You may have read some disturbing news lately about how many previously trusted sunscreen brands were found wanting when it came to levels of sun protection. According to a recent Consumer Reports, 43 percent of sunscreens aren’t nearly as effective as they claim. This finding was part of a longer study that found the same trend over four years of testing.
So what do we do? How do we know which sunscreens are legit and which ones are bogus? Thankfully, there are organizations like the EWG that have made it their preogative to discover which sunscreens out there are not only effective but safest for us, our kids and our environment. Here’s a comprehensive list of the top brands.