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reef safe sunscreens

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What brands of sunscreen are approved for use in St. Thomas?

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You can't buy here (and retailers are banned from selling) any which contain oxybenzone, octocrylene and octinoxate.

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We are in STX right now and it was a challenge to find sunscreen here. I don’t think the reef safe brands here protect as well as the old ones so reapply every hour. I’m currently nursing an awful sunburn and I reapplied every two hours.

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