America’s consciousness of skin health as soared in the last few decades. We have progressed as a society from encouraging women to roast in the sun like fried eggs to warning about the dangers of tanning without the proper skin protection. Tanning beds have largely been replaced by safer alternatives like spray-on tans, and more and more women have begun to embrace the natural tone of their skin.
All of this points to the fact that sunscreen is a very important puzzle piece in the quest to avoid sun-damaged skin and skin cancer. But more studies are popping up every year to warn of the dangers of conventional sunscreen. Can something considered so essential for skin protection actually be damaging us just as much as—or more than—the sun? Read More