Wall Street Journal reports on FDA investigation into chemical sunscreen risk

The Wall Street Journal recently provided an update on the FDA investigation into the potential harm of chemicals found in common sunscreen products. Noting the FDA study published in January, six common ingredients were studied specifically: avobenzone, oxybenzone, octocrylene, homosalate, octisalate and octinoxate. In the FDA’s clinical trial of those ingredients, 48 healthy participants were […]

Mineral Sunscreen Guide: Why choosing the right sunscreen is so important

Choosing the right sunscreen is an important decision for individuals who spend a considerable amount of time outdoors and soaking up the sun. Most sunscreens are categorized across two broad categories: chemical sunscreen and mineral sunscreen. When choosing how to protect your skin, it is important to understand the differences between mineral sunscreen and chemical […]

Biodegradable Sunscreen: What is it and what does it mean?

Biodegradable is defined as an object or substance that is capable of decomposition by bacteria or other living organisms.  In the sun & skin care industry, formulating a biodegradable sunscreen (or other product) capable of natural decomposition is not easy. Finding ingredients that bind and work well together takes time, patience, and the right team. […]

The story behind Caribbean Sol

Caribbean Sol is a family owned and operated business based in Orlando, FL, where it is always sunny. The line is made up of all-natural, biodegradable formulas that are both environmentally friendly and people safe. Blending earth’s purest plant and mineral extracts, our formulas keep skin moisturized, hydrated, and healthy all year round, naturally. Caribbean […]