Physical Sunscreen

Ready to shield and reflect harmful UV rays away from your beautiful face? Vi’s got her arsenal of skin-loving screens ready to protect you and future-proof your complexion while they’re at it. Discover our collection of physical sunscreen at Ultra Violette.

What is physical sunscreen?

Not quite sure what we're talking about? Vi's got you. Physical sunscreen is a mineral sunscreen (we've got one made with zinc oxide and another with titanium dioxide). They protect you from UV rays by absorbing 95% of rays and reflecting 5% away from your skin. Hold up, we know you've just envisioned the gloopy zinc you used to wear as a kid (or what you still see our cricketers sporting). Rest assured, Vi's physical sunscreen leaves zero white cast, and won't leave you feeling heavy or sticky!

Chemical vs Physical Sunscreen

When it comes to sunscreen, there's a few different formulations to choose from. By now, you've got the 411 on physical or mineral sunscreen. But what about chemical sunscreen? Chemical works by absorbing the sun's rays, turning them into heat and then releasing them through the skin. They've got a lightweight consistency which feels like a dream to wear, but perhaps not Vi's first choice if you've got acne-prone or sensitive skin. If you're a lucky bitch and that's not a concern, then you'll also enjoy extra skin loving ingredients in Vi's chemical skinscreens.

Physical sunscreen for face

Skin a little stand-offish to new products? If you're acne-prone or have sensitive skin, we've found your perfect match. Vi's mineral sunscreens are ready to step up to the plate and safeguard your pretty face. Choose from Lean Screen SPF 50+ and Clean Screen SPF 30. Lean Screen is only our most requested skinscreen ever, and a zinc formulation. Meanwhile Clean Screen is our UV MVP for a natural, no-fuss finish with her gel texture, zero fragrance and SPF30 protection.

Discover Ultra Violette's entire collection of sunscreens now including mattifying and hydrating formulas.

Best physical sunscreen Australia

Has our girl Vi convinced you that she's the best physical sunscreen in Australia (and beyond) yet? Get your hands (and face) on our skinscreens now at Ultra Violette. When you shop with us, you can enjoy free delivery on orders $50+ Australia-wide, plus, checkout with AfterPay if payday is a little far away. Plus, we'll throw in future-proofing your skin and a big dose of powerful native antioxidants!