Tuesday Newsday – Could Sunscreen Give You Cancer?

June 22nd, 2010

My child didn’t really luck out. She got my husband’s Scottish/Irish fair skin. Sure that makes for a lovely creamy white complexion, but when it comes to sunburns…as my Italian bronze-skinned relatives would say…fuggedaboutit.

So I slather her with sunscreen. But according to a new study, there might be certain ingredients (including a Vitamin A derivative) in some sunscreens (actually all but 39 of the 500 tested) that could cause or accelerate the growth of skin cancer cells. Huh? Take a look…

To find whether your sunscreen fits the bill, click here for a full list of “go to” and “go past” sunblocks. Our favorites are California Baby Sunblock Stick and Jason Earth’s Best Sun Block, rating 1 and 2 respectively on their approved list.

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2 Responses to “Tuesday Newsday – Could Sunscreen Give You Cancer?”

  1. YIKES, good information!

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