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Halo Photoprotective Soothing Essence Powder


What is Halo?

Halo is a powder you mix with your favorite facial oil to customize a sunblock with the ingredients, feel & SPF you desire, escaping all of the heaviness and greasiness of traditional sunscreen formulas. Simply mix a bit of the powder with your favorite facial oil. It easily mixes in and offers a range of coverage options depending on how much of the powder you use, while creating an incredibly pure and skin-friendly sun block.

Size: 12g | 0.4oz

Now offered in a range of tints: Lightest, Light, Medium, Dark

(Please note, your Halo scoop may be packaged with another product. Please unwrap carefully and check all packaging well.) 

5.00 out of 5


Zinc Oxide (Non-nano, non-coated, non-irradiated), Silica (Non-nano), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Extract*, (May Contain: +/- Iron Oxides, Titanium Dioxide, Mica)



Use 1 level scoop (included) for every 1.5-2 pump (4-6 drops) of oil based serum for ~SPF 30 (approx.). (Using non-oily mediums for dispersion is not recommended due to the chemical properties of ZnO.) Mix thoroughly in anointing bowl. Massage over skin. Apply over facial oil/moisturizer but under makeup. Adjust quantities of Fluid and Powder as desired.

• This is not a sunscreen until mixed with proper medium •

More Details:

Acne safe & customizable.

Sunblock becomes something you can finesse to your unique skin needs – no more heavy, greasy, acneic sunscreens.

Non-nano, non-coated, non-irradiated Zinc Oxide provides soothing and blemish minimizing benefits in addition to UV reflective properties.

Concentrated Aloe Extract heightens photoprotection & quells heat.

Watermelon Skin Extract has been shown to help prevent UV induced damage to cell DNA.

Silica (which is naturally found in bamboo and horsetail botanicals, and is NOT synthetic and is NOT a form of silicone)  helps to nourish and strengthen skin.

Halo is specially blended without unevenly shaped or sized particles to maximize even pigment dispersion in most lipidic (oily) media.


Halo on-the-go:

To take Halo on the go, use the small travel jar (select at checkout). In this jar you can pre-mix 1-6 doses of Halo using the wrong end of the scoop.

When you’re reapplying Halo, shake the jar well or remix with your finger, then apply as usual.

The jar is reusable! Simply clean with soap and water and allow to dry before next use.

Halo comes with:

ONE 12g jar of Halo Powder

ONE scoop for accurate, consistent measuring

ONE travel jar (if selected)

Choosing a tone:


If you’re not sure what shade to choose consider these things:

  1. Halo goes on sheer and is very blendable, so don’t worry about a perfect match.
  2. You can always email us with your foundation brand name and shade and we will help you match that to the best Halo shade for you.

Depending on the ratio of Powder to Fluid, Halo may leave a cast, even if you’ve chosen the correct shade for your skin tone.

Non-nano mineral sunscreens use physical reflectivity to shield your skin from the sun, so they may not completely disappear once applied.

Halo is not a foundation.

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I love how this feels like sunscreen and makeup all in one, but without having to deal with any extra layers. I’ve used Halo with both Lumi and other face oils with complete success. What I appreciate most is my ability to make a fresh batch every time I need it. Other premixed oil/spf combos I’ve tried tend to get gross and clogged in the container before I’m able to use up all the product. This is never the case with Halo and, as a result, the jar lasts so long!

  2. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    This loose, powdered, mixable tinted zinc base is new to me, so I looked forward to trying Halo. I bought this in shade ‘light.’ I’m always in the neutral, lightest category of shade ranges, so I thought light would be a good start. On first opening, it seemed quite pigmented for a light shade, it also sparkled a bit, which I assume are the other other ingredients in the zinc powder. I mixed it with Spring Serum, in the extra jar I ordered, which is perfect for this- I highly recommend it. I dotted it on, blended it out with my fingertips, and sprayed my face lightly with an aloe-based mist to help blend further. Then I left it alone for awhile. Going for a check as to how it settled on my skin, I was pleased to see… I looked great! Healthy. I was surprised. I’ve worn mineral-based sunscreen for years, always the best I can find, and always there’s a bit of a sheen, or dullness, from the base formula, no matter how good. With Halo, and the oil-based serum, it was completely transparent, and my light skin looked a little glowy, awake vs. too winter-pale or coated. I can’t say enough about this, it’s fantastic. Everything else I used with this blend after worked perfectly. I love knowing my skin is protected, and that Halo is itself healthy skincare, non-nano, not coated or irradiated. Blending it with my choice of skin-care oil/serum is the frosting on the cake.

  3. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    So to me Halo is my foundation. I find that it gives me just the right amount of coverage while providing sun protection. I can customize the amount of coverage I want too by adding more or less Halo to my facial oil. And as was said in previous reviews, without the breakouts that other sunscreens and foundations cause. It’s the perfect solution for me. I am happy to see that Halo is now available all year.

  4. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I love HALO! I know it’s not makeup, but it ends up providing coverage like makeup so when I’m expecting sunshine, I use it for protection and light coverage. It’s easy to mix up, apply, and no sunburns to report having used it for a couple of years now. I love that you have options for the product you can use for mixing depending on your skins needs, etc. I’ve even mixed it with porcelain water balm during a cold dry Colorado winter. Bonus! If you sweat, it doesn’t end up streaking and stinging your eyes and it dissolves when you wash it off at the end of the day(I’ve found other sunscreens, even with “clean” ingredients seem to really stay on the skin. It does create a light cast, so if your skin darkens in summer and there’s a darker shade that works for you, it may be a good idea to have a couple of the tints (I have a light version for winter and medium for summer) I’ve also just dusted a little bronzer over it if too light – an easy option if some makeup is o.k. for you.

  5. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    This is by far my favorite natural sunscreen product! I’m very picky about SPF and would sometimes skip it on my face because nothing I tried felt good and I would break out. So many of them appear very oily on my skin type. Not this one. It just gives a nice dewy look. I love that I can mix this with any of my favorite oils and can somewhat customize the amount of glow I want to achieve. It gives some light coverage which is really pretty. I am obsessed with the way it looks on my skin. It’s the best! The jar will last a long time as you only need one tiny scoop for each application. And best of all, it has wonderful ingredients that my skin loves with no breakouts!

  6. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    First, I must say that I cannot use any sunscreen on my face I’ve literally tried them all. So, I gave this a shot because it was such an interesting concept and I’ve always thought sun protection has been overly complicated in the media and retail products. I have this in the shade Lightest as I’m very fair but there isn’t much pigment so I wouldn’t worry too much about ‘shade matching’. I use this two different ways; mix with an oil OR blended straight onto my face like a loose powder. If I’m using as a powder I will use an oil mixed into my Mende directly on my face prior to blending the Halo with a small highlighting brush. It is very little coverage but enough to tone down the normal redness I have around my nose and mouth and it gives me sun protection when I don’t want to use any makeup. If I use it the way that is intended I will mix it in the small container and apply to my face with my fingers. Both ways work well for my skin depending on how much coverage I desire that day. This is definitely NOT a foundation, about as much coverage as Glossier but I feel better about these ingredients being on my face all day 🙂
    I really enjoy playing with this product, I would highly recommend.

  7. 5 out of 5

    I always struggled to find SPF that wouldn’t clog pores or break me out. Halo turned out to be a perfect solution for me. I can mix it with any of my oils and I love the dewy finish – perfect for no makeup days.

  8. 5 out of 5

    I had the 1.0 version years ago and was thrilled when this came back. The original shade was great for me but how amazing got have so many choices! This is just the most customize-able sun care out there. Period. Use whatever oil based product you want as recommended (I do love it with Lumi but i have even used non oil based serums and it has worked for me) so no matter the season or what kind of product you are using/trying, this has a place in your routine. Love Love!

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