Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face Sunscreen Lotion

Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 121.
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The Australian Gold® Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face Mineral Lotion is more than just powerful sun protection – it’s gentle care for your skin. This non-chemical sunscreen lotion delivers a refreshingly luxurious, powdery-clean feel, while the subtle tint seamlessly blends into most skin tones and washes away with water. Specially designed for sensitive facial skin, this lotion won’t clog pores and is fragrance free. Rich in vitamins and antioxidants from native Australian botanical ingredients, it allows you to enjoy the sun, protected from both UVA and UVB rays, and water resistant for up to 80 minutes.


  • 100% Mineral Sunscreen: Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide provide a non-chemical sun protection option, with a powder-like matte finish that’s never greasy
  • Australian Botanicals: Kakadu Plum, Eucalyptus and Red Algae form a unique combination of antioxidant rich botanicals

  • Eco Conscious Formulation: Designed to be Oxybenzone Free, Paraben Free, Phthalate Free, PABA Free, Petrolatum Free, SLS (Sulfate) Free, Dye Free and Oil Free. Hypoallergenic. Dermatologist and Pediatrician Tested. Not tested on animals.

  • Fragrance Free for use on even the most delicate skin

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: After 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, at least every 2 hours. Children under 6 months: Ask a doctor.

Australian Gold aims to provide complete product information on this website. Please reference the ingredients listed on the product packaging for most accurate, up-to-date information. Ingredients are subject to change in the future.   

Active Ingredients Purpose
Titanium Dioxide 4% Sunscreen
Zinc Oxide 4% Sunscreen


Inactive ingredients 

Alumina, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Caprylyl Glycol, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Disodium EDTA, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Hexyl Laurate, Iron Oxides, Panthenol, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Porphyra Umbilicalis (Red Algae) Extract, Silica, Squalane, Stearic Acid, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate*, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Water

*Vitamin E

The following link contains the testing reports for our Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face Mineral Lotion. Our products are tested by a third-party, FDA-registered, GMP certified, and ISO 9001 accredited laboratory. That laboratory tests our products for compliance with “Broad Spectrum,” “Water Resistance,” and “SPF 50” standards in accordance with FDA testing requirements.  Also included are the test results for “ISO 24442”, a test that measures UVA protection, which is a required test for products sold in Europe but is not required by the FDA. The attached results show that our Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face Mineral Lotion has passed each of those tests. For more information, click here!


Rated 5 out of 5 by from THIS DOUBLES AS A PRIMER! I'm never buying another primer, and I've tried them all, drugstore to high end. This keeps my makeup looking great all day and night. Since finding this product I haven't even skipped a cloudy indoor day (yes, I now know that you are supposed to wear sunscreen everyday and indoors, and I didn't until I found this (always too greasy, tacky or white). This is tinted just enough to not make me look like a clown, and blurs imperfections slightly. Absolutely no stinging, and I put it around my eyes. I bought 2 more backup tubes for fear that I will be without, even though I can't imagine going through one tube anytime soon!
Date published: 2019-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SPF for your face with a surprising tint I am in love with this product! I do not wear foundation on my face because it feels heavy and this product is perfect & light to my surprise. I am 51 years old and do have some sun spots on my face from sun tanning over the years and this gives just the right amount of color. I got a convertible recently and went searching for a good SPF face sunscreen for the days that I have my top down. I read the other reviews on this and was sold & I am glad I did. It does not feel greasy at all and almost leaves a smooth velvety feeling and I like that, I put a little loose powder over it and it is just like a light foundation almost. It seems to stay on very well even when I sweat and it does not take a lot to cover with either. The tube is reasonably a good size and should last for a while. I will be making this a permanent part of my sun protection from now on.
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from generally like it but won't repurchase I really like this tinted sunscreen. The consistency is easy to apply and it has just enough tint to counteract the white tint that you get with mineral sunscreens. However this sunscreen has alumina as the first ingredient and while I realize that the verdict is still out on the link between aluminum oxide and alzheimer's, I'm not willing to put something on the largest organ of my body (skin) that is linked to alzheimer's disease (especially since I put this on my face). If the product were reformulated without the alumina, I would definitely reconsider purchasing it.
Date published: 2018-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This could be a hg product This is an incredible feeling and performing sunscreen. I have dry skin so I have to prep with my winter skincare routine so it doesn't matte down too much. It doesn't settle into my neck lines. It feels so luxurious. BUT I am also very pale and this is way to dark for me. I have tried mixing it with a non tinted spf fifty and it does change the feel and performance some. If you have a medium skin tone this is the most perfect sunscreen ever. I literally grieve over not being able to use this. I tried the botanical body spf fifty because they have almost the same ingredient deck. It has a similar wonderful feel but it has a very overpowering smell that does not dissipate. So my search continues. Australian gold if you read your reviews please make a couple more shade options for this and other wish list wants....keep fragrance free and for dry skin.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great non-fragrant sunscreen!! For me, the best sunscreen is when it does not feel like sunscreen at all! I have combination and sensitive skin and I LOVE how easily this is applied on my face. I usually breakout from products and have not had any issues thus far! I gave this product 4/5 stars because it is quite hard to remove at night. After reapplying throughout the day, a typical CeraVe hydrating cleanser does not work for this. I have to resort to a harsher cleanser or double cleanse in order to remove this product. But, overall amazing and would recommend to any beginner for affordable and amazing sunscreen for the price!
Date published: 2020-07-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Could be great..Please make more color/undertones! This goes on better than any mineral sunscreen I have ever used- nice, fluffy, and light , no perfume. Dies not sting my eyes so it's easy to apply. For my fairly light to medium skin, it's not too dark. The problem is the tint is too pink. This would be a home run if they offered options with a yellow undertone (or at least neutral beige undertone) as well as some medium to dark shades for people with medium to dark skin. Since the tint is pretty darn sheer I think they could even get away with a TRUE UNIVERSAL TINT which could be 3 shades: neutral light, neutral medium and neutral dark. At the very least I'm hoping they will reconsider the current one shade and compare it to true nuetral skin tones just take so they can see where to tone the pink down.
Date published: 2019-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful finish This is a great sunscreen that's actually affordable for everyday use. I almost bought the Cotz brand instead, but that one is more expensive for less product. The ingredients, tint, application are awesome. Thanks for making it affordable!
Date published: 2017-05-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Eucalyptus stings skin I never expected a 100% mineral sunscreen to sting. I literally checked all ingredients, and are good or great except eucalyptus leaf extract. OMG , it stings and turns my face red for the first drew seconds. So much it hurts that I dread application and have to take a deep breath. I know this is not good for my skin. In all other respects, the formulas is just perfect. Please get rid of eucalyptus! I don't know what to do, i was so excited i purchased 5 tubes!!!!! I would return if i could
Date published: 2018-05-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing for certain skin types I’ve been trying to find a quality tinted sunscreen, and this one performs okay and is worth the price. My skin is medium light colored and very acne prone, sensitive, and combo. This product is extremely drying - despite shea butter being the second ingredient. You have to apply a fair amount of moisturizer before. I use this as makeup rather than sunscreen since it can’t be reapplied very well. 2 applications is the limit before it gets cakey and streaky. This stuff is like cement and you definitely need a double cleansing routine to remove it properly! Taking those problems into account, it gets 4 stars because it holds up beautifully throughout the day. If you have oily skin then this product is for you.
Date published: 2020-07-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost perfect! If this came in an un-tinted variety I would be a customer for life. This is an amazing affordable facial sunscreen that has everything I could possibly want with the exception of the color. I'm pale skinned so I *can* wear this but I'm not a makeup/foundation person so for me I feel like I'm wearing a face full of makeup. I will continue to wear it until I find a suitable non-tinted substitute. I do feel that this is a little drying which is a super minor complaint I can live with because I wear it over my usual moisturizer. Please please please make a version of this product but without the tint!
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best physical face sunscreen! Love, love, love this! I usually wear chemical sunscreens on my face because physical ones always end up making my skin filmy and flakey and dry even with moisturizer.Well not this one! It has shea butter listed in it and some lovely natural ingredients. It blends so well and the tint counteracts any whiteness unlike alot of other physical sunblocks. It's velvety and just wonderful! This is the only physical sunblock I can wear on my face. I apply a light layer of moisturizer followed by this. A definite keeper!
Date published: 2018-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful matte finish This stuff is what I've been looking for forever. A non-chemical waterproof sunscreen that spreads easily, with a very slight tint to compensate for the zinc so you don't look white. No shine. I use this every day as a stand alone product on my face. No makeup or other moisturizer required. It is almost invisible.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flawless makeup! I am SHOCKED at how flawless makeup looks with this! I didn't have to use much foundation (which set within seconds, I had to blend quickly with a beauty blender)=which is my goal to one day go makeup free & just put on sunscreen & still feel confident. It made my SKIN TEXTURE/ small pimples & irritation bumps DISSAPEAR! I didn't have to touch up at all- ALL DAY- because my foundation & blush really griped to this sunscreen. It dried matte & even though I touched my face & scratched it it didn't transfer, didn't move, didn't mess up my makeup at all, no separation: NOTHING BUT FLAWLESS ALL DAY Its like a really bomb primer but with sun protection AND skincare! I LOVE this & will continue to use F.O.R.E.V.E.R. Great price for the amount you get.
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE this sunscreen!! My husband and I went on a cruise, and while I was unpacking I realized I forgot my face sunscreen. The AG Botanical was available in the gift shop, so I bought it. I am still using this sunscreen every day - no more foundation or other goopy face products. I put this on over my moisturizer and it makes my skin look wonderful. I am actually really happy that I forgot my other sunscreen (which I promptly dumped when I got home) because this makes my skin feel so soft, and I no longer worry if my makeup sunscreen is strong enough.
Date published: 2019-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful facial sunscreen! I have rosacea and extremely sensitive fair complected combination skin. I was using a mineral sunscreen that my personal dermatologist manufactured, and had been happily using it for years. I went to buy it and was told they no longer made it! I was in a quandary as most facial sunscreens were too greasy or just made my face sting and turn red. I read an article titled "Best Mineral Sunscreens for Sensitive Skin" and this one was mentioned. I thought, what do I have to lose? I ordered the tinted mineral sunscreen in June 2017, and have literally used it every single day since. Yes, it's tinted but it looks as great on me midwinter as it did midsummer. It dries powdery, but not tight. I love it, and with my sensitive skin, that is really saying something! If you have sensitive skin, you have to try this product.
Date published: 2018-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally! I have been searching, for years, for the perfect facial sun protection for my extremely sensitive and rosacea prone skin. Feels comfortable, nice finish and no "hot flashes" or breakouts. This is second to none and, believe me, I have tried them all. Thank you Australian Gold!
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So nice, but too dark for fair skin. I bought this a couple weeks ago and it is a lovely facial sunscreen. It applies smoothly and evenly, it dries down to a soft matte finish, it feels good on my skin, but unfortunately, it is just too dark a tint for my fair-to-light skin. I would love to make this my daily sunscreen, but it won't work for me a) because of the color, and b)because of the eucalyptus extract (which is a skin sensitizer.) I really hope the company will make this in a lighter tint for fair skin, and drop the eucalyptus extract. because it's otherwise a great product at an excellent price.
Date published: 2019-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Been using the Botanical SPF 50 tinted sunscreen for about a month. I use about a 1/4-1/2 teaspoon everyday. It works great under my makeup and has worked well. I just returned from a cruise and while I wasn't sun bathing, I was in the sun and I'm happy to report no sunburned nose. A plus is it covers minor redness. I'm very happy with the sunscreen.
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Turns me orange I had been using the Botanical Lotion on both face and body, but I didn't like the fragrance so I decided to try the Face version. It turns orange on my skin, much worse than the minimal white cast from the Body version, and broke me out besides. I don't know what ingredient is in the face version that isn't in the body version, but I'm stuck with a nearly full tube I can't use.
Date published: 2017-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No more searching I found this last summer at Bed Bath & Beyond and couldn’t believe my luck! Ordered two tubes this year from this site. It’s my favorite sunscreen ever. Goes on sooo smoothly. Gives my pale skin some color without looking orange. Very natural. I don’t just use it on my face, I use it everywhere. No whiteness, no lines. Also, it doesn’t have that usual sunscreen smell. Please do not discontinue or change the formula! Thank you!
Date published: 2019-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for florida Finally a sunscreen with no compromise. No smell, no white cast, mattifies my skin so it looks beautiful under my makeup. Doesn't clog my pores either. I'm a Florida girl so i really put sunscreen to the test. Glad I ordered 2 because it's hard to find in stores. This is a must have for face
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best facial sunscreen I've ever used! This is the best! Has a little color to it and works great alone or under makeup! Will definitely be a forever user!
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Darker tones please! I am tan and would love to use this sunscreen in a color that matches me ! Please please make a darker tint PLEASE
Date published: 2019-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite sunscreen ever. I bought this a couple of months ago and finally started using it this month after using up my old sunscreen. It is December in Idaho so that means it is very dry right now. I can use the sunscreen without moisturizer and my skin does not dry out (even with winter weather) and it does not feel like a sunscreen, it feels more like a medium weight moisturizer. I was pleasantly surprised that the sunscreen was tinted and it doesn't leave a chalky look to my face (I have a tan complexion) so that was an extra plus. I have used many sunscreens, expensive and non expensive, fancy and not so fancy, and this one is by far my favorite. I also hardly write reviews on products but the product was so excellent that I had to write one. Thank you Australian Gold, my hunt for the best facial sunscreen is over.
Date published: 2019-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best sunscreen ever! I tried this sunscreen when I used a friend’s on vacation. I knew instantly I had to get my own tube. This sunscreen has a beautiful silky and light texture and totally lets the skin breathe. The light tint also provides perfect coverage of imperfections like age spots. And of course it works like a charm to block out the sun. All this without any harmful chemical ingredients. Last but not least, the price is very reasonable. I will never use another sunscreen for my face again!
Date published: 2019-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The search is over!! This stuff is fantastic. Works well on it's own and is the BEST primer for under any makeup. I am 57 and don't mess around with inferior sunscreens. I have very dry skin so I do use a moisturizer under this but this has caused no problems for me.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for sensitive skin! I purchased this lotion from a tanning salon at the beginning of summer and I LOVE IT! I have sensitive, acne-prone skin and had a hard time finding a product that would not aggravate my skin and make my acne worse. The SPF 50 tinted face lotion is super lightweight and not greasy at all! I love that the product blends in with my skin tone no matter how tan I get throughout the summer! I also appreciate the natural ingredients and will be purchasing this face lotion again!
Date published: 2018-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best-never stop making this! I am 20 yrs old very fair skinned and extremely acne prone and oily. I searched for years for a facial sunscreen that wouldn't break me out but could also be worn daily without looking white or greasy. Ive been using this for a year now and I will be a customer for life! I can wear it every single day, no breakouts, and a nice matte finish. I surf almost everyday as well for a few hours at a time and I have never gotten any sun on my face whatsoever. Best product ever!!
Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Almost the perfect sunscreen The texture of this sunscreen is awesome, it blurs my pores and small fine lines, is perfect under makeup. The only thing that I hate is the color it leave my face looking grey and ashy, wish you do more shades .
Date published: 2019-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cost Effective Face Sunscreen To begin, I have acne prone sensitive skin with some dry areas.This product has helped prevented me from breaking out due to the fact that it is a mineral sunscreen and has gentler ingredients. I love that it is at such an affordable price point and you can find it at CVS or Amazon if you live in the United States. It is also high in SPF so you know that your skin will be protected from the sun. I have not gotten sunburnt from this at all! I would recommend applying a hydrating facial cream then the Australian Gold face sunscreen since using the sunscreen on its own does leave my skin feeling dry. This is considered a tinted moisturizer, but it does not leave my skin looking like another color. Simply, it makes my skin look smoother and gives me a glow. I have used this sunscreen EVERYDAY since May of last year and I still have a decent amount left. It will probably last me another month or so! I also travel during the year and the 3 ounce bottle is perfect to pack as a carry on item. Although 3 ounces sounds like a small amount, a little bit of this stuff goes a long way! The company’s mission in creating an environmentally conscience product that is affordable along with its formula geared toward those with sensitive skin are reasons why I decided to give this product a try to begin with. I have already gotten another bottle since this stuff is like GOLD!
Date published: 2018-04-12
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