And here I thought SPF was my friend.
There’s a bunch of science shit explaining potential sunscreen dangers but the moral of the story is that certain chemicals in these products may in fact GIVE YOU CANCER.
Great! Now there is even more crap I need to toss as I clean up my act.
Thankfully, there are overpriced alternatives like UV Natural and California Baby that offer sun protection at only three times the price of your usual cheap drugstore brand. Yay?
AVOID: Oxybenzone (active ingredient/suncreen) retinyl palmitate (a form of vitamin A often found in the inactive ingredients list)
USE: avobenzone, Mexoryl SX, octisalate, Tinosorb M & S, titanium dioxide, and zinc for coverage