Brooke Showell

Shining a Light on Sunscreen

Discover how new ingredients and regulations are changing the face of suncare protection.
The Food and Drug administration’s (FDA) new regulations for over-the-counter sunscreens taking effect this summer mark a major change in the suncare industry. Under the new rules, only sunscreens that protect against both UVA and UVB rays can be labeled as broad spectrum; only sunscreens with an SPF value of 15 or higher can claim to reduce the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging; and products cannot be labeled waterproof, sweatproof, or sunblock, because such claims are false...