Extreme sports need extreme protection


Tame the sun


Surfer’s choice


Hardcore protection, safe ingredients

No parabens, Νο Oxybenzone


4 hour water resistance



The Island Tribe brand was launched in 1992 with the aim of providing a waterproof sun protection to surfers and other watersport enthusiasts. The range consisted of one product only, the Island Tribe Clear Gel, which to this day has been unrivaled by competition for water resistance. We are not talking just about another regular sunscreens from your supermarket. Island Tribe formulas are designed for each specific user in mind. From those wanting to surf the biggest waves in the world, to mums looking for a all-natural sunscreen for their children.

We’ll help you Tame The Sun™ and Live Clean™.

Island Tribe sunscreens are designed to give the user maximum protection against both UVA and UVB rays, furthermore, the specific formula will stay on your skin for the duration of your activity.


SPF stands for Sunscreen Protection Factor. It is measured by determining how long a given person takes to «burn» with and without the sunscreen product on. If it takes 10 times longer with the sunscreen product then that product has a SPF of 10. If it only takes twice as long then that product has …


Sunscreen are chemicals that, when applied topically, keep UVR from reaching your skin. They work either by absorbing the UVR or by reflecting it. Either way, if used properly, they can keep a lot of UVR from reaching you. There are two types of sunscreens: organic and inorganic (also called physical). Organic sunscreens have been …


IslandTribe was tested in Australia, and the results were very positive! At the moment you enter the water, the protection of your sun protection changes. In the water, the length and the efficiency of a sunscreen is important.
The Skin Type system is a method commonly used to assess one’s sunburn risk. There are 6 (1 – 6) skin types (see below).
Sunburn is caused by overexposure to UVR, mostly UVB. In fact, sunburn is almost exclusively a UVB phenomenon.This is important because it means that the SPF system measures UVB protection and not UVA (see SPF below).
UVR is strongest between 10:00AM and 2:00PM. Clouds filter some but not most of the UVR so it’s still possible to get burned on a cloudy day. Some ground surfaces such as sand and snow reflect most of the UVR. For instance snow can reflect as much as 80% on the incident UVR Water actually reflects very little UVR. For every 1000 feet increase in altitude the UVR increases by 4%.

IslandTribe Products does not use any animal derived products

Except for the SPF50 Collagen which is animal derived and so therefore cannot be classed as Vegan friendly.

IslandTribe Products does not test products on animals

IslandTribe Products does not add any micro plastics into our formulations

Contact us

You want to get informed concerning the 2019 islandTribe products? Please use the special form in order to inquire about our catalogue for the SS2019 products collection!

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