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Improving Performance & Skin Feel of High SPF Products

Belinda Carli – Feb 17, 2017

Improving Performance and Skin Feel of SPF productSunscreen products are a continuing growth sector of the personal care market, with many consumers expecting a minimum SPF of 50+.

Cosmetic formulators face significant aesthetic (tackiness, sticky...), stability and performance challenges with increasing SPF. But interestingly, all three of these aspects can be overcome by improving the skin feel and spread of the product.

In this article, you will find ingredient selection strategies to achieve such a high proportion of a formulation feel better on application:

 »  Clever UV Filter Combination
 »  Dispersions
 »  Combination of Emollients
 »  And more…

2 Comments on "Improving Performance & Skin Feel of High SPF Products"
Yatin S Feb 26, 2017
SPF for Your Sunscreen Formulations - Get it Right First Time To overcome all difficulties expressed by the author, Galaxy Surfactants Ltd has developed a new unique UV filter chassis under its Brand Name GalShield UV Care which is a optimized combination of five UV filters and it is an answer to formulation scientist problems as explained in the article. One can GET SPF RIGHT FIRST TIME meeting all requirements without compromising aesthetics of the formulation. Our Team developed this optimised UV filter chassis with following attributes •Provides UV-A as well as UV B protection •SPF = 2 x GalShield UV care concentration (means 1% addition give 2 SPF units) •UVAPF > 1/3rd minimum SPF •Offer Broad Spectrum Protection from 280 nm to 390 nm - Critical Wavelength 370 nm •Photostable composition – UV A is photostable over long period of time •Useful for sun care preparations with moderate to high SPF •Easy to handle and incorporate into the formulation being liquid •Low viscous and fluid at low temperatures •Optimized to meet sunscreen monograph •No powder handling for sunfilters like Avobenzone, Benzophenone-3 •No heating and emsulsification required for powdered UV filters •REACH Compliant and all ingredients are from USFDA registered facilities •Compatible with all types of cosmetic ingredients used in personal care products for skin like creams, lotions and make up A Video explaining the benefits - Available on You Tube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zr4B6LcXlE Comparative study of its performance against various other sunscreen blends and study of its compatibility with TiO2 at addition with various % is available - You can send request to Yatin.sheth@galaxysurfactants.com We also offering In-Vitro SPF measurement support on Optometrix SPF Measurement Instrument Lets Dissolve Your Worries of Sunscreen Formulations. For more details, please contact Yatin Sheth (Business Development - Sunscreen) at Yatin.Sheth@galaxysurfactants.com / 09867505306
CARMENCITA S Feb 20, 2017
Truly articles like this is a very helpful tool for us formulators. Thank you and more power!

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