20 Lies about Sunscreen to Dispel Right Now-SliderPhoto


14. Sporty sunscreens are sweat and waterproof.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allows only two types of claims to be made by sunscreens and sunblocks: ‘Water Resistant (40 min)’ or ‘Water Resistant (80 min).’ Sunscreens can no longer claim they are ‘water-proof.’ All sunscreen will run off, if it gets wet enough.

15. Last year’s bottle is okay.
Typically, sunscreens are designed to last for up to 3 years. Some manufacturers label the expiration date on their bottles or tubes. But, the key here is that the effectiveness of the product doesn’t last forever.