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Tinted Mineral Sunscreen, SPF 20

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  • Paraben Free
  • Phthalate Free
  • 1% for the Planet
  • Made in the USA
  • Plant Based Resin

Paraben Free

Parabens are synthetic chemical preservatives, commonly used in beauty products like shampoo, lotion, and deodorants. Parabens can accumulate in your body, and have been linked to hormonal disruption and reproductive problems. In studies of breast cancer patients, parabens have been found in the tissue of cancerous tumors–yikes! If you want to avoid Parabens in your beauty products, keep an eye out for methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, and ethylparaben in the ingredients list.

Phthalate Free

Phthalates are found in toys, electronics, personal care products, plastic wraps, containers, and more. These petroleum based chemicals help soften plastics, and bind fragrances to perfumes, deodorants, creams, and other personal care products. Phthalates are are not chemically bound, meaning they can easily get released into the air, water, or your body, just by using the products as intended. Phthalates have been found to disrupt the endocrine system, which can cause reproductive damage, hormonal imbalances, infertility, mood changes, metabolism changes, and more.

Organic Content

Organic materials and ingredients are grown without the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers, promoting a healthier use of land and decreasing harmful agricultural runoff. By steering clear of toxic chemicals, farm workers experience less exposure to hazardous conditions, promoting social responsibility as well as environmental stewardship. Choosing organic materials eliminates the use of insecticides and other harmful chemicals, promotes efficient resource use, and results in a safer products and a cleaner planet!

1% for the Planet

This company partners with 1% for the Planet, a nonprofit organization that helps promote environmental stewardship. Members commit to donating at least 1% of their sales to the program, which helps connect them to high-impact environmental nonprofits across the globe.

Made in the USA

This product was made in the United States. Buying locally made items helps to reduce harmful emissions that result from transportation during and after the production process. Purchasing products made in the United States also ensures that the items are produced in ways that meet strict safety and labor standards.

Plant Based Resin

Plant Based Resins are used as an alternative to fully-synthetic plastics. Instead of using Petroleum as the main base ingredient to form plastic, some companies have started replacing a portion of the ingredients with plant and vegetable extracts. This lowers the amount of resources extracted to create purely synthetic products, and often provides a use for agricultural byproducts such as corn or flax. Some plant based resins are made from 100% plant materials, and can be composted in industrial facilities. EarthHero recommends checking with your local compost facility to determine which items are safe to compost.

Protect your skin while preserving the ecosystems you love with Stream2Sea's high-performance Tinted Mineral Sunscreen (SPF 20). With a potent antioxidant blend of green tea, tulsi, wakame, and olive leaf for nourishment, this non-greasy sunscreen offers both broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection, so you can play on without getting burned. Tested by chemists to be safe for our reef ecosystems, this mineral-based sunscreen is water resistant for up to 80 minutes of swimming or activity, and won'tRead More run into your eyes with sweat. While classic mineral sunscreens can be temporarily whitening, the added natural tint blends well with most skin tones for a flawless finish. To use, apply the biodegradable formula in sections, and rub in well (a little goes a long way!).

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Sustainability Features

Origin

  • Made in the USA

Ingredients

  • Active Ingredients: 6.6% Titanium Dioxide (Non-Nano) Inactive Ingredients: Deionized Water, Aqueous Extracts of Camellia Sinenis (Green Tea) Leaf*, Ocimum Tenuiflorum (Tulsi) Leaf*, Alaria Esculenta (Wakame Seaweed)* and Olea Europa (Olive) Leaf*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice*, Cocoglycerides, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Palmitate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetearyl Olivate, Methylcellulose, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Stearic Acid, Acrylates Copolymer, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sorbitan Palmitate, Tocopherol, Xanthan Gum, Alumina, Benzyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Iron Oxides (C.I. 77492, C.I. 77491, C.I. 77499) and Jojoba Esters * Certified Organic

End of Life

  • Biodegradable, reef friendly formula
  • Send your empty 6oz tube back to EarthHero, and we'll recycle it through TerraCycle!

Certifications

  • Stream2Sea is a 1% for the planet member

Earth Friendly Features

  • Crafted with natural ingredients
  • Tested for biodegradability and safety to fish and coral larvae

Packaging

  • 6oz tube is made from sugarcane resin
  • Send your empty 6oz tube back to EarthHero, and we'll recycle it through TerraCycle!

Made Without

  • No animal derived ingredients
  • No parabens, artificial fragrances, or dyes
  • No glycols or phthalates
  • No DEAs/MEAs, TEAs, SLS, or SLES
  • No oxybenzone
  • Gluten and wheat free No sodium lauryl/laureth sulfates

Product Specifications

Product Care

  • This product has a 3 year shelf life

Additional Features

  • High performance mineral based sunscreen provides Broad Spectrum UVA and UVB protection
  • Natural tint reduces whitening effect of mineral sunscreen
  • Blends well with most skin tones
  • Water resistant for 80 minutes of swimming or activity
  • Non-greasy and won’t burn your eyes
  • Antioxidant blend nourishes while protecting

Returns

  • Any Stream2Sea items that are unused, undamaged, and in their original packaging can be returned within 30 days of purchase

Warranty

  • Stream2Sea guarantees that you’ll receive items in great condition
  • Any items that are damaged or defective upon arrival may be returned or exchanged

Shipping Info

  • Ships within 1 - 2 business days

About the Company

Stream2Sea

Fact: Over 6,000 TONS of skin care products enter coral reefs from tourist activities alone. And that’s not counting the products that enter our rivers, lakes and streams through runoff, sewage, and more. Stream2Sea knows that what we put into our water matters, which is why they’ve formulated their products without benzophenones, oxybenzones, octinoxate, or parabens, ensuring the highest quality sunscreen for you–without damaging sensitive marine life. Plus, there’s no nanoparticles, fragrances, phthalates, aerosols, or other yucky additives that they’ve found don’t benefit our reefs or bodies.

Not only is Stream2Sea great for the reefs, but it’s a sunscreen that truly works to stop sunburns. All of their sunscreens exceed the FDA’s rating for 80-minute water resistance, and don’t run into your eyes (or the ocean) if you sweat or swim. Any sunscreen residue that may come off in the waters is 100% biodegradable in both saltwater and freshwater, as well as non-toxic for fish and coral. As a vegan and mineral based sunscreen, Stream2Sea sunscreens actually reflect the sun’s harmful rays, instead of absorb them, and are gentle enough to be used on babies and children. With their 100% recyclable tubes made from sugarcane resins, they have completely eliminated harmful plastics from their production, and use eco-friendly inks and recycled paper products for any brochures, cartons, or other documents.

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