Products That May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
Practice sunscreen safety
Skin cancer is a very real risk, and it’s important to take precautions when spending time in the sun. But some chemicals that act as UV screens (also known as UV filters) in products such as sunscreens, lipstick, and eye makeup are believed to have estrogenic qualities. What’s a concerned consumer to do? Avoid sunscreen and other products containing UV screens such as benzophenone-1, -2, -3, -4; homosalate; octyl methoxycinnamate; and 4-methylbenzylidene camphor. Instead, consider sun protection from companies like Kiss My Face (its paraben-free series) and California Baby. Of course, limit your sun exposure and wearing protective clothing like hats and long sleeves.
Read more about environmental estrogens and breast cancer risk.