For Skin of Color, Avoid Using Sunscreens With Titanium Dioxide

Skin Care Tip: Chemical-free sunblock ingredients, like Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide are commonly used in today’s sun protection products due to their light weight, greaseless feel making them very compatible for oily and acne-prone skins. The problem is that Titanium Dioxide can leave a white-ish cast on the skin so it’s not ideal for darker skin. If you experience this problem, instead choose sun protection products with Zinc Oxide like our Daily Protection SPF 30 which is completely transparent. You’ll get excellent UVA/UVB broad spectrum protection while it disappears into the skin.

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