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2012-07-30 23:03:33

Manufacturers attempt to entice you to buy their makeup with low SPF. Don't be fooled. It's not really sunscreen. It's makeup. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Dermatologists love multi-use, multi-purpose products, but sunscreen in makeup isn't one of them. There are a number of reasons that makeup in sunscreen isn't the same as applying a good, regular sunscreen. The first is that it's a secondary purpose of the product, meaning the goal of the makeup is to be just that - makeup...

2012-06-19 22:13:48

Just in time for the first day of summer tomorrow, the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Bytesize Science video series is offering a new episode on the chemistry of the sunscreen products that millions of people will slather on their skin during the warm months ahead. The video, produced by the ACS Office of Public Affairs, is available at www.BytesizeScience.com. The video explains that sun exposure can lead not only to sunburn and skin cancer, but premature aging that...

2012-05-31 23:02:14

Companion Buying Guide to Environmental Working Group´s 2012 Sunscreen Guide Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Did you know according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer making up approximately 50% of all cancer cases in the United States? Even more troubling is that although sunscreen is intended to protect consumers skin from harmful UV radiation, most sunscreens on the market contain potentially hazardous chemicals....

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...

2011-10-25 19:59:02

As the realization that radiation emitted by the sun can give rise to skin cancer has increased, so also has the use of sunscreen creams. These creams, however, can give rise to contact allergy when exposed to the sun, and this has led to an increasing incidence of skin allergy. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology are leading the hunt for a natural UV filter that does not have undesired effects. "Unfortunately, several of the chemical UV filters...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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