• Blog,  Updates

    Sun Safety for Summer

    With the awesome sun shining down on us (finally!), summer certainly feels like it’s here. Spending plenty of time outdoors is a great way to get some vitamin D naturally and enjoy the benefits of nature. It’s also important to remember to find a good sunscreen – one that protects but that doesn’t contain potentially harmful chemical ingredients. The Environmental Working Group┬árecently released it’s 10th annual Guide to Sunscreens. After rigorous testing, they’ve rated sunscreens according to category: best sunscreen…

  • Blog,  Features,  Sunscreen

    6 Tips To Find Safe Suncare

    Wandering in the sunscreen aisle with the goal of finding a safe and effective sunscreen is an overwhelming task. Use the EWG (Environmental Working Group) Sunscreen database to guide you in finding the best sunscreen for you and your family: http://www.ewg.org/2015sunscreen/ Important highlights of the EWG research on sun safety: Look for sunscreens free of: Vitamin A, oxybenzone, parabens, PABA, phthalates, fragrances and nano-sized particles. Avoid sunscreen spray and powders which pose an inhalation risk and lack effective skin coverage.…