Sunscreen Ingredients Retinyl Palmitate, Oxybenzone Get Second Look
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
A cosmetics industry panel, prompted by recent criticism of sunscreen ingredients vitamin A and oxybenzone, plans to consider new safety data for the substances in 2011
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