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Sunscreen - the facts

Posted by Sophie Edme on

Some shocking facts about sunscreen.   It’s that wonderful time of year when the whole summer is ahead of you. The downside is that, in most places, this can also mean too much sun. The UVA and UVB rays damage skin, causing accelerated again and skin cancers. Most of us reach for the protection of a sunscreen, but unfortunately, sunscreen isn’t risk free either. Industrially produced sunscreens are made from vats of complex chemicals, and Consumer Reports and Which? discovered that some of them don’t do what they say on the tin, failing tests evaluating their ability to block UVA...

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