Oxybenzone and Octinoxate are two ingredients believed to contribute to coral bleaching. When coral bleachs, it is not dead, but under significant stress and subject to increased mortality levels.
According to the Marine Life, 14,000 tons of sunscreen enter coral reefs every year and these two chemicals -which are now banned in some parts of the world - are believed to be one of the contributing factors to the coral reef destruction.
What you can do? Buy Reef Safe Suncare that doesnt contain those ingredients. At A LITTLE FIND we are a team of keen swimmers and divers and so this subject is close to our heart and we created a specific collection of the best suncare brands that do NOT contain those ingredients.