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What’s the deal: An antioxidant that prevents oils from turning rancid, ascrobyl palmitate comes from combining vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and palmitic acid from fat.
This includes: salicylic acid, kaolin (commonly found in clay masks), sulfur, retinyl palmitate (a retinol derivative), and glycolic acid to smooth skin.
EWG representatives say parents and consumers should use caution with two ingredients, oxybenzone and retinyl palmitate.
Henry Lim, a dermatologist and president of the American Academy of Dermatology, notes that retinyl palmitate is being used significantly less often in sunscreens, and the FDA stands behind the safety of oxybenzone, which absorbs ultraviolet light.
Wang investigated these claims, along with concerns about another sunscreen substance, retinyl palmitate, that has been linked to cancer.
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