Recent in Sun Care (page 1 of 10)

Patent Pick: Low UV Content Reaches New SPF Heights

Achieving high SPF and UVAPF levels with low total amounts of sunscreens remains an industry challenge, which is why Unilever inventors, in a new patent, have attempted to balance this equation.

Bio-on Derives SPF-boosting Micro Powder from Renewable Bioplastic

Bio-on's minervPHB Rivera product aims to significantly reduce the levels of UV filters required in sun protection. This micro powder is made from 100% biodegradable and renewable bioplastic.

A New Kind of Summer Glow: Neon Sunscreen Sticks by Bare Republic

In order to attract young consumers (and older ones!) to utilizing sun protection, sun care brands have been exploring fun and innovative ways to change up the sunscreen game.

Black Girl Sunscreen Wants to Solve the Residue Problem

Products are created with natural ingredients that moisturize the skin without leaving a white residue that often makes darker skin tones appear ashy.

Banana Boat Announces Sunscreen Line with 25% Fewer Ingredients

The products are available in sport, kids and baby formulations and are offered in both lotion and spray formats.

Topical and Dietary Paths Provide Synergistic Sun Protection

Lycored, a producer of natural carotenoids, released a study showing that dietary carotenoids may create a synergistic effect with sunscreens to better protect skin against UV damage.

Bright Idea: La Roche-Posay Sunscreen Scores Highly

La Roche-Posay’s Anthelios 60 Melt-in Sunscreen Milk was recognized by Consumer Reports for the fourth year in a row.

Coola’s Organic SPF 30 Scalp & Hair Mist

This mist provides lightweight UV protection to the scalp and color-treated hair with a blend of botanical ingredients, such as gotu kola extract, and UV filters.

Supplier Roundtable: Full-spectrum Protection

Full-spectrum protection has the potential to protect skin not just from the UVA/UVB light that the personal care industry has long focused on, but also from blue light. Here, experts weigh in on how to utilize this technology.

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.


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.

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