Natural plant extracts will continue to garner interest in the sunscreen category because of the multitude of active and functional properties they offer to a formulation, in addition to UV protection, say researchers.
Personal care major Beiersdorf has developed a collection of alternative UV filter blends for use in cosmetic applications and sunscreens that it says provide increased stability and address nano particle concerns.
Sunscreen formulations containing UV-filters such as octyl salicylate (OS) and homosalate (HS) may be breeding grounds for two pathogenic bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia cepacian, despite the presence of preservatives.
With the Beyond Beauty expo opening its doors in Paris this Monday,
September 11, one of the key focuses will be innovation. And with
nanotechnology proving to be one of the driving forces behind this
trend, it is fitting that a series...