The Sunscreen Hall of Shame: 34 Products to Steer Clear Of This Summer (PHOTOS)

mom putting sunscreen on daughter at the beachIf you love to spend a whole day at the beach or by the pool basking in the glorious rays of the summer sunshine, but feel like you're protected against skin cancer, because you're slathering or spritzing on sunscreen every so often, this is probably the last thing you want to hear. But it may keep you safe this and every summer.

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Turns out, 80 percent (!!!) of 1,700 SPF products reviewed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) for their 2015 sunscreen guide offered “inferior sun protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone and vitamin A.”

So many products were so disturbingly ineffective and dangerous that the EWG listed them under their "Sunscreen Hall of Shame." Here, the ingredients/claims and most troubling products to steer clear of when you do your SPF shopping this season.

Will you be switching up the sunscreen you use this summer?



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