4. Myth: If You Wear Sunscreen All the Time, You can Develop a Vitamin D Deficiency.
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, and, yes, soaking up the sun gives you a lot of it. However, the sun isn’t your only source of Vitamin D — you’ll find plenty of it in the foods you eat everyday. What’s more, small amounts of Vitamin D can still be make its way to your skin even if you’re wearing sunscreen. In the end, fear of a vitamin D deficiency is a poor excuse for not protecting yourself.