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All Natural Ingredients In Sunscreen

In our research of natural ingredients and sunscreen, little concise information has been published on the subject.  As stated in our blog post on sunscreen, in order to be labelled "SPF", "sunscreen", or "scalp protection", the product has to go through rigorous independent FDA-approved lab testing.  That being said, you are the consumer and deserve to know what all those things are in any product you put on your body. Furthermore, if you know what natural ingredients can help protect against UV rays, you can choose things wisely.  So let's start with a list of all the cool natural ingredients which contain natural protection against the sun.  Listed from most to least protection (and check out the full article here): Red Raspberry...

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UV Protection & SunQuist

At SunQuist, we believe that you should have the best of all worlds: great hair products, protection from the solar UV rays, and excellent customer service.  All of the products offered on our site have been hand-selected to provide your hair with all of the styling, conditioning, and maintenance needs while still providing UV protection. Note - the products do not always say that there is UV protection on the label, but each product has an ingredient to provide protection against UVA and/or UVB rays.   Why don't the products say anything about SPF? The FDA has strict guidelines and tests for any product claiming sunscreen labels, as sunscreen for your skin is considered an over-the-counter drug.  Every product has ingredients...

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