All sunscreens are not created equal

July 27, 2015

Shopping for sunscreen is enough to make you break out in a cold sweat. With SPF ratings from 2 to 50+, sun-care products come in a dizzying array of choices. So how can you decide?

“Narrow down your options by looking for three things on the label: an SPF of 30 or higher, the words ‘broad spectrum,’ and water resistance of 80 minutes,” says Dr. Kristen Kelly, UC Irvine Health dermatologist.

For more on sunscreen, visit

— UC Irvine Health Marketing & Communications
Featured in UC Irvine Health Summer 2015