US News - New York, WPIX -- The No. 1 sunscreen to avoid is also the product with a label that reads "No. 1 Dermatologist Brand," according to an environmental group calling out the best and worst sunscreens to slather on this summer.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) says Neutrogena sunscreens contain harmful chemicals that can disrupt hormones, damage skin and even increase cancer risk.
The group released its sunscreen Hall of Shame, naming the worst sunscreen sprays, lotions and sunscreens for children.
Factors that landed lotions on the unsavory list include sprays because they could pose an inhalation risk; sky-high SPFs because the higher SPF ratings may tempt users to stay out in the sun for longer than they should and may not protect against UVA rays, which penetrate deep into the body and may cause skin cancer; and the presence of ingredients like oxybenzone, which can mimic the hormone estrogen once it enters a person's bloodstream, and retinyl palmitate.
Others brands on the list for the worst spray sunscreens and lotions include Banana Boat, Coppertone, Equate, Kroger, and Up & Up.
For the complete list of sunscreens to avoid, click here. To learn which sunscreens received the EWG's seal of approval, click here.
Speaking of catching some rays, check out the gallery below of celebs on summer vacation:
Celebs Enjoy Summer Vacation
Don't buy these sunscreens: Advocacy group calls out sunscreen 'Hall of Shame'
Seaside in Bermuda!
Goodbye for now Bermuda! ☀️
Goofing off in Venice!
Have arrived in Venice. 1st time here. Spending the next couple weeks watching movies at the Venice Film Festival. Ya'll be sick of my Venice-infused Insta by the time this is over. #tourist #venice #movienerd
Morning sunshine in Spain! @sarahjessicaparker #RamonaBlue 🇪🇸
Free climbing the tower #findingthehole
Me and the nephew
At sea with this guy planning our fall dates! Come see us: #MINNEAPOLIS 10/10
#DC 10/17 #COLUMBUS 11/14
Details at AC2live.com
Swimming in the rain!
Voilà 🇫🇷🇫🇷🇫🇷 #Paris #summer2015 #family #férias
Made in KrisJenner™
Feelings 💙💙💙 #white and #blue #mykonos #greece #summer2015 #islandoflovers #férias
baeeeewatch part 2
why is she so cute 😍
We heard bomb #mariachi tonight #vacationlife 💃🏽🇲🇽 @rwmayakoba
Ok ...... lets go guys !!!!!! 🐠🐟🐠🐟🐠🐟🐠🐟
black iz beautiful.
That thing when the second you slow down you get ill just happened but am grateful to lie in the sun.
Hi 🚣 #lovers! Had a beautiful little getaway on a Riva today. Loved it.... 😁
Taking a selfie in the Aegean Sea at the beautiful @monarch_mykonos. Very very dangerous....without a selfie stick.
I am completely and utterly in love right now with Miami ❤️😍❤️
After decade of yoga, I still learn something every time. Like life. #yogaislife
We made it to the top! A World heritage sight #Sigiriya just a hop skip and a jump from #CinnamonHotels #BarkersInSriLanka
Bom dia Brasil 💚🙌🏼🙏🏻🌱🌴
My girls.....@mariarbravo @alinaperalta #Sisters #Italy
Is there anything better?! #grandpa #grandson Nature is my happy place! Thrilled to be working w/ @pepsirecycling. The more we recycle our bottles and cans, the more support goes to @nature_org to protect nature and our drinking water. Share your photos and tell us why you #RecycleforNature #ad
Goodbye vacation. It's been fun. #Friday #hawaii #sunset
Monday blues 🌈💙🌈 #segundafeira #Rio #foreveronvacation
Worlds best smooches 🌴💋🌴
I take a Bahama mama
Nothing better than a long weekend with family and friends..head to @thezoereport for the entertaining tips I swear by #livinginstyle #familytime xoRZ
One of my favorite churches #StIgnatius. Beautiful sculpture and the ceiling has the most intricate paintings. #Breathtaking! #VacationAdventures #Roma 🇮🇹
Amazing day in Cambodia visiting the Angkor Wat temple .... One of the most beautiful places in the world .......
My nephew let me catch some fish too... #Mexico
Me and @eggslutalvin pairing together at Aspen Food and Wine with @barrymorewines #ilovewine #Barrymorewines
Girl on a yacht in a bikini pose.. #ItHadToBeDone 😏💃⛵️🇫🇷✌️😎 #Cannes2015
Rosé all day. Don't play. 😉
Couldn't leave the desert without @sammyinla 's epic jump pic! So here it is... 😜🌵🙆🌾 Check out what I got up to on my weekend getaway 👉 snapchat: officialshaym
north shore @deabramsla
"Monte Carlo is like if Brazil and Italy made love to France and had a baby" - @ashuntasheriff 😂😭😂💋
A little fun in the sun! What Sebi?? Get your own inner tube! Good eye @brendamrodz #PuertoRico #Playa #Hilton
Exploring the beaches of Lake Ontario. What a beautiful place to live. #Toronto
🍓The perfect day!🍓
A study in lilac. #memorialdayweekend
With love from Russia ❤️
Buonasera #Capri #Italy #Vacation #Blessed
What an unbelievable vacation. Feeling so grateful and so sober. ✌🏼️
First stop .. The ever enchanting Isle of Capri!
weekends are a good time for reflection and time spent with family & friends. Monday's we come out swinging. Hope everyone out there is feeling recharged today😎🌴
Got my seat for the sunset... #Israel 👍🌅
Aaaaaaah vacation ("your entire life is a vacation hurrdurrr rarr rarr pfft pschhhhh")
So much fun with my little angel ❤️
Life is a beach 😎
I love these vacation babes @laurenz422 @stepheniepearson
#TGIF for all my friends back home! About to get the surf at the Pass in Byron Bay! Wish me luck, I hear these riptides are something else down here! What are you plans for the weekend? #Sunny #Surfing #Friday