Most of us know that we should be wearing sunscreen on our faces every day, but we don’t necessarily know why this is important, or how to work it into our skin and beauty routine. Clean beauty expert Micaela Hone answers all of our questions — including how to wear sunscreen with your make up.
Believe it or not, sunscreen is actually a relatively new invention. Which seems strange considering the sun has been around for like, forever. What did people do before sunscreen? History tells us that ancient cultures used anything from mud, to rice bran, to olive oil, to zinc oxide. That’s right: the active ingredient used in physical sunscreens (like SunButter!) has been used as sunblock for thousands of years.