Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Anyone else allergic to sunscreen?

If so, have you found one that you CAN use without trouble? Please advise.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:20 AM on Apr. 1, 2011 in Health

This question is closed.
Answers (4)
  • I'm allergic to sunscreen or other cosmetics that contain the common additive PABA. Do you know what ingredient is bothering you? If so, you can look for a product that doesn't contain that ingredient. I always have to check the list on the products to make sure they don't contain PABA.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 8:23 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Haven't quite been able to narrow down which ingredient is the culprit.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:25 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • Is it possible that it's the PABA? My understanding is that quite a few people are irritated by PABA. Try a PABA-free sunscreen and see if that helps.
    Another option is to go with an organic, all-natural sunscreen. You can find them online and they are quite pricey, but you might have better luck going that route.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 8:54 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

  • i cant use the lotion kinds , but the ones that are spray on dont seem to bother me, have you tryed those or the ones made for babies?
    cara124

    Answer by cara124 at 9:02 AM on Apr. 1, 2011

Next question in Health
Just realized something!

Next question overall (Money & Work)
Eppicard...

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN