The Suntribe Blog

At the Suntribe blog we share our thoughts on the things that matter most to us in life: safe sunscreen, surfing, outdoor living and preservation of the natural environment. Follow our journey through the blog posts below.

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Sun Protection

Why SPF 30 is The New SPF 50

Did you know properly applied SPF 50 sunscreen blocks 98 percent of UVB rays, while an SPF 30 sunscreen blocks 97 percent of sunburn rays? As it turns out, the difference in protection is only one percent. Crazy, right? In this blog post, we delve into the facts and set the record straight.

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Tim Latte: A Swedish pro-surfer
Interview

Tim Latte – Pro Surfer From The (Almost) Waveless Land

We finally caught our brand ambassador Tim Latte for a quick interview between his many trips. Thankfully he still got the time to tell us how on earth he managed to become a Swedish pro surfer. He certainly didn’t practise his turns the way surfers usually do, in the ocean …

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Why Daily Sun Protection is Important
Sun Protection

Why Daily Sun Protection is Important

One of the myths of sunprotection is that you do not need to apply sunscreen when indoors for example. Read this article to find out why you should wear sunscreen on a daily basis, how much you should apply and what type of sunscreen to use when.

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Sports

Surfing in Sweden

This blog article is about Surfing in Sweden. We visit two of southern Swedens famous surf spots and try to understand the fascination for this sport in the cold north. Surfing in Sweden is usually a cold and windy endeavour, but for some, it’s an essential part of the northern lifestyle.

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Sun Protection

6 Sunscreen Ingredients To Avoid This Summer

This article provides a guideline on how to identify safe and toxic ingredients. It features the six most toxic UV-filters that you should avoid in your sunscreen products since all of them are linked to either health or environmental risks.

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Street art by Eric Ward
Sun Protection

Chemical UV-filters May Disrupt Human Sperm Cell Function

A study from Copenhagen University indicates that 13 out of 29 tested UV-filters may interfere with sperm cell function by mimicking a hormone that plays a pivotal role in the fertilization process. This adds to the scientific literature investigating EDCs (endocrine disrupting chemicals).

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Beach by Hrvoje Grubisic
Sun Protection

5 Reasons Why You Should Pick a Mineral Sunscreen

There’s many reasons why you should go for a sunscreen with a mineral UV-filter, starting with the fact that they’re safer for you and the ocean, protect you immediately and from a broader range of UVA and UVB rays. Plus, they don’t necessarily turn you into a ghost anymore!

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