Ok, so don’t get skin cancer

As many of you know, I have spent more than my fair share of time in the sun. Sailing, swimming and just being outside, I have subjected my skin to lots of UV. I am sure it is only a matter of time before I get skin cancer. Fingers crossed.

Now, having Ray (8) we need to consider how to protect her from the same fate. Luckily my sailing buddy Stu Argo sent me this great resource on finding the best sunscreens. This site analyzes the ingredients and compare both effectiveness as well as the hazards of putting these chemicals on our skin.

Go to the site and learn more, but here is the stack rank of the best ones they say to buy;

1. Badger SPF 30 * (2007) 1
2. Peter Thomas Roth Titanium Dioxide Sunblock (SPF 30) * (2006) 1
3. Lavera Sun Screen Neutral SPF 40 * (2007) 1
4. UV Natural Baby SPF30+ Broad Spectrum Sunscreen * (2007) 1
5. Vanicream Sunscreen Sport (formerly Sunscreen SPF 35) (SPF 35) * (2006) 1
6. UV Natural SPORT SPF 30& Very Water Resistant (old formulation) * (2006) 1
7. California Baby SPF 30+ Sunblock Stick No Fragrance * (2007) 1
8. California Baby SPF 30+ Sunblock Stick Everyday/Year-Round * (2007) 1
9. Keys Soap Solar RX Sunblock (SPF 30) (old formulation) * (2005) 1
10. KINeSYS KIDS Sunscreen Spray with Parsol 1789 (SPF 30+) (2006) 1

The site is also good for comparing make-ups and other stuff we put on our skin. Stay healthy.

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