MINERAL VS. CHEMICAL SUNSCREEN
"What is the difference between Mineral and Chemical sunscreen?"
Sometimes called physical sunscreens, as they create a physical barrier between the skin and the sun. They are made with minerals such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide.
These are absorbed into the skin and turn the sun's rays into heat. Active ingredients include avobenzone, octinoxate, and oxybenzone.
"Which one is better?"
Applying ANY sunscreen is the first priority to protect your skin. If you're looking to reduce your chemical exposure and protect ocean life, then choose mineral sunscreens.
"Is Mineral also reef safe sunscreen?"
YES. Mineral sunscreens do not contain chemicals like oxybenzone and octinoxate - the ones causing harm to the oceans and coral reefs.
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