All-Natural SPF 50 Rubber Ducky Sunscreen Tins: Individual or Display

All-Natural SPF 50 Rubber Ducky Sunscreen Tins: Individual or Display

If you are making the commitment to healthier skin and sunscreen, you will want to check out these all-natural SPF 50 Rubber Ducky Sunscreen tins ! This formula is kid-friendly, award-winning, 8-hour water-resistant and eco-friendly – and the perfect size to take along with you anywhere.  The tins can be purchased individually or in a display.

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A little history about Rubber Ducky Sunscreen

A little history about Rubber Ducky Sunscreen

I recently posted about Block and Tackle Sunscreen which made me think  about the unique history behind the Rubber Ducky Sunscreen Company.  Rubber Ducky Sunscreen is essentially the cherry on top of nearly 40 years of creating healthier and more water resistant performance sunscreen formulas. The original Rubber Ducky traditional sunscreen formula was licensed by Ironman Triathalon and Xterra for nearly 20  years combined.  They took and already fantastic sunscreen formula that was light weight and 8-hour water resistant performance sunscreen and created even more healthy and eco-friendly sunscreen options, with their No-Ox (Oxybenzone) SPF 40 Surf Zinc and Spray Dry and all-natural SPF 30 & 50 products! These products are all 8-hour water resistant globally tested, zero skin irritants, eco0friendly, gluten free, paraben free, reef safe, and approved for restricted surf and dive sites.

If keeping your skin and the environment healthy and beautiful are a priority, you owe it to yourself to try Rubber Ducky Sunscreen and take it with you on your adventures this year!

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Block & Tackle Sunscreen No-Ox Zinc Blend and Spray Dry (Lip too!)

Block & Tackle Sunscreen No-Ox Zinc Blend and Spray Dry (Lip too!)

Block and tackle Tuesday!  Back by popular demand, from the creators of Rubber Ducky Sunscreen… Block & Tackle No-Ox Sunscreen!

First introduced in the 1990s, this is a newly updated No-Ox (Oxybenzone) / Hypoallergenic product line, featuring an invisible zinc cream and spray: both certified water-resistant 8-hours.

All products are made with Rubber Ducky’s trademarked water repellent system, so that the products remain on in the water ( see testing results here).

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Water-Resistant Sunscreen: A brief history

Rubber Ducky Water-Resistant Sunscreen:  A brief history

Quoted from www.waterproofsunscreen.com

“Waterproof sunscreen as a concept, was developed by Steve and Lisha Finley in the early 1980’s. At the time, there was no official testing for a product’s performance beyond 80 minutes (The FDA’s longest recognized time for a sunscreen to work), and we had learned from surf and watersports professionals that there is a need for product to remain on the skin, performing, for longer periods. We actually searched outside the usual “norm” for ingredients we could blend with sunscreen to make this happened, selected some, and created the industry’s first waterproof sunscreen. We then sent samples to surfers in Australia, Hawaii and California, whose reports came back that the product worked and it worked all day. During the ensuing few years, our brands (which included Aloe Gator, Ironman Triathlon sunscreen made under license and Xterra sunscreen also made under license—this combination of product, we made for 20 years, while building brands for sports, and Rubber Ducky Brand) became known as “performance” sunscreens because the athletes wearing them didn’t have to stop and reapply. All the cosmetic and mass market sunscreens do need regular and frequent reapplication. In 1991, AMA testing labs in New York, working with Steve and Lisha, created a test that would measure a sunscreen’s performance. We ran our then SPF 30 through the test, achieved an SPF 35.83 rating after 8 hours, and thus, the idea of creating and then being able to clinically test a waterproof sunscreen was born. There has been a lot of press about Waterproof, Water Resistance, etc. in sunscreens because of new FDA labeling laws that went to effect during 2013; we’ll give you the current status for 2014 season.

In 2011, FDA issued a Final Rule, which went into effect for all product made during late 2013 and beyond. The Final Rule gives the FDA control over label “claims”. This rule dis-allows the term Waterproof, so sunscreens now are referred to as Water Resistant, and only if they have passed testing for 40 or 80 minutes, or longer. Internationally, Australia and New Zealand, which share the same testing requirements, have the toughest testing requirements in the world for sunscreen, and they allow for a 4 hour water resistance claim. Manufacturers are not required to run these expensive tests; they are an optional part of sunscreen testing. Because it has become the norm during the last 20 years for sunscreens to be water resistant, the norm is now 80 minutes water resistance.

The reason there has been so much press during the last 2 years on sunscreen is that the previous monograph was written in 1978, so the new rules, which became effective during 2013, are the first change to this in 35 years. (other changes to the rule include the elimination of the word “Sunblock”, changing to “Water Resistant” and the limit to SPF 50 (scientifically, it’s been proven that the difference between a 50 and a 100 is less than 1% in function, and that the small a variance would be undetectable by anything other than clinical testing). Sunscreens claiming to be above SPF 50 are to be labeled “mis-branded”, an FDA term meaning the product is illegal and subject to recall. According to the law, there should be no sunscreen sold within the U.S. with higher rating than SPF 50.

Rubber Ducky SPF 50 exceeded all FDA SPF and UVA testing, Global Colipa testing, Global ISO24444 testing, and the Australia-New Zealand testing, and rated SPF 50 in both the Australia-New Zealand 4 hour water resistance tests and the 8 hour AMA Water Resistance tests. See full test results at this link.

One of the concerns that the FDA addressed in their 2011 Final Rule is the fact that in reducing limits of claims, manufacturers might be prompted to either stop or slow down development of product because they cannot state claims of improved performance on their labels. Their feeling is that it’s safer to give consumers a steady guideline which will be in place for many years, by which a consumer can gauge a product’s expected performance.

It’s important to note that no rule changes were made to what goes inside the tube: only the claims a manufacturer can make outside. At Rubber Ducky, we have lead the industry for 20 years in water resistance technology, and for that matter, in general sunscreen formulation development. Given that there are no limits imposed on how effectively we can make our products function, and also that we sell into numerous foreign countries that do allow for longer water resistance claims, we have continued development, and introducing in 2014 a 100% natural sunscreen, 100% chemical free, 100% biodegradable, hypoallergenic SPF 50 that will also provide the excellent performance in watersports, that many people prefer in their sunscreens. We just can’t state just how effective Rubber Ducky sunscreen is in the water: once you wear it, you see. You can see the product’s performance in both 4 hour and 8 hour water resistance testing  at this link.”

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An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  Protect your skin and your family’s skin from the sun and chemicals in other sunscreens by picking up a 100% natural, non-synthetic, non-GMO, non-nano, gluten-free, paba and paraben free, chemical-free and Eco-friendly sunscreen like Rubber Ducky Sunscreen.

Rubber Ducky 100% natural, award winning sunscreen was created by the same company that developed water-resistant sunscreen and is now local and leading the trend toward healthy sunscreen. It is disrupting the sunscreen industry that relies so heavily on chemicals that can be as dangerous as the skin cancer sunscreen is supposed to be protecting your from in the first place.

It is time to replace the old with the healthy and new: Rubber Ducky offers protection that is natural and won’t wash off, retaining SPF 50 rating after 8-hours (passed global testing) and scored zero irritations and leaves skin hydrated and healthy – even preventing tattoos from fading!

You can help prevent skin cancer by putting on sunscreen that is natural – you’ll be protected inside and out.  Sometimes prevention comes in 1, 2 and 3 ounces! (Isn’t our new 1 oz pictured so cute?!)

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Award-Winning Natural Sunscreen

Award-Winning 100% Natural (Non-Synthetic) Sunscreen

Rubber Ducky Sunscreen 100% natural (non-synthetic) line-up is my favorite and I’m not alone- it has been voted best sunscreen by the ladies who know skin. LNE & Spa voted Rubber Ducky Natural Sunscreen one their Best Products of 2015 and 2016 won Dermascope’s Aesthetician’s Choice!

100% natural (non-synthetic) sunscreen is a becoming more popular as we embrace a more healthy way of living. We are choosing chemical-free, biodegradable, gluten-free items and becoming more mindful not only of their impact on our skin but also the environment.

Generally, a natural sunscreen is going to be more akin to a moisturizer or thicker lotion- which while being fabulous for the skin can be a shock or a bit of an acquired taste to someone who has been used to slathering on much lighter water or chemical-based sunscreens for years.

It is especially beneficial in dry climates / winter and with lots of sun exposure at the beach; made with multiple essential oils, which bring benefit to skin. High-quality ingredients that are moisturizing, for body and face, tint or non-tint, SPF 30 & 50 lotion and stick options – and Rubber Ducky Natural Sunscreen passed global 8-hour water-resistance tests and an impressive zero-irritants test so it is safe for kids of all ages!

If natural sunscreen is what you want or what you think you want to try, we recommend you check out the Rubber Ducky 100% naturals award-winning line up.

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The Art is in Making it Healthy and Making it Work

The art is making it healthy and making it work.

When it comes to making healthy sunscreen- this is the gospel truth. Natural sunscreen is a growing trend- everyone is embracing it even if they maybe unsure of what it means.

We can go on Youtube and Pinterest and find recipes to make our own natural sunscreen. The stores have a growing assortment of “natural” sunscreens to try.  The problem is that if they are natural, they aren’t water-resistant and they are water-resistant, they aren’t natural.

The art is in making it healthy and making it work, something Rubber Ducky Sunscreen creators have spent nearly 40 years perfecting sunscreen formulas to discover. They lead the way in SPF testing, created the first allergen-free sunscreens and the first water-resistant sunscreens. Figuring out how to put it all together with the demand for chemical-free options – they may have created the perfect formula that passed 8-hour global water-resistant testing with flying colors and scored zero-skin irritation as well.

Consider your options, consider your needs and consider buying a product that is tried and true!

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3 Benefits of Rubber Ducky Natural Sunscreen

3 Benefits of Rubber Ducky Natural Sunscreen

While it may seem that being “natural” would be reason enough, it isn’t always the first choice. We know we should eat our veggies, but that hasn’t made all of us vegetarians. Here are 3 great benefits to using Rubber Ducky natural sunscreen.

Benefit #1: Natural = No Chemicals
100% natural (or non-synthetic) sunscreens are great because there are none of the chemicals in them that have been linked to health risks- including everything from cancer (which we are trying to avoid by putting sunscreen on in the first place) to infertility in men. Our skin is our largest organ, we need to be mindful that what we rub into it is absorbed into our bodies.

Benefit #2: Natural = Eco-Friendly
A natural product that uses organic ingredients is going to be good for your skin and the environment, which is extremely important. Sunscreens can leave behind film, chemicals, etc. that build up in pools, reefs, and the environment around us causing damage and creating a lot of work to clean up or repair. The less chemicals we can put on, inside, or around us, the better!

Benefit #3: Natural = Moisturizing to Skin
In stark comparison with chemical based-sunscreens, natural sunscreens tend to be much more moisturizing to the skin. While there maybe a thicker feel, as opposed to the water-based, sunscreens that have alcohol, natural sunscreen will leave your skin more soft and fuller looking. Especially beneficial in dry climates, winter, and lots of sun exposure at the beach; Some are made with multiple essential oils, which bring benefit to skin. Aestheticians agree that naturals are the way to go and the future of sunscreen.

Also, as side note for those who have tattoos, we know it is important to wear sunscreen to protect them from fading. However, a chemical-based sunscreen will  defeat its purpose, as it will actually fade the tattoo whereas a moisturizing natural sunscreen will protect it from the sun.

We know we should eat our veggies and wear natural sunscreen. You are on your own with the veggies but we can recommend Rubber Ducky 100% natural water-resistant sunscreen that is made with high-quality ingredients!

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Rubber Ducky Traditional Water-Resistant / Performance Sunscreen

Rubber Ducky Traditional Water-Resistant / Performance Sunscreen Options

While many people are looking for 100% natural sunscreen, traditional water-resistant sunscreen is still as popular as ever with those who play sports outdoors because of it’s lighter feel- especially water-related sports.  Many natural sunscreens out there cannot offer water-resistance for any real length of time, which results in having to slather sunscreen on several times throughout the course of the day.

We are fans of Rubber Ducky’s Traditional Water-Resistance line for this very reason: they have passed global 8-hour water-resistance tests.  For those of you athletes this means only having to apply sunscreen once! You mothers who are tired of wrangling children each time after they come back out of the water- this means one and done!

Rubber Ducky Tradtional SPF 40 Surf  Zinc is safe for skin of all ages, with no Oxybenzone, with clear zinc, oil-free, non-GMO, paraben-free, gluten-free and is also 8-hour global water-resistance tested and eco-friendly / reef safe – approved for all restricted dive and surf sites.

We recommend you check out the Rubber Ducky traditional water-resistant line up!

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