All Terrain Sunscreen Review
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There is one product segment that is vitally important to everyone, yet gets little attention. It provides a level of protection that everyone needs and can even save your life. Of course I am talking about sunscreen. Yes, sunscreen. Colorado has 300 days of sunshine each year, and at 6,000 to 14,000 ft. the sun is intense. It doesn’t take long for the pain of dried out skin to hit you, so you better bring protection. With all the time I spend outdoors I consider my sunscreen a critical piece of equipment. I’ve used just about everything out there and certainly some products work better than others.
For a sunscreen to pass my test, it has to meet certain criteria. First, it has to block UVA and UVB rays, have an SPF of 30 or more, not drip into my eyes and sting, not be greasy, have a good smell and preferably use natural sources. Recently I came across a product that met all of these and has become my sunscreen of choice. WinterSport from All Terrain is now a part of my must have list.
Going through my criteria, WinterSport passes them all. It blocks both UVA and UVB rays and provides and S.P.F. of 30. I see no need to go any higher with the S.P.F. level since it hasn’t been proven to be more effective. Plus, I usually re-apply on super sunny days anyways. While most sunscreens can meet those criteria,doing it naturally is the key with All Terrain. The entire sunscreen line uses all natural ingredients and utilizes Z-Cote, a transparent zinc oxide that blocks more sunrays than anything else out there. Z-Cote is recognized by the F.D.A. as a Category 1 skin protectant, the highest level there is. Personally, I can attest that it simply works. No matter how sunny it is I have yet to get a little red let alone a burn. WinterSport also helps prevent chapped skin with the use of botanical extracts. Wind can be just as hard on your skin as the sun, so an extra layer of protection is welcome by me.
The consistency is like a lotion and works into your skin with no residue left behind. Nothing is worse than applying sunscreen then having wipe the slick residue from your hands. I also find the smell to be pleasant, not that chemical smell most sunscreens have. When using WinterSport on highly aerobic days I have yet to feel the painful sting of sunscreen hitting my eyes.
So the All Terrain product passes my test, but there is more to like about All Terrain. All of their products use recycled, recyclable or biodegradable packaging. For more info on the Sunscreen and other All Terrain products, visit www.amazon.com/allterrain.