Survey finds most of us don't consider UVA and UVB rays when buying suncream

Survey finds most of us don't consider UVA and UVB rays when buying suncream

Most people buying suncream do not always check the label for protection against the two harmful rays, according to a survey from the Health Products Regulatory Authority.

The survey shows that 62% do not check for protection against UVA and UVB.

Only 38% considered the sun protection factor, or SPF, most important while 20% considered UVA protection most important.

Also, only a quarter understood that the term 'Broad Spectrum' means a product provides protection against both UVA and UVB rays.


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