Is Your Sunscreen a Potential Cancer Risk?
We scrutinize everything
we put into our bodies-reading labels, checking food facts and counting
calories. But what about what’s going on
ingredients listed on their labels. The common words that appear on these
labels can be very scary-not only to say-but to understand what they actually
do! Ingredients such as paraben,
phthalate and petrochemicals have become the dermatological equivalent of
high-fructose corn syrup, another words- harmful to the body! These ingredients have been tagged as
Is there an alternative
for those of use who love to play out in the sun, but don't want to be exposed
to the harmful rays or harmful chemical in sunscreens?
The answer is yes!! Wax
preservatives (such as paraben) and petroleum-based ingredients in sunscreens
have been replaced with chemical-free recipes made with organic minerals, such
as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide. Both protect against UVA (the rays that age
you) and UVB (the rays that burn you), and although they're not without
critics, they're currently thought to be safe, skin-and earth friendly
A few brands that are considered safe include:
Just to name a few...Read
those labels to rule out the use of harmful petrochemicals. Not only may they
cause cancer but they are known to disrupt the body’s hormone making ability!
So choose natural chemical free sunscreen…
Happy Sun Tanning !
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This information is for educational purposes only and is not meant to cure, prevent, treat or diagnose any disease, illness or health condition. Please contact a qualified health care provider with any questions that you may have regarding your health.