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Vitamins C, E In Sunscreens Strengthens UV Protection - Roche

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Sunscreens formulated with vitamin E and sodium ascorbyl phosphate (stable vitamin C) combined with UV filters absorb twice the amount of UV-induced free radicals in skin than sunscreens without antioxidants, according to a study sponsored by Roche Vitamins, manufacturers of UVA filter Parsol 1789.

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