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Performance of Sunscreens with Zemea® Propanediol

Published: 13-Feb-2017 | Format: PDF file | Document type: White / Technical Paper
Related applications: Skin Care

Two underutilized OTC Category 1 sunscreen actives include ensulizole and sulisobenzone. Downfalls of these water-soluble actives are crystallization when falling out of solution and tendency to wash off the skin. Zemea® propanediol is a high performing solvent, leading to greater efficacy of these actives. The addition of Zemea® propanediol in a broad spectrum moisturizer or suncare product not only helps actives perform to their full potential, but improves the aesthetics of the formulation. It is non-irritating, provides increased moisturization, and excellent sensory characteristics.