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09 December 2010

Natural vs chemical sunscreens

A complaint some people have of natural sunscreens is the film of white they can leave on your skin - great for seeing the spots you missed but not so cool for the beach babe look.

One complaint some people have of natural sunscreens is the film of white they can leave over your skin - a great way of seeing the spots you missed when applying but not great for the beach babe look.

Most natural sunscreens work by forming a physical barrier and use opaque minerals to form a layer on top of the skin that reflects or scatters UV light. These sunscreens contain either zinc oxide or titanium dioxide as the active ingredient and can offer effective broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays.

Safe and effective

 
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