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Goodbye Products

Taking care of skin in the Ocean Environment

When you are in an ocean environment, choose skin care that’s up to the task, and that’s safe for you and the ocean you love.

Founded in New Zealand by outdoor guides in 1999, Goodbye makes ultra-portable, certified natural products that perform in demanding outdoor environments. From ocean, salt and all day sun to the sandfly intense New Zealand bush, they offer water-free formulations with minimal weight and packaging, and refill options throughout the range.

As part of a sailing family based in the Bay of Islands, Becky, the founder of Goodbye worked for years developing a sunscreen that could look after sailors as well as be safe FOR the ocean environment.  Showing up at many regattas over the years, this natural sunscreen is now recommended as part of the YNZ Clean Club guidelines.

Sun Balm natural sunscreen is SPF 50 for 2 hours of water-resistance. This is incredible performance. And, because it's water-free, it puts up with being in a handy tin.  Tuck it in your life jacket and reapply while you are out on the water.

You don’t need as much of this sunscreen as the normal watery stuff. Just apply dot, dot, dot and spread thinly and evenly on your skin. It's silky smooth to apply, and smells like peppermint chocolate. It stays put when you sweat and protects lips and eyelids as well as skin.

As a Yachting New Zealand Member use the code: CleanOcean for 15% off the range at

Club Health and Safety programs or sailing events can access subsidised natural, refillable sunscreen, please visit and fill in a brief form so that they can help you find the best solution for your club.

Partners and Certifiers are: B Corp, NATRUE, One Percent for the Planet, OceansWatch, Protect our Winters Aotearoa, Yachting New Zealand Clean Club Program, New Zealand Fernmark, Coralus and Sustainable Business Network Circularity Directory.

Outdoors is where we find the best of ourselves and each other. Outdoors is beautiful, healing, powerful and fun. Outdoors is life.

View a short introduction by Becky Cashman, the founder of goodbye products