There’s been a lot said lately about popular sunscreens and some of it is frightful. It’s been found that it’s filled with chemicals that actually cause cancer. You read that right, the chemicals found in popular sunscreens CAN CAUSE CANCER. While we thought we were protecting ourselves from cancer we might have been actually causing it. I don’t know about you but my head spins at the thought.
I just grabbed my old favourite, ‘innocent’ looking Nivea sunscreen and had a quick look at the ingredients. According to Chemical Maze (and other sources) here is the breakdown: