Latest Sunscreen controversy Stories

FDA Gives Sunscreen Makers An Extension With Label Rules
2012-05-16 09:40:08

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com As summer approaches and the weather gets warmer, many people will look to sunbathing as something to do to pass the time. If they do engage in sunbathing, they´ll have to take extra notice of sunscreen protection against harmful UV rays. To help consumers in their search for the perfect product, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) put in a few regulations regarding the marketing and labeling of products. However, recently, the agency announced...

2012-04-26 23:03:12

Block Island Organics is a new sun-focused skin care company dedicated to promoting smart fun in the sun through the creation of safe and loveable non-toxic sunscreens and related skin care products. New Shoreham, RI (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Dedicated to promoting smart fun in the sun, Block Island Organics has launched a new suncare line to kick off the upcoming 2012 summer season. With an organic, mineral-based sunscreen line providing superior UV protection, Block Island Organics creates...

Many Kids Still Not Using Sunscreen
2012-01-24 09:20:04

Health experts recommend that people of all ages use sunscreens regularly to prevent skin cancer; yet, a new study shows that only 25 percent of kids regularly apply sunscreen when going outside in the sun. Researchers, led by Stephen Dusza, an epidemiologist with the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, questioned 360 fifth-grade children in 2004 and then re-surveyed them three years later. In the first survey, more than half of the kids said they had experienced at least one sunburn....

2011-11-08 06:48:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- We all know that skin tans in the sun. The process has known links to ultraviolet (and specifically UVB) exposure, which leads to tanning only after it damages the DNA of skin cells. Now, researchers have uncovered a much speedier path to pigmentation. Researchers say the newly discovered response is likely to provide rapid protection against UV damage. Understanding how it works could impact how sunscreens are designed in the future. "Our work shows that a...

2011-10-08 07:00:00

Dermagenics has just released a new white paper on physical sunscreen, entitled "How to Choose the Right Sunscreen: A Guide to Chemical & Physical UV Filters". The paper details the history of sunscreen and sunscreen regulation, as well as some of the dangers and concerns regarding sunscreen safety. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 Dermagenics has just authored a new white paper on physical sunscreen, titled "How to Choose the Right Sunscreen: A Guide to Chemical &...

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