The Weekly: Why your sunscreen isn’t working, the one liver cancer symptom people ignore and more

Published on July 29, 2022

Updated on August 10, 2022

Feature Story

Why your sunscreen isn’t working

SATURDAY, July 23 (The Washington Post) — Julian Sass is a sunscreen educator to his nearly 20,000 followers on Instagram, and every time he posts a sunscreen review — via a 90-second “reel” — he applies approximately half a teaspoon (2.14 grams) of sunscreen to his face and neck. The most frequent viewer question he gets: “Why are you using so much?”

But, rather than applying “too much” sunscreen, Sass is instead following Food and Drug Administration guidelines for testing sunscreen protection factor (SPF), which means a lot of his sunscreen review followers are probably applying too little. Experts recommend applying the equivalent of a shot glass of sunscreen (approximately an ounce) for the entire body. 

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