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Broad Spectrum SPF 50+, PA++++ O/W Sunscreen Cream for Wet Skin

This light and nongreasy sunscreen cream applies to wet skin without whitening. Very rapid excited state quencher SolaStay® S1 provides Avobenzone photostabilization and Sunspheres™ Powder boosts sunscreening performance while HallBrite® BHB provides sunscreen solvency and emolliency. In vitro analysis delivered SPF ~ 65, PFA (PPD) ~21 broad spectrum performance with critical wavelength 379 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AEthylhexyl Salicylate [Octisalate] 4.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Octocrylene [Octocrilene] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Homosalate [Homosalate] 10.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Butyloctyl SalicylateHALLBRITE® BHB*4.00Sunscreen Solvent
Ethylhexyl MethoxycryleneSolaStay® S1*2.00Photostabilizer
Polyester-25SolaStay® P1*4.00Photostabilizer
Glyceryl OleateHALLSTAR® GMO0.40Emulsifier
Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer 3.00Film Former
BButyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane [Avobenzone] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CStyrene/Acrylates Copolymer (hollow spherical, 325 nm) 2.50SPF Booster
DWater (Aqua) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Butylene Glycol 8.00Humectant
ECarbomer 0.30Thickener (Aqueous)
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Triethanolamine 0.25pH Adjuster
FPreservative 0.70Preservative
Dimethicone (5 cSt)  2.00Feel Modification / Enhancement


1To a secondary vessel add phase A, start mixing and add phase B. Heat to 55°C and add phase C and mix well.
2To the main vessel add phase D, start mixing and add phase E items one by one with strong mixing, mixing for 20 minutes or until a smooth dipsersion is achieved.
3When both phases are homogeneous and at their designated temperatures, slowly add phase ABC to phase DE with prop mixing.
4When the emulsion is fully formed (white and thickened; 20 minutes or longer, as necessary) start cooling.
5When the batch is below 50°C add phase F items one by one with mixing.
6Continue mixing until batch is at room temperature, replacing any water lost to evaporation and mixing until smooth.


AppearanceLight yellow cream
Viscosity (20 rpm, Brk, RVII, SP 4, after 24h at room temperature; mPa∙s):14000 - 22000
pH (as is)5.0 - 6.0

*Patented and Patent Pending

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