By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez
Kaiser Health News
When it comes to consumers choosing sunscreen, they are often drawn to a product’s scent, texture and, of course, performance, according to a study published Wednesday in JAMA Dermatology.
It also found that, in many instances, these sunblocks don’t measure up to the standards recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology.
The AAD recommends sun protection products contain broad spectrum coverage, an SPF of 30 or higher, and water or sweat resistance. But four out of every 10 products fell short of the recommendations. [Read more…]