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  • Summer in New Zealand: Five Beach Essentials

    Whatever your approach to summer in New Zealand is, make sure you have these 5 beach essentials the next time you and your family hit the beach.
  • The Effect of Sunscreen on Vitamin D

    Does sunscreen actually prevent the body from making Vitamin D? We use science to answer one of our commonly asked questions.
  • What's Different About Our New Sunscreen Formula

    We have taken onboard customer feedback over the last three years and have designed a new sunscreen formulation. The result - the new Daily Face and Body Sunscreen. 
  • Sunscreen SPF: why brands are failing to meet their SPF claims

    With the new Sunscreen Safety standard coming into effect in Aotearoa New Zealand earlier this year, other companies are likely to be fined for failing SPF results. We explain why this is happening and what we are doing to ensure we always meet our labelled SPF.
  • How to stop getting sunburnt so easily

    Did you know your nose is the most likely area for melanoma to occur as a result of sun damage? Melanoma is preventable - here are 7 handy tips on how you can avoid sunburn this summer.
  • How to Apply Natural Sunscreen to babies and children

    It takes a bit of getting used to but once you try our natural sunscreen on your kids you will never look back! Your guide to making the painless swap to natural sunscreen leaving more time to relax and feel confident that your children's skin is protected. 
  • Seasick Sunscreen: Behind the Scenes

    On a glorious Wellington afternoon, the team at Seasick Sunscreen Co headed down to Oriental Bay for a photoshoot in preparation for the launch of our new Daily Face and Body Sunscreen. Meet the team and learn what makes the magic at Seasick Sunscreen happen...
  • How to Travel More Sustainably: Tramping in NZ

    On a warm and sunny Spring afternoon, my friend Lulu and I headed into the hills for an overnight tramp to Kapakapanui – a backcountry hut in the Tararua Ranges promising one of the best viewpoints in the Tararua Range. Those who want to make their next tramping trip more sustainable can do so with these five eco-friendly tramping tips.
  • The New Sunscreen NZ Regulations Explained

    Shocking but true - sunscreens being sold in New Zealand have not needed to be independently tested or certified for SPF claims before nowA law change that came into effect on the 8th September 2022 changes this. Read on to find out what to look for when looking for a SPF certified sunscreen.
  • How to Protect Your Skin While Skiing

    Bluebird days, decent snow and spas on a mountain-top. Spring might just be the best time to Ski in NZ. But how can you protect your skin from sunburn while skiing?
  • Can You Recycle Plastic Sunscreen Bottles?

    Technically some plastic sunscreen bottles can be recycled. But is that the best way to deal with plastic waste? We think not, that's why our sunscreen is plastic free.
  • Should You Wear Sunscreen in Winter?

    Every winter the half used bottles of sunscreen get shoved to the back of the bathroom cupboard or forgotten about at the bottom of your beach bag. Should we be wearing sunscreen in winter? If so, what is the best sunscreen SPF and why is it important? Read on to find out why...