Why choose Sunny Q?

What is the difference between non-nano zinc and nano zinc?

Non-nano zinc sits on top of the skin whereas nano zinc particles absorbs into the bloodstream.

Is Sunny Q Sunscreen safe for babies?

Sunny Q Sunscreen is safe for people of all ages, one of the ingredients in our sunscreen is calendula oil. Calendula oil has been an imperative ingredient in a plethora of baby skincare products. Calendula oil is extremely soothing. Always consult your pediatrician before using any sun-protectant or skincare product for your child.

Does Sunny Q Sunscreen have a fragrance?

Sunny Q Sunscreen strives to be 100% natural and eco-friendly. The sunscreen’s inactive ingredients are derived from shea butter, mango butter and all-natural plant-based oils. Although, there are no added fragrances, the scent that Sunny Q gives off is natural and fresh -- reflective of the ingredients used.

Can I wear makeup under sunscreen?

There is no-flashback when applying/wearing Sunny Q Sunscreen. For optimal protection, we recommend applying a powder makeup 15 minutes after applying Sunny Q Sunscreen. Using liquid foundation could potentially dilute the sunscreen protection ingredients.

How do I wash sunscreen off?

Lather natural soap with warm water and wash off with a rag or a loofah. Depending on how much you reapply, we recommend washing your body/face until you feel the sunscreen is no longer on your skin. Being that the only active ingredient, non-nano zinc, sits on top of the skin and doesn’t absorb into the skin, it shouldn’t take “work” to shower it off.

I heard mineral-sunscreen doesn't protect as much as chemical-based sunscreen, is this true?

Mineral sunscreen tends to be thicker than chemical-based sunscreens. Because of this, people apply less of chemical-free sunscreen than chemical-based sunscreen by assuming the thickness represents the protection.

Will Sunny Q Sunscreen rub off?

Sunny Q Sunscreen is a physical sunscreen that sits on top of the skin. Just like the FDA, Sunny Q recommends reapplication every 2-hours: directly after swimming or sports.

What does the term, “reef-safe” mean?

“Reef-safe” is a term used in sunscreen, skincare products and personal-care products that are not toxic to coral reefs or marine life that lives in that ecosystem.

What does “broad spectrum” mean?

Broad spectrum is a term that is referenced when describing the effective protection for skin against the harsh ultraviolet radiation given off by the sun - both UVA and UVB rays.

Is the packaging recyclable?

Sunny Q Sunscreen intentionally chose a recyclable tin can to package the product. By doing this, we ensure that our moral compass is aligned not only with the sunscreen itself, but the packaging, too!

What makes Sunny Q different?

Sunny Q Sunscreen was created with passion and purpose. The integrity of all living species was thought about when creating this product.  The ingredients?You can pronounce. The packaging? Recyclable and Reef-safe. Chemicals? Nope!  We wanted to make it known that Sunny Q Sunscreen didn’t just remove chemicals like octinoxate and oxybenzone (which are extremely damaging to the coral reefs), but avobenzone as well. What consumers don’t know is that a lot of “reef-safe” sunscreens still contain avobenzone. When exposed to the sun, avobenzone releases harmful free radicals into the body if absorbed. These free radicals can increase aging and cause long-term havoc on the body like cancer.