WELL HELLO SUMMER... 3 INGREDIENTS TO AVOID IN SUNSCREEN

With longer days and shorter nights, summer is here! Particularly during this time of increased sun exposure however, it is important to consider sun protection. We are all aware by now the damage UVA and UVB rays can cause to our health, also the growing concerns regarding toxic sunscreen ingredients. The problem is, whilst there are so many options available on the market, which of those are actually safe enough to use?

See the brief breakdown below for 3 of the most common, yet harmful ingredients to avoid.

CHEMICAL  EFFECT
Homosalate

Disrupts estrogen, androgen and progesterone.

Enhances absorption of pesticides in the body.

Oxybenzone

Hormone and thyroid disruption.

High rates of skin allergy.

Octinoxate (Octylmethoxycinnamate)  " "

 

Be sun safe!

xoxo

Treat Yourself To Health

 

COOKIEPHAT

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