Sun Protective Clothing Is More Important Than Sunscreen

There is a huge change in the way experts think about sun protection - sunscreen is no longer considered the first or most important method of protection.  The American Acadmey of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Dermatology, the Skin Cancer Foundation and most of the national organizations concerned with skin cancer now recommend that you wear sun protective clothing as the first and most important method of protection and then use sunscreen only on the small areas of skin left exposed.  ...more

Understanding Ultraviolet Radiation and the necessity of a quality Sunscreen

Since I wrote about Justice Roberts' stance on FDA regulations regarding sunscreen, I have received a variety of emails that indicate a general misunderstanding of sunscreens; how sunscreen works and why a quality broad-spectrum sunscreen is, in fact, a crucial part of savvy sun protection and reducing your risk for skin cancer. ...more

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I have recently been researching the benefits of physical sunscreens, and in ...more