Just because a sunscreen is biodegradable does not mean it is a safe sunscreen for aquatic ecosystems, particularly if it contain oxybenzone, octyl methoxycinnamate and other harsh ingredients. Biodegradability means that the product will eventually break down within...read more
Last weekend, I had the honor and pleasure of attending the 4th Annual Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) Gala. The past few months have been challenging for divers and water enthusiasts in South Florida with the winds blowing non-stop. But last weekend, the tides...read more
If your sunscreen contains oxybenzone and parabens, they could be part of the problem. When the Washington Post and Time magazine both published articles warning about sunscreens killing coral reefs, it didn’t surprise me one bit. The damage caused by benzophenone...read more
The fast, easy answer: Absolutely. Ask any lifeguard from the 1960s how well zinc oxide worked when they didn’t have another option. The truth of the matter is that mineral sunscreens are the single most effective and safe products on the market – when they’re...read more
Eckerd College helps local company make sunscreen safe for marine life By Leigh Spann Published: July 13, 2015, 10:58 am Updated: July 13, 2015, 7:22 pm Link to ORIGINAL article [video width="642" height="352"...read more
The chemist knew that the body care and sunscreens available on the market often use FDA-approved ingredients that are linked to negative effects on the body—and that safer alternatives were available. She knew we could do better. The environmentalist knew that the...read more
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We love CRF for the amazing work they do in restoring our reefs worldwide. They also educate their volunteers on the effects sunscreen and other skin care products have on the reefs.