Sunscreen Formulations

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Mesoporous silica may increase SPF of titanium dioxide

By Olivia DeSmit

In an effort to provide consumers with greater photoprotection for the UV sensitive lip area, researchers have recently published encouraging findings regarding the formulation of different lipsticks with protective sunscreen ingredient additives.


PCPC hits back at EWG sunscreen allegations

By Michelle Yeomans

Cosmetics trade association the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has responded to the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) allegations that retinyl palmitate and oxybenzone found in sunscreen formulations are unsafe.