Health & Fitness

Study: Sunscreen may harm the sea life

Staying safe: Research indicates sunscreen is hurting the oceans.
Staying safe: Research indicates sunscreen is hurting the oceans. MIAMI HERALD STAFF

It’s a crowded Sunday at the 14th street section of South Beach.

Jasmine Palo and her friends just got to the beach and sit together on a small towel — hoping to keep as sand-free as possible.

Palo, who wears a purple strapless bikini with flowers printed on the bottoms, rummages around in her bag and pulls out a small plastic bottle and slathers sunscreen all over her legs.

She actually wears sunscreen regularly, almost every day.

“So that I don’t look like a hag when I’m older,’’ said Palo.

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