Sunscreen Made to Allow Vitamin D Production

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, February 8, 2016

Sunscreens protect the skin from skin cancer and premature aging, but they also inhibit the body's ability to produce vitamin D by nearly 98%. It is estimated that 40% of children and 60% of adults are deficient in vitamin D, but people need to wear sunscreen for skin protection. Therefore, researchers developed a sunscreen that protects the skin while allowing the body to manufacture vitamin D from the sun. Sunscreen Formulations Sunscreens are typically formulated with several compounds that absorb varying wavelengths of UVB radiation. T those ingrediehe creators of Solar D reorganizes those filters to provide the same SPF as regular sunscreen but allowed some UVB through for vitamin D productsion. Read more at Skin Inc.