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  • The Best Mineral Sunscreen: A Sailors Review

    Tara Cooney explores what to look for when choosing the best mineral sunscreen, the environmental impact of traditional options, and dives into why Seasick Sunscreen, should be your go to for your next sailing adventure! 
  • SPF 40 Mineral Sunscreen

    While the formulation has not changed, we are increasing 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 new labels) reach stores near you.
  • Sunscreen and Chemists NZ: A Buying Guide

    What sunscreen does a pharmacist who has kids with sensitive skin and eczema recommend? Here's what Sara from Waihi Beach Chemist said...
  • 4 Ways to Prevent Sunburn

    It's mid-January and we are enjoying a fantastic summer in Aotearoa New Zealand. Whilst sunshine is a mood booster, too much exposure can lead to the unpleasant aftermath of sunburn. Here's 4 ways to prevent against sunburn and my personal experience with sun damage.
  • How Often Should You Reapply Sunscreen in NZ

    No matter how high the SPF, any sunscreen should be reapplied regularly  Kia ora fellow sun-worshippers! Whether you're beach-bound in beautiful ...
  • Staying Sun Safe on Lake Taupō This Summer

      Seasick Sunscreen is Now On Board Taxicat Adventures on Lake Taupō The Western Bays of Lake Taupō really is a special place.  From Waterfalls ...
  • How to Choose the Best Sunscreen

    When it comes to choosing the best sunscreen, our zinc-based, waterless formula provides unbeatable sun protection while caring for your skin with naturally-derived, hypoallergenic ingredients. 
  • Why The Best Sunscreen Doesn't Contain Water

    Our Sunscreen is Not Diluted With Water: Here's Why We have removed water and plastic bottles in favour of packaging just the essential ingredien...
  • My Crowdfunding Campaign is Live: Help Nat Move Out of Her Kitchen

    You might have heard through the grapevine that we have  launched our first ever Crowdfunding campaign with PledgeMe! Read on to find out how you can take part.

  • Zinc Sunscreens: How They Work and Why To Use Them

    There are so many types of sunscreen available that choosing one can be seriously confusing. Zinc-based sunscreens have gained significant popularity in recent years. In this blog post, we'll explore how zinc sunscreens work, their advantages over other types, and why you should use them.
  • 4 reasons why people avoid wearing sunscreen

    We dive into the top four reasons people avoid wearing sunscreen.
  • What is Octocrylene and Why We Avoid It In Our Sunscreen

    Studies have shown that chemical UV filters such as octocrylene have been found in a range of marine species worldwide. Read on to find out why else we avoid using octocrylene in our sunscreens.