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SUN 101: HOW TO READ YOUR SUNSCREEN LABEL

SUN 101: HOW TO READ YOUR SUNSCREEN LABEL

One of the most questions we get from our friends is: “How do I read my sunscreen label, and what should I look for?” Trust us, we get it—we work in sunscreen and, even for us, deciphering the information on some can sunscreen packaging can feel like the riddle of the Sphinx. Read on for our Bare Republic tips on how to read a sunscreen label and key things to look for when buying sunscreen for you and your crew. Learn more at our blog! 
YOUR SUNSCREEN (SPIRIT) ANIMAL

YOUR SUNSCREEN (SPIRIT) ANIMAL

You know that saying about how every dog resembles its owner? We’ve found that the same thing’s true with sunscreen—we all definitely have “a type”. In honor International Dog Day on August 26th, we figured a little mash-up was in order. Read on to find out who your Bare Office Dog Spirit Animal is ... and what that means about your sunscreen routine. 

BENZENE IN SUNSCREEN: <BR> THE BARE APPROACH

BENZENE IN SUNSCREEN:
THE BARE APPROACH

If you live anywhere the sun reaches, you’ve likely heard that an independent lab recently found benzene—a known carcinogen—in many household-name sunscreens.  While we’re very happy to report that our Bare Republic products were found to NOT contain benzene, we know that this type of news—combin...
TOP SUN TIPS <BR> FROM A SKIN CANCER SURVIVOR

TOP SUN TIPS
FROM A SKIN CANCER SURVIVOR

There's a reason that Back to the Future was such a hit—a reason other than the Delorian and snappy retro fashion, we mean. Except for our most zen friends, the idea of turning back the clock holds infinite daydreaming possibility—think of the hikes not taken, the swims we'd splash through, the a...
HEALTHY SUN HABITS <BR> FOR KIDS

HEALTHY SUN HABITS
FOR KIDS

Confession time: we (in the royal sense) just got back from our annual skin check, and somewhere between scanning our feet and our knees, Dr. Margaret said something that really made our *skin* crawl. "You're doing well with your suncare routine," she said, "but you should know that most sun dama...
BARE FACES PROFILE: <BR> TERRI BRIGHT, MOM & SKIN CANCER SURVIVOR

BARE FACES PROFILE:
TERRI BRIGHT, MOM & SKIN CANCER SURVIVOR

May is Melanoma Awareness Month which, for us sun care folk, is sort of like our Superbowl—except way less celebratory, minus the jazzy halftime show, and mainly in the sense that this our most important time of year for pre-summer sun care education. As a California company, nearly everyone we k...
MAKING THE SWITCH: SUSTAINABLE ESSENTIALS

MAKING THE SWITCH: SUSTAINABLE ESSENTIALS

At Bare Republic, we’re proudly committed to creating products that aren't only safe for your skin—but are also friendly to the environment! Almost all of our current product packaging is made from recyclable materials, and we're aiming to fully make the switch to being 100% recyclable in coming ...
YOUR SPF SHOULD PROTECT YOU - AND THE ENVIRONMENT!

YOUR SPF SHOULD PROTECT YOU - AND THE ENVIRONMENT!

One of our favorite ways to celebrate Earth Day is to spend time marveling at the magnificent beauty of this place we’re lucky enough to call home—and that’s never been truer than this year, which finds us extra travel-starved and moon-eyed about future trips.  And we’re *sure* this will come as ...