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8 hours ago Hawaii is the first state in the US to ban the sale of sunscreen containing the coral-harming chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate, ushering in a new era of reef safe sunscreen.The new law goes into effect January 1, 2021, but many visitors and residents are already trading in their non-reef safe sun protection.

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3 hours ago Costco’s reef-safe or reef-friendly sunscreen is Alba Botanica (spray). A 2 pack of reef-friendly Alba Botanica is $16.99, as of March-2020, at Costcos in Hawaii. Costco also sells a 3-pack of Coppertone Sport that is allowed in Hawaii as it is oxybenzone and octinoxate free.

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9 hours ago VIDEO: Hawaiʻi’s New Law Requires Reef-Safe Sunscreens; Free Informational Materials Available for the Public Starting Jan. 1, 2021, a new state law goes into effect in Hawaiʻi that prohibits the sale, offer of sale, and distribution of sunscreens that …

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1 hours ago 12/18/2020. When traveling to Kauai, or any other Hawaiian island, be sure to pack some reef safe sunscreens in your checked luggage. In July, 2018, Hawaii became the first state in the United States to ban the sale of sunscreen containing the coral-harming chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate. The new law goes into effect January 1, 2021, but

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9 hours ago Ban effective January 2021, stores cannot sell sunscreens containing reef-damaging chemicals. That was, however, struck down by a subsequent statewide law. Palau. This was the first country to enact a sunscreen ban. It went into effect in 2020. Aruba. Effective 2020, sunscreens containing oxybenzone have been prohibited. Oxybenzone and coral reefs

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4 hours ago The Hawaii Sunscreen Ban. Did you know that in July 2018, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill banning sunscreens (this is a direct link to its timeline with a link/pdf that fully describes the nature of the bill) that include chemicals believed to be harming the beautiful coral reefs that many locals and travelers like you come to admire?

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Just Now Surfrider Oahu pose with Governor Ige and Hawaii Reef and Ocean Coalition at official signing ceremony of the world's first ban on suncreens with oxybenzone or octinoxate! Update July 23, 2018: The original statistic on sunscreen that enters the marine environment sourced from Honolulu Star Advertiser has been updated for accuracy.

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9 hours ago I’m sure many of you heard about the new laws banning hazardous sunscreen here on the Hawaiian Islands to preserve our coral reef and marine life. I think I found this sunscreen at the farmers market and am so excited to say my family is burn free and reef safe! For Sale Hawaii Hawaii Island New Price! 75-877 Keaolani Drive, Holualoa

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6 hours ago Hawaii Bans Coral Killing Sun Creams! Recently the state of Hawaii has passed a ban on sun creams containing Oxybenzone and Octinoxate, due to be enforced by Jan 2021.This is fantastic news for the scuba diving industry and a bold world first! Other countries with marine parks such as Mexico and the Virgin islands have been steadily taking measures to encourage tourists to use reef

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3 hours ago Unfortunately the terms “reef friendly” and “reef safe” are not regulated, so you can’t always trust products with this description. It's important to actually check the “active ingredients” label on the back of your sunscreen or personal care product to ensure that reef-harming chemicals are not included.

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1 hours ago Reef safe, reef friendly, organic, mineral based, chemical free…there are a lot of buzzwords floating around when it comes to sunscreen. Recently I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the sunscreen situation in Hawaii. Are there laws about sunscreen in Hawaii? Why do sunscreen ingredients matter?

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7 hours ago By Elaine Glusac. May 3, 2018. O n May 1, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill banning the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals believed …

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6 hours ago In response, the governor of Hawaii is about to sign into law a statewide prohibition on sunscreens containing these two ingredients. The ban doesn’t officially go into effect until 2021, but of course you might be concerned about what your own sunscreen is doing to the coral wherever you snorkel, from Bali to Belize to The Great Barrier Reef.

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6 hours ago We tested roughly 70 different reef-safe sunscreens from more than 35 brands to find our favorites. about Hawaii’s new law banning the sale …

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3 hours ago HAWAII’S PREMIUM HIGH PERFORMANCE NATURAL ZINC SUNSCREENHAWAIIAN SUPERFOOD FOR YOUR SKIN. 7 Hawai’i-Grown Antioxidant Ingredients. Reef Safe + Baby Safe. For Beach and Sport + Face and Body. SPF 50 that Rubs on Easy + Clear with 80 Minutes Water Resistance. No Chemical Sunscreens – No Oxybenzone or Octinoxate. 25% Non-Nano Zinc Oxide.

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2 hours ago You can find several brands of reef-safe sunscreen on the shelves in Hawaii, but better to be prepared and bring it with you. And please don't use spray sunscreen – it leaves harmful residues and subjects everyone within 100 feet of you to toxic air pollution.

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5 hours ago All Good sunscreen is organic, cruelty-free, certified reef-friendly, and so much more. The All Good brand participates in 1% for the planet, runs off of solar power, uses recycled packaging, and participates in beach cleanups among other environmental efforts. Another important factor, …

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4 hours ago Price: $9.50 – $22.50. 6. Jungle Mama Naturals. This all natural, organic, non-nano zinc sunscreen stick boasts long-lasting coverage (80 minutes) and comes in a plastic-free package. Jungle Mama Naturals was started by two women surfers living in Costa Rica that needed a good sunscreen and couldn’t find one locally.

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8 hours ago Much of the inner reef at Oahu's Hanauma Bay is dead after decades of tourism. The state may sign a law banning over-the-counter sunscreens believed to …

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9 hours ago Hawaii is the first U.S. state to ban reef-damaging sunscreen, and it’s likely other states—and other nations reliant on their reef life—will follow suit in the future. Faced with such bans and consumer demand, sunscreen companies will have to switch to safer ingredients.

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4 hours ago 4 Sunscreens That Comply with Hawaii’s New Sunscreen Law. Last week, Hawaii legislators passed a bill banning the sale of sunscreens that are harmful to coral reefs. More specifically

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6 hours ago THE REEF-RIGHT STUFF These sunscreens are free of the chemicals oxybenzone (benzophenone-3) and/or octinoxate, which will be banned from in-state sales as of Jan. 1, 2021.

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6 hours ago Answer 21 of 40: We've been advocating on this forum for years for visitors to bring, and to use, only reef-safe sunscreen to protect our precious coral reefs from the damage caused by oxybenzone. Now it may become law - two bills have been introduced in the

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1. Stream2Sea Sport Sunscreen. BEST WATER-RESISTANT SUNCREEN. This brand earned the seal of approval from Downs and Haereticus. In short, you can feel good about dousing yourself with the water-resistant (up to 80 minutes), biodegradable, paraben-free broad spectrum sunblock before diving into the deep end of the ocean.
2. Supergoop! Mineral Sheer Screen. Woman-founded Supergoop’s wide selection of products comes in to save face, feet and the vast expanse in between. The brand has everything from pearlescent sunscreen that hydrates skin and acts as a makeup primer (Glow Screen) and acai-tinged lip balm, to a genius mineral powder to shade your part and exposed scalp spots (Poof).
3. Badger Clear Zinc SPF 40. A pioneer in the eco-friendly mineral sunscreen market since 2005, the New Hampshire-based certified B Corporation specializes in super-simple yet effective formulations that start with uncoated zinc oxide and end with high marks from the Environmental Working Group and on the Protect Land + Sea certification test.
4. Countersun Daily Sheer Defense. BEST LIGHTWEIGHT SUNSCREEN. The clean beauty company was a loud-and-proud supporter of Hawaii’s Safer Sunscreen bill. Its sunscreen line, Countersun, is mineral-based using non-nano zinc oxide.
5. REN Clean Skincare Clean Screen Mineral SPF 30. BEST FACIAL SUNSCREEN. This dermatologist-favorite sunblock shuns parabens, synthetic fragrances, silicones, fake coloring and mineral oils in all of its products, including this SPF 30.
6. All Good Sport Sunscreen. An active member of the Safe Sunscreen Council and 1% For The Planet, this Morro Bay, California-based woman-founded and -run company’s roll-on SPF 50 Butter Sticks include non-nano zinc oxide, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial calendula grown on the company farm, buriti oil (antioxidant), shea butter and coconut oil.
7. Raw Love All Natural Mineral Sunscreen. Motivated by her background in ocean conservation and marine biology and a desire to live plastic-free, Jenna Davis started whipping up non-nano zinc oxide, cold-pressed organic and plant-based SPF 35 in her Maui kitchen a few years ago.
8. Suntegrity Skincare Natural Mineral Body Sunscreen. After losing her mom to skin cancer, Tricia Trimble channeled her grief into founding Suntegrity in 2010 from her Southern California apartment to offer a slew of products, including SPF 50 mineral powders and Impeccable Skin Sunscreen Foundation.
9. Kokua Sun Care Zinc Sunscreen SPF 50. This SPF 50 sunblock contains 25 percent non-nano zinc oxide for 80 minutes of water resistance, a faint scent of coconut and vanilla, and 23 antioxidants to nourish the skin, including seven superfoods sourced from Hawaiian farms like Konared coffee fruit, macadamia nut oil, plumeria, spirulina, and noni juice, thus supporting local agricultural communities.
10. Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion. Living up to the California company’s name, the SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen Lotion feels barely there seconds after application, which is rare for zinc oxide-based toiletries.

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3 hours ago With Its New Sunscreen Law, Hawaii Aims to Set a Gold Standard for the World to Follow That’s partly why we started making the reef-safe sunscreen.” Chung founded Hawaii Medicinal with her

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1. Stream2Sea Sport Sunscreen. BEST WATER-RESISTANT SUNCREEN. This brand earned the seal of approval from Downs and Haereticus. In short, you can feel good about dousing yourself with the water-resistant (up to 80 minutes), biodegradable, paraben-free broad spectrum sunblock before diving into the deep end of the ocean.
2. Supergoop! Mineral Sheer Screen. Woman-founded Supergoop’s wide selection of products comes in to save face, feet and the vast expanse in between. The brand has everything from pearlescent sunscreen that hydrates skin and acts as a makeup primer (Glow Screen) and acai-tinged lip balm, to a genius mineral powder to shade your part and exposed scalp spots (Poof).
3. Badger Clear Zinc SPF 40. A pioneer in the eco-friendly mineral sunscreen market since 2005, the New Hampshire-based certified B Corporation specializes in super-simple yet effective formulations that start with uncoated zinc oxide and end with high marks from the Environmental Working Group and on the Protect Land + Sea certification test.
4. Countersun Daily Sheer Defense. BEST LIGHTWEIGHT SUNSCREEN. The clean beauty company was a loud-and-proud supporter of Hawaii’s Safer Sunscreen bill. Its sunscreen line, Countersun, is mineral-based using non-nano zinc oxide.
5. REN Clean Skincare Clean Screen Mineral SPF 30. BEST FACIAL SUNSCREEN. This dermatologist-favorite sunblock shuns parabens, synthetic fragrances, silicones, fake coloring and mineral oils in all of its products, including this SPF 30.
6. All Good Sport Sunscreen. An active member of the Safe Sunscreen Council and 1% For The Planet, this Morro Bay, California-based woman-founded and -run company’s roll-on SPF 50 Butter Sticks include non-nano zinc oxide, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial calendula grown on the company farm, buriti oil (antioxidant), shea butter and coconut oil.
7. Raw Love All Natural Mineral Sunscreen. Motivated by her background in ocean conservation and marine biology and a desire to live plastic-free, Jenna Davis started whipping up non-nano zinc oxide, cold-pressed organic and plant-based SPF 35 in her Maui kitchen a few years ago.
8. Suntegrity Skincare Natural Mineral Body Sunscreen. After losing her mom to skin cancer, Tricia Trimble channeled her grief into founding Suntegrity in 2010 from her Southern California apartment to offer a slew of products, including SPF 50 mineral powders and Impeccable Skin Sunscreen Foundation.
9. Kokua Sun Care Zinc Sunscreen SPF 50. This SPF 50 sunblock contains 25 percent non-nano zinc oxide for 80 minutes of water resistance, a faint scent of coconut and vanilla, and 23 antioxidants to nourish the skin, including seven superfoods sourced from Hawaiian farms like Konared coffee fruit, macadamia nut oil, plumeria, spirulina, and noni juice, thus supporting local agricultural communities.
10. Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion. Living up to the California company’s name, the SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen Lotion feels barely there seconds after application, which is rare for zinc oxide-based toiletries.

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1 hours ago Sunscreen-induced coral damage appears most problematic in small, enclosed bays that are also popular tourist destinations, like Trunk Bay or Oahu's Hanauma Bay. While some may suggest closing these areas to human activity, a better solution would be to either use no sunscreen (and more clothing), or approved, "reef safe" sunscreens.

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8 hours ago Hawaii’s Senate passed a second bill in March 2021 that would add two additional petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, to the ban. If it becomes law, this new ban would go into effect on January 1, 2023. Switch now to sunscreen alternatives that are safer for our coral reefs and marine life.

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5 hours ago Answer 1 of 40: We've been advocating on this forum for years for visitors to bring, and to use, only reef-safe sunscreen to protect our precious coral reefs from the damage caused by oxybenzone. Now it may become law - two bills have been introduced in the

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6 hours ago Maui Nui Marine Resource Council has testified repeatedly in support of a proposed Maui County ban on the sale of sunscreen products containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. R. What you can do. 1. Avoid sunscreens and body care products that …

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1 hours ago Bill 135, passed on Friday, recognizes that many non-mineral sunscreens pose a threat to the health of coastal waters, coral reefs and marine species – and is set to be signed into law on

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4 hours ago SPF 30 minimum. Broad-spectrum. Water-resistant. These are all things you probably know to look for when you're shopping for sunscreens. But thanks to recent studies and new legislation, there's another necessary detail to add to your checklist: reef-safe. A 2008 European study found that approximately 14,000 tons of sunscreen end up in oceans each year.…

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8 hours ago The law, if signed by Gov. David Ige, is slated to go into effect in January of 2021, giving manufacturers and retailers time to transition to reef-safer sunscreen options. EDITED: On July 3, 2018 Hawaii Governor David Ige signed this bill into law making history and moving toward saving our Hawaiian reefs!

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5 hours ago Answer 31 of 40: We've been advocating on this forum for years for visitors to bring, and to use, only reef-safe sunscreen to protect our precious coral reefs from the damage caused by oxybenzone. Now it may become law - two bills have been introduced in the

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8 hours ago Answer 11 of 40: We've been advocating on this forum for years for visitors to bring, and to use, only reef-safe sunscreen to protect our precious coral reefs from the damage caused by oxybenzone. Now it may become law - two bills have been introduced in the

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5 hours ago A reef-safe label has more legal ramifications thanks to cases like this one out of Sonoma County, Calif., and companies often have to substantiate those marketing claims. Laws like Hawaii’s and retailers like REI , which stopped carrying oxybenzone-laden sunscreens in 2020, are helping by getting products off shelves, but the onus is usually

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6 hours ago Whole Foods Kailua 629 Kailua Rd Ste 100, Kailua, HI 96734. Whole Foods Kahala Mall 211 Wai’alae Ave Ste 2000, Honolulu, HI 96818. Kailua General Store Kuulei Rd, Kailua, HI 96734. Surf N Sea – 62-595 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI 96712.

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3 hours ago Badger sunscreen is non-GMO, mostly organic, and completely natural. 5. Coral Safe. As the name implies, Coral Safe is another reef-safe sunscreen. This sunscreen is also 100% natural and is supposed to be good for snorkeling and scuba diving. 6.

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What does reef safe really mean?

Reef safe is a distinction used in the saltwater aquarium hobby to indicate that a fish or invertebrate is safe to add to a reef aquarium. There is no fish that is completely reef safe.

Where to find reef safe sunscreen?

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Did Hawaii really ban sunscreens?

The bill was signed into law in July 2019, and its terms will go into effect in March 2020. The reef-rich state of Hawaii voted to ban the sale of sunscreens that contain the reef-damaging chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate beginning in 2021.

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