Thanks to all of you who signed the online petition to the FDA regarding mislabeling of sunscreens...over 54,000 signed the Environmental Working Group's petition! These rules -- that go into effect June 2012 -- fall short. While they bar the industry from continuing to use misleading claims like "waterproof," "sweatproof" and "sunblock," they still allow potentially … Continue reading Breaking News…the FDA has adopted new sunscreen rules!
With the arrival of spring in Florida and summer on it's way I have been more aware and concerned about sunscreen ingredients and possible "unhealthy benefits" as toxins are absorbed through our skin. At a recent "green" expo several vendors gave away sunscreen with their logos. I picked up a couple and after reading an … Continue reading Many sunscreens may accelerate skin cancer!