Better Homes and Gardens: Dr. Joshua Zeicher Comments: "Sunscreens Demystified"

New York, NY
 – June 1, 2011 /Press Release/  –– 

You already know to check a sunscreen's SPF to see how well it blocks UVB radiation, the type that causes visible burns. It takes a little more detective work to find out if the product shields against UVA1 and UVA2, two cancer causing solar wavelengths that penetrate skin more deeply. Sunscreens labeled "broad spectrum" might not cover all your bases, says Joshua Zeichner, M.D., a dermatologist at New York's The Mount Sinai Medical Center.