News From The White Nose Front

FOR SUN LOVERS CURSED with fair and sensitive skin, there's good news: a new sunblocking lotion that relies solely on the reflective properties of titanium dioxide (TiO2). It's already widely used in sunscreens. But the molecules tend to clump together, weakening their ability to deflect rays. To compensate, sunscreen makers add light-absorbing chemicals such as PABA, which can irritate skin and eyes.

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