Every 30 minutes, an Australian is told they have melanoma. Often referred to as our ‘national cancer', it’s the 3rd most common form of cancer in men and women, and the deadliest of the skin diseases. However, a diagnosis doesn’t have to mean terminal. If caught in its early stages when still confined to the top layer of the skin, melanoma can be treated very effectively.
International Plastic Bag Free Day: Say No To Plastic
Learn everything you need to know about plastic, and how it can harm marine life. Let's save the ocean and the environment by saying no to plastic.
Celebrate World Oceans Day: 7 Things You Can Change from Today!
The ocean is one of Earth's most important natural resources that provide major oxygen and food sources to our planet. It helps regulate the Earth's climate and creates millions of jobs. We need to protect it the best way we can. On June 8, 2021, the world celebrates World Oceans Day....
5 Amazing Turtle Facts to Know for World Turtle Day
Did you know that leatherback sea turtles have existed without change since the age of the dinosaurs? These extraordinary creatures are one species of turtle that has experienced very little evolution for millions of years! These turtles, and many others, are vital pieces of the marine ecosystem. They're also vulnerable to...
The 10 take-away facts to remember from Netflix Seaspiracy
Last Easter, Australia saw one of its biggest rush for ‘cheap seafood’ leading up to festivities. All the while the Netflix documentary Seaspiracy - revealing the impacts of commercial fishing - was trending on the platform as one of its Top 10 most watched programmes. If you haven’t watched it (or...
Safe sun protection for mothers and mothers-to-be (Mothers Day Special)
Have you ever asked your dermatologist if your sunscreen is safe to use on your toddlers or while you are pregnant or breastfeeding? During pregnancy, your baby relies on your whole body to be a chemical-free and safe nest. So from the moment you are pregnant and after birth, it is...
10 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Great Barrier Reef
What can make a living structure so valuable that over $200 million dollars are spent (per year!) caring for and protecting it? What if that structure is a vast ecosystem, supporting life for over 2,000 different species? That ecosystem, known as the Great Barrier Reef, is a 130,000-mile natural masterpiece. And...
Aus-Made and Low-Carbon, the story of the P4O tube
Choosing the best packaging solution was not a decision we made lightly at People4Ocean. After thorough research and weighing the pros and cons of each packaging solutions available at large scale in Australia, we opted for the solution you see today on our store.
Fun in the Sun: Protect Your Skin With Aloe Vera Gel After Sunbathing
Many people know about preparing their skin before sun exposure, but what about caring for your skin after you've had fun in the sun? At P4O, one of our favourite aftersun skincare ingredients is aloe vera. Find out all about it in this guide!
Is it Safe to Wear Sunscreen While Pregnant? The Complete Guide to Pregnancy Safe Sunscreen
Wondering whether or not to apply sunscreen during your pregnancy? Here, we'll talk about the dangers of using certain sunscreens while pregnant and pregnancy safe sunscreen, which should be used to protect your skin. Let's dive in!
3 New Year’s Resolutions to Better Protect Your Skin and Coral Reefs
There is no better time than the new year to make some life changing resolutions. Our mission is to protect your skin while taking action to preserve our oceans and save endangered coral reefs. So here are 3 easy ways to do just that...
What's in Your Sunscreen? Understanding Oxybenzone and Octinoxate
You've probably heard something about how your sunscreen could be harming our oceans, but do you know why? Or which chemicals are the most at fault? Get a plain-language guide to what the chemicals are, what they do, and why you should avoid them...
Cruelty-Free Protection: How to Choose the Best Vegan Sunscreen
The number of people turning to the vegan lifestyle is growing every day. Staying safe in the sun shouldn't have to come at the cost of cruelty to animals. But, what can be challenging when making the change to the vegan lifestyle is finding 100% cruelty-free products. Read on to...
4 Reasons to Use Natural Sunscreen
Did you know 90% of skin aging and skin cancers are caused by UV-damage from sun exposure? To protect your skin in the safest way, you will want to choose natural sunscreen. Natural sunblock provides more benefits than blocking out the harmful UV rays. Here are 4 reasons to use natural sunscreen.
How to prepare your skin for summer
With summer around the corner and the UV index rising, you may be tempted to spend your first days of sunshine sunbathing to get your first tan.
Save Your Skin, Protect The Environment: The Importance of Using Reef Friendly Sunscreen
Australia has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world. The Australian Cancer Council forecasts that 2 in every 3 Australian will be diagnosed with a skin cancer by the time they are of 70 years of age. Per capita, this rate is more than double those of the United...