Are You Sun Smart?

We all know the importance of protecting ourselves in the sun.  Proper clothing, sun hats, and shade all help, but many health experts feel the best way to protect ourselves is by regular use of sunscreen, even in the cold weather months.  But is the sunscreen you use actually doing more harm than good?  Check out the Environmental Working Group’s “Skin Deep” which annually rates over 1800 different sunscreens available consumers.  Many of the sunscreens we use contain harmful chemicals and may actually be harmful.  Visit the website and see how your favourite brand stacks up. 

Environmental Working Group– Sunscreen Guide