SUNSCREEN :SHINING A LIGHT ON EFFECTIVENESS OF SUNSCREENS WHAT IS SPF
THE SUNSCREEN SCREENING WEBSITE EXPLAINS SPF AND MORE ABOUT SUN PROTECTION, SUN BLOCK
A Web site that assesses the effectiveness and safety of almost 800 sunscreens is on the Internet. The Sunscreen Screening Site, put together by the Environmental Working Group, gives detailed information about all the sunscreen products and groups them by the types of harmful rays they're meant to protect against.
More Americans than ever are using sunscreen to protect from sunburn and guard against skin cancer. Top choices include products with high SPF ratings, and that are waterproof or that advertise "broad spectrum" protection. Most people trust that the claims on the bottle will ensure that the product truly protects their health and their families'. Nothing could be less certain".