Pipette Mineral Sunscreen might be made for babies, but I have been pleasantly surprised by this lesser known sunscreen product. It’s made with 20% non-nano zinc oxide as a UV filter and clean non-irritating ingredients that are safe enough for a baby’s sensitive skin. For only $15 the Pipette sunscreen has a more sophisticated formula than sunscreens I’ve tried from bigger brands with even bigger budgets. I know not every adult likes this sunscreen, but I’m sharing why I’ve enjoyed this baby sunscreen in this Pipette review.
Pipette Mineral Sunscreen Review
The Pipette sunscreen could have gotten much more hype if it weren’t a baby product. It’s got a lot of things going for it:
- SPF 50 for ample UV ray protection
- Fragrance free with no detectable scent
- Very lightweight lotion
- Silky smooth texture
- Doesn’t dry my skin out
- Doesn’t feel greasy or leave a dewy finish
- $12-$15 for 4 fl oz
With 20% zinc oxide, the Pipette sunscreen will not go on completely transparent like chemical sunscreens, but the white cast is minimal. It will probably not be ideal for darker skin tones.
The Pipette sunscreen spreads evenly and sinks into skin easily. I haven’t found anything about its application that I’ve disliked so far. If you’re not a fan of how thick natural mineral sunscreens are, the Pipette sunscreen is a good alternative to look into.
At $12 (or $9 on Amazon) for a whopping 4 fl oz, Pipette is an extremely affordable sunscreen and great value for money. Compare $15 for 4 fl oz with Cocokind’s sunscreen that costs $25 for 1.7 fl oz.
Pipette Sunscreen Ingredients
Inactive Ingredients: Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Methyl Dihydroabietate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetyl Palmitate, Coco-Glucosid, Ethyl Ferulate, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Lecithin, Bisabolol, Physalis Angulata (Wild Gooseberry) Extract, Xanthum Gum, Acacia Senegal Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Isotearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Caprylyl Glycol, Acacia Senegal Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Isostearic Acid, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Hydroxyacetophenone, Caprylyl Glycol.
Pipette Mineral Sunscreen Ingredients
Zinc Oxide 20%: non-nano, reef-friendly, 100% mineral-derived ingredient that gives broad-spectrum protection against UVA/UVB rays.
Water: Pure, simple product base.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride: Skin-replenishing, plant-derived emollient.
Squalane: 100% sugarcane-derived, pure and sustainable moisturizing agent compatible with baby’s skin.
Glycerin: Plant-derived moisture attractor.
Cetearyl Alcohol: Gentle plant-derived emollient.
Methyl Dihydroabietate: Plant-derived formula thickener.
Sorbitan Olivate: Plant-derived skin softener.
Cetyl Palmitate: Plant-derived skin softener.
Coco-Glucoside: Plant-derived emulsifier.
Ethyl Ferulate: Plant-based antioxidant with skin-calming properties.
Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside: Plant-derived solubilizing agent that helps keep formula smooth.
Lecithin: Sunflower-derived skin conditioning ingredient.
Bisabolol: plant-derived antioxidant that helps calm irritation.
Physalis Angulata (Wild Gooseberry) Extract: Fruit-derived extract that helps calm the effects of infrared light, which can heat and irritate delicate skin.
Xanthan Gum: Sugar-derived skin conditioning ingredient that helps give formula its silky texture.
Acacia Senegal Gum: Plant-derived skin conditioning agent that locks in moisture and thickens formula.
Sodium Gluconate: Naturally-derived ingredient that helps boost preservative effectiveness.
Isostearic Acid: Natural fatty acid that helps emulsify and give formula its silky texture.
Polyhydroxystearic Acid: Plant-derived emulsifying agent that helps stabilize formula and keep it smooth and uniform.
1,2-Hexanediol: Moisture-attracting ingredient and preservative.
Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate: Food-grade emulsifier that helps give formula its silky texture.
Hydroxyacetophenone: Antioxidant that boosts preservative effectiveness.
Caprylyl Glycol: Plant-derived ingredient that boosts preservative effectiveness.