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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products' Zemea Propanediol

This solvent can be used in broad-spectrum facial moisturizers and sunscreens to improve sensory aesthetics of a formulation while improving the efficacy of sunscreen actives.

Formulary

Cosmetics & Toiletries Formulary: Sun Care

For many, the spring season is here and a welcomed break after a long winter. Getaways have been booked for weeks for a little fun in the sun—which calls for serious sun protection. In this light, we present the following sun care formulary, for your consideration.

Photostability Leads the Way: Formulating Safer Sunscreens

The need to prevent skin from UV damage is well-understood but the most effective way to achieve this is not. Here, a novel photostabilizer is presented in a test pump sunscreen spray formula as part of a total photoprotection strategy.

Ichimaru Pharcos Co., Ltd.’s Izayoi

This sun care active inhibits signs of skin aging such as wrinkles, age spots or pigmentation.

[update] DSM to Present at in-cosmetics Global 2018

The company will present a wide variety of no-stress ingredients and formulations, with an emphasis on sun care.

INOLEX Introduces LexFilm Sun Natural

The all-natural film-former can be used in skin care, hair care and color cosmetics products.

In Light of Exposure: Understanding Avobenzone Part II, Application

Avobenzone is a widely used organic UV filter. Its dynamic nature and unique properties are responsible for its widespread use and forms. This second in a two-part series considers avobenzone’s behavior with other sunscreens and in formulas; part one reviewed its characteristics and behavior in solvents.

3 Things Brands Need to Know About Self-Tanning Products

According to Mintel research, three in 10 U.S. consumers get professional spray tans.

DSM Tool Sheds Light for Sun Protection Formulators

Formulators will now have an easier time modeling formula ideas for sun protection. DSM's new free digital tool, the sunscreen optimizer, was created to make sunscreen formulation more efficient.

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