The Lowdown on High Performance Sun Care

Sun care — It can get confusing. How do sunscreens work? What ingredient should you look for?
As the #1 dermatologist recommended sun care brand, we’re bringing you everything you need to
know about staying safe under the sun.

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Let’s Talk UV Filters:
Your Skin’s Best Friend

There are 16 FDA approved UV Filters that fall under 2 main categories: chemical and mineral.
Check out the key benefits and differences between the two below.

CHEMICAL

(Oxybenzone)

MINERAL

(Zinc Oxide)

HOW THEY WORK

Chemical filters like
Oxybenzone work by
absorbing UV rays so
that your skin doesn’t.

FEELS LIKE

Ultra-light, spreads easily over skin.

HOW THEY WORK

Mineral filters like
Zinc Oxide work by
reflecting, scattering
and absorbing
UV rays.

FEELS LIKE

Oil-free. No greasy residue.

Oxybenzone: A Powerhouse UV Filter

  • It’s 1 of 3 FDA-approved filters that provide broad spectrum (UVA + UVB) protection.
  • It has nearly 4 decades of safe use as a UV filter in sunscreens around the world.
  • It’s critical to formulate the highest level of broad spectrum protection. (SPF 70+).
  • It has an ability to stabilize other UV filters so that they don’t break down when exposed to the sun.

The Upsides to
Wearing High SPFs

  • They provide superior sun protection than lower SPFs.
  • Wearing high SPFs provides an extra measure of protection in case of under-application.
  • The more sun protection you have, the lower the risk of skin cancer.

Take It from the Pros

  • 90

    of dermatologists recommend patients use high SPF

  • 97

    of dermatologists agree that using sunscreen helps lower risk of skin cancer.

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