Spray Sunscreen Safety: What You Need to Know

Every summer, leagues of families, beach bums and waterbugs flock to the shoreline to soak up the heat and the rays.

Can you blame them? Frankly, given the choice between writing this and hitting the water, I’d take the water any day.

For many, during a fun day at the beach, sun safety takes a backseat to summer fun. Unfortunately, these people are likely to use the least expensive and easiest to apply sunscreen they can find, and then spend 6 hours outside, most likely without applying. Their sunscreen of choice is often found in a spray container. Aerosol sunscreens have been growing in popularity in recent years because of their simplicity and ease of application. And it’s much easier to spray children down with a bottle than it is to lather them up with the traditional lotion.

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