Most sunscreen products don’t actually work

The sunscreen aisle can be a dizzying consumer experience, with each bottle touting a different claim, sun protection factor and, of course, price tag.

But when it comes to how well the products work and how safe they are to use, nearly three-quarters don’t stack up, according to a sweeping new review conducted by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group. The findings are only the latest evidence that, when it comes to buying sun protection products, consumers have to be discerning.

Nearly half of top-rated sunscreen products don’t meet American Academy of Dermatology standards, according to a JAMA Dermatology study last year.

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