Mineral Sunscreen, SPF Protection for Every Day

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    Your new best friend for sun protection during your activities in the great outdoors. Whether you're hitting the beach, going for a hike, or trying to catch that wave, Maxiblock Mineral has got your back. With 4 hours water resistance and dermatologically tested formula, you can trust Maxiblock Mineral to provide reliable sun protection while you enjoy your favourite outdoor activities without worrying about constant reapplication.

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Maxiblock Mineral is an innovative therapeutic sunscreen that exclusively utilises zinc oxide as a UV filter, providing SPF 50 PA++++ broad spectrum protection to harsh sun exposure. With outstanding transparency and a superior feel on the skin, this breakthrough product aims to overcome barriers to the widespread adoption of mineral sunscreens. Often referred to as physical sunscreen, mineral sunscreens are a preferred choice over traditional chemical sunscreens for various reasons.

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Is mineral sunscreen suitable for any skin type?

Some individuals may encounter skin irritation or allergic responses to specific chemicals present in chemical sunscreens. However, choosing zinc sunscreens can promote healthy skin, as they are less likely to trigger such reactions. This makes them ideal for all skin tones, in line with the increasing emphasis on skincare health. With the rising demand for mineral-based alternatives, companies are broadening their offerings in this area to enhance skin protection.

Is mineral sunscreen better for sensitive skin?

Mineral sunscreens are generally considered gentler on the skin, making them suitable for individuals with sensitive skin, prone to irritation or with dry skin. They are less likely to cause allergic reactions compared to some chemical sunscreens, especially those that are fragrance free. As a result, mineral sunscreens have become increasingly popular among consumers seeking safer and milder options for sun protection.

Does mineral sunscreen also provide broad spectrum sun protection?

Mineral sunscreens provide broad spectrum SPF PA++++ sun protection against both UVA and UVB rays. UV lights can cause sun damage. Instead of using chemical UV filters, Maxiblock Mineral sunscreen is formulated with zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide, which act as physical barriers to absorb, reflect, and scatter the sun's rays. This sunscreen formula ensures comprehensive protection, shielding your skin from harmful UV radiation and maintaining its health. Don't forget to slap on some protective clothing, hydrate yourself regularly, and nourish your skin with high SPF sunscreen to protect against the sun's harmful effects.

Can mineral sunscreen be used as facial sunscreen? Can it be used to hydrate your skin?

Absolutely! Mineral sunscreen is an excellent choice for facial sun protection. Mineral sunscreens typically contain zinc oxide or titanium dioxide as active ingredients, which work by forming a physical barrier on the skin to reflect and scatter UV rays.

These sunscreens are often well-tolerated by sensitive skin and are non-comedogenic, making them suitable for the face. They provide broad-spectrum protection against both UVA and UVB rays, helping to prevent sunburn, premature aging, and reducing the risk of skin cancer.

Mineral sunscreens are known for their gentle nature, making them ideal for daily use on the face. They are also suitable for all skin types, including those with acne-prone or sensitive skin. Additionally, mineral sunscreens often have a tint finish, making them a great option for individuals who prefer a non-greasy feel on their face. Maxiblock Mineral Tinted Sunscreen.

Check out our Face Sunscreen.

Chemical sunscreen vs Mineral sunscreen?

Physical vs Chemical

  • Physical Sunscreen:
      - Reflects and scatters UV radiation.
      - Contains sunscreen ingredients such as zinc oxide and/or titanium dioxide.
      - Gentle on sensitive skin.
      - May leave a slight white cast.
      - Provides immediate protection.
      - Water-resistant.
  • Chemical Sunscreen:
      - Absorbs UV radiation, converting it into heat.
      - Contains sunscreen ingredients like oxybenzone, avobenzone, etc.
      - Light texture, ideal for daily use.
      - May irritate sensitive skin.
      - Takes about 20 minutes to be effective.

Choose based on preference, skin type, and desired effects. Both offer broad-spectrum protection; apply sunscreen generously and regularly. Avoid prolonged sun exposure.

SPF30 vs SPF50? Which To Choose.

  • SPF30: Blocks 97% of UVB rays, great for daily use and moderate sun exposure.
  • SPF50: Blocks 98% of UVB rays, ideal for extended outdoor activities or sensitive skin.

Choose SPF30 for everyday use and SPF50 for extra protection during prolonged sun exposure or if you have sensitive skin. Both offer effective sunburn protection when applied correctly.

Maxiblock Sunscreen Australia. Made in Australia.

For years, Maxiblock has been a leading supplier of zinc sticks and mineral sunscreens. However, its was held back by challenges such as poor product transparency and texture. Despite these setbacks, Maxiblock remained committed to innovation and customer satisfaction, continuously seeking ways to improve its formulations and address customer concerns.