New Rules For Sunscreen
“As of next summer in the U.S., products that have a sun protection factor below 15 and don’t protect against skin cancer and early skin aging will have to have a warning label: “This product has been shown only to help prevent sunburn, not skin cancer or early skin aging.”
Healthzone, The Toronto Star
What does a good sunscreen have?
Daily SPF of 15
Broad sprectrum (block UVA and UVB rays)
Apply before putting on your clothes, get ears, scalp, feet and tops of knees
Contain avobenzone, ecamsule (Mexoryl), titanium dioxide, or zinc oxide
Reapplied every 2 hours, after sweating or going in water
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