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Expensive sunscreen SPF 'fails to meet protection claim'

Expensive sunscreen SPF 'fails to meet protection claim'

Additionally, utilization of the free sunscreen dispensers decreased significantly on cloudy days. Then they sat back and watched 2,187 people use the dispensers during a 93-hour period.

The researchers said "natural" and mineral-based sunscreens consistently under-performed compared to their competitors. However, some information about sunscreen can be confusing, making it hard to know how to best protect the skin you're in. Most only did their face and arms.

Consumers need accurate SPF ratings to protect their skin from the sun.

The harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays are well publicised and the risk of developing skin cancer has scared many people into using a sunscreen product to protect their skin when exposed to the sun.

Another concerning study found more evidence that sunscreens labels don't always tell the whole truth.

The American Academy of Dermatology says there is no such thing as a healthy suntan.

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When you're debating between two or three different sunscreens that are all, let's say, SPF 30, you may think the biggest differences lie in how quickly they absorb, how well they spread, what the scents are like, or how greasy the textures are. While no sunscreen can filter out all of the sun's UVB rays, SPF 30 sunscreens block 97 percent of the sun's UVB rays.

Look for the words "broad spectrum". But, both UVA and UVB rays can cause skin damage and cancer. No sunscreen is completely waterproof, but water-resistant sunscreens can provide protection for wet or sweaty skin for 40 or 80 minutes, as indicated on the label.

- You must reapply your sunscreen every two hours.

For sensitive skin, choose a sunscreen with the active ingredients zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. Avoid sunscreen with oils, fragrance and para aminobenzoic acid.

"These results highlight some of the ways people use sunscreen incorrectly", says board-certified dermatologist Ingrid Polcari, MD, FAAD, an assistant professor in the department of dermatology at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis and one of the study authors. "The problem with free sunscreen is that it is one of those gifts that requires you to do something, like giving someone a pet as a birthday present". It advises Contemporary Austin as well as acts as ambassadors for Contemporary Austin's program. "I mean we live in a great place and so to be able to enjoy it you just have to be smart about it". Wednesdays at Laguna Gloria.


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