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Sun Exposure Sunscreen (SPF) and Acne Everything you need to know about using sunscreen (SPF) on acne-prone skin. The difference between physical and chemical sunscreen ingredients is explored, along with information... September 15,2018
Sun Exposure Does the Sun Help or Hurt Acne? Getting some sun helps the body produce vitamin D, which might help reduce acne. Also, light therapy treatments work to some degree for acne, which leads us to believe that the sun might also offer some benefits. However, direct research is limited and conflicting, and we simply do not yet know. September 15,2018
Sun Exposure Active Ingredients in Sunscreen in the United States There are 17 active sunscreen ingredients approved for use in the United States, but only 8 of them are commonly found in sun-protection products. These 8 include titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, avobenzone, oxybenzone, homosalate, octisalate, octocrylene, and octinoxate. September 03,2018
Sun Exposure What's the Difference Between UVA and UVB Rays? UVA rays penetrate more deeply and are the ray primarily responsible for tanning of the skin. UVB rays penetrate less deeply and are primarily responsible for sunburn. Both UVA and UVB ray can lead to skin damage and cancer, so use an SPF 15 or above sunscreen that is "broad spectrum." September 26,2018