Reef-safe sunscreen

Coppertone Sport Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 Lotion Review

This sunscreen has a very high percentage of zinc oxide (24.08%!) and doesn't irritate your eyes when you're working out. However, its thick, overly waxy consistency makes it a pain to apply evenly.

On a recent trip, I bought a bottle of Coppertone Sport Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 specifically for my outdoor workouts. True to its “Sport” claim, this sunscreen offered long-lasting coverage, even when I was sweating bullets (unfortunately, I sweat profusely when I work out). Although it’s a decent sunscreen that will do in a pinch, I think there are better mineral sunscreens out there, so I will probably not repurchase this after I’ve used up the bottle.

All Good Sunscreen Butter SPF 50+ Review: Best pick for sensitive skin

This reef-safe sunscreen contains 25% zinc oxide and NO preservatives because it doesn't contain any water. It's also packaged in a tin instead of plastic.

Good news, physical sunscreen enthusiasts: I’ve got another zinc oxide sunscreen review for you today. This one’s from All Good, a brand that was founded by a massage therapist. The first product in this company started out with a product known as All Good Goop, a healing balm that was designed to help soothe aches and pains. Today the company makes more kinds of products, including reef-safe sunscreens like the one I’m reviewing today: All Good Sunscreen Butter SPF 50+.

Coppertone Pure & Simple Sunscreen SPF 50 For Face Review

This sunscreen has just about the highest percentages of zinc oxide (24.08%!) but it blends in pretty easily and is fragrance-free. However, it may be unsuitable for acne-prone skin.

I’ve definitely been on a zinc oxide sunscreen kick lately. It’s the best all-in-one sunscreen filter available in the U.S., and it’s reef-safe. When I first came across Coppertone Pure & Simple Sunscreen SPF 50 For Face in CVS, the high zinc oxide percentage caught my eye: a whopping 24.08% (the FDA allows up to 25 percent in sunscreens). Plus, it was labeled specifically for facial use, and I rarely see that in a drugstore. Usually you only see general-purpose sunscreens…