Is Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Toxic? New Study

My opinion on a new study suggesting Zinc Oxide is toxic & loses efficacy after 2 hours of sun exposure. Should you worry and/or switch sunscreens?

*Quick correction: at 7:50 I said Micronized Zinc where I meant to say Coated Zinc


Link to Study here

Links to Supporting Studies:

Avobenzone Stability with Mineral Sunscreen Ingredients: here

Avobenzone Stabilized by Tinosorb: here

Coated Zinc Oxide Stabilizes Avobenzone: here

Link to US FDA Sunscreen Monograph: here


My Favorite Zinc Oxide Sunscreens:



Elta MD UV Elements SPF 44: http://bit.ly/2Q0JbrE (Dermstore), http://bit.ly/2PZIezI (Walmart)

MyChelle Sun Shield Liquid Tint SPF 50: https://bit.ly/2Cc05O1 (Ulta), https://amzn.to/2rkZkZG (Amazon)

Paula’s Choice Resist Super-Light Wrinkle Defense SPF 30: https://amzn.to/2OrkKlz (Amazon), http://bit.ly/2OxD0to (PC)

CeraVe Tinted Sunscreen SPF 30: https://amzn.to/2UL6ua6 (Amazon), https://bit.ly/3oiWAYq (Ulta)

Australian Gold Botanical Tinted BB Sunscreen SPF 50 in Medium/Tan: https://bit.ly/2YNcTDA (Ulta), https://bit.ly/2AgLEHb (Target)

Dr. Jart Every Sun Day SPF 50+: https://bit.ly/3bplXUV (Sephora)

Dr. G Green Mild Up Sun SPF 50+ PA++++: https://amzn.to/2X2BJRs


Lipstick in Self Love: http://shrsl.com/38was

Sweater: https://bit.ly/31QPwwA

Necklace: https://bit.ly/30Sf77V, https://bit.ly/2YyaEX2

Ring: https://bit.ly/2utPAS2


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