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HEALTH: Drinkable sunscreen
Sun protection has gone to all new level.
There's a new type of sunscreen that you don't spray you run on you actually *drink it!
When the sun is blazing and the kids are playing... Out comes the sunscreen.
Davis I'm fair and so are my kids and if we don't use it we fry
Mom Denise Davis has a family history of skin cancer.
So she makes sure to re-apply every hour and a half both on her kids and herself.
Denise Davis /Mother
(Davis) I'm worried about them getting sunburnt, sun spots, freckles, sun blisters
But for many all that rubbing and spreading and spraying is time consuming and just plain annoying.
Dr. Susannah Collier | Collier Skin Cancer Center
(Collier) They get off on your clothes, they're on your car, they're messy. They're expensive they're all those things
Wouldn't it be nice if sun protection was as easy as taking a drink?
(Phoner: Dr. Ben Johnson, President, Harmonized H20 I wanted to find a better product and in my heart I believe this product is actually better than the available sunscreens today
Dr. Ben Johnson, President Of Harmonized Water out of Colorado, says he's created the H20 to solve your UVB problems.
He says his water contains cancelation waves that spread through your system and cancel the sun's rays.
Basically the water in your skin is vibrating cancelation waves
(Collier) He will probably sell a lot of it and make a lot of money but I would be really worried. I would not give it to my daughter or my aunt or any of my patients
Dermatologist Dr. Susannah Collier says it's great people are thinking outside the box when it comes to sun protection... But drinkable sunscreen isn't the way to go.
She says even sunscreen itself is far from perfect.
(Collier) The basic thing is sunscreen is not a perfect sun screen Shade, hats, clothing are better, better, better than sunscreen
The water is not yet FDA approved