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: (Dermstore), (Walmart)

MyChelle Sun Shield Liquid Tint SPF 50: (Ulta), (Amazon)

Paula’s Choice Resist Super-Light Wrinkle Defense SPF 30: (Amazon), (PC)

CeraVe Tinted Sunscreen SPF 30: (Amazon), (Ulta)

Australian Gold Botanical Tinted BB Sunscreen SPF 50 in Medium/Tan: (Ulta), (Target)

Dr. Jart Every Sun Day SPF 50+: (Sephora)

Dr. G Green Mild Up Sun SPF 50+ PA++++:

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