The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently posted their Best and Worst Sunscreens list for 2009 after testing over 1500 brands. They set out to find which brands work, which ones don’t, and which ones have harmful ingredients in them. Luckily I had been holding out for their results before I bought this year (that’s my story and I’m sticking to it). To live a bit more naturally, please check out your sunscreen with them. They even have a list of best easy to find sunscreens, which I will include below for your reference.
Of the many sunscreen brands they tested, 3 out of 5 products did not protect well from the sun and/or they contained ingredients of questionable safety. They state that the brands with the largest market share “were the worst offenders.” Continue reading “Is Your Sunscreen on the List?”