NPA Certified Natural
All of Raw Elements USA sunscreens are independently certified natural by The Natural Products Association. Each ingredient is thoroughly vetted and analyzed from cultivation and process to meet their strict criteria. In addition, the sunscreens manufacturing process are vetted to meet NPA criteria.
1% For The Planet
Raw Elements USA is a 1% For The Planet business member because part of our mission is to create products that are not only safe for humans but for our planet. We care deeply about our environment, especially our oceans. Through our partnership, we will be donating 1% of our annual sales to nonprofits who are working to preserve and protect one of nature’s most precious resources.
Non GMO Project
Many skin care products contain genetically modified ingredients. This is primarily through large scale agriculture practices. Non-GMO Project offers North America’s third-party verification and labeling for non-GMO food and personal care products. Ensuring that all of our products are Non GMO is critically important to us.
Leaping Bunny - Cruelty Free
Leaping Bunny is the internationally recognized symbol guaranteeing consumers that no animal tests were used in the development of any product displaying it. We are committed to using only ingredients that are cruelty free.
Non Nano Zinc Oxide
Our Zinc Oxide is documented Non Nano from our supplier. In addition to this, Raw Elements USA has our finished sunscreen product independently lab laser tested. This independent testing verifies that our sunscreens have cut off at 250 nanometers, certifying our sunscreen as having only Non Nano Zinc Oxide present.
Reef Safe / Friendly
As pioneers of this movement in sunscreens, Raw Elements USA follows scientific the guidance of Dr. Craig Downs and Haereticus Environmental Laboratory. We do not use any of the chemical sunscreen UV filters, preservatives or fragrances or nano particles that are known to harm corals and marine life. We utilize only Non Nano Zinc Oxide as our active ingredient which is demonstrates no effect to coral and marine life.
World Reef Day Founding Brand
Through our commitment to sustainability, Raw Elements USA founded World Reef Day on June 1st, 2019. WRD now lives on June 1st each year on the International Calendar as the day of designation for The World to come together and activate change for the health of our coral reefs globally. Using reef safe/friendly sunscreen is one key action we can all takes as individuals to make a difference.
EWG Top Rated
Every year The Environmental Working Group rates sunscreens for safety and efficacy in their annual Sunscreen Report. For over 10 years Raw Elements USA achieve the highest rankings.
In addition, Raw Elements USA is a founding brand to EWG’s Sun Safety Campaign.
From The USA
Many of our sunscreen ingredients are cultivated domestically as well as globally. The same is true for different packing components. All of our skin care finished products are formulated, mixed, filled and packaged here in the USA.