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Old 04-19-08, 10:53 AM   #1
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favorite sunscreen

Hola. i am always on the hunt for thick, powerful sunscreens. My favorites are usually surf related, but unfortunately my favs only seem to last for a year (Get It On brand was awesome, but i can't find it around here). Anyway, i ride more than i surf, so what's the general consenus on sunscreeens for prolonged saddle time??? Thank you.
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Old 04-19-08, 10:57 AM   #2
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Coppertone Sport.

But, God forbid if you ever get that into your eyes. Almost as painful as chili peppers.
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Banana boat sport, and it's not that fun if you get it in your eyes, but you really have to be sweating up a storm for it to get in your eyes; it's supposed to be sweat proof. Orange squeeze tube. It's all I use.
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I must be odd. All sunscreens seem to work fine on me. I look for the cheapest - usually generic.
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Old 04-20-08, 11:07 AM   #5
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NO-AD. Works WAY better than the Banana Boat stuff I used, which stayed white and gloppy and picked up insects for hours afterwards.
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Try to find something with Mexoryl in it. It's the only sunscreen that protects against both UVB and UVA rays.

A class action suit has been filed against the five leading makers of sunscreens in the United States for deceptively marketing their non-Mexoryl products. "The lawsuit claims the manufacturers promote sunbathing by claiming to protect users from harmful ultraviolet rays. It says while the products might protect against ultraviolet B (UVB) rays -- the shorter-length ultraviolet rays that cause sunburn and increases the risk of skin cancer -- they do little to stop ultraviolet A (UVA) rays -- longer-length rays reaching deeper into the skin, which can also increase the risk."

http://www.webmd.com/news/20060331/l...nscreen-makers
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