• How to Read a Sunscreen Label

    1 month ago - By Sun & Skin Cancer

    Reading a sunscreen label shouldn't be like deciphering a foreign language. But a study in JAMA Dermatology found that many people don't understand how to read a sunscreen label or how the product protects the skin. Only 43 percent of survey respondents understood the meaning of an SPF value.
    Given these findings, we considered it a good time to brush up on sunscreen basics. Here are explanations of key terms appearing on sunscreen labels that you should understand when selecting a product:
    Broad Spectrum: It's essential for your sunscreen to offer broad spectrum protection, which means...
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