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Which sunscreen should you choose? - Mary Poffenroth

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Sunscreen comes in many forms, each with its own impacts on your body and the environment. With so many options, how do you choose which sunscreen is best for you? To answer that question, Mary Poffenroth explains how sunscreens work and compares different application methods, SPFs, and active ingredients to help you make the best choice.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Mary Poffenroth
  • Script Editor Mia Nacamulli
  • Director Rob Kohr, Travis Spangler
  • Animator Rob Kohr, Travis Spangler, Andy Rash
  • Sound Designer Gina Zdanowicz
  • Composer Gina Zdanowicz
  • Narrator Julianna Zarzycki

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