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How long does sunscreen last in the bottle?

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Asked by webbster6 at 2:52 PM on Jun. 19, 2008 in Health

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  • There should be an expiration date on it somewhere.

    Answer by deanna80465 at 3:26 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I think all bottles of sunscreen have an expiration date on them. Personally I will use expired sunscreen on me but buy new every year for my boys.

    Answer by momwillandturn at 3:38 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I buy a new one every year! I don't trust it once it has sat all winter long!

    Answer by Strssdmom72 at 3:48 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • Sunscreen is less effective after a year.

    Answer by Chris127 at 3:57 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • I also heard that you should not leave it out in the sun beacuse it breaks down the sunscreen and causes it to become less effective

    Answer by Jordyn1202 at 9:44 PM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • You are only supposed to use it for one year.

    Answer by rasbneon at 2:49 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

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