What Are the Three Highest Rated Brands of Sunscreen?


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Three of the top sunscreens recommended by Consumer Reports are BullFrog Water Armor Sport InstaCool SPF 50+ spray, Coppertone Water Babies SPF 50 lotion and Walmart's Equate Ultra Protection SPF 50 lotion. Consumer Reports recommended only seven of the 20 sunscreens evaluated for its 2014 report.

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The other sunscreens recommended by Consumer Reports are Banana Boat's Ultra Defense Max Skin Protect SPF 110 spray, Neutrogena Ultimate Sport SPF 70+ lotion, Target's Up & Up Spray Sport SPF 50 spray and Walgreens' Well Sport SPF 50 spray. Evaluation criteria included SPF, UVA/UVB protection, water resistance and cost. Most dermatologists recommend using sunscreen with SPF 30 or above and applying it 15 to 30 minutes before exposure.

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