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SunSpheres™ Powder

This is used as an SPF booster is a styrene/acrylates copolymer. The hollow spheres in a sunscreen raise the UV protection over the whole UVA/UVB spectrum and work equally well with organic and inorganic sunscreen actives. It is also compatible with a broad range of cosmetic ingredients, including emollients and skin conditioners. INCI Name: Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer

Uses:

  • Water-resistant sunscreens
  • Cosmetic products containing sunscreen actives and broad spectrum sunscreens

Benefits:

  • Allows reduced amount of UV filters in formulation
  • Excellent for aesthetically pleasing formulations
  • Boosts protection across the UVA/UVB spectrum
  • Potential reduction in irritation caused by actives
  • Useful for wide variety of cosmetic products using either inorganic or organic UV filters
  • Excellent for water-resistant formulations
  • Non-irritating, non-toxic, non-photosensitizing
  • Non-GMO*
  • Does not meet the definition of a nanomaterial as listed in Article 2(k) of the EU Cosmetic Regulation
  • To the best of our knowledge this product does not contain ingredients of animal origin.

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties

  • Skin Sun Protection Benefits Yes No SPF Boosting
  • Skin Texture Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer (light feel)

Enhancing UV protection without compromising sensory

Consumers seek sun care products that protect them from UV rays and are aesthetically pleasing and without irritation. SunSpheres™ Powder boosts UV protection across the UVA/UVB spectrum, is effective at low-use levels and reduces the amount of sunscreen actives formulators need to achieve a target SPF which helps reduce the potential for irritation.

Increase formulation possibilities with SunSpheres™ Powder

SunSpheres™ Powder is easy to formulate with, and widely compatible, with both organic and inorganic UV actives, including in water resistant formulas and commonly used ingredients in suncare products.

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