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Trade Winds Caribbean Sol Product Q&A

IS THE TOCOPHEROL ACETATE FROM SOY?
No it is not.  The Tocopherol Acetate is from corn

WHERE IS THE CETYL ALCOHOL FROM? I DON"T WANT A PRODUCT WITH ALCOHOL IN IT?
There is no alcohol in the product.  Cetyl Alcohol is derived from coconut.


DOES TRADE WINDS USE NANO-SIZED INGREDIENTS?
No.  They use micronized minerals.

DOES TRADE WINDS USE PEANUT OIL IN THEIR PRODUCTS?
No.  There are no peanut oil products made through their lab.

ARE TRADE WINDS PRODUCTS GLUTEN FREE?
Yes.  No gluten products are made through their lab.  All Trade Winds products are gluten free.

ARE TRADE WINDS PRODUCTS VEGAN?
Yes.

WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE FOR TRADE WINDS PRODUCTS?
24 Months.  The product will stay at the same active SPF value for this length as well.

ARE TRADE WINDS SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS WATERPROOF?
No.  None are waterproof as this would require a petroleum based wax to waterproof.

WHAT DOES WATER-RESISTANT MEAN?
Water resistant means that upon entry to water, the lotion will not come off.  Only towel drying and wiping of an area will remove the sunscreen lotion.

WHAT ARE SOME HIGHLIGHTS THAT MAKE TRADE WINDS CARIBBEAN SOL SUNSCREENS BETTER THAN OTHERS?
The combination of the natural minerals, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide is the only way to get protection from both UVB & UVA rays, known as broad spectrum protection.  By combining these minerals with the penetrating natural moisturizers, we keep teh skin irrigated so it does not overheat while in the sun.

IS YOUR PACKAGING RECYCLABLE?
Yes.

DO YOU USE PACKAGING THAT IS FROM RECYCLED MATERIAL?
No.