So what the heck are we putting on our sunburns?
Aloe vera is aloe vera right? No need to buy the fancy stuff on the shelves when you can get the same product with the store brand. Come to find out, that might not be true.
Walmart, Target, and CVS are under some scrutiny after samples of their store brand aloe veras came up short…with a lack of aloe vera, even though the ingredient was listed first or second on the product label.
Apparently, the FDA has zero involvement when it comes to aloe vera. Companies that produce the products are on the honor system.
So back to the question…what the heck are we putting on our sunburns? Most products are made with maltodextrin, a sugar used to imitate aloe vera.
Click HERE to read the details on which aloe products to avoid.