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Misleading Mondays: Oxybenzone is found in most sunscreens on the market

The primary function of oxybenzone is to absorb UV light, research has shown that it is also absorbed by the skin and stays in our bodies for an amount of time that is unknown. You will find it in most nail polishes, hair sprays and cosmetics.  It's used as a photostabilizer."According to the EWG, oxybenzone is found in 80% of chemical sunscreens. The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has detected oxybenzone in more than 96% of the US population, with higher concentrations found during the summer months." Chances you have used a sunscreen with this ingredient in you life is very high. But now you know the truth. Please read your label, make it a habit and share the love. #MisleadingMonday 

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