Are the Antioxidants in Make Up and Sunscreens Enough?

The answer is that it’s still better to use a separate, high concentration antioxidant, because the quality and concentration of antioxidants in most sunscreens, moisturizers, makeup, etc. is just not high enough to do much good and the word "antioxidant" is so loosely used. The term has become almost meaningless without knowing exactly "what" and exactly "how much."

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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