10 Best Reef Safe Sunscreens
for September 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

  • 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++++

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++++ 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.

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Kokua Sun Care SPF 50/80 Min Water Resistance Reef Safe Natural Zinc Sunscreen

Kokua Sun Care SPF 50/80 Min Water Resistance Reef Safe Natural Zinc Sunscreen

by Vedrde Cosemetic Labs
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All Good Sport Mineral Sunscreen Spray - SPF 30 - Zinc Oxide - Coral Reef Safe - Water Resistant - UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum (6 oz)(2-Pack)

All Good Makes Everything Better All Good Sport Mineral Sunscreen Spray

SPF 30, Zinc Oxide, Coral Reef Safe, Water Resistant, UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum (6 oz)(2-Pack)

by All Good
What We like

EASY APPLICATION - The continuous spray application doesnt get any better. Safe and easy protection from the sun while using all the best ingredients. PLUS, our sunscreen sprays use compressed air NOT harmful propellant chemicals.

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Product Features

  • WATER RESISTANT - This reef friendly sunscreen is water resistant up to 80 minutes. Surf, ski, hike, bike, or lounge with full UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum Protection.
  • ALL GOOD INGREDIENTS - We avoid chemical UV absorbers, parabens, and harmful additives and all our products are 3rd party tested. Our Sunscreen Sprays are oxybenzone free, gmo-free, gluten free, vegan, biodegradable, and coral reef friendly.
  • SAFE PROTECTION - Protect you and your familys skin without the harmful toxins and chemicals. We use Zinc Oxide as the active sun protecting ingredient which works as a barrier between your skin and the sun. Its mineral based protection by reflection, meaning its not absorbed into your body! Our other ingredients include farm-grown calendula, organic green tea, rose hips, and olive oil for repairing damaged skin.
  • OXYBENZONE FREE | GMO FREE | GLUTEN FREE | VEGAN | NON-NANO ZINC | BIODEGRADABLE CORAL REEF FRIENDLY

All Good ingredients - we avoid chemical uv absorbers, parabens, and harmful additives and all our products are 3rd party tested. our sunscreen sprays are oxybenzone free, gmo-free, gluten free, vegan, biodegradable, and coral reef friendly. Oxybenzone free | gmo free | gluten free | vegan | non-nano zinc | biodegradable coral reef friendly Water resistant - this reef friendly sunscreen is water resistant up to 80 minutes. surf, ski, hike, bike, or lounge with full uva/uvb broad spectrum protection. Safe protection - protect you and your familys skin without the harmful toxins and chemicals. we use zinc oxide as the active sun protecting ingredient which works as a barrier between your skin and the sun. its mineral based protection by reflection, meaning its not absorbed into your body! our other ingredients include farm-grown calendula, organic green tea, rose hips, and olive oil for repairing damaged skin.

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EWG Best Rated Non-Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 - Safe for Sensitive Skin and Face - Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Sunblock Lotion with Moisturizing Aloe & Vitamin E - Reef Safe Ingredients - 8 fl oz

Seven Minerals EWG Best Rated Non-Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30

Safe for Sensitive Skin and Face, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Sunblock Lotion with Moisturizing Aloe & Vitamin E, Reef Safe Ingredients, 8 fl oz

by Seven Minerals
What We like

FACE FRIENDLY - Our non-comedogenic and easily absorbable sun block is dermatologist tested and rated safe for sensitive skin. Strong enough to protect from skin damaging sun rays, gentle enough for delicate skin. Octinoxate, Oxybenzone, Retinyl Palmitate, Paraben & Cruelty Free.

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Product Features

  • RELIABLE PROTECTION - Water resistant up to 80 minutes with spf30 broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection. This kid friendly sun screen is made without oxybenzone, a harmful chemical in sunscreens that absorbs into your body through your skin up to 100x more than other common sunscreen ingredients.
  • EWG SCORE = 2 (Best in Class Non-Mineral SPF 30 Sunscreen) - Nourish and moisturize your skin with our unique mix of added skin friendly ingredients. Each bottle is blended with Aloe Vera Gel, Green Tea Extract, Watermelon Extract, Coconut Oil, Mango Butter and Vitamin E to keep your skin moisturized and safe from the sun.
  • OCEAN FRIENDLY - Made in the USA with reef safe ingredients, and bottled in 100% recycled plastic collected from the coastlines of Haiti, Honduras, and Mexico. A safe-for-you sunblock that cares about your skin and our planet.

Ewg score = 2 (best in class non-mineral spf 30 sunscreen) - nourish and moisturize your skin with our unique mix of added skin friendly ingredients. each bottle is blended with aloe vera gel, green tea extract, watermelon extract, coconut oil, mango butter and vitamin e to keep your skin moisturized and safe from the sun. Reliable protection - water resistant up to 80 minutes with spf30 broad spectrum uva/uvb protection. this kid friendly sun screen is made without oxybenzone, a harmful chemical in sunscreens that absorbs into your body through your skin up to 100x more than other common sunscreen ingredients. Ocean friendly - made in the usa with reef safe ingredients, and bottled in 100% recycled plastic collected from the coastlines of haiti, honduras, and mexico. a safe-for-you sunblock that cares about your skin and our planet.

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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

  • 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

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 Spf 50+ higher uva formula with uva and uvb broad spectrum protection

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Mama Kuleana Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 30, Waterproof, 2 oz.

Mama Kuleana Reef Safe Sunscreen SPF 30

Waterproof, 2 oz.

by Mama Kuleana
What We like

PACKAGING: Comes in a 2 oz biodegradable container that disintegrate in landfill after two months. Due to packaging, the sunscreen may look "messy" after awhile, all you need to do is stir your sunscreen

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Product Features

  • REEF SAFE: Made without the toxins that cause coral bleaching. No Oxybenzone, Butylparaben, Octinoxate or 4-methylbenzylidene camphor used
  • MADE IN HAWAII: Hand-made in small batches in the foothills of the West Maui Mountains
  • SKIN SAFE: A SPF 30 sunscreen, that smells great, feels great, and is in alignment with your health goals
  • INGREDIENTS: Organic Shea Butter, Organic Coconut Oil, Beeswax, Organic Safflower Oil, Non Nano Zinc Powder, Raspberry Oil, Rose Hip Seed Oil, and Vitamin E oil

Made in hawaii: hand-made in small batches in the foothills of the west maui mountains Skin safe: a spf 30 sunscreen, that smells great, feels great, and is in alignment with your health goals Reef safe: made without the toxins that cause coral bleaching. no oxybenzone, butylparaben, octinoxate or 4-methylbenzylidene camphor used Ingredients: organic shea butter, organic coconut oil, beeswax, organic safflower oil, non nano zinc powder, raspberry oil, rose hip seed oil, and vitamin e oil

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Badger - SPF 35 Clear Zinc Sport Sunscreen Stick - Unscented - Broad Spectrum Water Resistant Reef Safe Sunscreen, Natural Mineral Sunscreen with Organic Ingredients .65 oz

Badger

SPF 35 Clear Zinc Sport Sunscreen Stick, Unscented, Broad Spectrum Water Resistant Reef Safe Sunscreen, Natural Mineral Sunscreen with Organic Ingredients .65 oz

by Badger
What We like

SIMPLY THE SAFEST SUNSCREEN - Badger sets the standard for simple safe sunscreens that protect you and your family.This broad spectrum mineral sunscreen stick has only 6 simple ingredients: clear zinc oxide, organic extra virgin olive oil, organic beeswax, organic cocoa butter, organic shea butter & sunflower vitamin e. Hypoallergenic & fragrance-free this all natural sunscreen stick is perfect for sensitive skin and all skin types.

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Product Features

  • REEF SAFE SUNSCREEN - Safe for coral means safe for you too! Badger sunscreens are made without oxybenzone or any chemicals shown to harm coral or humans. All Badger sunscreen sticks are top rated for safety and efficacy by the EWG sunscreen guide. This eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen protects you without endangering marine life.
  • PROTECTS WITH NON-WHITENING MINERAL ZINC OXIDE - Badgers SPF 35 Clear Zinc Sunscreen Sport Stick protects your face, ears, nose and lips. Rubs in clear to blend with most skin tones. The mineral zinc oxide stays on top of your skin, scattering and absorbing UVA & UVB rays, and wont absorb into your bloodstream.This sport sunscreen stick is naturally water and sweat resistant for at least 80 minutes, great for swimming, surfing, skiing and other sports.
  • 97% ORGANIC INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN - The certified organic sunscreen base ingredients are antioxidant rich, ultra-moisturizing, and great for your skin. Non-GMO, fragrance free, and contains no dyes, parabens, or other artificial ingredients. Healthy botanical ingredients promote healthy skin.
  • A BRAND YOU CAN TRUST - Badger is a family owned, women run B Corporation (Benefit Corp) making mineral sunscreen sticks and other organic skin care products that we use on our own families in rural New Hampshire since 1995. We are the leaders in safe natural sunscreens. Don't just take our word for it, read our ingredients, see what others say about Badger sunscreens, and try them for yourself.

Protects with non-whitening mineral zinc oxide - Badgers spf 35 clear zinc sunscreen sport stick protects your face, ears, nose and lips. rubs in clear to blend with most skin tones. the mineral zinc oxide stays on top of your skin, scattering and absorbing uva & uvb rays, and wont absorb into your bloodstream.this sport sunscreen stick is naturally water and sweat resistant for at least 80 minutes, great for swimming, surfing, skiing and other sports. A brand you can trust - Badger is a family owned, women run b corporation (benefit corp) making mineral sunscreen sticks and other organic skin care products that we use on our own families in rural new hampshire since 1995. we are the leaders in safe natural sunscreens. don't just take our word for it, read our ingredients, see what others say about Badger sunscreens, and try them for yourself. Reef safe sunscreen - safe for coral means safe for you too! Badger sunscreens are made without oxybenzone or any chemicals shown to harm coral or humans. all Badger sunscreen sticks are top rated for safety and efficacy by the ewg sunscreen guide. this eco-friendly biodegradable sunscreen protects you without endangering marine life. 97% organic ingredients for healthy skin - the certified organic sunscreen base ingredients are antioxidant rich, ultra-moisturizing, and great for your skin. non-gmo, fragrance free, and contains no dyes, parabens, or other artificial ingredients. healthy botanical ingredients promote healthy skin.

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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

  • 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!
  • 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.

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+++

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Ethical Zinc SPF 50+ Natural Mineral Zinc Sunscreen Sensitive, Reef Safe, Dries Clear - Australian Made Water Resistant Broad Spectrum Suitable for Kids Face and Body

Ethical Zinc SPF 50+ Natural Mineral Zinc Sunscreen Sensitive, Reef Safe, Dries Clear

Australian Made Water Resistant Broad Spectrum Suitable for Kids Face and Body

by Ethical Zinc Pty Ltd
What We like

80 min Water Resistance - Dries on clear after rubbing in

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Product Features

  • Suitable for Sensitive Skin - All Natural and Safe Ingredients
  • Made and Tested in Australia - Very High Broad Spectrum SPF50+ Protection
  • 22% Natural Pharmaceutical Grade Zinc Oxide
  • Reef & Ocean Safe (No Chemicals), Paraben and PABA Free

Made and tested in australia - very high broad spectrum spf50+ protection Reef & ocean safe (no chemicals), paraben and paba free Suitable for sensitive skin - all natural and safe ingredients 22% natural pharmaceutical grade zinc oxide

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Surface Dry Touch Spray Sunscreen - Reef Safe, Ultra-Light & Clean Feeling, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Protection, Paraben Free, Hypoallergenic, Water Resistant, Fragrance Free - SPF 50, 6oz

Surface Sun Systems Surface Dry Touch Spray Sunscreen

Reef Safe, Ultra-Light & Clean Feeling, Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB Protection, Paraben Free, Hypoallergenic, Water Resistant, Fragrance Free, SPF 50, 6oz

by Surface Sun Systems
What We like

ULTIMATE COMFORT - Designed for daily use: fragrance free, hypoallergenic & comfortable to wear

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Product Features

  • ULTIMATE SUN PROTECTION -Includes 3 bottles - Reef Friendly, Water Resistant for 80 Minutes, Fragrance and Paraben Free & Hypoallergenic with no oxybenzone or Octinoxate
  • MADE IN USA - All Surface products are proudly designed and produced in the USA
  • HEALTHY CHOICE - Providing you a Reef Friendly, and Broad-spectrum UVA/UVB shield from the sun
  • CLEAN FEELING - This ultra lightweight and clean feeling Dry Touch sunscreen is ideal for those who live, work, and play in the sun

Ultimate sun protection -includes 3 bottles - reef friendly, water resistant for 80 minutes, fragrance and paraben free & hypoallergenic with no oxybenzone or octinoxate Made in usa - all surface products are proudly designed and produced in the usa Healthy choice - providing you a reef friendly, and broad-spectrum uva/uvb shield from the sun Clean feeling - this ultra lightweight and clean feeling dry touch sunscreen is ideal for those who live, work, and play in the sun

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