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Sunscreen

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The Nuance

Exploring the science — and lack thereof — behind sunscreen safety

An illustration of a generic blue bottle with a “sun” shaped icon, set against a bright yellow background, centered on the shape of a sun.
An illustration of a generic blue bottle with a “sun” shaped icon, set against a bright yellow background, centered on the shape of a sun.
Kieran Blakey for Elemental


Michelle, 40, and Aliyah, 16, both wearing sunscreen; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Photo by Jacq Harriet

The pros and cons of sun exposure don’t start and end with vitamin D and skin cancer


The trouble with skin protection products in the U.S.

Credit: Craig Barritt/Getty Images

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