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Ocean Play, the Sustainable Way - the Importance of Using Reef-Safe Sunscreen

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Reef Safe Sunscreen

The chance to explore the warm, bright blue waters and vibrant coral reefs of Maui is one of the biggest draws for visitors to our island paradise. 560 more words


DIY Non-Toxic Mineral Sunscreen

☀️ It’s officially summer and that means people are rushing out to buy sunscreens all over the world. Sunscreen for their face, sunscreen for their body, spray on sunscreen, makeup with sunscreen in it, sunscreen for your lips, etc., etc., etc. 1,929 more words

Toxic-Free Fun in the Sun Follow-Up: Avoiding Toxic Chemicals & Choosing Safer Products

This is a follow-up to my Toxic-Free Fun in the Sun post last week where I provided an overview on the current research regarding health and environmental impacts of sunscreen chemicals. 1,122 more words


Safe and Effective Sun Screens for Kids

One of the cardinal rules of summer is that you don’t let your kids get a sunburn.

While a really great rule, it misses that you also shouldn’t let them get a tan either, and the rule doesn’t just apply to summer. 1,537 more words

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Toxic-Free Fun in the Sun: Review of EWG’s 2017 Sunscreen Guide

Since it is the beginning of summer and we are all eager to shed our winter clothes and spend some time in the sun, I decided it would be a good time to talk about sun protection. 823 more words


Reefs at Risk: Maui Film Fest and Beach Party

Come talk story with the cast and crew of “REEFS AT RISK” on Maui! Ban Toxic Sunscreens will be there too! Bring your conventional reef killing sunscreen to swap for some eco-friendly kine. 46 more words