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Product Features

Mineral Sunscreen Actives

Brush On Block® always uses only mineral actives in our sunscreen products – just Zinc Oxide and/or Titanium Dioxide. No chemical sunscreen actives, ever. For detailed information on product ingredients, see the the specific product page.

Broad Spectrum Protection

Brush On Block® products always protect you from both UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) rays. They also protect from IR-A (Infrared A) and HEV (High Energy Visible Light, also known as Blue Light. See our blog post on the PA Rating System for more inform

Vegan and Cruelty-Free

Always, every single product. We have made a commitment as a company to hold to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) standards, so you won’t find any animal-derived ingredients nor any animal-tested ingredients in our products. See our

Reef Friendly Sunscreen

Because we do not use chemical sunscreen additives, Brush On Block® is considered to be Reef-Friendly/Reef Safe. You will never find Oxybenzone, Avobenone, Octinoxate, Octocrylene, Homosalate, Octisalate or PABA in our sunscreens. For more informatio


Our products do not contain particles small enough to be considered nano-sized or nano particles. This means no absorption risk and no inhalation risk.

Made in the USA

All of our products are manufactured in the USA in FDA-inspected and compliant facilities. Our empty componentry and packaging (brushes, tubes, tins, lip containers, cartons, etc) are manufactured in Asia, Canada and the US, then shipped to one of ou

FDA Compliant

The FDA considers sunscreen to be an over-the-counter drug, and regulates it as such. You might think this goes without saying, but in the past year, many “sunscreen” products have popped up on places like Amazon that are coming from China. Amazon do


Brush On Block translucent sunscreen powders (SPF 30, SPF 50 and BOB KIDS) are great for the whole family because it doesn’t look like makeup on the skin. This also makes it great as a finishing powder over makeup, because it won’t look heavy or cake


Testing has shown that Brush On Block products are unlikely to cause allergic reactions and is safe for sensitive skin.

Protection You Can Count On

Our products are all tested to provide at least the amount of coverage on the front of the product. With SPF 30, if you apply correctly (apply enough product) and reapply frequently (every 2 hours or 80 minutes if swimming or sweating) you are protec