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All Terrain Sunscreens Win Top Honors From Consumer Reports and the EWG

For Immediate Release

 “Consumer Reports” puts All Terrain at the Top of their Annual Sunscreen Report

SUNAPEE, NH — May 24, 2012

All Terrain, the all-natural maker of sunscreen and other outdoor skin care products, surprised the sunscreen community by taking the top spot in the June report on Sunscreen’s in Consumer Reports, with its natural AquaSport SPF30 Lotion.

In its recent report called “Sunscreen for Safe Fun in the Sun,” Consumer Report’s tested All Terrain’s AquaSport SPF 30 and the lotion received the highest overall score and top marks for its UVB and UVB with Water protection and also received high marks for its UVA protection.

With a high score of 88 points, All Terrain’s rating was higher than larger, more well-known brands such as Bananna Boat, Coppertone and Hawaiin Tropic in the SPF 30 category.

Consumer Reports noted in its story that it used several testing techniques included that act of testing sunscreens on people – before and after immersion into fresh water – for up to 80 minutes. 

At the same time, the Environmental Working Group, considered the leading advocacy group for protecting public health and the environment, has also released its 2012 Sunscreen Report and it has also awarded top scores to All Terrain’s TerraSport Face Stick Skin Protectant, SPF 28 as well as its KidSport Sunscreen Stick Skin Protectant, SPF 28. 

“Both the Consumer Reports and EWG “top ratings” for All Terrain help cement its positioning as the most effective, natural skin protection available for families and active people,” said David Kulow, president of All Terrain.

Both of the products reviewed by EWG received a score of 1, a title of low hazard. This rating reflects its high efficacy and low level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in the product.  

EWG notes that its top-rated sunscreens contain the minerals zinc or titanium. The report notes that they are the right choices for people who want the best UVA protection without any chemical considered to be a potential hormone disruptor.

In addition to making award-winning sunscreen, All Terrain also produces a wide range of products including insect repellents, poison ivy cream, first aid products, biodegradable soaps, sanitizers, lip balms and pet products.

AquaSport SPF 30 is oxybenzone-free and has full-spectrum protection from UVA (skin cancer) and UVB (sunburn) rays. With non-nano and un-coated zinc oxide, it is natural, non-whitening, non-greasy and fragrance free Lotion or Spray that will not cause eye stinging. It is water and sweat resistant and is proven to be effective after 80 minutes in water. 

TerraSport Face Stick Skin Protectant SPF 28 and KidSport Face Stick Skin Protectant SPF 28 are also oxybenzone-free with full-spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays. With a transparent zinc oxide it is non-whitening, non-greasy and will not cause eye stinging. This formula also helps to protect from chafed, chapped or cracked skin caused by the drying effects of the sun. 

About All Terrain:

Headquartered in Sunapee, New Hampshire, All Terrain sells natural, effective products for active lifestyles, including DEET- free insect repellents, sunscreens, first aid, soaps, sanitizers, kids and pet products. All Terrain continues to develop, test and introduce quality performance products to help people enjoy the outdoors naturally. For more information visit: www.allterrainco.com 

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