What are the benefits of mineral sunscreens and those that are "Reef and River Safe?"
What is Mineral Sunscreen?
Mineral sunscreen use the active ingredient zinc oxide and/or titanium oxide.
Instead of soaking into the skin and bloodstream, mineral sunscreens sit on top of the skin and reflect, scatter and absorb UV rays.
What is "Reef and River Safe"?
These are sunscreens formulated without oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals that have been said to be toxic to coral reefs and marine life.