10 Best Biodegradable Sunscreens
for October 2021

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Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 50+ All Natural, Water Resistant, Moisturizing, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock from Reef Repair 4 fl. Oz

Reef Repair Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 50+ All Natural

Water Resistant, Moisturizing, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock from Reef Repair 4 fl. Oz

by Alive 2 Dive
What We like

NON WHITENING :: Non Sticky, Non Oily water based & biodegradable mineral sunscreen. Applies transparently with almost no rubbing and spreads evenly on your skin. No whitening or ghosting effect like other natural physical sunblock products. Does not leave sticky or greasy feeling on your skin and will not cause excessive sweating.

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Product Features

  • OTHER BENEFITS :: Our 100% natural reef safe sunscreen is a revolutionary layer of sun protection and moisturisation for new, sensitive or damaged skin. All natural, organic and reef safe formula with bonus ingredients like red raspberry seed and coconut oil for extra sun care protection.
  • INGREDIENT SAFETY :: Reef Repair sunscreens are 100% Paraben free, Silicone free & Titanium Dioxide free, providing proven sun & skin safety for you and your family. Our A+ grade cosmetic (non nano) Zinc Oxide sunblock gives you the strongest mineral sun cream UV protection available. Daily application is now fun and easy.
  • REVOLUTIONARY SUN CREAM :: Moisturizing reef safe sunscreen SPF 50, waterproof for up to 80 minutes whether in the sand, sun, sea or surf. Strong broad spectrum mineral based sun protection from UVA / UVB rays to help protect you from sun burn and DNA damage. PA++++

Ingredient safety :: reef repair sunscreens are 100% paraben free, silicone free & titanium dioxide free, providing proven sun & skin safety for you and your family. our a+ grade cosmetic (non nano) zinc oxide sunblock gives you the strongest mineral sun cream uv protection available. daily application is now fun and easy. Other benefits :: our 100% natural reef safe sunscreen is a revolutionary layer of sun protection and moisturisation for new, sensitive or damaged skin. all natural, organic and reef safe formula with bonus ingredients like red raspberry seed and coconut oil for extra sun care protection. Revolutionary sun cream :: moisturizing reef safe sunscreen spf 50, waterproof for up to 80 minutes whether in the sand, sun, sea or surf. strong broad spectrum mineral based sun protection from uva / uvb rays to help protect you from sun burn and dna damage. pa++++

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Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 30+ All Natural, Water Resistant, Moisturizing, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Ocean Friendly Mineral Suncream from Reef Repair 4 fl. Oz

Reef Repair Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 30+ All Natural

Water Resistant, Moisturizing, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Ocean Friendly Mineral Suncream from Reef Repair 4 fl. Oz

by Alive 2 Dive
What We like

NON WHITENING :: Non Sticky, Non Oily water based & biodegradable mineral sunscreen. Goes on easy with almost no rubbing, spreads evenly on your skin, no whitening or ghosting effect like many other natural sunblocks. Won't leave a sticky or greasy feeling on your skin and does not cause excess sweating.

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Product Features

  • INGREDIENT SAFETY :: Reef Repair sunscreens are 100% Paraben free, Silicone free and Titanium Dioxide free, providing proven safety for you and your family. Our A+ grade cosmetic (non nano) Zinc Oxide sunblock gives you the strongest mineral based UV protection available whilst playing in the sun. Daily application is now fun and easy!
  • OTHER BENEFITS :: Our 100% natural biodegradable sunscreen is a revolutionary layer of sun protection, moisturisation and repair for new, sensitive or damaged skin. All natural and safe formula, with bonus ingredients like red raspberry seed oil and coconut oil for extra sun care and protection.
  • REVOLUTIONARY SUN CREAM :: Moisturizing SPF 30+ reef safe sunscreen, waterproof for up to 80 minutes whether in the sand, sun, sea or surf. Strong broad spectrum protection from both UVA / UVB rays to protect against from sun burn and DNA damage. PA+++

Other benefits :: our 100% natural biodegradable sunscreen is a revolutionary layer of sun protection, moisturisation and repair for new, sensitive or damaged skin. all natural and safe formula, with bonus ingredients like red raspberry seed oil and coconut oil for extra sun care and protection. Revolutionary sun cream :: moisturizing spf 30+ reef safe sunscreen, waterproof for up to 80 minutes whether in the sand, sun, sea or surf. strong broad spectrum protection from both uva / uvb rays to protect against from sun burn and dna damage. pa+++ Ingredient safety :: reef repair sunscreens are 100% paraben free, silicone free and titanium dioxide free, providing proven safety for you and your family. our a+ grade cosmetic (non nano) zinc oxide sunblock gives you the strongest mineral based uv protection available whilst playing in the sun. daily application is now fun and easy!

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Reef Safe Biodegradable Waterproof SPF 50+ Sunscreen Lotion, 4 fl. oz

Reef Safe Biodegradable Waterproof SPF 50+ Sunscreen Lotion

4 fl. oz

by Reef Safe
What We like

Bait safe -- Won't kill or contaminate your bait!

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Product Features

  • Fragrance free formula is gentle on skin and does not sting eyes
  • Offers 80 minutes of water, sweat, and rub resistance
  • SPF 50+ higher UVA formula with UVA and UVB broad spectrum protection
  • Biodegrades in oceans, lakes and rivers, making it non-toxic to sealife and coral

Spf 50+ higher uva formula with uva and uvb broad spectrum protection Biodegrades in oceans, lakes and rivers, making it non-toxic to sealife and coral Fragrance free formula is gentle on skin and does not sting eyes Offers 80 minutes of water, sweat, and rub resistance

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Stream2Sea Reef Safe Sport Mineral Sunscreen, Natural, Water Resistant, Biodegradable, Coral and Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock, UVA UVB (SPF 30, 3 Fl Oz)

STREAM 2 SEA Stream2Sea Reef Safe Sport Mineral Sunscreen

Natural, Water Resistant, Biodegradable, Coral and Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock, UVA UVB (SPF 30, 3 Fl Oz)

by Stream2Sea
What We like

[ Fast Absorbing ] Formula is non greasy, paraben free, gluten free, oxybenzone free, ecoconscious, octinoxate free and non-nano. This ocean safe sunscreen has been tested and proven safe for humans, freshwater and saltwater marine life.

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Product Features

  • [ A little mineral sunscreen goes a long way ] Mineral sunscreens are meant to sit on top of your skin instead of being absorbed like that chemical stuff and should be applied differently than conventional sunscreens. 1. Start with a pea to dime-size amount, rubbing it between the palms of your hands and blot it over the areas you want to cover. 2. Work in small sections. 3. Rub it in well. 4. Reapply regularly
  • [ Made in the USA ] Mineral sunscreen is safe for both your skin and our oceans. The sunblock tube packaging is eco-friendly made from sugarcane resin.
  • [ Coral reef safe sunscreen ] a biodegradable mineral based sport lotion sunscreen with UVA and UVB broad spectrum sun protection for both body and face. Safe for kids, babies and those who have sensitive skin
  • [ Water resistant ] For up to 80 minutes, sunblock won't run in to your eyes or rinse off from sweat or swimming.

[ water resistant ] for up to 80 minutes, sunblock won't run in to your eyes or rinse off from sweat or swimming. [ a little mineral sunscreen goes a long way ] mineral sunscreens are meant to sit on top of your skin instead of being absorbed like that chemical stuff and should be applied differently than conventional sunscreens. 1. start with a pea to dime-size amount, rubbing it between the palms of your hands and blot it over the areas you want to cover. 2. work in small sections. 3. rub it in well. 4. reapply regularly [ made in the usa ] mineral sunscreen is safe for both your skin and our oceans. the sunblock tube packaging is eco-friendly made from sugarcane resin. [ coral reef safe sunscreen ] a biodegradable mineral based sport lotion sunscreen with uva and uvb broad spectrum sun protection for both body and face. safe for kids, babies and those who have sensitive skin

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Sunscreen Spray SPF 50 by Bu - Travel Size Organic Biodegradable Sun Block for Sensitive Skin - Oil-Free, Alcohol-Free, Non Comedogenic, Water-Resistant (White Sage, 3.3 Ounce)

Sunscreen Spray SPF 50 by Bu

Travel Size Organic Biodegradable Sun Block for Sensitive Skin, Oil-Free, Alcohol-Free, Non Comedogenic, Water-Resistant (White Sage, 3.3 Ounce)

by bu brands, LLC
What We like

IDEAL FOR SENSITIVE SKIN - Dermatologist recommended, moisturizing, hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic with antioxidant Vitamin E that prevents premature aging by diminishing signs of UV damage and enhancing skin hydration. Contains no nut oil, gluten, soy, dairy, egg, colorants or synthetic fragrances.

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Product Features

  • CONSCIOUS SUNSCREEN - Environmentally-friendly, recyclable bottle & sprayer, biodegradable, manufactured using solar power. Never tested on animals and 100% vegan. Completely free of oil, alcohol, PABA, preservatives, oxybenzone and parabens.
  • GOES ON CLEAR - Leaves a silky-smooth and invisible layer of broad spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection that is never sticky or filmy. Great for all skin tones. For best results, spray and gently rub in.
  • VALUE BY THE BUNDLE - Weve created a bunch of value bundles to save you money and keep you protected. Check them all outour most popular is the Big-Little Bundle, where you can get a free 1 oz pocket-size with the purchase of a 3.3 oz bottle.
  • WATER & SWEAT RESISTANT - Go ahead and run, swim or playthis sunscreen is formulated for active lifestyles. Get up to 80 minutes of water and sweat resistance.

Water & sweat resistant - go ahead and run, swim or playthis sunscreen is formulated for active lifestyles. get up to 80 minutes of water and sweat resistance. Conscious sunscreen - environmentally-friendly, recyclable bottle & sprayer, biodegradable, manufactured using solar power. never tested on animals and 100% vegan. completely free of oil, alcohol, paba, preservatives, oxybenzone and parabens. Value by the bundle - weve created a bunch of value bundles to save you money and keep you protected. check them all outour most popular is the big-little bundle, where you can get a free 1 oz pocket-size with the purchase of a 3.3 oz bottle. Goes on clear - leaves a silky-smooth and invisible layer of broad spectrum uva/uvb sun protection that is never sticky or filmy. great for all skin tones. for best results, spray and gently rub in.

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Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 30+ (2 Pack) - All Natural, Travel Size, Water Resistant, Moisturizing, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB, Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock from Reef Repair (2 x 1.7 fl.Oz)

Reef Repair Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 30+ (2 Pack)

All Natural, Travel Size, Water Resistant, Moisturizing, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB, Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock from Reef Repair (2 x 1.7 fl.Oz)

by Alive 2 Dive
What We like

NON WHITENING :: Non Sticky, Non Oily water based & biodegradable formula. This sunscreen goes on easy with almost no rubbing, spreads evenly on your skin, no whitening or ghosting effect like many other natural sunblocks. Won't leave sticky or greasy feeling on your skin and does not cause excess sweating.

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Product Features

  • REVOLUTIONARY SUN CREAM :: Moisturizing SPF 30+ reef safe sunscreen, waterproof for up to 80 minutes whether in the sand, sun, sea or surf. Strong broad spectrum protection from both UVA / UVB rays to protect against from sun burn and DNA damage. PA+++
  • INGREDIENT SAFETY :: Our sunscreens are 100% Paraben free, Silicone free and Titanium Dioxide free, providing proven safety for you and your family. Our A+ grade cosmetic non nano Zinc Oxide gives you and your family the strongest mineral based UV protection available whilst playing in the sun. Daily application is now fun and easy!
  • OTHER BENEFTIS :: Our 100% natural formula is a revolutionary layer of sun protection, moisturisation and repair for new, sensitive or damaged skin. 100% all natural and safe, with bonus ingredients like red raspberry seed oil and coconut oil for extra sun care and protection.

Revolutionary sun cream :: moisturizing spf 30+ reef safe sunscreen, waterproof for up to 80 minutes whether in the sand, sun, sea or surf. strong broad spectrum protection from both uva / uvb rays to protect against from sun burn and dna damage. pa+++ Ingredient safety :: our sunscreens are 100% paraben free, silicone free and titanium dioxide free, providing proven safety for you and your family. our a+ grade cosmetic non nano zinc oxide gives you and your family the strongest mineral based uv protection available whilst playing in the sun. daily application is now fun and easy! Other beneftis :: our 100% natural formula is a revolutionary layer of sun protection, moisturisation and repair for new, sensitive or damaged skin. 100% all natural and safe, with bonus ingredients like red raspberry seed oil and coconut oil for extra sun care and protection.

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Sdara SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen for Sensitive Skin - Reef Safe, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum With Natural Zinc Oxide, Oxybenzone Free - 3 oz

Sdara Skincare Sdara SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen for Sensitive Skin

Reef Safe, Biodegradable, Broad Spectrum With Natural Zinc Oxide, Oxybenzone Free, 3 oz

by Sdara Skincare
What We like

MADE IN USA - Everything from the packaging to the sunscreen is proudly made in the USA

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Product Features

  • REEF FRIENDLY - Our mineral based sunscreen is Reef Friendly so you wont have to contribute to the release of toxic chemicals to our beautiful coral reefs
  • Sdara's AGE WITH GRACE FORMULA - We enriched this sunscreen with Aloe Vera, Green Tea Extract, Sweet Almond Oil, Cocoa Butter and more so you can age gracefully while enjoying the sun
  • NATURAL INGREDIENTS - We combined Non-Nano Zinc Oxide & Titanium Oxide to create the perfect SPF 30 Mineral Sunscreen thats Paraben + Fragrance Free (Tip: a little goes a long way. applying too much at once may produce a slight white cast)
  • SUGARCANE TUBE - Not only is our mineral sunscreen good for your skin and the earth, but our packaging is too! The tube is made out of Sugarcane and is Industrially Compostable within a proper facility

Sdara's age with grace formula - we enriched this sunscreen with aloe vera, green tea extract, sweet almond oil, cocoa butter and more so you can age gracefully while enjoying the sun Sugarcane tube - not only is our mineral sunscreen good for your skin and the earth, but our packaging is too! the tube is made out of sugarcane and is industrially compostable within a proper facility Reef friendly - our mineral based sunscreen is reef friendly so you wont have to contribute to the release of toxic chemicals to our beautiful coral reefs Natural ingredients - we combined non-nano zinc oxide & titanium oxide to create the perfect spf 30 mineral sunscreen thats paraben + fragrance free (tip: a little goes a long way. applying too much at once may produce a slight white cast)

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Reef Safe - Biodegradable Waterproof Sunscreen Spray - SPF 30+ - 1 Pack

Zupishi Reef Safe

Biodegradable Waterproof Sunscreen Spray, SPF 30+, 1 Pack

by Trident
What We like

Package Weight: 0.272 kilograms

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Stream2Sea Reef Safe Sport Sunscreen for body, SPF 20, Natural, Water Resistant, Biodegradable, Coral and Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock, UVA UVB 3 Ounce

STREAM 2 SEA Stream2Sea Reef Safe Sport Sunscreen for body

SPF 20, Natural, Water Resistant, Biodegradable, Coral and Ocean Friendly Mineral Sunblock, UVA UVB 3 Ounce

by Stream2Sea
What We like

[ A pea-sized squeeze goes a looong way ] This non-greasy sunscreen lotion is purposfully dense and only needs a small portion to cover areas of your body. Just rub it in between the palm of your hands and blot it over the areas you want to coat. Work in small sections, and don't forget to rub it in well!

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Product Features

  • [ High-performance mineral sunscreen ] The organic ingredients in our sunscreen lotion act as a physical shield that provides protection on the surface of your skin against both UVA and UVB rays of the sun. This means that the sunscreen literally sits on the surface of your skin - which renders more safety to your body unlike most chemical sunscreens where harsh ingredients are absorbed in our pores.
  • [ Sun protection that doesn't sting your eyes ] Swim and play all day under the sun without hurting your eyes! Good for your body - this natural, eco-conscious formula does not contain parabens, sulfates, gluten, oxybenzone or octinoxate. Healthy for the eyes, skin and the oceans!
  • [ Water resistant ] For up to 80 minutes, this mineral sunscreen is for people who like to dive, snorkel, or for those who generally enjoy the beach. Safe to use for face and body, and will provide shield protection on your sensitive skin while on outdoors - prevents aftersun skin burns and irritation - so you can have fun while enjoying the sun!
  • [ Our formula is reef safe ] Many chemical-based sunscreen are toxic to coral reefs and fish. Our product is a mineral-based, natural, eco-friendly sunscreen . This has been tested and proven safe for humans, freshwater and saltwater marine life. Even our tubes are eco-conscious - all Stream 2 Sea containers are made from Sugarcane Resin. Happy seas and happy skin indeed!

[ high-performance mineral sunscreen ] the organic ingredients in our sunscreen lotion act as a physical shield that provides protection on the surface of your skin against both uva and uvb rays of the sun. this means that the sunscreen literally sits on the surface of your skin - which renders more safety to your body unlike most chemical sunscreens where harsh ingredients are absorbed in our pores. [ sun protection that doesn't sting your eyes ] swim and play all day under the sun without hurting your eyes! good for your body - this natural, eco-conscious formula does not contain parabens, sulfates, gluten, oxybenzone or octinoxate. healthy for the eyes, skin and the oceans! [ our formula is reef safe ] many chemical-based sunscreen are toxic to coral reefs and fish. our product is a mineral-based, natural, eco-friendly sunscreen . this has been tested and proven safe for humans, freshwater and saltwater marine life. even our tubes are eco-conscious - all stream 2 sea containers are made from sugarcane resin. happy seas and happy skin indeed! [ water resistant ] for up to 80 minutes, this mineral sunscreen is for people who like to dive, snorkel, or for those who generally enjoy the beach. safe to use for face and body, and will provide shield protection on your sensitive skin while on outdoors - prevents aftersun skin burns and irritation - so you can have fun while enjoying the sun!

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Reef safe Biodegradable Sunscreen Lotion spf 45+ original formula 4 fl.oz (120ml)

Reef safe Biodegradable Sunscreen Lotion spf 45+ original formula 4 fl.oz (120ml)

by Reef Safe
What We like

Biodegrades in Oceans, Lakes & Rivers, Non-Toxic to Sea-life

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Product Features

  • UVA - UVB Protection
  • Waterproof up to 80 minutes
  • Reef Safe Biodegradable Waterproof SPF 45+ Sunscreen Lotion

Uva - uvb protection Reef Safe biodegradable waterproof spf 45+ sunscreen lotion Waterproof up to 80 minutes

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