Best Reef Safe Sunscreen, Ocean & Eco Friendly Brands ListDid you know that Hawaii passed a bill on May 1, 2018 that bans sale of sunscreens with dangerous chemicals to reefs? NOAA states sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate are indeed harmful to coral reefs. EHP as well confirms that sunscreen chemicals may be causing coral bleaching. Reef-safe sunscreen means that all ingredients in the product […]Continue reading
Plastics Will Outweigh Fish in The Ocean: How Does It Affect You and What Should You Do? Today, plastic constitutes approximately 90% of all trash floating on the ocean’s surface, with 46,000 pieces of plastic per square mile, and at the current accumulation rate, plastics are expected to outweigh fish by 2050. Did you know […]Continue reading
How Does Sunscreen Affect Coral Reefs?
What Is Biodegradable Sunscreen?Protecting your skin from the harmful UV rays is paramount, but have you ever thought of what sunscreen means to the environment? Or did you ever think of replacing your standard product with biodegradable sunscreen? According to research by National Institute of Environmental Health Science, sunscreen causes rapid and complete bleaching of corals […]Continue reading
What Is Zinc Oxide? What Percentage of Zinc Oxide Should Be In Sunscreen?In an attempt to safeguard marine life and protect coral reefs, many manufacturers of skin care products have started to launch their lines of biodegradable sunscreen. Zinc oxide is one of the main active ingredients in these lotions, and the questions arise spontaneously: […]Continue reading
What is the Difference Between Baby Sunscreen and Regular?Many parents concerned of the effects UV radiations buy both baby sunscreen and regular sunscreen to provide adequate protection to the whole family. But what if you could save some money by investing in just one type of sunscreen? Can adults use baby sunscreen? And what is […]Continue reading