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EWG Scores With The 2012 Sunscreen Ratings While FDA Fails Consumers

EWG Scores With The 2012 Sunscreen Ratings While FDA Fails Consumers

EWG’s (Environmental Working Group) 6th annual Sunscreen Guide rates 257 brands and more than 1,800 products for sun protection. Each year since the start the Environmental Working Group has taken the time to research and test sunscreens, lotions, SPF lip balms, make-up and moisturizer’s to report on the effectiveness and safety of each product. You might be surprised which products rate as hazardous on their scale. It’s easy to find your product–just enter the brand and type into the search section, …

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Retinyl Palmitate Does Not Cause Skin Cancer

A new report refutes the possibility of Vitamin A, also known as Retinyl Palmitate, to be the cause of skin cancer when used in sunscreens.  With all kinds of opinions on the safety of sunscreens being tossed around–we at UV Skinz want our readers to be informed of all the facts. You can decide for yourself what the best choice would be for you and your loved ones. Below are some excerpts from the press release. “Earlier …

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Is Your Sunscreen Causing Skin Cancer?

A new study has found that an overwhelming amount of sunscreens on the market contain an ingredient that speeds cancerous cell growth. That’s right: sunscreen might cause cancer, the very thing people lather it on to protect themselves from.  These results come from the EWG Sunscreen Guide 2010. It is kind of scary to think that what we use to “protect” us from the harmful uv rays of the sun is actually causing and speeding …

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