The sunscreen you will likely find in your local grocery store is a combination of synthetic chemicals that work by absorbing into your skin and then absorbing the UV rays. There are conflicting studies out there that debate the safety of these chemicals. Some claim they contain potential hormone disruptors. I worry about the accumulation of so many chemicals being absorbed so frequently by me and my family’s skin. Luckily there is another option. Mineral sunscreens have been steadily making their way into the market, providing a more natural option over the synthetic sunscreens on your grocery store self.
- The Cape Coop
Liz is a suburban homesteader who is raising chickens, ducks,and wooly Angora rabbits in her coastal New England backyard. She loves tending her large veggie garden and DIY projects! She also crafts a line of natural handmade soaps and beauty care products using plenty of local ingredients. www.thecapecoop.com/
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