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EWG Rates Waxhead Sunscreens #1 in 2021

All Waxhead Sunscreens Rated #1 by EWG Sunscreen Guide PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAmelia Island, Florida – May 6, 2021   Waxhead Sun Defense, a leading organic and natural sun defense pro...
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Mineral Sunscreen vs Chemical Sunscreen

People email us to ask all kinds of sunscreen questions, one of the most frequent one we hear is: what’s the difference between mineral sunscreen and chemical sunscreen. Mineral sunscreens utilize ...
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Is Zinc Oxide Safe?

Is Zinc Oxide Safe? Zinc oxide has been used in skincare for 1000s of years to treat many forms of skin irritations as well as offers as a skin protection. It’s still used today in sunscreens, diap...
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Is Homosalate Safe?

Physical sunscreens typically use 1 or sometimes 2 active ingredients. Chemical sunscreens need to use 3-4 or even more active chemical ingredients to either a) cover the entire UV spectrum and/or ...
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What is Broad Spectrum Sunscreen?

Let’s face it, many claims on sunscreen labels these days are confusing and potentially misleading. If you’ve seen "broad spectrum" on sunscreen labels, but wonder what it actually means, you’ve co...
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Is Octinoxate Safe?

Is Octinoxate Safe? Chemical sunscreen ingredients are confusing, hard to pronounce and difficult to keep straight. If you’re wondering if octinoxate is safe, you’ve come to the right place. In thi...
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You got eczema? These 3 sunscreens will soothe your skin!

Got eczema? If you have eczema, you know how hard it is to calm your skin and find a good sunscreen that won’t cause a painful flare-up. In this post, you’ll learn. 3 ingredients to look for in ec...
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New Tattoo Care

Getting a new tattoo is exciting, and you might be wondering what you need to help it heal quickly and protect it from fading. In this blog post, you’ll learn: Tattoo facts What to do before getti...
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What is Waxhead’s PA Rating?

You may have noticed PA++++ on sunscreen labels lately and wondered why you don't see any plus signs on Waxhead labels. I'll get to that reason, but first let me explain PA Ratings in general.   PA...
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Is Octocrylene Safe?

Is Octocrylene Safe? No, not really. I wouldn't put it on my skin. Octocrylene is readily absorbed by skin and accumulate within the body. It absorbs UVB (top-surface) and some short UVA (deep-skin...
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What is PA rating for sunscreen?

As if sunscreen labels weren’t confusing enough, with SPF numbers, broad-spectrum labels and water-resistance minutes. PA++++ is a new rating showing up on sunscreen labels — and here’s what you ne...
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How does zinc oxide sunscreen work?

How does zinc oxide sunscreen work? On February 2019, the FDA recommend the GRASE (generally recognized as safe and effective) status on only two active ingredients for use in sunscreen: zinc oxide...
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