What Is In These Sun Creams You Buy?
Scaremongerism targeted at the sun is mainly to make you buy sun related products.
Sun creams work in 1 of 2 ways:
- Physical sun filter such as talc, titanium or zinc oxide
- Chemicals such as methoxycinnamate, paro-aminobenzoic acid (PABA), bensophenone…
FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) said that PABA may be
carcinogenic. Further research said that it causes genetic damages to
skin cell DNA.
According to Livestrong, "PABA contributes to the release of oxygenated free radicals, which
"Clinical Dermatology" says can lead to deepened skin pigmentation in
the best of cases and skin cancer in the worst of cases.
eHow states: Para-amino-benzoic acid, more commonly known as PABA, is a sun screen agent that is now shown to promote cancer in users.
According to "Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing," the liver is
affected when PABA is consumed in amounts equal to or greater than 8g.
When this amount of PABA is consumed, the liver loses its ability to
function properly, which can ultimately lead to liver failure, according
to "Foundations of Nursing." Liver failure leads to death without
prompt medical care, according to "Introduction to Medical-Surgical
Would you really want to use such a dangerous chemical?
using a sun cream, you are blocking a perfectly natural function of the
sun that your body desperately needs for the absorption of Vitamin D
and for good health.
A Sun Protection Factor of 16 blocks 99% of beneficial UVB rays and forbibs any vitamin D absorption.