Sunscreen

FDA announces new sun screen ingredient safety efficacy guidelines

FDA announces new sun screen guidelines

By Deanna Utroske

To expedite the review and approval process for over-the-counter sun care, the US Food and Drug Administration issued new guidelines this week, outlining the data required to demonstrate that sun care ingredients are generally recognized as safe and effective.

Consumer demand sparks MyChelle sun care line extension

Consumer demand sparks MyChelle sun care line extension

By Deanna Utroske

Continuing to focus on products that mitigate consumer safety concerns and have minimal environmental impact, the Colorado-based company has added new SPF and after-sun items to its portfolio.

Study gives nod of approval to Reef Safe sunscreen

Study gives nod of approval to Reef Safe sunscreen

By Simon Pitman

A study conducted by the Mote Marine Tropical Research Laboratory in Florida draws on science to prove that Reef Safe sunscreens are harmless to corals and cause no visual impact.

Article on EWG ‘worst’ sunscreens list goes viral

Article on EWG ‘worst’ sunscreens list goes viral

By Simon Pitman

As news of the Environmental Working Group’s list of worst sunscreens continues to spread in the US media, one article goes viral leading to fears for consumer safety and the reputation of sunscreen manufacturers.

Research reveals confusion over sunscreen terminology

Research reveals confusion over sunscreen terminology

By Simon Pitman

New research shows that consumers in the United States are often confused by the terminology used on sunscreen labels, while a combined star rating and SPF system may make things easier.

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