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VIDEO: TOP SUNSCREENS FAIL PROTECTION TEST

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Interview with Richard Lloyd, Which? executive director who talks about their findings that sun creams from three popular brands have failed to provide the protection they state on the label.

Sun creams from three popular brands have failed to provide the protection they claim in tests by a consumer watchdog. Piz Buin Ultra Light Dry Touch Sun Fluid SPF30 150ml, Malibu Protective Lotion SPF30 200ml and Hawaiian Tropic Satin Protection Ultra Radiance Sun Lotion SPF30 200ml all had results lower than SPF 25, despite claiming an SPF of 30, Which? said. The consumer group has branded the creams as “don’t buys” in its investigation, which used British Standard tests to check 15 products with an SPF (sun protection factor) of 30 - a bestseller in the UK. A second round of testing produced the same results, Which? said.

 

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