Health & Fitness

Is Sunscreen Causing Skin Cancer?

If you enjoyed this article or learned something new, please don't forget to SHARE it with others so they have a chance to enjoy this free information. This article is open source and free to reblog or use if you give a direct link back to the original article URL. Thanks for taking the time to support an open source initiative. We believe all information should be free and available to everyone. Have a good day and we hope to see you soon!

According to Collective Evolution, it’s not the sun that causes skin cancer. No, they say – sunscreen does.Of course, as usual, it’s not quite that simple.

Here’s what we know from science:

Sunburns lead to mutations and cell death in skin cells, increasing the likelihood of skin cancer.
Toxins can lead to mutations and cell death in skin cells, in creasing the likelihood of skin cancer.
Some sunscreens contain toxins.

Confusing points 2 & 3 to say that point 1 isn’t true is what we call a logical fallacy. (Conversely, in this case you can also call it common sense.)

Strangely, enough, though, this doesn’t have to be complicated. You can address all three points above with a little bit of common sense.

Don’t get sunburnt. Protect your skin and it will protect you. Pretty straight-forward, that tip. You can, and should, build up natural sun tolerance. And remember, vitamin D from the sun is good for you.
Use sunscreens that aren’t full of toxic chemicals. Again: Protect your skin and it will protect you. There are plenty of healthy alternatives.

About those healthy alternatives? Read labels – if it has lots of chemicals you can’t pronounce, you probably don’t want it. Instead, you want sunscreens that use zinc oxide and titanium minerals as their main active ingredients, as they’re much safer.

A combination of shade, clothing, and building up a sun tolerance, though, is probably your best bet.

Popular Topics

Sponsored Ad

Related Posts

Sponsored Ad

Most Popular

Copyright © 2017, All Rights Reserved.

All information, data, and material contained, presented, or provided on is for educational purposes only.
It is not to be construed or intended as providing medical or legal advice. Decisions you make about your family's healthcare are important and should be made in consultation with a competent medical professional. We are not physicians and do not claim to be. Any views expressed here-in are not necessarily those held by
To Top