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SkinCeuticals' sunscreen is for your eyes only

SkinCeuticals' sunscreen is for your eyes only

Many products protect skin from the sun, but one new sunscreen aims to go where Mom always said sunscreen shouldn't: the eyes.

SkinCeuticals recently released Physical Eye UV Defense, a sunscreen developed to protect the eyelid and skin around the eyes. With a mineral and wax base, the product is liquid-resistant, clinging to skin surfaces without running into the eyes. According to experts, the eye region it protects occupies only about 1% of human skin but accounts for 5% to 10% of all skin cancers.

"UV radiation damages skin and particularly the thin, delicate skin around the eyelid," said Lisa Chipps, a Beverly Hills dermatologist and spokeswoman for the Skin...

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