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Toxic sunscreens: how to ensure a safer ‘slip, slop slap’

While it may be protecting you from the sun’s harmful rays, your sunscreen might not be all that good for you. Some sunscreens contain harmful chemicals. Here are some key sources to help you buy a safer sunscreen this summer.

  • Worried about nano particles in sunscreen? CHOICE reports that while the jury is still out on whether or not there are risks to sunscreen users, some sunscreens may do more harm than good. The article explains how sunscreens work, what nano-particles are and lists (possibly outdated) results of CHOICE tests for nano-particles in sunscreens. Safest sunscreen listed: Cancer Council Classic.

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