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The Best Natural Sunscreen for Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

The Best Natural Sunscreen for Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

7 September, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

  Sunscreen is a necessity for most scuba divers, but not all sunblock is created equal. Some contain an ingredient that’s destroying coral reefs around the world. The evidence is so strong, Hawai’i may pass a law banning certain sunscreens. The primary chemical culprit is oxybenzone, an ingredient used in […]

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Scuba Diving and Sunscreen – Updated

Scuba Diving and Sunscreen – Updated

24 April, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

A few years ago, I wrote about my search for the best sunscreen for scuba divers. I wondered if by slathering myself in sunscreen before every dive if I’d been (unintentionally) harming marine life. The original article received nearly half a million views and generated some great comments and suggestions […]

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Coral Reef Safe Sunscreen for Scuba Diving?

Coral Reef Safe Sunscreen for Scuba Diving?

27 June, 2013 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

The Best Coral Reef Safe Sunscreen for Scuba Diving? View the updated post… Growing up in the Pacific Northwest United States, sunscreen was something I bought once every five years. This a terrible idea, of course, because sunscreens expire in 1-3 years. I wised up after becoming an active diver and […]

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