Stream2Sea Sunscreen SPF 30 is now Protect Land + Sea Certified
Stream2Sea is the FIRST and the ONLY reef friendly mineral sunscreen that walk the talk and ensure that all our sunscreen and skincare are tested and proven to be safe to fishes and coral larvae. And now we are also PL+S Certified!
3 Things to Know About Stream2Sea
We are the Pioneers of Truly Reef-safe Sunscreen and Skin Care
Since 2015, Stream2Sea is the FIRST and the ONLY reef friendly mineral sunscreen that walk the talk and ensure that all our sunscreen and skincare are tested and proven to be safe to fishes and coral larvae.
We Create Products that are Safe For You and Your Family
Our natural, hypoallergenic skin care contain no harmful chemicals like benzophenones, oxybenzone, avobenzone, parabens, DEAs/ MEAs/ TEAs, SLS or SLES and preservatives.
We Support Ocean Conservation
Creating biodegradable skin care, reducing our plastic waste, and partnering and contributing to 1% for the Planet, the Coral Restoration Foundation, Reef Check, NAUI's Green Diver Initiative and many other eco-conscious non-profits is our way of giving back.
Testing on Fish and Coral
We tested our safe sunscreen products to ensure they will not be harmful to fish and other aquatic life when used as directed. We are adamantly opposed to animal testing when there are other alternatives. At this time, there are no cellular cultures or models that effectively assess aquatic toxicity to the extent that we feel is necessary. Therefore, our testing included the use of purposely bred live fish and EcoConsciously and scientifically obtained coral larvae.
The Truth about Coral Reef Safe
Fact: There are NO official, approved tests or certification for reef-safe or ocean-safe products. The term coral reef safe implies that it is safe for the entire reef, but how does one know this? You would have to test on things that are not currently testable, or at this point are cost prohibitive to test. We would not put a product on the market that doesn’t pass the most intense testing we can manage, while also meeting our standards for human safety as well.
Protecting All Water Sources
We often hear people say: “I only use reef safe sunscreen when diving.” That’s great, but all streams lead to the sea, and very few of the toxic ingredients in sunscreen and body care products are filtered out in wastewater treatment plants.
When chemicals from sunscreens, shampoo, leave-in conditioner, moisturizers and more end up in freshwater sources, the balance is disrupted..
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