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Our Sunscreen SPF Policy

Our Sunscreen SPF Policy

We only stock sunscreens that have undergone rigorous independent testing to verify any claims made about the UVA and UVB protection, as well as the SPF rating, and water resistance.

Our Sunscreen Criteria:

  • Independently tested for label claims
  • No harmful chemicals and strict ingredient standards:
    • No Oxybenzone
    • No Benzophenone-3
    • No Octinoxate
    • No Ethyl-hexyl-p-methoxycinnamic acid
    • No Homosalate
    • No Octocrylene
    • No 3-benzylidene-camphor
    • No Benzophenone-1
    • No Sulispbenzone
  • Aerosol-free
  • Cruelty Free

What about reef-safe?

Current research into the effects of sunscreen on coral reefs is inconclusive. Therefore, there is no universally accepted standard for what is actually “reef-friendly” or “reef-safe”. We continue to stay up to date with the latest research and will wait for a commercial testing method to confirm what makes a product truly reef safe.

For more information, read our blog What Is A Truly Natural Sunscreen?