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Best and worst sunscreen list

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You already know you need to always apply a sunscreen but do you know which is good and safe for you? 

Well, here’s a database you definitely need to see as it lists sunscreens that offer the best combination in terms of both safety and effectiveness.  The first-ever, in-depth analysis of the safety and effectiveness of more than 700 name-brand sunscreens released by Environmental Working Group (EWG).  

What’s in a good sunblock?

300320722 ed36597c22 t Whats in a good sunblock?For those of us who live in the tropical region, sunblock is a necessity.  But do we really know if the one we’re wearing is effective? 

First, you might like to know that sunblock is actually different from sunscreen.  A sunblock physically blocks the sun’s UV radiation of the skin, both UVA and UVB.  Like the way clothes, umbrella and trees work to shade us. 

The most well-known chemical sunblock is zinc oxide and it scatters, reflects, and physically blocks UV radiation.  Other commonly used sunblocks are talc, titanium dioxide, and red vetenary petrolatum.