When It Comes To Sunscreen, Don’t Just Buy Based On Other Shoppers’ Reviews
Scientists researched the top-rated sunblocks on Amazon.com and found that 40 percent of them came up short in terms of doctor-recommended standards.
4 In 10 Top-Selling Sunscreens On Amazon Don't Meet Dermatologists' Standards, Study Says
If you want to know which headphones will stay in your ears when you go for a run or which books you should bring to the beach, the customer reviews on Amazon.com can offer helpful advice. But if you’d like to know which sunscreens are best equipped to reduce your risk of skin cancer, you might want to check with a doctor instead. A new study examined the top consumer-rated sunscreens sold on Amazon.com and found that 40% of them did not meet the criteria put forth by the American Academy of Dermatology. (Kaplan, 7/6)