Recent in Sun Care (page 1 of 10)

Appear Younger with Cream Sunscreen

With Crème Mineral Beauty Balm SPF 50 by MD, the user can protect their skin from the sun with a water-resistant formula. The product can protect the skin from photo aging and skin cancer while reducing discolorations.

Sun Protection in Daily Products Alters Behavior

The boundaries between skin care and sun care have been torn down as consumers seek sun protection for its anti-aging effects just as much as they do its cancer-fighting aspects.

Control Your Sunless Spray Tan

Selfie Tan’n Go Continuous Sunless Spray helps give skin an immediate tan, darkening skin within the first two to four hours.

Zinc Sunscreen Spray to Shield Skin

Babo Botanical’s Sheer Zinc SPF 30 Continuous Spray Sunscreen is formulated for extra sensitive skin against the sun's harmful rays.

Full-spectrum UVA/UVB Protection

MyChelle dermaceuticals’ Sun Shield Coconut SPF 28 is an environmentally safe, full spectrum UVA/UVB sun defense for face and body.

Sunscreens and UV Exposure: A Q&A with Vincent Hubiche

Gattefossé SAS' Vincent Hubiche shared insight on how consumers need to be better informed with the amount of sunscreen they wear and the climate’s influence on sunscreen application.

W/O/W Technology to Enhance Organic UVA/UVB Sunscreen Performance

A new water-in-oil-in-water technology is described here that functions as an isolating shield, preventing UV filter particles from aggregating and helping their dispersion in formulas. The technology is shown in vitro and in vivo to improve SPF performance, UVA/UVB wide band high protection ratio, SPF sustainability and safety concerns regarding skin penetration.

Coated Inorganic Filters for Elegant and Protective Sunscreens

Inorganic UV filters must be distributed evenly to ensure sun protection. Further, they can present challenges of a pasty consistency and undesirable opacity when applied to skin. This paper therefore describes strategies using micronized titanium dioxide with different coatings to optimize its dispersion and protective benefits while improving processing and aesthetics.

Earth-friendly Homosalate UV Filter

Novacyl has introduced its YOSH homosalate UV filter, an oil-soluble material that absorbs in the UVB range and acts as an excellent solvent and booster.

Read the Label Online: Banana Boat Sport Performance Coolzone Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50

For many, summer is around the corner, and it’s time to break out the sunscreen to protect skin from UV while wearing swimsuits and sports gear.

Symrise Focuses on White Film Reduction, Improved Feel for Sun Care

During in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Symrise launched SymTio S, a cetearyl nonanoate-coated titanium dioxide for sunscreens, to improve the feel of sun care formulas and reduce the potential for white film forming on the skin.

‘Very’ Water-resistant Sunscreens

Water-resistance is a key parameter for today’s sunscreens, and there are a number of formulation strategies that can be used alone or in combination to achieve this effect, including: anhydrous formulation, w/o emulsions, film-forming polymers, dissolution of water-insoluble substances with alcohol, low levels of emulsifiers, and entrapping filters in liposomes. These are detailed here.

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