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The right reasons to choose a sunscreen—and the right way to use it

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July 12, 2016

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Dynamin
September 5, 2016

According to studies FDA has approved 17 active sunscreen ingredients which should be present.

It should include following:

Aminobenzoic acid
Avobenzone
Cinoxate
Dioxybenzone
Ecamsule (Mexoryl SX)
Ensulizole (Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid)
Homosalate
Meradimate (Menthyl Anthranilate)
Octocrylene
Octinoxate (Octyl Methoxycinnamate)
Octisalate (Octyl Salicylate)
Oxybenzone
Padimate O
Sulisobenzone
Titanium dioxide
Trolamine salicylate
Zinc oxide

Majda Ficko
August 8, 2016

Apply sunscreen before you go outside. It can take about 15 minutes for it to be absorbed into the skin — if you wait until you get outside, you will be unprotected for that time….not true….
You wouldn’t have to do this if you purchase and use a natural sunscreen that contains Zinc Oxide…it’s the nasty chemical sunscreens (eek) that that have to absorb into your skin before they start working.
Zinc Oxide sunscreen works immediately!

Brenda Beazley
July 12, 2016

I can’t believe this article doesn’t mention that most products that claim to be sun screens don’t even include the vital ingredients that actually provide that protection–namely zinc and/or titanium.

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