Healthy Sunscreens For YOU & the OCEAN on Vacation!
I get stressed out when shopping for sunscreen. I know so much of it is toxic and our skin is the largest organ we have. I try to avoid putting toxic lotions and sunscreens on my skin. So after a longggggggg weekend of research I fell in love the EWG's Sunscreen database which rates the safety and efficacy of sunscreens and other products with SPF coverage. It will rate the toxicity level of a product from 1-10 and the goal is to be at 1 or as close as possible for your needs. It really helps take the guess work out of what sunscreens are rated based on many factors.
I did a search on this webpage there are 1,222 REEF SAFE Sunscreens so it's a win for you and for the ocean! This makes me very excited.
-Oxybenzone -Endocrine disruptor.
-Vitamin A (Retinyl Palmitate)
-Added Insect Repellent
-Sprays -Bad for our Ozone
-SPF above 50
-Broad Spectrum Protection
-SPF 15-50 for your specific needs.
My top choices & easy to shop for sun screens.
ATTITUDE mineral sunscreen
-Free of oxybenzone, octinozate and benzophenone-3
-Mineral Sunscreen made with 100% non-nao zinc oxide.
-Plant-based & minerals only.
-Ecologo Certified. Sustainable & Biodegradable sunscreen.
-PETA Certified -Not tested on animals.
I hope this has helped navigate the waters of selecting an excellent safe and environmentally friendly sunscreen for your upcoming vacation.
NOTE: This is just a personal suggestion and are not sponsored or earning revenue from any suggestion made here.
Kristy & Eric
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