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Is titanium dioxide as good as zinc oxide?
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Roughly equivalent
They are roughly equivalent as sunscreens but the preparation will have a lot to do with the effectiveness.

In brief: Roughly equivalent
They are roughly equivalent as sunscreens but the preparation will have a lot to do with the effectiveness.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Zinc Oxide more
Both titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are natural physical sunscreens.
Tio2 provides protection from uvb and short uva radiation only, while zinc oxide provides comprehensive uvb and short and long uva protection. Many sunscreen products use a combination of these two, along with antioxidants to give you optimal protection for use. Use of an antioxidant sunscreen daily is critical to skin health.

In brief: Zinc Oxide more
Both titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are natural physical sunscreens.
Tio2 provides protection from uvb and short uva radiation only, while zinc oxide provides comprehensive uvb and short and long uva protection. Many sunscreen products use a combination of these two, along with antioxidants to give you optimal protection for use. Use of an antioxidant sunscreen daily is critical to skin health.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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