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How I SPF: Featuring Pro Surfer & Filmmaker Hunter Jones

This spring, we’re shining a spotlight on five inspiring individuals who live their brightest lives with joy, passion and a healthy dose of SPF.

In this article, we sat down with pro surfer & filmmaker Hunter Jones to learn more about his relationship with sunscreen and how it enables him to connect with the ocean and inspire others to do so as well.

Tell us about yourself! 

My name is Hunter Jones and I am a professional surfer from the South Bay of Los Angeles. Fueled by nature, adrenaline and self expression, I’ve always stayed true to my passions. I’m a part of the athlete roster for Body Glove, Sanuk and OTIS as a freesurfer. I have a heart to inspire and enable people of color to go surfing through example, shared learning and the creation of opportunities. In addition to surfing, my creative pursuits include filmmaking, editing and marketing. I’ve been featured in global publications, been on the cover of 3 magazines, as well as spoken on news stations and podcasts. At the heart of it all, I’m stoked to be surfing and meeting like-minded people who share the same love and respect for the ocean. 

What is your ideal morning routine? 

A typical morning for me is waking up early and texting my friends about picking a wave to go to. There’s an app called Surfline that has live cameras where I’m able to check what the waves are doing in real time. So I scan the cameras, get my coffee ready, grab my board, put on my wetsuit and drive down to the beach to see what the ocean’s doing. I paddle out with my friends and hopefully have someone filming or shooting to get some cool footage from the day. Hopefully the waves are fun that morning, it’s always changing but that’s the beauty of surfing. It’s what brings me back every day.

What role does sunscreen play in your life? 

I need sunscreen that lasts long and protects me from the elements. On a daily basis I spend several hours outdoors surfing in the ocean. It’s important for me to know I’m staying protected from the sun, taking care of my skin and using the best products to do so!

How do you incorporate Every. Single. Face. Watery Lotion SPF 50 into your daily routine?

After I put my wetsuit on at the beach, I wax up my board, put my gear away in my car and apply Every. Single. Face. Watery Lotion before walking down to the water.

Want to read the rest of our featured stories? Check out our interviews with an environmentalist, a designer, a chef and a dermatologist.

Hunter’s SPF Picks:
1. Every. Single. Face. Watery Lotion SPF 50
2. PLAY 100% Mineral Lotion SPF 50