It should not be missing in any suitcase when it goes south: sunscreen. Stiftung Warentest tested 19 products that promise a strong impact – with a clear winner.
Let the sun shine on your stomach and enjoy a relaxed holiday: during the summer months, many people will be drawn to the beaches of Italy, Croatia or further in the Canary Islands. In addition, long-haul travel and countless hours of flying far outweigh the long-awaited vacation in turquoise blue water. First and foremost, children's skin and the sensitive skin of adults need to be above all else: an extremely effective sunscreen that protects the skin from harmful UV rays.
SPF 30 to 50+ – these products offer what they promise
The consumer organization Stiftung Warentest regularly tests the effectiveness of sunscreens. In her last test, she examined 19 products with a high sun protection factor of 30 to 50+They have been tested primarily for their protective effect against UVA and UVB rays. Critical ingredients, workability, consistency and moisturizing properties were also taken into account in the test.
Convince almost all products, as reported by Stiftung Warentest – eleven of them are awarded the ranking "good", six sunscreens even the best "very good". The following sunscreens and sprays are among the winners of the comparison between Stiftung Warentest and are partly extremely cheap.:
Sundance Sun Milk LSF 30 (very good – 1,3, cost of 100 ml: 1,23 euros)
Aldi Ombra Sun ultra sensitive sunscreen LSF 30 (very good – 1.4, cost of 100 ml: 3.90 euros)
Edeka Elkos Sun Sun Milk LSF 30 (very good – 1,4, cost of 100 ml: 1,10 Euro)
Jean & Len Sunspray Sensitive LSF 50 (very good – 1.4, cost of 100 ml: 5.20 euros)
Rossmann Sunozon Sun Milk LSF 50 (very good – 1.4, cost of 100 ml: 1.63 euros)
Lavera Sensitive Sun Cream LSF 30 (good – 2.1, cost of 100 ml: 10 euros)
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Losers: two expensive sunscreens are "deficient"
But there are also losers among the products tested. For example, the two expensive products "Rituals Milk Protection Sun Karma Sun Protection Spray" and Speick's "Sun Sunscreen" performed poorly with the "mediocre" rating.because they do not offer protection from the dangerous UV rays that they promise. The product Rituals also contains the critical fragrance Lilial. This is believed to alter the human genetic material and thus to develop a carcinogenic effect.
Investigation on the subject
Click here for Stiftung Warentest's latest sunscreen test: Among the four cheap products cut the best.