Chemical-Free Sunscreens from Elemental Herbs®
Keep Harmful Parabens off Your Back and out of the Water with All-Natural Sun Protectants
MORRO BAY, CA (January 23, 2012) – Many are making healthier, more sustainable choices when it comes to what goes in their bodies, but what about what goes on?
As the sunnier seasons set in, green your ‘screen by choosing chemical-free over conventional with Elemental Herbs sun care products – coral-reef-safe formulas made with all-natural ingredients, including organic healing herbs and oils.
Boasting broad UVA/UVB protection, the company’s SPF 30 Sunscreen Sport™ and Sunstick™ products bring pure, non-nano zinc oxide as an active ingredient – but without its usual ghostly glow. The goes-on-clear formulas can be slathered on without worry of unsightly white residue.
Swimmers, surfers, snorkelers and other ocean revelers can also rest easy knowing that their sun protection doesn’t come at an environmental cost. While petroleum-based conventional sunscreens have been held responsible for killing off coral reefs worldwide, Elemental Herbs’ ocean-friendly formulas are biodegradable and free of harmful parabens.
Instead, they’re packed with beneficial moisturizing and skin-saving ingredients, such as certified organic green tea and rose hip antioxidants and grapeseed, jojoba, coconut and avocado oils.
A beach bag essential, Elemental Herbs Sunscreen Sport offers non-greasy, natural protection for the face and body (MSRP: $15.99 for a 3-ounce tube). Elemental Herbs Sunstick offers convenient, mess-free application and powerful protection for the face, nose, ears and more, in a coconut or unscented formula (MSRP: $7.99 for a 0.6-ounce stick).
Located in Morro Bay, CA and founded by Caroline Duell in 2005, Elemental Herbs inspires people to live in balance with nature by offering organic herbal-based healing formulas including All Good Goop™ healing balm, All Good Lips™ lip balms, Herbal Cool™ pain relief spray, Sunscreen Sport™ and Zinc Sunstick sunscreens.
The products are currently available online and at 500+ retailers nationwide, including health food stores, outdoor sports shops and high-end gift shops. Elemental Herbs, a B Corporation dedicated to social and environmental responsibility is also a member of 1% for the Planet and the Green America Business Network. The company endorses the campaign for safe cosmetics by testing its products on humans rather than on animals. www.elementalherbs.com