The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that if exposure to the sun is unavoidable and your baby is under 6 months, a mineral-based sunscreen (like ours) should be used; consult with your physician. The AAP recommends that because an infant's skin is very thin and sensitive, infants under 6 months should be kept out of the sun.
No fragrance or scent masking agents.
Face (does not sting the eyes) and body. Created especially for those who cannot tolerate fragrance. May be used everyday/year-round.
SPF Protection Level:
Provides high-level protection against sunburn.
Retains effectiveness after 80 minutes of activity in water or perspiring.Product description: WebMD Expert's Choice Winner!
Family size! Packaged in a convenient 19 ounce bottle with a heavy-duty pump that dispenses a glob of product in one easy push. The perfect poolside companion. Our custom pump locks in the "up" position, which helps to prevent leaks when on the go or not in use. California Baby® no fragrance sunscreen is perfect for those with skin sensitivities or fragrance allergies. Our 30+ sunscreen provides high-level protection. Made with micronized titanium dioxide that forms a thin film of protection to the outer most layer of the skin scattering and reflecting UV rays offering broad-spectrum protection. This lotion is simple and elegant; it glides on smoothly and will not slip off when it comes into contact with water, so you may rest assured that it will last. Non-staining formula. Very water-resistant.
Moms, our sunscreens work great under make-up because they are non-greasy and they create a nice "cover-up" base under foundation or powder. To get a nice even layer, dot around the face and blend with a cosmetic sponge as you would foundation.
- Apply sunscreen uniformly and evenly 30 minutes prior to sun exposure
- A cosmetic sponge is helpful in spreading an even layer, especially on the face
- Don't forget that wearing a hat and sunglasses are an important part of sun safety—make sure lenses offer 99% UV protection
Benefits & Features:
- Highly recommended by leading dermatologists and allergists for their patients with chemical sensitivities and fragrance intolerance.
- Contains organic and sustainably grown ingredients
- No fragrance or scent masking agents
- UVA/UVB broad-spectrum protection
- Very water resistant
- Non-whitening titanium dioxide
- No Octyl Methoxycinnamate
- PABA free
- Mineral-based sunscreen
- Non-invasive formula, hypoallergenic
- Non-staining formula
- Custom locking pump helps to eliminates accidents
A note from Jessica, developer of California Baby®:
Yes, it's a big bottle of sunscreen! But if you have kids and they are swimming all day during the summer—and who doesn't want to be out in the sun after winter's chill?—this is the product for you. I have yet to finish my bottle after almost a year; but I actively work to avoid the sun and tend to wear our SPF18 daily; although I have been applying the 30+ to décolleté for a boost of extra protection. With this big jug around, there is no excuse not to apply—and reapply—sunscreen. For best results, apply 30 minutes prior to sun exposure, which allows the product to create an emulsion on top of the skin. Reapply every hour or so (after toweling dry) when actively outside.
Dermatologists and the American Cancer Society urge the use of sunscreen everyday and year-round.
I'm writing to let you know what a wonderful product your 30SPF sunscreen is. I've just purchased the "big jug" of it, all 19 ounces. I have SLE, lupus for short, and MUST be wary of the sun. My dermatologist would prefer I wear a lead suit, but... I have tried a lot of sunscreens and blocks, and I have read the Environmental Working Group's evaluation of each brand I have tried. All of them, except California Baby, have ingredients that could cause cancer. Having to use sunblock every day for, well, forever, this could be a problem. I purchased my first small tube at My Organic Market here in Maryland, and am hooked. Not greasy, no fragrance to make me sneeze or break out, and I don't get white residue on black slacks. I also feel protected. Your products being vegetarian/vegan/cruelty free is also tops in my book. I've also used your sensitive shampoo/body wash and really like it. Because of the lupus, I tend to have sensitive skin and I don't need the stuff I can't pronounce on my skin to make it itch. Thank you for making a wonderful product! Best Regards, E.A.
I just wanted to say Thanks for making such great products. My daughter has eczema. Early this summer her breakouts were so severe, that she was developing infected open sores on her skin. Doctors prescribed numerous medications to treat the eczema. The medicines work and her skin would clear up. But then within a few days after taking her off the medication the eczema would return. Doctors ran allergy test ect, and could not find anything she was allergic too. It took about 2 months, but I finally made a connection that the eczema occurred when we but sunscreen on her (even though we used the same brand of sunscreen last summer). After searching online I found reviews on your product, and decided to try it. Since I have bought your sunscreen she has not had a reoccurrence of the eczema on her arms or legs. She did have a subsequent breakout on her face, but I realized that was due to a change in her shampoo. So we now use your Shampoo and Conditioner as well as. We still have not figured out the underling ingredient that causes the allergic reaction and eczema outbreak, but I know while using your products it does not occur. -J.V. Covington, LA
I am writing you this letter letting you all know at California babies that your sunscreen
is a miracle in my house. I bought over 8 different bottles of sunscreen this summer for my daughter. She is 2 years old and never thought that she could be allergic to sunscreen. I tried everything and everytime I would put something on her she would break out in hives all over and it was horrible and SO painful for her and the hives would last for up to 5 days. I called the doctor the first time it happened and I brought her in and they told me it was the after math of strep throat. So I didnt think anything of it until I put it on her again. My friend who is a nurse told me all about your products and I was a little sceptical about it at first because of the price tag on it but when I used it on her for the very first time I was amazed. You are they only product of suncreen that I could find that was PABA free. That is what I think she is allergic to. When she was only a year she didnt have any problems with it until I tried to put it on her again. I went through 2 2.9oz tubes this summer and it totally worked. I just wanted to thank you guys soo much for this product and wanted to let you know that. Please dont ever take this product away from your company because I wont know what to do. My daughter is very fair skin compared to me. I dont burn at all but she has the skin tone that red heads due and I have to protect her beautiful skin. I might start buying your shampoo and your other things that you guys sell. Please keep it on the shelfs of TARGET. I would appreciate it. Thanks Again J.M
My son is 2 1/2 years old and has never had much fun at the pool because we could not find a sunscreen that did not irritate his eyes. We tried California Baby this summer and MAGIC happened--no irritated eyes, no runny nose and it is actually water resistant, which I have not been able to find as a characteristic with other sensitive skin sunscreens. He is having a great summer because he can enjoy being outside without being bothered by his sunsreen. I am SO THANKFUL that I found your product--I will be a customer for many years!! Thank you for developing such a great products! Thank you, thank you for making such a wonderful product! G. R.
Hello Jessica, I am so happy I found your products! I wish I had found them years ago. My 2 sons are allergic to peanuts and my one son is also allergic to dairy. He was the one always getting skin rashes from shampoos and moisturizers (that I was using for his rashes). Anyway, about a month ago I was looking for a safe sunscreen with no chemicals because I recently have been reading about the awful chemicals they use in our everyday skincare and came across your web-site. I was so thrilled to see ALL the other fragrance free products you carry... really it is a wonderful line. I also use the products for myself because I have allergies and am sensitive to alot of fragrances and I am determined to find and use safer products. My boys refer to your product line as "california cool". They are 9 & 11. I have been passing along your products to my family/friends... when I see them I have been carrying along a few products for them to try out! Thank you so much. D.W.Read all Letters & Feedback