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Sunscreens FAQ

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The Caribbean Coconut Sunscreen seems liquidy
Aug 11, 2015

The Caribbean Coconut sunscreen is our lightest sunscreen. Make sure you give it a good shake. If it's been in the sun, then it will also be a little more "liquidy" than if its kept cool - this would apply to most mineral sunscreens. Our Baby formula is the thickest formula we have and the other ...

Which sunscreens are sweat proof and waterproof?
Aug 11, 2015

The FDA no longer allows sunscreen manufacturers to claim sweat-proof or waterproof. The most we can claim is 80 minute water resistant, if the product testing supports that claim. The True Natural Sun Stick is a great product for active individuals - its easy to apply, is not whitening and is 8...

Is Titanium Dioxide natural and safe?
Aug 11, 2015

Titanium Oxide is a naturally sourced mineral, just like the zinc oxide and iron oxides found in our makeup and suncare products. There is only limited evidence concerning carcinogen claims, and only when it is airborne and inhaled in large dosages. In a topical lotion or cream, ie mascara fluid...

Are your sunscreens non-comedogenic?
Sep 24, 2015

All of our products, including our sunscreens, are non-comedogenic in that they will not clog pores or cause acne. Not all oils are created equal. While petroleum derived oils such as mineral oil will clog your pores, the plant-based oils used in the products we carry are all non-comedogenic.

Does your sunscreen leave a white film?
Sep 24, 2015

Our sunscreen does have a faint white film that’s visible at first (before you thoroughly rub it in). We find it’s best to apply it in small amounts, rubbing it in as you go vs. slathering on a large amount all at once. That way, it doesn’t leave a white film. The reason for the faint film is ...

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