I love summer! But one thing I don’t love– sunburn. Turning bright red and being in pain all over is sure to ruin your precious photos and memories, and not to mention, it just sucks. Even if you don’t get sunburnt, the sun accelerates skin aging and can be a contributing factor to skin cancer.
That’s why sunscreen is so important and we need to apply it thirty minutes before going outside and reapply every two hours.
However, did you know that common chemicals found in sunscreen, such as Oxybenzone, Octinoxate, and many more, when washed off into the ocean are toxic to ocean corals and contribute to coral bleaching? Below are some sunscreens with certified reef-safe ingredients.