Plastic Free July: Make the Switch
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by Natalie Jones
4d ago
Making the Switch to Plastic-Free Products is Easy With These Amazing Brands In celebration of Plastic Free July I want to share some of my favourite plastic free brands and products with you. But first, here's why we are proudly plastic-free!  ✅ reduces pollution ✅ minimises microplastics and chemical exposure ✅ mitigates greenhouse gas emissions  ? Save 20% on sunscreen with code PLASTICFREE ? Our favourite plastic-free NZ Brands Discovering high-quality, plastic-free products can be a game-changer for both your routine and the planet. Here are three of m ..read more
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Customer Question: how to remove sunscreen from your skin
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by Natalie Jones
2w ago
Removing Our Sunscreen: A Guide For Every Skin Type A big shoutout to all our amazing customers who’ve been sending in questions about sunscreen SPF and how our products work. Your curiosity and engagement mean the world to me, and I absolutely love hearing from you. Today, I want to address one of my favourite questions asked recently via the website chat box:  "what's the best way to clean your face in the evenings when you have your sunscreen on. Specifically thinking of when you might away tramping or camping etc and not necessarily doing the daily beauty regime!" - Nicky TLDR F ..read more
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What Makes Our Sunscreen Different
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
1M ago
How is Seasick Sunscreen Different? Typically, the thought of applying sunscreen brings back childhood memories of a greasy, heavily fragranced lotion that stings your eyes. It leaves a slick residue on your skin and creates an oily film on the water's surface when you swim. This negative experience, coupled with my desire to avoid single-use plastic, inspired me to create a new sun care experience. The result is our concentrated, consciously-made SPF sun balm. Let’s dive into what exactly sets Seasick Sunscreen apart from the hundreds of other sunscreen brands on the market. shop sunscreen&n ..read more
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Sunscreen and Sun Protection: Founder Story
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
2M ago
As a Fair-skinned redheaded sun worshipper sunscreen is a daily essential for me Kia ora, Nat here. I'm a career conservationist and since I spend a lot of time outside, with my fair skin, sunscreen is an essential for me. I also believe businesses are responsible for making eco-friendly choices easy for consumers.  This is what drove me to start Seasick Sunscreen Co. Thank you for believing in us. - Natalie Jones, founder Plastic-free sunscreen  Almost all sunscreens on the market come in single-use plastic bottles that end up in landfill where they can pollute waterways and t ..read more
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Travel Size Sunscreen
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
2M ago
Avoid messy spills when you travel with our convenient travel size sunscreen tins Save 10% When You Buy A Sunscreen Travel Bundle Last year I spent six months backpacking and working remotely, exploring Scotland, France, and Indonesia. But what do you pack for such a long journey with different climates and countries? I have to admit, it was a bit of a struggle, but here’s what I managed to fit into my trusty 50L backpack. Nat's Ultimate Packing List ? 5x merino underwear and socks My favourite skirt from Momo Aotearoa Jandals, sneakers and a pair of Birkenstocks Solid Oral Care Toothpa ..read more
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The Best Mineral Sunscreen: A Sailors Review
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
3M ago
Tara Cooney is a New Zealand based sailor, writer, photographer and current Saltwater Journal Editor-at-Large. Tara has been using our products all summer and has written an article about what to look for when choosing the best sunscreen, the environmental impact of traditional options, and dives into why our mineral sunscreen should be your go for your next sailing adventure! Here's what she had to say... The Perfect Choice For Environmentally Conscious Sailors Trying to choose a sunscreen when there are hundreds to choose from can be overwhelming. We all want to buy a su ..read more
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SPF 40 Mineral Sunscreen
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
3M ago
Our Mineral Sunscreen is now SPF 40 We have recently increased the labelled SPF of our Daily Face & Body Sunscreen to SPF 40! You'll see this change roll out as our mineral sunscreen you know and love (but with the new labels!) reach stores near you.  What Sunscreen SPF is Best? SPF (Sun Protection Factor) indicates the level of protection a sunscreen provides against UVB rays, the type of radiation responsible for sunburn. The higher the sunscreen SPF, the greater the protection. For daily use, a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher is recommended. Why has ..read more
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Sunscreen and Chemists NZ: A Buying Guide
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
4M ago
Sara's Recommendation: Mineral Sunscreen Advice from Waihi Beach Chemist I spoke to Sara, the pharmacist from Waihi Beach Chemist, about what she looks for in a sunscreen. Specifically, as a pharmacist who has kids with sensitive skin and eczema, what does she recommend to her customers? Here's what she said... Mineral sunscreens are better than chemical sunscreens as they are gentle on eczema and sensitive skin. She looks for a sunscreen that doesn’t leave the skin shiny or a white cast. Convenient and practical packaging to avoid messy spills and leaks is a must! &nbs ..read more
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4 Ways to Prevent Sunburn
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
6M ago
Here's 4 ways to prevent sunburn this summer Kia ora sun worshippers! It's mid-January and we are having a fantastic summer in Aotearoa New Zealand. Whilst sunshine is a mood booster, too much exposure can lead to a nasty sunburn. Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is essential for maintaining a healthy complexion and preventing long-term sun damage (more on my personal experience with this later). In this blog post, i'll explore four effective ways to shield your skin from the sun's powerful rays. shop sunscreen  Here's Four Ways to Prevent Sunburn: Track the UV Index ..read more
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How Often Should You Reapply Sunscreen in NZ
Seasick Sunscreen Co. Blog
by Natalie Jones
6M ago
No matter how high the SPF, any sunscreen should be reapplied regularly  Kia ora fellow sun-worshippers! Whether you're beach-bound in beautiful Aotearoa or heading back to work, sunscreen is your best buddy in the battle against harsh UV rays. But hey, there's a golden rule: slip, slop slap and then forget? Not quite! How often should you reapply sunscreen Sunscreen isn't a once-a-day thing. It needs reapplying and touch-ups to keep you shielded all day long. Experts recommend reapplying sunscreen in NZ at least every two hours. But, if you're having a poo ..read more
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