EWG’s Sunscreen Smoke Screen

news_views_icon“Are there ‘Worrisome’ Ingredients in Sunscreens?” By Center for Accountability in Science Staff.sunscreen_boy
Memorial Day is just around the corner, which for many Americans signals the opening of swimming pools and the beginning of beach vacations. For the Environmental Working Group (EWG), it’s the opportunity to release its scary annual report about the “danger” posed by most sunscreens on the market. This year, EWG’s splashy new finding is that “80 percent of 1,700 products we examined this year offer inferior sun protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone and vitamin A.” To steer consumers to “less harmful” products, EWG provides a list of its “best sunscreens and moisturizers” with handy links to purchase these products directly on Amazon. Read more.

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