BC Lifestyle

Field Notes

Our dedication to Safe. Natural. Protection has gained us some fans, here is what they are saying:

"I want to use the best quality products I can find."

My name is Bennison Sherrod Lopez and I have taught hundreds of people how to surf in Costa Rica. On my busiest days, six hours in the sun is common. I surf in the early morning, teach until noon, and go out for a long sunset session. As you can imagine, I go thru tons of sunscreen. Because my face and body are constantly coated in it, I want to use the best quality products I can find. I used to break out in pimples or get strange rashes when I used junk sunscreen, but now I only use Beyond Coastal. I have many people who bring random sunscreens to their lesson, and it is so unfortunate when they get burnt to a crisp. I tell them that Beyond Coastal takes out the guess work because their quality products last and last.

Bennison Sherrod Lopez, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica | Tropic Olas Surf School | Greensong Surf Lodge

"I don't have to be afraid of putting it on my two preschoolers"

I received [Beyond Coastal Natural SPF30] a few days ago and I am so excited to say that I did not react to it! This is the first sunscreen in almost 20 years that I have not gotten a chemical burn and hives from! Not only can I wear, but I don't have to be afraid of putting it on my two preschoolers either. Up until now, I had to wear gloves to apply it to them--and then hope they didn't fall and need a cuddle or I would have the burns for up to two weeks after. Now I not only can apply it myself, but I can touch my kids, rather than run from them in terror!

Thank you so much.

T. Clelen, Mother

"Taking care of my body is of the upmost importance"

After blowing my knee this year I've finally realized that I am no longer completely invincible, and that taking care of my body is of the upmost importance in order to stay at the top of my game and go the places I want to go. I've met many individuals, including my grandfather, who have skin cancer issues after spending their lives in the sun - these people have taught me that caring for your skin is as important as brushing your teeth. Therefore, sunscreen is a key ingredient to the health and lifelong careers of athletes who spend time in the sun - skateboarders, surfers, skiers, snowboarders, bikers, climbers, kayakers, etc.

The reason I use Beyond Coastal Suncare products is because they are the best in the world, made by and for outdoor athletes who want a high quality product that is good for them. All natural ingredients that not only protect me but nourish, repair, and hydrate - I can reapply all day and when I am done, my skin doesn't feel nasty greasy and stink like a tube of cheap sunscreen. All in all, Beyond Coastal is some bad-ass, all-natural, good-for-you product that will take care of your skin so you can kill it for years and years to come, and look good doing it.

Drew Billington, Professional Skier

"I finally found my favorite sunscreen"

For the last 15 years I have gone to a dermatologist to get my skin checked, because of all the sun exposure I receive from my active lifestyle. The dermatologists all tell me the same thing; use a good water-resistant sunscreen with either zinc oxide or titanium in it. I finally found my favorite sunscreen - Beyond Coastal. Not only does it give me complete protection from the elements, but it's non-greasy and stays on for hours. Though I'm still out in the sun quite a bit, the doctors are impressed with the condition of my skin from using your quality sunscreens. Thank you for making great products.

Kathy Klossner, Surfer/Windsurfer | SurferGirls.com

"I didn't burn an inch"

You know that "Beyond Coastal" stuff you shared with me a few weeks ago? True story: So I went on a trip to the Bahamas with Orvis, and left a pile of neatly-pressed flats-fishing shirts on my dresser at home. So we're there fishing, and everyone thinks I'm hard core because I'm in raggy old t-shirts, swim trunks and Keen sandals. But I put Beyond Coastal on, and waded flats for 8 hours a day, five days in a row, and I didn't burn an inch. Good news: I was so impressed, I'm thinking of doing a few words for the blog or Field & Stream; Bad news is I'm out, and I want another tube of 15 and 30! That stuff works. You should wear it.

Kirk Deeter

"It feels great on the skin."

As a Captain of a sailboat which operates commercially in the tropics I spend almost every day of the year in the sun. Over the years I've tried every heavy-duty sunblock: Bull Frog, Coppertone, Lancombe, Banana Boat, and a dozen others. But until I found Beyond Coastal the best option for protection was always long-sleeved clothing, which certainly isn't ideal in the heat we live in. Beyond Coastal has literally changed how I live and work. It feels great on the skin, stays on, and protects even when I'm working hard or in the water all day. I haven't had one client try Beyond Coastal and switch back to their brand. Their range of products is brilliant and I can't recommend them more highly.

Gavin McClurg, Captain | "The Best Odyssey" | offshoreodysseys.com

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