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Is mineral sunscreen safe to use during pregnancy?

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Is Mineral Sunscreen Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

You and your baby bump are about to hit the beach. But before you SPF-Up, make sure you’re putting on a sunscreen that’s totally safe for you and your baby. Maybe you’ve heard about the controversy of chemical sunscreens and are ready to go mineral. But is mineral sunscreen really safe for pregnancy?

Coral Reef


How Toxic Sunscreen is Hurting Our Coral Reefs and Ways You Can Help

Mainstream sunscreens use chemicals like Oxybenzone to shield skin from harmful solar rays (think “Sunburn”). Unfortunately, these same chemicals also poison the ocean’s coral and devastate marine life dependant upon the coral for food and shelter. Sunscreen is essential — we totally get it — but bleaching the reefs is not. In fact, it’s totally, completely preventable. Here’s what you need to know about the reefs, why they’re dying from toxic chemicals found in mainstream sunscreens, and what you can do to save our reefs!

Skin Care

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Use Chemical Sunscreen

Are you using a mineral or chemical sunscreen? If you’re not using a mineral sunscreen, it’s likely you don’t have all the facts. Take a look at a bottle of sunscreen you have picked up at a big box store. It probably has a few claims on it. Maybe it says it helps prevent sunburn?… Read more

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Is your sunscreen really safe? Or are you using toxic sunscreen?

It’s summer again and we all want to protect our skin.  And preventing sunburns on our kids goes without saying.  We don’t want to deal with the sunburn, sun spots and otherwise damaged skin. But at the same time, we don’t want to be spraying our kids with (and inhaling) toxic sunscreen ingredients.

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