July 29, 2014

Legislation that would speed up and streamline the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process for new sunscreen ingredients passed the House on Monday, according to published reports.

June 17, 2014

Merck Consumer Care, the makers of Coppertone, has kicked off its second year of the “Making the Sunscreen Grade” program to help parents teach their children sun-smart behaviors.

May 21, 2014

CōTZ Face Natural Skin Tone SPF 40 is sun protection with a special little something inside — a natural tint that is designed to be universally flattering to all complexions.

May 19, 2014

GlitterTots has introduced its new Jungle Screen, which uses all natural ingredients, including lemongrass, citronella, cedar and peppermint oils, to prevent bugs from biting, all while providing broad spectrum sun protection.

March 20, 2014

Coola Suncare, a maker of organic sun care products, has announced a new retail partnership with Ulta Beauty.

March 14, 2014

Legislation introduced to unclog the backlog of sunscreen ingredients and streamline the review process for faster public access has garnered the accolades of the Public Access to SunScreen Coalition.

March 3, 2014

Skin care company derma e has introduced its first sun care products — Antioxidant Natural Sunscreen SPF 30 Oil-Free Face Lotion and Body Lotion.

February 12, 2014

Natural personal care brand Kiss My Face has developed a new range of sun care products that use antioxidant defenders vitamin C and E, green tea, goji berry extract, olive oil, shea butter and aloe to provide a hydrating defense against the sun’s damaging rays.

October 10, 2013

Even the most savvy sunscreen user can forget to reapply sunscreen when having fun in the sun. However, remembering to reapply is even easier with the licensed sunscreen bands from JADS International.

September 25, 2013

W.S. Badger Co. has announced that it is voluntarily recalling all lots of its 4-oz. SPF 30 Baby Sunscreen Lotion and one lot of its 4-oz. SPF 30 Kids Sunscreen Lotion due to microbial contamination.

August 15, 2013

Select-A-Vision proudly introduces Flip Eyewear in both Reading Glasses and Sunglasses.

July 25, 2013

The NPD Group, which tracks prestige beauty, has reported that sales of makeup and skin care with SPF reached $1.1 billion in U.S. prestige department stores from June 2012 to May 2013, a 24% increase from three years ago.

July 3, 2013

Looking to make sun care fun for children, GlitterTots has developed Sparkle Screen, an SPF 30+ sunscreen that has natural color and sparkles.

June 10, 2013

Kiss My Face is gearing up for summer with the recent launch of its newest sun care products that utilize natural mineral sun blocking agents, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide to provide full UVA and UVB protection while natural botanicals add to the skin saving benefits, the company stated.

May 29, 2013

Kiss My Face announced this week a new line of sun care products featuring sprays, lotions and products for kids.

April 17, 2013

Jill Stack Naturals has announced the launch of Gold-N-SPF, an herbal vegan sunscreen made with sensitive skin in mind.

April 3, 2013

Goddess Garden Organics — the makers of organic sunscreens for adults, kids and babies — has debuted a Continuous Spray Natural Sunscreen, which, according to the company, is the only all-natural, chemical-free continuous spray sunscreen on the market today.

February 6, 2013

Canadian drug maker Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America announced plans to launch a new sun care line in the spring.

May 14, 2012

Manufacturers of sunscreen now will have six additional months to meet the new labeling and testing requirements as imposed by the Food and Drug Administration, according to an announcement from the Federal Register.

April 4, 2012

Organic baby brand Green Babies has expanded its Green Babies body care line with a new zinc oxide broad spectrum SPF 30 sunscreen.

February 15, 2012

The Coppertone Solar Research Center has announced the launch of two new product lines: Coppertone Sport Pro Series and Coppertone Wet ‘n Clear.

January 24, 2012

Banana Boat sun care will take on the sun and the speedway for a new partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams.

August 24, 2011

As expected, sales of sun care products experienced a boost in the most recent 12 weeks, according to SymphonyIRI Group, and it is likely that a greater consumer awareness of the dangers of the sun’s harmful rays and product innovation helped fuel growth.


August 1, 2011

Fischer Pharmaceutical announced that it is looking to introduce its sunscreen product to the U.S. market.