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Mineral vs. Chemical SPF

Mineral and Chemical SPF...What's the Difference?


Spring break is just around the corner and everyone knows this season’s best accessory is a perfect tan. Let your favorite Australian Gold products give you a sunkissed glow while you take time to rest and recharge under the sun.

Chemical SPF


Chemical sunscreens are what you would think of as a traditional sunscreen. Chemical sunscreens work by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light energy and releasing it as heat. They tend to absorb into the skin easier than mineral sunscreens.

Australian Gold Chemical Sunscreens

Mineral SPF


Mineral sunscreens (sometimes called physical sunscreens), however, create a barrier to reflect and scatter UV light. Mineral sunscreens provide a matte, powder-like finish. All Australian Gold’s mineral sunscreens are Hypoallergenic, Dermatologist and Pediatrician tested and safe for children, teens and adults.

Australian Gold Mineral Sunscreens



Whether you’re picking up an Extreme Sport SPF lotion or a Botanical continuous spray, Australian Gold has you covered so you and your loved ones can Celebrate Life Outside.