Sunscreen formulation is both an art and a science. Sunscreens appear to be simply an emulsions system with sunscreen actives included in the formulation. However, this is far from reality. Even a formulator experiences in the development of emulsion systems will experience a myriad of difficulties during sunscreen formulation. This review will be successful if the reader understands that sunscreen formulation is complex and is best left to the experienced artist.
Sunscreen Formulation and Testing
November 4, 2011 | Contact Author | By: Michael Caswell, PhD, C.B. Fleet and Central Virginia COmmunity CollegeC
Abstract: The author reviews SPF testing methods and sunscreen components (actives, active solvents, water-resistance agents and emulsifiers) that assist the formulator in the art and science of sunscreen formulation.
Z-COTE LSA provides broad-spectrum protection from long wave UVA rays and medium wave UVB rays by physically scattering, reflecting and absorbing solar radiation.
- Zinc Oxide
- UVA, UVB Sunscreen
- UVA Protection
- UVB Protection