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Question: alergic to sun creams

 louise markham - Sun Aug 09, 2009 3:19 pm


I am alergic to the following in suncreams, i am going on holiday end of this moth and cannot find a sun cream with out these ingredients in them, what can i use?

2-hydroxy-4-methoxybenzophenone (eusolex 4360, escalol 567, oxybenzone, benzophenone-3)

i am also allergic to Nickel.

if you can help and advise on a suncream i will be able to use.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:02 am

User avatar Hello,Your problem of sunscreen allergy demands the use of physical sunscreens,otherwise known as sunblocks.Best to go in for microfined zinc oxide paste,which has a good saftey profile.Do consult your doctor anyway.Best wishes.

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