eco-friendly sunblock

This Marker Ink Changes Color When Your Sunscreen Stops Working

Piling on the sunscreen is a great habit to get into to protect yourself against harmful ultraviolet rays, but what happens when your sunscreen stops working? The innovative new Suncayr…

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Wearing, Rather Than Eating, Broccoli Could Protect Against Skin Cancer

Photo by Shutterstock The latest weapon in the war against skin cancer is lean, green, and universally abhorred by small children. We’re talking about broccoli, of course. The…

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UV-Monitoring Bracelet Warns You When You've Had Enough Sun

Photo by Shutterstock No need to wait for your skin to blister before you realize it’s time to retreat into the shade. Scientists from the University of Strathclyde have invented…

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Strawberries Could Protect Your Skin Against Ultraviolet Radiation

Photo by Shutterstock Strawberries aren’t just a delicious fruit, they could also protect your skin from the DNA-ravaging effects of ultraviolet rays. In a joint study by…

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Can Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs Increase the Risk of Skin Cancer?

Photo by Shutterstock That big ball of incandescent gas in the sky isn’t the only source of harmful ultraviolet rays. Stony Brook University scientists say that UV radiation can…

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Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Could Increase Skin Cancer Risk

Photo by Shutterstock Lifeguards brandish their white-streaked noses like badges of honor, but the same sunscreen ingredient designed to protect us from skin cancer could in fact be…

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Honeysuckle Could Provide Natural Sunblock for UV-Protecting Clothes

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