What does reef safe mean?
Many sunscreens contain ingredients that wash off our skins (or down the drain) to harm coral reefs, even at very small concentrations. Using a "reef safe sunscreen" means that no ingredients in that product will cause detrimental effects to marine life. That includes coral reefs but also marine mammals, turtles, fish and a variety of marine species. Remember that certain brands falsely claim to be "Reef-Safe" but actually contain chemicals harmful to ocean life, so always check the label for these toxic ingredients:
Are P4O Products safe for children & pets?
Yes, our products are designed for all skins, even the most sensitive. At People4Ocean, we believe all skins deserve the best - most natural - sun protection products and that natural sunscreen should not be exclusively used on babies. We use certified natural and certified organic ingredients and exclude all nasties such as Parabens, fragrances, synthetics or dyes. The aroma of our sunscreen comes from a signature essential oil profile. We use a blend of Shea Butter and Tasmanian beeswax for water resistance so the cream doesn't run or sting the eyes. Unlike chemical sunscreens (Oxybenzone, Octocrylene, Avobenzone, etc.), P4O sunscreen and other mineral based sunscreens are safe to use on children under 2 years old. However, we do recommend to keep new borns (<6 months old) out of the sun or to consult your doctor.
Are P4O products cruelty free?
Yes they are! We don't test any of our products on animals.