News – Tagged "reef safe"– MDSolarSciences™

Respect Your Skin and Our Seas

Educate Yourself and Choose the Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin and Our Ecosystems. Warmer weather is finally here! Time for some fun in the sun and beach days galore! While SPF should be part of your daily skincare regimen, we know that most people only pull out the sunscreen in the warmer months. Which means, it’s probably time to refresh your sun care collection (yes, sunscreen does expire, check this blog! ). However, before you do, consider this: Did...
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Reef Safe Sunscreen

Reef Safe Sunscreen, does it matter beyond the reef? At MDSolarSciences, we take our commitment to sustainability very seriously and it has come to life in 3 important ways. Our commitment to Humans - Our mineral formulas are made with Eco-Cert Zinc Oxide.- Our collection is PABA free, oxybenzone and octinoxate free, paraben free.- All our SPF formulas have the Skin Cancer Foundation seal for Daily or Active protection.- All our SPF formulas are gentle enough for children 6 months...
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Sunscreen should be safe for the environment and lawmakers agree! They want our oceans free of Oxybenzone and Octinoxate, two chemicals that are toxic for coral reefs.  You probably never thought sunscreen could have an effect on the environment, but it does. Every year 14,000 tons of sunscreen washes off of people and into the ocean. Unfortunately, a lot of that sunscreen contains Oxybenzone and Octinoxate, chemicals that cause coral reefs to bleach. In good health, coral reefs are usually...
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