This editor's pick from The Hallstar Company is a waterless mineral sunscreen featuring Hallbrite EZ-FLO ZDX Plus, a highly fluid dispersion leveraging the benefits of photo-protected titanium dioxide with an industry-leading mineral UV filter aesthetic.
According to the company, Hallbrite EZ-FLO ZDX Plus (INCI: Zinc Oxide (58%) (and) Butyloctyl Salicylate (and) Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene (and) Triceteareth-4 Phosphate (and) Triethoxycaprylylsilane) combines a patented metal oxide coating system with the company's advanced photostability technology.
The ingredient is demonstrated in the following waterless and preservative-free sunscreen. According to the company, three person in vivo testing of this prototype yielded a static SPF 60 in an U.S. lab. In vitro analysis delivered: SPF ~55, PFA (PPD) ~18, UVA1/UV = 0.82 and critical wavelength of 377 nm, offering strong sun protection without oxybenzone or octinoxate.
Mineral Waterless Sunscreen SPF 50
Zinc Oxide (58%) (and) Butyloctyl Salicylate (and) Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene (and) Triceteareth-4 Phosphate (and) Triethoxycaprylylsilane (Hallbrite EZ-FLO ZDX Plus, The Hallstar Company)