Beyond Coastal Sun Care #Review and #Giveaway

beyond coastal sun care review and giveaway

My kiddos are in the final countdown for the end of school and Memorial Day weekend, which, to them, marks the beginning of all things summer: swimming, hiking, backyard picnics, fishing, camping and riding their bike into the darkness of night.

We are year round sunscreen wearers. We haven’t always been. There was a time I worshiped the fake and bake and we soaked up the sun. Then my dad got skin cancer that left a 6″ scar down the side of his face and just recently he had more skin cancer removed. I never want that for my children. So we play and we protect.

The Divine Miss M is my fairest child. She takes after her dad. When she was a baby we called her “Powder”. I have been diligent in making sure she is protected. It’s non-negotiable and for the most part, she understands it is important.

Beyond Coastal‘s line of natural, family-friendly products that we have recently tried.  The Divine Miss M thinks they smell awesome and I like that the rub into her skin easily. When we are in a rush to get out the door some mornings, I have come to appreciate their Active Facestick. It allows me to apply the sunscreen to the kiddos face and not have to get my hands greasy. It’s so much easier than some of our other sunscreen routines have been.   Li’l Man says it smells like lemonade!

For myself I love the Citrus Grove Lip Balm. It has an SPF 15 and goes on smooth and leaves my lips feeling supple, not greasy.

I really love the Beyond Coastal is more than sunscreen. They use natural ingredients like aloe vera, coconut oil, jojoba oil and shea butter so it’s moisturizing and nourishing our skin, while protecting us from the sun. It also saves me the lecture from hubby about all the chemicals I’m smothering the kiddos skin with to protect them.

Beyond Coastal is giving me confidence as we begin our summer fun. The kiddos are looking forward to so many adventures and I will be at peace knowing I have done my part to protect them.

One Mommy’s Memorandum reader will receive a Beyond Coastal Natural Family sampler pack, which includes:

Beyond Coastal Sun Care Giveaway Prize Pack

Beyond Coastal Sun Care Giveaway Prize Pack

* 1 Active Facestick SPF 30
* 1 Kids Natural Sunscreen SPF 30+
* 1 Active Sunscreen SPF 30+
* 1 Natural Clear Sunscreen SPF 30+
* 1 Citrus Grove Lip Balm SPF 15

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Comments

  1. Love that some if the products are for sensitive skin..

  2. I grew up on the beach and now live inland.. My kids love when we go. They love belly surfing the waves…

  3. i like the after sun moisturizer

  4. jumping off the diving board!!

  5. swimming is our fave.

  6. Andrea k says:

    We love going and getting ice cream when it is hot outside like today.

  7. Christian weber says:

    we love going to this water park called wet n wild.

  8. They have green tea leaf extract in them!
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  9. We LOVE going to the beach!

  10. melissa k says:

    the products are cruelty free..:)

  11. melissa k says:

    going to the beach..:)

  12. my favorite fun in the sun activity is snorkeling and photographing the fish at the beach.

  13. neelam rajaharia says:

    I have learned that Beyond Coastal’s suncare products are listed as Best sunscreens by EWG 2011 Sunscreen guide

  14. Val Pearson says:

    In SC our favorite activity is the beach. In Las Vegas, it’s the waterpark. We are water babies in the summer.

  15. neelam rajaharia says:

    Our favorite sun activity is surfing on the beach.me and my hubby enjoys doing it

  16. Brenda Elsner says:

    I like that they are all natural!!

  17. Brenda Elsner says:

    Our favorite outdoor summer activity is camping and fishing!!

  18. I really like the Natural Clear Sunscreen SPF30+! This is really good sunscreen!

  19. Swimming is our family fun activity!

  20. Heather R says:

    I like the AfterSun Moisturizer

  21. Heather R says:

    We love to spend the day at the beach

  22. Sandi Hall says:

    All natural with coconut oil? I am so ther! About time that a natural product came on the market!

  23. Sandi Hall says:

    Hubby & I love to go camping and hiking- always get lots of sun, so we invest in a lot of products. Looking forward o trying something new!

  24. i like the lip and face screen, i just moved to texas and would love to try some new sunscreen products :)

  25. we love to swim! :)

  26. Elena V says:

    Gardening and fishing

  27. we love go fishing, going to the beach, swimming, or walking dogs.

  28. sarai martinez-gomez says:

    We love going to swim and having family BBQ

  29. steph shubert says:

    swimming

  30. Lena Knew says:

    I love to spend my time at the pool for family BBQ’s during the summer. I also learned that using Great sunscreen will keep tattoos from fading.. Good thing I know that now. LOL

  31. we love going to park and swing

  32. Phoenix says:

    I love that they use the Environmental Working Group’s guidelines when they choose ingredients for their products.

  33. Phoenix says:

    Definitely the beach!

  34. asia moore says:

    never knew Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide provide all-natural protection

  35. asia moore says:

    we live close to the beach so we love spending the warm summer days relaxing with family and friends at the beach

  36. Brooke M Adametz says:

    We LOVE going to the lake, but since its far slip n slides and water balloons are just as good!

  37. Their Citrus Grove lip balm looks great!

  38. We love swimming at our neighborhood pool.

  39. Natalie G. says:

    I like the citrus grove lip balm… yay!

  40. Natalie G. says:

    we like flying kites

  41. Going to the beach.

  42. Bryana West says:

    I like the natural clear sunscreen preoduct they have. It is safe for sensitive skin, which my daughter also has..

  43. Bryana West says:

    We LOVE to Camp!!! We are planning several camping and hiking trips this summer.. My daughter is very fair as well.. It does not take much for her to burn.. (We are also in CO, so it doesn’t take anyone much to burn!)

  44. Tori Norris says:

    Seeing as I live in Florida beach days are a definite must in our family!

  45. Crystal H says:

    Anti-oxidant rich to rejuvenate and heal the skin.

  46. Crystal H says:

    We love going to the park!!

  47. Love the flavored lip balms from beyond coastal! they look yummy!
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  49. Teresa Thompson says:

    I like their AfterSun Moisturizer.

  50. Teresa Thompson says:

    My favorite summer activity is taking my granddaughters to the waterpark.

  51. Angela Jacobsen says:

    We love to watch my oldest son play baseball!! We are in Florida so it is very hot sometimes:) But its well worth it!!!

  52. My families favorite fun In the sun activity is definitely going to the beach. The closest beach is about a 2 hour drive from our home, but we have so much fun on road trips, so its well worth the drive. The kids enjoy playing In the water and building sand castles. It gives us a chance to spend quality time together as a family.

  53. Virginia says:

    I like that its made from healthy ingredients

  54. Virginia says:

    Swimming!!

  55. Christine says:

    I like the Large Natural Travel Kit.
    Thanks for the chance!

  56. Christine says:

    We love to play beach volleyball.
    Thanks for the chance!

  57. Denise C says:

    I like the kids natural sunscreen!

  58. Denise C says:

    I like the kids natural sunscreen!

  59. Denise C says:

    The kids love playing in the sprinkler!

  60. John Billiris says:

    Their products are paraben and frangance free

  61. John Billiris says:

    We like going to the pool

  62. Tiffany Vanick says:

    I’d love to try their chapstick/ lip balm and I like that they’re all natural

  63. Tiffany Vanick says:

    my family loves swimming

  64. Having a picnic in Central Park

  65. april yedinak says:

    I like the lip and face screen spf30 from their natural line

  66. april yedinak says:

    Swimming

  67. going to the lake
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  68. Kathy Stuit says:

    The products are made in the USA.

  69. Kathy Stuit says:

    Spending the entire at Grand Haven Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. Then hitting Proto Pups afterwards for the best corn dogs in the world. Oh, afterwards, is dessert – Ice cream!

  70. Judith Short says:

    snorkeling & scuba diving!

  71. karen gustke says:

    Going to the Beach!!!!!! We love it!!

  72. I love the natural ingredients.

  73. Beach looking for sea shells. It’s a family event!

  74. Debbie Ellis says:

    All their formulas are made and packaged in the U.S.

  75. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Love the active facestick sunscreen. No need to spray!!

  76. Seyma Shabbir says:

    Going to the beach!!!!

  77. Jenny Bilderback says:

    Our favorite fun in the sun activity is the Zoo! Not only can we see animals (and right now dinosaurs!) but we can swim in the fountain and play in a geyser made to look like old faithful.

  78. Erin Guymon says:

    Playing in the yard or gardening together.

  79. Soha Molina says:

    swimming

  80. Kathleen Conner says:

    I learned that they’re gluten-free!

  81. Kathleen Conner says:

    We love hiking in the Rockies.

  82. judy Shockley says:

    beyond costal products are responsible enough to let the consumers know what ing. are in there product

  83. judy Shockley says:

    watching the grand kids play in the sandbox,sun fun

  84. Debbie Ellis says:

    Spending the day at Kings Island, great fun.

  85. Gail Panacci says:

    I like the Natural Clear SPF 30+ for kids, b/c of its natural ingredients, but effectiveness in skin protection

  86. Gail Panacci says:

    Sandcastles, lots & lots of sandcastles!

  87. Annmarie W. says:

    I see that I can buy these products at a lot of local places, the closest being Marino’s Marina!

  88. Annmarie W. says:

    We love to go to the beach…and we also spend a lot of time out in the sun at my daughter’s swim meets!

  89. Alicia Zirjacks says:

    I would love to try the flavored lip balms

  90. Alicia Zirjacks says:

    Fishing is our favorite

  91. Carrie Phelps says:

    I’m happy they have Natural care products such as Natural Kids SPF 30+.

  92. Carrie Phelps says:

    Our favorite involves water & swimming! If we can swim in it; ocean, river, lake, pool, we’re happy!

  93. I love to people-watch at the beach.
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  94. Marissa says:

    I love going to the tidepools.

  95. lisa l says:

    (Copied and pasted – very relevant)Avoid tanning booths at all costs! The increased portion of UVA rays means the risk of skin cancer is increased by 75% with frequent use. The truth is that tanned skin means the skin has been damaged.

  96. lisa l says:

    beachcombing

  97. Thuy Vu says:

    This would be great for mhy kids. I am having a great day.

  98. kate ex says:

    I learned they are cruelty free :)

  99. kate ex says:

    Frisbee on the beach :D

  100. David Gossett says:
  101. Julie Cutshaw says:

    I learned that by signing up for there newsletter you will get a 25percent off code for purchases and I like the vanilla bean lip balm, thanks this would be both great and helpful for our beach trip in June when we take our grandson

  102. Julie Cutshaw says:

    It would be going to beach which we seldom get to do, to far to drive. So around here in Tennessee it would be going to the lake to fish or ride the boat

  103. Julie Cutshaw says:

    I’m fine and hope you are as well. It sure was hot here. Today in eastern Tennessee, you’d think being in the mountains it would cooler but very humid today.

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