Benjamin Green, a pharmacist in Miami Beach, Fla., invented the first suntan cream, Coppertone Suntan Cream, in 1944. He cooked cocoa butter and other ingredients in a granite coffeepot on the stove, testing each batch on his bald head.
Benjamin Green Invented Coppertone Suntan Cream
TriviaBy American Profile on June 18, 2000
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