Mineral vs chemical sunscreen: what’s the difference?

Mineral vs Chemical Sunscreen

What’s the difference?  Chemical sunscreens absorb into the skin and work by absorbing UV rays. Minerals sit on top of your skin and protect by reflecting UV rays.

Minerals are much safer for sensitive skin and much less likely to cause irritation.

Minerals Zinc oxide and Titanium Dioxide are the only 2 active sunscreen ingredients recognized as safe and effective by the FDA. Read more

Mineral sunscreens are reef safe. Read more about reef safety and sunscreen ban information for Hawaii and US Virgin Islands