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Decoding Sunscreen Claims | CC Podcast S4 Ep5

First Posted on April 17, 2023 in:insights & debunksshop like a prosunscreen

Sunny days ahead! That means it’s time to roll out the sunscreen content and we definitely had to start with sunscreen claims. The category has exploded into all sorts of formats and now we’re seeing brands get fancy with them by adding actives as well. So what does this mean? Is this how we decide which sunscreen is better? Let’s get into it!

0:52 | Nice Words

8:14 | The News: Big Money Acquisitions, More AI Stuff, and New Launches

20:56 | Decode That Claim: Sunscreens with Actives…do they matter?

34:52 | Q&A: Sunscreen for the Eye Area, Sunscreen Wearing Glasses, & Retinal?


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