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Australian Gold Botanical SPF 50 Tinted Face Sunscreen's PA Rating

I asked Australian Gold about my favorite facial sunscreen's UVA protection factor. Read on to find out its PPD (and PA rating).

If you’ve ever seen the package for an Asian sunscreen before, you may have noticed a lot of plus signs on the bottle. They aren’t just there to make you feel positive (get it? ha!)—they actually refer to the sunscreen’s level of UVA protection. SPF measures a sunscreen’s UVB protection. Europe and Asia actually have established UVA testing and labeling standards (hence the PA+++ on labels). However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t ask companies directly,…