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  • 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...
  • When Should I Wear Sunscreen in New Zealand?

    Whilst you may be pulling your cardigans out of storage, UV levels during Autumn and Winter are still high enough to cause sunburn and skin damage. You can avoid skin damage from UV radiation simply by wearing sunscreen year-round in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • 5 Reasons Why Natural Sunscreen is the Best Choice for Your Whānau

    We explore the top five reasons why ditching conventional or "chemical" sunscreen for "natural" sunscreen is the best decision you can make for your family. But first things first, what is a "natural" sunscreen (and why all the damn quotation marks!?)?
  • Why Do My Kids Hate Wearing Sunscreen?

    We know it can be a real battle getting children to wear sunscreen. We asked a bunch of kids and their parents why this is the case. Read on to find out what they said.

  • 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.