UVB/UVA Protection for the Face

Mar 2, 2010 | Contact Author | By: Katie Schaefer
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Title: UVB/UVA Protection for the Face
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Shiseido has launched four new sunscreens that protect skin agains UVA and UVB radiation, which can lead to cell damage, sunburn and premature signs of aging. One of the products, Ultimate Sun Protection Cream For Face SPF 55 PA+++, is said to moisturize skin while protecting it from sun damage.  

The formulation is said go on smoothly with no stickiness. While the sunscreen does not appear visible on the skin, it is classified as very water resistant and perspiration resistant. The formulation includes octinoxate, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide to protect the skin from UVA and UVB rays.  The indicated sun protection level of 55 was measured by a quantity of 1ml for the entire face in conformity with the authorized Sun Protection Factor Test Method.

Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.4%, Titanium Dioxide 2.2% and Zinc Oxide 16.3%