Non-nano a sun care shines

J. R.
February 2012
Natural Foods Merchandiser;Feb2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p16
The article reports that the zinc oxide and titanium dioxide sunscreens have been ranked as the safest options for blocking ultraviolet rays by the Environmental Working Group in Washington, D.C.


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