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"Project Reef’s mineral sunscreen is a complete game changer for me. Most important: It’s a nonnano zinc formula (meaning the zinc particles aren’t large enough to enter your system), but the combination of aloe vera, coconut, and botanical oils truly make it feel like I’m slathering myself in a luxe lotion—not a practical sunscreen"

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"This mineral sunscreen is safe enough for everyone in the family to use and the product itself removes one pound of plastic from the ocean (the equivalent of 22 plastic bottles), so you can feel good about purchasing it."

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"Project Reef, a suncare brand "that seeks to leave things better than [they] found them," uses ingredients that won't damage the ocean's coral reefs, its website says."

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"Speaking of everyday necessities, say hello to your next super-powered SPF. This non-nano zinc formula is chalk-full of natural goodies like aloe vera, coconut, and antioxidants from green tea, pomegranate, and raspberry extract."

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"If you dislike sunscreen products that leave a greasy residue (on you or in the ocean), Project Reef may be able to assist."

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"Though sunscreen is an absolute necessity for anyone that’s visiting Hawaiʻi, chemical-based products can cause serious harm to the archipelago’s coral reefs—an issue that Four Seasons Maui is working to rectify. Working in tandem with local company Project Reef, the resort has updated all of the property’s complementary sunscreen, offering a product that’s entirely mineral-based."

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"The brand launched with three new products, but we’re particularly jazzed about its Cooling Lotion, which is powered by “ahh”-inspiring ingredients, like peppermint, sunflower seed oil, and aloe vera."

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"This non-nano zinc formula allows the product to glide on easily without leaving any residue behind. Organic aloe vera, coconut and sea buckthorn combined with antioxidants like green tea, pomegranate and raspberry extract leave the skin feeling hydrated and smooth. Each tube (made from plastic collected from shorelines and oceans) removes 1lb of plastic from the world’s oceans, the equivalent of 22 water bottles."

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"If you’re looking for a mineral sunscreen that’s also environmentally friendly, pick up a bottle of Project Reef’s Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30."

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"On the skincare end of eco-friendly products, Maui-based sustainable suncare brand Project Reef launched this month with two mineral sunscreens. The brand says it wants to reduce suncare products’ environmental impact by expanding the market for mineral sunscreens"

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"Project Reef is another reef-friendly sunscreen brand that's committed to making products as safe for the environment as it is for humans."

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"Project Reef Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 ($26) has a “nano-zinc” formula that absorbs quickly without leaving a ghostly white cast. Aloe vera, coconut and sea buckthorn oil help to condition and nourish dry skin."

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"Speaking of reef-friendly, Project Reef came to market less than a year ago with a simple, two-product lineup. The first is a post-sun cooling lotion and the other is this mineral sunscreen lotion. It's an elegant, nano-zinc formula that also features aloe, coconut and sea buckthorn oil along with antioxidant-rich botanical extracts."

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"If you’re looking for a sunscreen that cares for people as much as it cares for the planet, Project Reef is your new go-to." "Compared to others, the formula is on the thinner side (as in, one shake of the tube and out it comes–no squeezing required) which in my opinion is a plus. Too thick, gloppy sunscreen means you’re rubbing in for hours and no kid has the patience for that!"

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"Each purchase from this earth-loving brand removes 1 pound of plastic, the equivalent of 22 water bottles, from the oceans. The mineral sunscreen comes in SPF 30 and 50 and supports the skin with aloe vera, coconut, sea buckthorn oil, and antioxidants from green tea."

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"A sunscreen that’s reef- and skin-friendly, glides on with ease, leaves no white cast and offers extra protection — AKA her go-to SPF this summer."

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"If there’s one thing you don’t want to forget for a festival weekend, it’s sunscreen! Nothing is worse than suffering through a sunburn while trying to have a good time. So shake up this non-nano zinc formula with soothing aloe and antioxidants and apply liberally. We love that it’s a mineral sunscreen that is free from environmentally damaging ingredients and that each bottle removes 1 pound of plastic waste from the oceans."

"Project Reef is a new mineral SPF brand that houses its products in ocean-bound plastic packaging. The brand was founded in Maui by hospitality industry veteran Matt Roomet. Products in the inaugural product line include: Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30, Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50, and Cooling Lotion"

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"Project Reef is a new mineral SPF brand based in Maui that is selling its formulations in ocean-bound plastic packaging. Project Reef's inaugural product line consists of three mineral products—SPF 30, SPF 50 and a cooling lotion."

"Both of the sunscreens include non-nano zinc and a range of hydrating ingredients that never leaves any residue behind and instead make your skin feel hydrated. The cooling lotion is the perfect soothing and refreshing lotion out there that helps you calm a flaming sunburn. These products are safe to use for the whole family, which makes buying them that much easier."

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"To get people to break up with their chemical sunscreens, Four Seasons Resort Maui is partnering with new suncare brand Project Reef. "

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"With eco-friendly alternatives and responsible creation being a prerequisite for up-and-coming brands, Project Reef is setting itself apart with its sustainability efforts."

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"While Ocean Day 2022 passed, ocean preservation initiatives need to be top of mind year-round. This round-up showcases various products, activations, and installations that engage with ocean clean-up, as well as bring awareness to climate change and pollution."

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"Project Reef's Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 is vegan, reef-friendly, and its non-nano zinc formula leaves zero residue. It's super lightweight — perfect if you're putting it on before you apply makeup — and it's cruelty-free and sustainable. And, with each purchase, the company removes 1 pound of plastic from the world’s oceans, which equals about 22 water bottles."

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