Badger Balm Damascus Rose Sunscreen Lotion

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Badger Balm has a new cruelty free sunscreen lotion for the face! This  just came on the market in April 2012 and I highly recommend it. Read and find out why.  

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Badger Balm Damascus Rose SPF 16 Face Sunscreen Lotion 

0.85 oz Glass Bottle

Price as of post review: US: $17.99

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For those who have asked, or wondered…

Facts: I am writing this review because the Badger Balm Damascus Rose Face Sunscreen Lotion worked for me–not because it was sent to me for free! I’m under no obligation; and I accepted the product for review because I had already purchased, and love, another Badger Balm Sunscreen, for my family:

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Back to the Badger Balm new sunscreen lotion!

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Badger Balm Ingredients:

Active Sunscreen Ingredient: Non-Nano, Uncoated Zinc Oxide 10.55%

Other Ingredients: *Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Extract, *Olea Europaea (Extra Virgin Olive) Oil, *Sucrose Polysoyate (from Soybean), *Ethyl Palmate (from Palm), Aqua (Purified Water), *Sucrose Cocoate (from Coconut), *Glycerin (from Palm), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Extract, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Xanthan Gum, *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, *Hydrolyzed Soy Protein (from Soybean), *Rosa Canina (Rosehip) CO2 Extract, *Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) CO2 Extract, *Rosa Damascena (Rose Otto) Oil, *Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Oil, and *Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) CO2 Extract.

* = Certified Organic

What is Super Spectacular About Badger Balm Damascus Rose Face Sunscreen:

non-nanoNon-Nano— Badge Balm sunscreens do not contain Nanoparticles

UVA UVB LogoBroad Spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays.  SPF 16


“The NSF is an American National Standard written specifically for personal care products containing organic ingredients. Since it is not a food standard, it recognizes and allows certain safe processes and ingredients that are critical and unique to personal care product effectiveness. This product is Certified to Contain Organic Ingredients”  Also, Badger explained this further: “One thing to note about the NSF is that it’s a great certification for things that cannot be USDA Certified Organic, like our sunscreen.  The reason we don’t put NSF on all of our products is because they are USDA certified, so we can use that seal instead.” 

NPAThis product has been Certified Natural by the Natural Products Association

Noncomedogenic–The sunscreen has been dermatologist tested & approved. It won’t clog pores.

Leaping BunnyBadger Balm complies with the Leaping Bunny Standard—ensures that none of the Badger products or ingredients are ever tested on animals.


I love that Badger Balm Damascus Rose has antioxidants in the sunscreen! I know they’re important, but I asked the Badger Balm staff if they would please provide an explanation for my readers since I wasn’t sure I would give an adequate explanation. 

Direct quote from Badger Balm for Moxie:

Antioxidants are important for the body to help neutralize free radicals caused by environmental pollutants and UV rays. Free radicals are highly reactive chemicals that cause damage to cells and metabolic processes when let loose in the body. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals by bonding with them, making the free radicals stable.

Antioxidants can be found in plant based oils and are also vitamins such as vitamins A, C, & E. They are beneficial when eaten, and also when applied topically.  We believe it is especially important to protect the skin from harmful free radicals, since our skin is the first defense system of our bodies. That is why all Badger products are made with ingredients, including the organic oils and butters, that are rich in antioxidants.

Our sunscreens not only provide protection from the sun, they also fight the damaging and aging processes associated with free radicals. By applying antioxidants to our skin, we help our skin fight damaging free radicals to keep us healthy and young.

Thoughts about Badger Balm Damascus Rose Sunscreen:

Damascus Rose is great because it feels very light. I wore it with and without makeup. Kept me from getting sun in both circumstances! One of the times I wore it was during a miniature golfing outing with the family.

When applied, you really have to get up close (to a mirror) to see any white-colored lotion traces; of course, no white traces would be visible when it’s under makeup.

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Use it on your face and your neck to not only protect you from the sun’s rays, but also to moisturize.

This is for use on all skin types, but Badger wants everyone to know that it is especially ideal for if you have dry and/or delicate skin.

Any objections? I did not have any.

Damascus Rose with Lavender & Chamomile–I liked the scent, but maybe you won’t. Personal preference.

Reminder from Badger: You must reapply this sunscreen at least every two hours, and use a water resistant sunscreen on the rest of your body if swimming or sweating.

Disclosure: Damascus Rose was provided for review. I purchased Badger 30+ Chamomile Baby Sunscreen. All links are for your convenience only!

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  1. Charlenevans09 says:

    Perfect for summer.
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  2. You remind me of something I’ve always wondered about. If sunscreen is supposed to be re-applied every two hours, why do so many make-up companies put it in their face lotions? Seems a bit of a waste, doesn’t it? After all, I’m not going to put on more sunscreen OVER my make-up.
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    • Hi, Rumpy. I wrote to Badger and will post their response. Thank you for leaving this great comment/question–always appreciate your feedback! xo

  3. I think I would really love the scent of this sunscreen, also love that it includes anti-oxidants. Don’t think I’ve heard of any others that include those!
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  4. I think Badger Balms Damascus Rose Face Sunscreen Lotion is a nice blog post and you do a great job of writing detailed information.

  5. I think I would try to use this sounds good for the skin. Thanks for the info.

  6. The Damascus Rose sunscreen sounds almost perfect. I really like the ingredients. I just wish it had a higher SPF than 16. 🙁 Do you use the baby one on your face?
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    • Hi! Yes, the Chamomile & Calendula I have worn on my face, and it’s great. I’m not sure why the Damascus Rose is only SPF #16. I’ll write and ask–it’s a really good question. xo

  7. Thierry says:

    That looks to me like the perfect product for (almost) all year use. I spend a lot of time travelling so this product will be great for me.
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  8. Cherrie says:

    Excellent website. Love Badger but haven’t tried this one.

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