Badger Sunscreens Claims and Certifications


Here at Badger we believe in verifying claims so that you can trust the products that you use and the companies you support. We also believe in third party certifications and full transparency. If you're someone who needs proof to believe it, read on!

Simply the Safest Sunscreen – We take pride in making what we consider to be the simplest, safest, and most effective sunscreens. All of our sunscreen contain the mineral zinc oxide as their only active ingredient. Zinc oxide provides broad spectrum protection (UVA and UVB) protection and, according to the FDA, is one of only two sunscreen active ingredients recognized safe and effective . Our inactive ingredients are minimally processed and most are certified organic and good for your skin. Some of our sunscreens have as few as 5 ingredients! Have a look for yourself: Shop Badger Sunscreens

Non nano zinc oxide sunscreen

Non-Nano Sunscreen – Sunscreens with this claim use zinc oxide with primary particles that are larger than 100nm. More about our Zinc Oxide and Nanoparticles.

Clear zinc oxide sunscreen

Clear Zinc Sunscreen – Sunscreens with this claim use a porous zinc oxide to make the product less whitening. More about Clear Zinc Oxide.

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Reef Friendly / Reef Safe Sunscreen – Our sunscreens contain none of the ingredients shown to harm coral. More about Reef Friendly / Reef Safe Sunscreens.

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UVA UVB Sunscreen – All of our sunscreens provide excellent broad spectrum protection from damaging UVA and UVB rays. More about UVA and Broad Spectrum.

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Water Resistant Sunscreen – Our beeswax based sunscreen creams and sticks are naturally water resistant and have been independently tested to maintain their stated SPF after 40 or 80 minutes of swimming or sweating. Read more about Water Resistant Sunscreens.

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Biodegradable Sunscreen – Sunscreens with this claim have passed biodegradability testing, meaning that they break down in the natural environment. More about Biodegradable Sunscreens.

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% Certified Organic Sunscreen – Badger sunscreens contain between 84% and 99% certified organic ingredients (calculation excludes the zinc oxide active ingredient) and are certified to contain organic ingredients based on the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard – We can't use the USDA Organic certification on our sunscreens because it is a food standard that doesn't allow minerals. Read more about the rigorous NSF Organic Certification for personal care products.

Non GMO Sunscreen Non GMO Sunscreen

Non-GMO Sunscreen – Badger sunscreen creams and lotions bearing this logo are certified Non-GMO by NSF to the NSF Non-GMO True North standard, one of the most respected independent certification organizations in existence today.

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Non-Comedogenic Sunscreen – Badger sunscreens are made from all-natural ingredients that should not irritate or clog pores. Those products bearing the "Non-Comedogenic" claim have been clinically tested to ensure that they do not block pores. All of our sunscreens are suitable for sensitive skin.

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Hypoallergenic Sunscreen – “Hypo (lower) allergenic” means a lower chance of causing skin irritation or an allergic reaction. This claim has been substantiated using Repeat Insult Patch Testing (RIPT) on human volunteers. Our test results show that all of our sunscreen products can be considered “Non Primary Irritants and Non Primary Sensitizers”.

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Pediatrician Tested Sunscreen – The pediatrician claim requires the same testing that is conducted to make the hypoallergenic claim (see description above). These results are then reviewed and approved by a consulting pediatrician who determines whether or not the product is deemed safe for use on babies and kids.

Critical Wavelength Sunscreen UVA

Broad Spectrum Sunscreen – In the U.S., all "broad spectrum" claims must be substantiated using the Critical Wavelength method, which measures the breadth of UVA protection. A sunscreen is considered broad spectrum if the critical wavelength result is greater than 370nm. The results for our sunscreens range from: 374-385nm.

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Certified B-Corp – Badger is a certified B Corporation. The ‘B’ stands for Benefit, and being a B Corp means that we have made a commitment to weave our mission into the DNA of our business, from the ingredients we source to the way we treat our employees and the environment. Learn more about B-Corp and see our B Score.

Leaping Bunny No Animal Testing Skin Care

No Animal Testing – All of Badger's products meet the Leaping Bunny standard for No Animal Testing.


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