Sunscreen myths and questions
Have you got a question about sunscreens or their ingredients? We have addressed some of the most common myths and questions on our iheard.com.au website. See what our experts had to say.
Myths and questions about sunscreen:
I read that sunscreens contain endocrine disruptors. Are these chemicals dangerous to me and my family?
Is it true that some sunscreens, foundations and other types of makeup contain nanoparticles which cause cancer? Which sunscreen and makeup brands are safe to use?
Do face creams/moisturisers containing sunscreen increase your risk of skin cancer? I heard this from my dermatologist. Is it true?
I read in the newspaper about SPF50+ sunscreens coming to Australian markets. Should we throw away our SPF30+ products and stock up on SPF50+ sunscreen for increased protection in the sun?
Are chemical sunscreens safe to use? I've read they are toxic so I'm considering switching to organic sunscreen.
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