Understanding labels can be difficult for just about all of us at one time or another and when it comes to sunscreen, sometimes we think that we buying something that we really aren’t. To help make sense of the labels and claims, Consumer Reports released its annual comparison of sunscreens in its June issue.
Other resources to understand sunscreen labels include:
- Understanding sunscreen- from the Mayo Clinic Health Information website
- FDA Proposed Sunscreen Labeling- New Regulations for sunscreen labels
- EWG’s Skin Deep- Annual rating for many popular sunscreens
- Health and
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