Category Archives: Surf

Surf Europe recommends SWOX!

As Surf Europe poetically puts it: “there are suncreams, and there are suncreams”. Some suncreams contain nasty chemicals that can affect our health and harm coral reefs. Others, like SWOX, don’t. One of those chemicals, oxybenzone, was recently banned in Hawaii. Surf Europe took the opportunity to recommend three suncreams that are oxybenzone-free and specifically […]

Hawaii is the first state to ban certain sunscreen ingredients to protect its coral reefs

You can continue using SWOX in Hawaii! As lately reported via several media channels, Hawaii is about to be the first state to ban sunscreen sales with certain UV filters. “Research studies have found that chemicals found in some popular sunscreen products are harmful to ocean ecosystems. And now, after state lawmakers passed a bill […]