The non-profit organization EWG rates sunscreens yearly according
to their ingredients. But, most of the sunscreens that receive a
high rating aren’t commonly found in most stores. This year, EWG
has organized a list of sunscreens that are found in most large stores,
while being safe and moderately priced.
The sun is good for health in appropriate doses, but sunburn is bad for
The EWG are between $10-20, have a “best” label from the EWG guide, and are
found in most major stores.
1. Aveeno Baby Continuous Protection Sensitive Skin Lotion Sunscreen, SPF 50
2. Babyganics Mineral-Based Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 50+
3. Bare Republic Clearscreen Sunscreen Gel, Sport, SPF 30
4. Bare Republic Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Baby, SPF 50
5. Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen, Baby, SPF 30+
6. CeraVe Baby Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 45
7. Goddess Garden Organics Facial Natural Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30
8. Neutrogena Pure & Free Baby Sunscreen, SPF 50
The products listed are eight of the most common sunscreens (available in most stores), that are cheaper.
EWG also has an app to make similar choices for other household products. Also, remember that the best
defense against sunburn is avoiding excessive sunlight using hats, and being in the shade. Finally,
be aware that many sunscreens have ingredients that can affect human hormones, and even cause skin cancer.
- The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit group that shares product ratings based on ingredients, and they release an annual list of the best sunscreens
- While the sun is an excellent source of vitamin D, too much sun exposure is damaging, so it is important to protect yourself with sunscreen when spending time outdoors
- The Environmental Working Group rated Aveeno Baby Continuous Protection Sensitive Skin Lotion sunscreen as the best sunscreen in their annual list
“So the next time you find yourself in a store looking at dozens of different sunscreen options, know that one of these picks on the EWG sunscreen list is better than many of the other options.”
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