However, starting this summer it is probably a better idea to buy sunscreen with the new labeling to ensure that the warnings and directions are up to date.
Click here to see what new labels will look like.
New FDA Guidelines For Sunscreen. EmpowHer. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
FDA: New Sunscreen Guidelines Delayed Six Months. Time Health & Family. Retrieved May 10, 2013.
The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Guide to Sunscreen. The Skin Cancer Foundation. Retrieved May 11, 2013.
http://www.skincancer.org/prevention/sun-protection/sunscreen/the-skin-c... and http://www.skincancer.org/publications/sun-and-skin-news/summer-2011-28-...
FDA Sheds Light on Sunscreens. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved May 11, 2013.
Michele is an R.N. freelance writer with a special interest in woman’s healthcare and quality of care issues. Other articles by Michele are at www.helium.com/users/487540/show_articles
Edited by Jody Smith