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  • How I Went From Making Sunscreen at Home to Starting a Sunscreen Revolution

    Nat's story began in a 40 sqm apartment (and an outfit fit for a scene from Breaking Bad back in 2019 when she started making sunscreen in her kitchen. Fast forward to 2023 and Seasick Sunscreen is NZ's only plastic-free sunscreen made with just 7 naturally-derived ingredients. 
  • Finally, A Zinc Sunscreen That Goes on Clear

    one of the longstanding issues with zinc sunscreens has been their notorious white cast...Whilst this might be fine for cricketers and surfers, not everyone wants the ghost look. That's why we have designed a zinc sunscreen that is uniquely formulated to provide the same level of protection without compromising on aesthetics. 
  • Can You Wear Zinc Sunscreen Under Makeup?

    In this blog post we explore how to choose the right sunscreen for wearing under makeup including a handy video on how to apply our sunscreen before your foundation.
  • Outdoor activities for the kids these school holidays

    As the school holidays approach, if you are a parent you are probably on the lookout for fun and engaging activities to keep the kids entertained. Even in winter, outdoor adventures are a great way to stay active as a family.  In this blog post, we'll explore eight exciting outdoor activities for kids during the school holidays.
  • Plastic Free July: Our Top Picks

    Plastic Free July is a great way to inspire people to make simple swaps to more sustainable products. However just because something is plastic free doesn't necessarily make it more sustainable and a better option for the planet.  We have put together a list of our favourite plastic-free products that truly are more sustainable.
  • Why Even Sunscreen Users Get Burned on Ski Trips

    Having just spent a week snowboarding and seeing some of the worst sunburn I have ever witnessed in my life, I thought it would be a good time to share some tips about sun safety for the snow including explaining why even sunscreen users get burnt on ski trips.
  • 3 ways you can celebrate World Ocean Day

    The ocean covers 70% of the planet and supports life as we know it. Every second breath we take comes from the ocean and it feeds billions of people. Read on to find out how you can celebrate World Ocean Day in 2023.

  • Why Your Morning Skincare Routine Should Include Sunscreen SPF

    As Winter approaches you might be pushing the sunscreen to the back of the bathroom cupboard where it will be forgotten about until next summer...But, I am here to tell you why applying SPF should be an essential part of your morning skincare routine, regardless of the weather outside.
  • Our Impact Summary in 2022

    Did you know that every time you make a purchase with us, you're contributing to our environmental give back commitment? Without you, none of this would be possible. We want to say a huge thank you for choosing business for planet. Read on to learn about seven impacts your sunscreen purchases had in 2022.

  • Introducing Our New Mini 30g Tester Sunscreen Tins

    We totally understand that you might have reservations about making the switch to a natural sunscreen. Trying Seasick Sunscreen is now more accessible and convenient than ever with our new 30g mini tester tins. We are thrilled to announce the launch of a mini version of our Daily Face and Body Sunscreen that is perfect for first time customers! 

  • The Best Sunscreen for Snorkelling in Rarotonga

    Heading to the Pacific this winter? If you want easy access to beautiful snorkelling, guaranteed sightings of turtles and knowledgable local guides, then Rarotonga is the island paradise for you...and we shed some light on why our sunscreen is best for snorkelling too.
  • How Long Seasick Sunscreen Lasts

    How long does a tin of Seasick Sunscreen last? We put this question to the test. You will be shocked at the results...