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Hawaii Introduces Oxybenzone Ban - Raw Elements Featured On Hawaiian News TV

Brian Guadagno

Hawaii Introduces Oxybenzone Ban - Raw Elements Featured On Hawaiian News TV

HONOLULU -Sen. Will Espero says he will introduce legislation for Hawaii to ban sunscreen with oxybenzone beginning in 2018. This comes as the 13th annual Coral Reef Symposium comes to an end in Waikiki.Scientists say oxybenzone has been found to kill coral and negatively affect other marine organisms. At the symposium, researchers said testing has revealed high levels of oxybenzone in Hawaii waters."A ban is the right thing to do in order to protect our fragile marine eco-system," said Sen. Espero. "Since our ocean environment is key to our tourism industry and our economic lifeline, banning a chemical substance that...


Powdered Sunscreens Are Health Hazards - We Choose Not.

Brian Guadagno

Powdered Sunscreens Are Health Hazards - We Choose Not.

We choose not to make SUNSCREEN POWDERS because loose particles in powdered cosmetics and SPF products are not healthy when inhaled. The lungs serve as a direct gateway to the blood stream. Applying powdered cosmetics to the face area causes thousands of these tiny particles to be inadvertently inhaled. While inert minerals are completely safe to use topically, inhalation of them is a health hazard (counterintuitive for athletes and particularly dangerous for children and those with asthma or lung issues). The Environmental Working Group strongly advises against using powdered sunscreens and the FDA has strict warnings and restrictions re: these...


Raw Elements Certified Natural Sunscreen #1 Rated By EWG 2016 Sunscreen Report

Brian Guadagno

Raw Elements Certified Natural Sunscreen #1 Rated By EWG 2016 Sunscreen Report

72% Of U.S. Sunscreens Offer Inferior Protection or Contain Ingredients that May Harm Skin                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016 WASHINGTON – Almost three-fourths of the 750 sunscreens evaluated for EWG’s annual Guide to Sunscreens, released today, offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone, a hormone disruptor, or retinyl palmitate, which may harm skin. “There have been some improvements in sun protection, but there is still a lot to be done to improve the quality of sunscreens,” said...


FOOD BABE Teams With Raw Elements USA Certified Natural Sunscreen

Brian Guadagno

FOOD BABE Teams With Raw Elements USA   Certified Natural Sunscreen

When I was younger I used to suffer from eczema - and it was all over my face. I tried different types of treatments, but nothing really worked until I changed my diet and began eating fresh organic food. Even after I changed my diet, one product that continued to cause me issues was sunscreen lotion. Every time after a beach vacation or going to the pool, I’d end up with a rash on my face or body. I wondered if I’d eaten something that I was allergic to. Little did I know at the time – the culprit was...


Raw Elements USA Sunscreen To Hit Whole Foods Market - NY, NJ, CT - Summer 16

Brian Guadagno

Raw Elements USA Sunscreen To Hit Whole Foods Market - NY, NJ, CT - Summer 16

We are thrilled to announce that our entire 2016 line of Certified Natural, Non GMO Project Approved sunscreens will be on the shelves in Whole Foods Market - North East Region for Summer 2016. This region includes New York, New Jersey & Connecticut - 35 retail outlets. "Having the ability to reach so many more North East beachgoers through the Whole Foods doors during summer season means that many more people with safe, effective sunscreen. That makes our team very happy".