The NY Times reminds us that “The overwhelming majority of chemicals in use today have never been independently tested for safety…It often takes a crisis to draw attention to how little the government knows about industrial chemicals in circulation.”
Coppertone Water Babies Sunscreen has been used for years as a popular and easy [...]
I like to make my own sunscreen. I know what ingredients are in it, I know it works, and I know it was freshly made, but it takes time and I can’t always make up a handmade batch before a weekend in the sun. So what happens if life gets busy, you are pressed [...]
Many product companies use false marketing claims to obtain customers, rather than educate and offer a quality product. Sunscreen marketing is a great example for how companies fabricate product effectectiveness.
Companies have been labeling their sunscreens as “waterproof” “full spectrum” and “effective” without any real evidence that it is. Sunscreens have been falsely labeled with extrememly high [...]
As my research on sunscreens continue I have decided that I will be using zinc oxide as the physical sunblock in my future formula.
The next step is figuring out what type of zinc oxide I will be using, with or without nanoparticles?
What are nanoparticles?
Nanoparticles are routinely defined as particles with sizes between about [...]