avobenzone

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avobenzone

 [av″o-ben´zōn]
a sunscreen that absorbs light in the UVA range.
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INGREDIENTS WT% Phase A Lipex SheaLight (AAK) (Shea butter ethyl esters) 60.20 Lipex Shea Tris(AAK) 0.50 Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter extract) Lipex SheaClear (AAK) (Butyrospermum parkii) 3.00 Lipex Omega 3/6 (AAK) 3.00 (Olus oil (and) camelina sativa seed oil) Phase B Parsol 1789 (DSM) (Avobenzone) 3.00 Parsol HMS (DSM) (Homosalate) 15.00 Parsol 340 (DSM) (Octocrylene) 10.00 Parsol EHS (DSM) (Octisalate) 5.00 Phase C Toco 70 non-GMO (Evonik/Dr.
In addition to looking for labels that explicitly state the lotion is broad spectrum, choose products with titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, or Parsol 1789 (avobenzone), which offer the best UVA protection.
Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15 with parsol 1789 and octocrylene is specially formulated to be highly effective and cosmetically pleasing to the face.
"Chemical" sunscreens, the more common kind, penetrate the skin and may disrupt the body's endocrine system, as their active ingredients (e.g., octylmethylcinnamate, oxybenzone, avobenzone, benzophone, mexoryl, PABA or PARSOL 1789) mimic the body's natural hormones and as such can essentially confuse the body's systems.
In particular, avoid: parabens (butyl-, methyl-, and propyl-), PABAs (para-aminobenzoic acid), padimate-O or parsol 1789, and benzophenone, homosalate or octy-methoxycinnamate (octinoxate).
* Check the label for beneficial ingredients such as benzophenones (oxybenzone), cinnamates (cinoxate), titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, avobenzone (Parsol 1789), and ecamsule (Mexoryl SX).
Newer sunscreen like Padimate O & Parsol 1789 (major absorption at 360 nm) provide good UVA absorption.
The sunscreen also includes two well-known but relatively unstable UVA organic absorbers, octocrylene and avobenzone (Parsol 1789).
The list of acceptable additives includes benzopheneones (oxybenzone), cinnamates (octylmethly cinnamate and cinoxate), sulisobenzone, salicylates, titanium dioxide and avobenzone (Parsol 1789).
"I tell my patients they should not go outside without a sunscreen that has a UVB of 30 or more, as well as a UVA blocker, like Parsol 1789."
It doesn't cause breakouts or make skin look ashy, despite the fact it has the gold standard of sun protection, Parsol 1789, which provides extra protection against damaging UVA radiation.