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Is zinc oxide sunscreen safe?

Non-irritating and easy on sensitive skin, zinc oxide has been safely used in skincare for 1000s of years.
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Outdoor Adventure Apps

Outdoor Adventure Apps While Waxhead sunscreens can help you thrive in the sun without worrying about sunburn and toxic chemicals, helpful outdoor adventure apps can help your family focus on mak...
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California State Parks

California State Parks California State Parks offer abundant opportunities for families to disconnect from technology and adventure outside, recharging their own batteries as they connect to a worl...
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Our Eco-friendly Sun Apparel Journey

Eco-friendly Sun Apparel In 2010, years before starting Waxhead, we wished we had long sleeve sun shirts for our boys. Such shirts were hard to find, and we kicked around the idea of starting Grass...
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Thoughtfully Committed to Health + Environment

We are thoughtfully committed to health + environment. To minimize Waxhead’s carbon footprint, we strive to combine the best existing methods and the latest modern techniques. We evaluate and adjus...
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What helps sunburn?

What helps sunburn? Hydration Anti-inflammatory Drugs Cold Compress Chilled Cucumbers Vitamin E Night Repair Serum   Ok, so you didn’t use Waxhead Sunscreen, you stayed out way too long, or you f...
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What SPF do I need?

We recommend a sunscreen with a SPF rating of 30-50.
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Naturally Repair Sun Damaged Skin

It’s not too late to take a healthy approach to sun safety -- here are 5 ways to naturally protect and repair sun-damaged skin.
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First Time Camping Tips

First Time Camping Tips I’m not a natural camper. I do love the outdoors with my family, but I don’t take naturally to sleeping outside. If you're like me, here are some camping tips. My Boy Scout ...
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Easy Camping Food Ideas

Easy Camping Food Ideas I love the outdoors, especially when I’m with my family, but I don’t take naturally to sleeping outside, and while I appreciate a good campfire, I’m not big fan of actually ...
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Outdoor Activities (to unplug for a while)

Outdoor Activities There’s something soothing and centering about being outside. A stressful day gets better if you have some outdoor activities, especially with family and friends. One of the main...
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Tent Camping Tips

Tent Camping Tips Camping in a tent is a simple pleasure. Living outdoors for a day or two settles your soul, and problems seem smaller when you’re breathing fresh air and basking in sunshine. The ...
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