December 3, 2014

Sunblock vs. sunscreen

Is there a difference between sunblock and sunscreen, and, if there is, which one is best for my family? There are so many choices when it comes to sun protection – lotions, creams, all with different sun protection factors (SPF) – here’s a breakdown to help you make the best choice for your family: Sunscreen Sunscreen contains chemicals that absorb UV radiation and reduce the amount that reaches your skin. Many of the chemicals used for SPF such as avobenzone, avobenzene, oxymethylcinnemate can cause skin irritation or even irritate the eyes. Look out for Parsol 1789 in many of today’s…
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