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Does Your Sunscreen Contribute to Coral Bleaching? 4 Facts to Know Before Your Next Tropical Getaway

  • FACT: Oxybenzone, a UV-filtering chemical compound found in 3,500 brands of sunscreen worldwide, can be fatal to baby coral and damaging to adults in high concentrations.
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Hawaii DLNR Reef Safe Sunscreen Press Conference

Hawaii DLNR discusses Reef Safe Sunscreen and what ingredients are not to be used in Hawaii: oxybenzone, octinoxate, avobenzone, octocrylene, and more! 9-3-16

Organic Sunscreen

Might your sunblock be hurting you?

‘Tis the time for holiday vacations once again!  Before you get packed for your next beach holiday, take some time to find out if your sunblock is good enough to protect you from the sun’s harmful UV rays. 840 more words

Fashion, Style And Beauty

"It seems as if we’ve been made to fear the sun resulting in adults & kids being drenched in a bath of toxic hormone-disrupting chemicals." (http://collective-evolution.com); 6 SCARY SUNSCREEN INGREDIENTS

Oxybenzone This penetration enhancer (i.e., chemical that helps other chemicals penetrate the skin) undergoes a chemical reaction when exposed to UV rays. When oxybenzone is absorbed by your skin, it can cause an eczema-like allergic reaction that can spread beyond the exposed area and last long after you’re out of the sun. 442 more words


My tips on the beach

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Continue on the last blog post, I’d like to share some tips on this matter. 300 more words


Hidden Pollutant: Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a very helpful lotion, it prevents us from getting burned and decreases our chances of getting skin cancer caused by the sun’s harmful rays. 341 more words

Ocean Pollution

Choosing a Sunscreen

Remember this word, oxybenzone. Now every time you go to pick a sunscreen and it has oxybenzone in its ingredients, don’t even consider it. “But its tear free? 319 more words

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