Powdered Sunscreens Are Health Hazards - We Choose Not.

June 22, 2016

We choose not to make SUNSCREEN POWDERS because loose particles in powdered cosmetics and SPF products are not healthy when inhaled. The lungs serve as a direct gateway to the blood stream. Applying powdered cosmetics to the face area causes thousands of these tiny particles to be inadvertently inhaled.

While inert minerals are completely safe to use topically, inhalation of them is a health hazard (counterintuitive for athletes and particularly dangerous for children and those with asthma or lung issues). The Environmental Working Group strongly advises against using powdered sunscreens and the FDA has strict warnings and restrictions re: these ingredients in powdered form. #sunsafety #sunscreen

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