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Your Guide to Hawaii's Reef Safe Sunscreen Law

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Why is there a sunscreen ban in Hawaii?

Studies show chemical ingredients in certain sunscreens can cause damage to marine life - including coral reefs.

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What two main chemicals should you look out for on sunscreen?

Oxybenzone

Octinoxate

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What can these chemicals do to coral reef?

- Damage DNA

- Stunt growth

- Increase susceptibility to bleaching

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These chemicals have also been shown to degrade coral reefs ability to adjust to climate change factors and inhibit the recruitment of new corals.

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Reef safe sunscreen is not only better for marine life, but also you and your body!

So, what sunscreens should you buy?

Look for sunscreen that use minerals that are physical blockers such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide.

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Kokua Sun Care Sunscreen

Created on the islands, this sunscreen is made with 7 Hawaii grown ingredients.

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All Good Mineral Sunscreen

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Sun Bum SPF 50 Sunscreen

Sun Bum has synthetic and mineral sunscreen without the coral harming chemicals.

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Badger Mineral Sunscreen Cream

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Raw Love All Natural Sunscreen

Raw Love reef safe sunscreen is made in Maui, Hawaii

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Click Below For More Details on these Hawaii Reef-Safe Sunscreens

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