Do You Speak Sunscreen?

Next year, sunscreen labels will clearly define what's in your tube. Why wait to find out? (13 Photos)

Mary Bolster on Jun 8, 2012 at 5:39PM

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Do You Speak Sunscreen?

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Shorter than UVA, ultraviolet B rays are more intense, more variable (by season, days and hours), and cause sunburn and tanning (and consequent wrinkling and aging) — and basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers. They cannot penetrate glass.

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