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Old 05-27-14, 10:26 AM   #21
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I use Cotz by Fallene. My dermatologist recommended it. It has titanium and Zinc in it. It is a true 60 spf. None of the other sunscreens can compare to this one except few others with metallic emulsions. Using long sleeved shirts and pants and a buff also helps.
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Old 05-27-14, 12:07 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Jason View Post
File this under something new everyday.

I have a fishing shirt that I wear all the time, which has what looks like a rust ring around the neck. Guess what it is? Rust, but it never showed up until after I washed the shirt.

Apparently, most sunscreens contain avobenzone or butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, if you have high iron in your water (which I did from a bad water-heater) this chemical will react with the iron in the water and leave rust stains on your clothes where they have touched the sunscreen. So I put sunscreen on my neck it rubs off onto my shirt I wash the shirt and bam rust stain. Anyway, they say you can use a sunscreen with titanium oxide or zinc oxide instead of avobenzone and it won't happen.
Similar issue happens on the boat when rinsing with some well water.
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Old 06-04-14, 09:46 AM   #23
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Not sunscreen but I have to mention how much I like Jungle Juice. It's 98+% DEET and works like a charm. REI carries it. Ain't no bugs on me.

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