Sun Shield

Rated 4.47 out of 5 based on 30 customer ratings
(30 customer reviews)


A totally new type of “sunscreen” — soothes your skin, and protects at a cellular level against free radical damage and more!



In the heat of summer…it’s nice to be outside and enjoying the weather.  Before you head out in the sun, put on Sun Shield, our natural skin protector!

What is Sun Shield?

It’s a natural skin protector (not a sunscreen) that helps to keep your skin healthy and safe when you’re out and about and exposed to sun.

Sun Shield doesn’t absorb the rays or reflect them.  Instead, it sinks into your skin and helps to prevent damage at the cellular level.  We use pure, plant-based oils infused with whole organic herbs that are rich in antioxidants.  This formula nourishes your skin, blocks free radicals, and protects your skin from redness, wrinkles, and damage.

Sun Shield is not a sunscreen.  It’s a completely natural way of protecting your skin at a deep level.  Some will prefer to pair this with a mineral-based sunscreen for very hot or sunny days; others find this to be enough on its own.

The best part?  It’s safe for the whole family!  No need for separate products for adults, babies, faces, etc.  It can go on the entire body and the face.  All ages!

See What Loyal Customers Say!

**This product is one of our best-sellers!  Our customers have tried this all over the country, including southern states, with very good results.  Read the reviews to see what people have to say!**


Organic olive oil, avocado oil, virgin raspberry seed oil, grapeseed oil, organic mango butter, organic comfrey leaf, organic dandelion leaf, organic calendula flowers, and organic beeswax.


Rub a small amount into all exposed areas of skin 10 – 15 minutes before going outside.  Reapply every 2 – 3 hours.

Use the new stick on faces, neck, and other places where you don’t want an oily/runny product!


Safe for babies 6 months and up.  Safe in pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

This product and these statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.  We make no claims about the SPF rating of this product, because it has not been tested in any lab (only real-world tests).  It is not “official” sunscreen in any capacity. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure anything.

30 reviews for Sun Shield

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Catlyn (verified owner)

    Okay, So I will start off by saying I live in Sunny (and hot) El Paso Texas. I was a little reluctant to try this here, thinking it may not be strong enough to withstand this sun, so I only bought a sample size.
    The first time I tried it I only tried it on myself, and used a “chemically infused sunscreen” with my children “Just in case” I have very fair skin and swear I could burn on a rainy day. I didn’t burn at all.
    The next time I used it on my children and in the midst of the chaos of having three children- I forgot to put any sun protectant on myself- I burned so bad, but my kids were fine.
    Technically, this isn’t waterproof- However, because it does seep into the skin, we have used it at the splash pad and just reapplied a little more often with amazing results. Definitely a must have for summer fun.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    JESSICA M CARMAN (verified owner)

    I used this on several consecutive hot sunny days, a few weeks ago. To my surprise, I wasn’t even a little pink! As long as you reapply every hout or so, you are good to go. A little goes a long way for me.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    I haven’t tried this outside yet. The smell reminds me a little of salad dressing, probably just all the olive oil. It is not offensive, but I was wondering if you could but an essential oil in it perhaps to make it smell a little more appealing. I am so thrilled that is natural though, and this is what is prompting me to buy more than the sample. Thanks for doing what you are doing. I considered making these products myself, but it can be a big time commitment. So you are making my life easier. 🙂

  4. Rated 3 out of 5

    Traci Elliott (verified owner)

    I don’t want to leave a bad review because I love the other products I’ve tried and I love what you all do, but I’m just going to be honest here.
    I have very fair skin and live in Southern California. I really wanted to love this, because I wanted something super natural and gentle for me and my family. So, I put it on and it’s super oily on your skin. That’s no surprise since it has olive oil in it, but if you don’t like greasy sunscreens, this will definitely not be for you! We were only out in the sun for 2-3 hours, but me and two out of three of my kids burned (the ones who inherited my fair skin). Maybe it would have worked if I had reapplied…I don’t know.
    So, for me, the greasiness and the lack of effectiveness for a couple hours is enough to make me not want to use it again. But, I’d say if you can put up with those two things, you might still want to give it a try.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kristyn D (verified owner)

    we LOVE this product! We have used it on our 13 month old who has sensitive and fair skin and she has not gotten burnt once. We just spent a weekend at a festival in the sun and it protected her perfectly. I just ordered the big one after using up the sample I got. Thank you for these products 🙂 Am looking to try more products from you.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kara (verified owner)

    Ok, I was truly skeptical about this, but ordered the 4oz anyway since it was on sale. I decided to be brave and use only this while gardening with my mom in 90 degree weather and sun beaming down. I burn easily. I was out for about 2 hours and went in for water and reapplied. Back out for 3 more hours and no reapplication. I didn’t burn at all and got a few shades darker. I love the herbal smell of this and so does my mom. She ordered some to try the next day. I feel good about using this on my baby and my family. It is an awesome product and the cleanest ingredients I have ever seen in a sun product. I will continue using this for as long as they make it!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Hanna (verified owner)

    This not only protects skin from getting burnt, but actually moisturizes. Finally sun protection that’s good for your skin! Doesn’t irritate or dry out my daughter’s eczema. We have used this several times at the beach and pool without getting sunburned.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Elise (verified owner)

    This stuff is AWESOME. I got it in the kids summer first aid kit at the beginning of the summer for my then 11-mo daughter, and I am solidly hooked! I put it on her if we’re ever out during peak sun hours, and she –
    coming from two blond, blue-eyed, fair-skinned parents – is our lovely little tan baby. AND WE LIVE IN TEXAS. One time we went to a splash pad in the middle of the day, I put Sun Shield on my face, put some natural zinc-based stuff on my shoulders, and missed part of my back. Let me tell you, I got a nice burn on my back, rosy enough on my shoulders, and nothing but a little tan to my face. This will become a staple for my household.

  9. Rated 2 out of 5

    Hilary (verified owner)

    Okay, I’m reading these reviews again and wonder if I got a “bad batch”. I really want it to work since I don’t like the other natural sun screens. I wouldn’t say I’m very fair skinned, but I’ve burned twice when using this on my chest that wasn’t already tanned. I feel like my arms still got a little pink even though they are tan. Was in sun about 1-2 hrs both times. Use with caution!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lorna Hansen (verified owner)

    We have to send sunscreen to daycare with our 2 year old, she goes outside daily and has never burned. I love that it’s not greasy and doesn’t have an over powering scent.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tara W. (verified owner)

    I have very fair skin and burn easily. I live in Michigan and we take a two week vacation to southern Florida in early June each year so I am extremely pale when we go. To say I was skeptical of this product would be an understatement. I had been using a very popular natural sunscreen with zinc oxide and even though it prevented most sunburns, it dried my skin out so much that I would start to peel while washing it off so I decided Sun Shield was worth a try. I used it every single day and never burned! I had the best tan I have ever had, zero redness and zero peeling. By day three I was confident enough to use it on my kids and even with their fair skin, no one burned. I even used it as a moisturizer on days we weren’t going to be in the sun enough to warrant the use of sun screen.
    I don’t think I would call it greasy, maybe a little oily, but it sinks in fast and makes your skin feel so soft. I cannot say enough good things about this product. I would love to see it come in some kind of container with a screw on lid though. I had a hard time keeping the lid completely closed on it so I kept it inside a ziploc bag in my beach bag.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Emily (verified owner)

    I have fair skin. I used Sun Shield at the beach, and it worked like a charm. I didn’t get sun burned. My skin felt soft and moisturized when I got out of the sun. I will definitely use this on my baby next year.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Carol (verified owner)

    I have been using it with different essential oils as a bit of a moisturizer for my 63 year old skin. I was surprised when more then one person asked me if I had some sun and that my skin has just a touch of color. So that is nice. I do not like make up…gets into my crinkles. I really try to stay out of the sun in the middle of the day, so I know the different oils in Sun Shield add a bit of tint.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sarah F. (verified owner)

    I was skeptical, but so excited at the potential for sun protection without the chemicals! I tested it on my self first before my kiddos. I have extremely sensitive skin. If the sun sets at 7:30 then I’ll get a sunburn at 7:00, walking from my car to the store. It doesn’t matter how indirect or brief the exposure.
    This stuff works! My skin felt all the better for using it, too. So much so that I found myself applying it before bed after a full sunny day and it’s nurturing properties continued. Definitely an excellent solution for sun protection!
    My family’s go to from now on!

  15. Rated 4 out of 5

    Madeline (verified owner)

    Loved this during the summer for my daughter! Its very oily but kept her from getting burnt.

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Heidi Hayes (verified owner)

    I received a sample size in a kit last summer and kept it in my diaper bag all summer. I didn’t test it on a beach day, but it seemed to work well for times we needed a little sun protection, and I hadn’t plan for it.

  17. Rated 3 out of 5

    Bethany (verified owner)

    This does feel greasy going on but soaked into the skin pretty well and it doesn’t leave a white residue like sunscreens with titanium or zinc, so that’s a plus. I live in the Midwest and have very very fair/sun-sensitive skin, and I will say I have to reapply REGULARLY (like before 2 hours) to prevent a burn. This could be just me & my personal level of sensitivity, because my kids use it as well and have not burned (actually the tend to tan more when using this). However, I do love it for babies as it is so light and performs really well. I only give a three star because of my own experience with it.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Morgan Marshall

    I’m a huge fan of this! We took my extremely fair skinned baby boy to the beach and used only this the entire time. He didn’t burn not even once! It takes a little bit to get used to using an oil based sunscreen versus a lotion, but I am so pleased with it that it doesn’t even matter. We try not to have too much sun exposure, and we reapply hourly, so I feel that is why it was so beneficial for us. Definitely a must have for all sun-fun!

  19. Rated 5 out of 5


    Best sunscreen I’ve used! Very effective and lasts a decent amount of time. I felt comfortable putting it on my littles because the ingredients are natural!

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lori Gotelli (verified owner)

    The first time I used this, I put it on my two toddlers and my very fair skinned grandson. We were at the beach for the weekend and no one burned! It worked.
    I forgot my night face moisturizer so I used this instead.
    I love it and we’ll keep using it.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ashley (verified owner)

    For our verrry fair family, this combined with a general attempt to stay out of direct sunlight during the “heat of the day” 11a-4p worked well for us last summer. We also used it at the beach in the fall. I’m not sure how it would do for an all-day waterpark type excursion, I might would want to use non-nano zinc type natural sun-block for something like that. But, I love the idea behind this, the fact that we NEED to get sunlight, so we don’t just wanna block it all time. For the great majority of summer days, we will use this. Only for a special theme park / water park day when it’s all day and it’s unavoidable to get heat of the day sun would I think of buying a different type of sun BLOCK.

  22. Rated 3 out of 5

    DRM (verified owner)

    This is a so-so product. It goes on pretty oily or greasy. You’ll definitely know you have it on, and you will feel that it is on you because it is oily. However, the hot Central Texas Sun might be too strong for this stuff because I have gotten pink after using it. And it’s hard to know when to reapply because it feels so oily, and I feel it even after having it on for a while.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tanielle (verified owner)

    It’s amazing how well it works. We went to the zoo and the only one who got burned was my husband who forgot to apply it on the back of his neck and shoulders. Everywhere he had put it on was fine and everyone else was too. It’s not greasy like conventional sunscreen and it’s extremely moisturizing too.

  24. Rated 4 out of 5

    Brittany Greco (verified owner)

    Works well on my baby when we go to the beach (Northern CA) a bit greasy, and we still kept him in the shade as much as possible. I burnt to high heaven, but did not use any as we only had a sample. We keep the rest of the sample in the diaper bag for just-in-case.

  25. Rated 1 out of 5

    Molly (verified owner)

    I had written a review earlier about the product before I used it describing the smell. We used it at the beach, and my husband who has a tan complexion never had such a horrible burn. It seemed more like tanning oil. He was in the water the most and had reapplied it once over the course of 5 hours. In the past when he had not used sunblock, he had never got this bad of a burn. He has dark sun spots all over his back because of this burn. My kids and I also got burnt too but were not in the sun as long. I know now on their website they are saying it is not a sunscreen, but I don’t think it was there last summer when I received the product or I wouldn’t have used it at the beach. I think they probably wrote it not being a sunscreen after a private email I sent to them asking for a refund, which I didn’t get. I really love Earthley products, but I am so disappointed in this one. So don’t use this as a sunscreen!! With olive oil being one of the main ingredients how can it not be like a tanning oil?

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    Halka Liss (verified owner)

    I must say the first time of using this product I did get pink and burn a little, but after adding a little more of red raspberry seed oil it works perfect. We all have amazing tans and no burns after few days in the sun. Also i am in love with the way it feels and how it applies, so hydrating. You definitely need to reapply often, especially if you are fair skinned and burn easily, but other then that i highly recommend this.

  27. Rated 5 out of 5

    Rebecca Joslin (verified owner)

    Love this stuff! I was on the beach for 4 days and did not get red at all as long as I stayed on top of applying this! Will for sure buy again!

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    Faith Miller (verified owner)

    Really enjoy having this! Its lasted me 2 summers so far with some leftover. It is a little greasy but for me not in a bad way. I love how it feel so nourishing to my skin. This summer I barley got sunburned. And the little bit that I did it was gone by the next day. Wanst even bad. I do have to reaply it about every two hours. But I dont worry If I forget because I know that this will help repair any damage. I also have noticed that it promotes a great tan! I use it on my toddler and he has never gotten burned.

  29. Rated 4 out of 5

    Tami (verified owner)

    I was skeptical on this one but I was wanting so badly to find a product not laden with chemicals so I threw caution to wind and ordered. I am thrilled with the results! I burn fairly easy. I’m not super fair-skinned but I’m definitely one who needs to be careful as I don’t spend a lot of time in the sun so when I do I usually feel it. I used this sunscreen on arms, shoulders and neck while out doing yard work for several hours. No burn at all. I must say I’ve not used it beachside yet. It is a bit oily but I’ll take that any day over store-bought toxic products. I’m happy with Sun Shield and have ordered more than once. I would love if it had a bit of a scent though, say coconut or Shea butter. I know many essential oils make you sensitive to the sun so maybe there are not a lot of options for scenting this lotion. I still love it and will continue to buy it as long as it is offered. Earthley is a great company to work with. They are prompt in answering questions via their chat option. And wait time for shipping is pretty quick as well. I have been more than satisfied with all the Earthley products I have tried thus far. I just ordered a new one, Vitamin C powder, last night and can’t wait for it to arrive.

  30. Rated 5 out of 5

    Faith Miller (verified owner)

    So excited to start using this again for summer! I used it last year and my son and I never got burned! Love that its not shielding the sun away and causing my body harm with other chemicals! Ive even noticed that I got tanner while using this and if i did get a bit to much sun, by the next day it was healed. I wont use anything else but this! Totally love it! And highly recommend!

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