The Food and Drug Administration warns people to steer clear of sunscreen pills, saying it has not been proven to help in sun protection. The agency has already sent warning letters to companies who are marketing their products falsely.
Block the sun effectively with one of Consumer Reports' top-rating sunscreens of the year. The group's annual list states that chemical products are still a more effective option than mineral ones.
On your next beach trip, read the fine print on the back of your sunscreen bottle. Oxybenzone and octinoxate are popular ingredients harmful to corals and marine life — and they're on the way to being banned in Hawaii.
Hawaii pushes for a historic environmental law as state lawmakers pass the first ever bill to ban harmful sunscreen from its shores in an effort to protect the coral reefs. The legislation now awaits the signature of the governor.
KFC releases a new SPF30 sunscreen that can protect the skin against UV rays while leaving your body to smell like healthy fried-chicken.
A new study found that even the most popular sunscreens might not be as effective as we thought them to be.
One of the most deadly type of cancer is melanoma or skin cancer. This type of skin cancer can be triggered by the ultraviolet rays from the sun. But researchers say we shouldn't undermine the power of sunscreen. A recent study revealed that genetically engineered mice protected by sunscreen was less likely to develop burns and melanoma.
Minute plastic scrubbing beads from toothpastes and creams make their way past sewage receptors and into oceans, disrupting marine ecosystems. Researchers recently learned their numbers are more sobering than we knew.
With spring projected to be shorter than ever this year, summer is fast approaching, and that means it's about time to lather up on sunscreen. And now that scientists have discovered that fish can produce their own sunscreen, it has inspired them to make the product for humans.
Here's something you likely haven't thought about. Plants, just like you or I, have skin - just with a slightly different appearance and texture. So why is it that these organisms, which survive off getting as much sunlight as possible, don't ever get sunburn? A team of researchers now believe they have the answer, discovering a naturally produced "sunscreen" that coats leaves and shoots.
New research has shown that common ingredients in sunscreens can become toxic after washing off in the ocean, threatening essential marine and harming ecosystems as a whole. These same toxins could be seeping into users' skin, causing some to worry that this tool of cancer prevention is actually raising their risk.
Consistent use of sunscreen during childhood and infancy, according to a new study, is essential to preventing melanoma in adulthood.
Congress is reviewing the Sunscreen Innovation Act, a bill that may speed up the process of approving new innovations for sunscreen ingredients under US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards.
A new drinkable protection from the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays may be a little too good to be true. Dermatologists have expressed their skepticism about this new product, which supposedly protects a user's skin by changing "frequencies" of water molecules just below their skin.