harmful chemicals- the tradeoff.
on July 16, 2011
Well, I purchased this to try instead of my previous Badger; the ingredients are very close and both have 22% zinc oxide, higher than most other natural sunscreens. Eco doesnt ooze out as much of that initial spill of olive oil the way Badger does but it is still a greasy whitish formula (like Badger)...what zinc oxide formulas are always gonna be, I guess. I dont understand why these natural sunscreens claim to be non-greasy, when they certainly are, given they are formulated with so many oils... The Eco doesnt rub in very quickly, takes a while to absorb and dry down, and when it does, it leaves your skin looking dry (dehydrated) and like its been lightly dusted with flour. Does seem to prevent sunburn or tanning fairly well. I really havent found any of these natural sunscreens to be the holy grail, even after years of being on the market.