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Reef friendly sunscreen.... help!
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Sabotage
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January 31, 2019 - 8:32 am

Hi everyone, I’m writing today to ask if any of you have recommendations for reef friendly suncreen? I’ve seen a few online but they come in a teenie tin. We are 3 adults going away for 2 weeks so this isn’t going to work. Dirty hippy have a nice big tub of what I’m looking for but the shipping is the same price as the product in ordered to get it to the UK from NZ.

Next I thought about making my own but if I get it wrong and leave everyone sunburned it’s not very good! 

Recomemdations  would be greatly appreciated 

thank you

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David Evans
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February 9, 2019 - 6:41 am

Ocean Pancake should be able to help you out. They have a discussion going now on their FB page about reef safe sunscreen. 

Have a good trip!

https://oceanpancake.com/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/OceanPancake/

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Nicola
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March 15, 2019 - 11:36 am

I suffer from sun rash as soon as it’s t-shirt weather. From personal experience I highly recommend using a good aloe product, such as Lily of the Desert, and let it soak in for a few minutes, prior to any sunscreen application. Check the SkinDeep database for good sunscreen options. I also was blown away by the effectiveness of Sunsafe Rx, an oral supplement which your skin will thank you for. However, it’s expensive. The main ingredient I had been interested in is Polypodium leucotomos, which is now more available as a single supplement (I think it’s called Helioplex, available through amazon) and much more affordable. However, all of these options involve plastic bottles… but do keep sunscreen out of the water. 

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