Why do we use sunscreen

Sunscreen is the choice of everyone during summer to protect from harmful UV radiation that causes cancer.

Does sunscreen cause cancer?

Sunscreen is generally considered safe for use but some study shows that harmful ingredients present in sunscreen may harm you.

What ingredients are present in sunscreen?

The most common ingredients found in sunscreen are- oxybenzone, octinoxate, homosalate, octisalate, octocrylene, and avobenzone

The Harmful Ingredients

According to research harmful ingredients found in sunscreen are- Benzene, Avobenzone, Oxybenzone, Octocrylene, and Ecamsule.

What do these harmful ingredients cause?

These harmful ingredients present in sunscreen increase the risk of cancer and skin damage.

Side effects of sunscreen

The side effects of sunscreen are- Irritation on the skin or eyes, acne, photosensitivity, and vitamin D deficiency.

The safest kind

Choose mineral-based sunscreen that contains ingredients like titanium dioxide or zinc oxide.


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