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Matcha Green Tea and Lime Butter Mineral SPF 50 Sunscreen

This formulation was designed with HallBrite® EZ-FLO TDX and Zinc Oxide to provide SPF 50 performance without organic UV filters. It is water resistant and preservative free, and can be customized to include client- and customer-preferred natural butters and oils. Here, Biochemica® Matcha Green Tea butter is combined with Biochemica® Lime Butter to soften, moisturize and rejuvenate skin and contribute a nice aroma while the oxides provide superior UV protection. In vitro analysis suggests SPF ~52, PFA (PPD) ~17 performance with critical wavelength 377 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
APrunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf PowderBIOCHEMICA® MATCHA GREEN TEA BUTTER25.00Structurant / Emollient
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel OilBIOCHEMICA® LIME BUTTER12.00Emollient / Natural Fragrance
Polyhydroxystearic Acid 0.40Dispersing Agent
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil 17.20Emollient
Butyloctyl Salicylate, Titanium Dioxide (nano) [Titanium Dioxide] (40%), Triceteareth-4 Phosphate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, SilicaHALLBRITE® EZ-FLO TDX8.00UV Filter/Sunscreen Agent / Carrier System
BZinc Oxide [Zinc Oxide] 25.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
CSorbitan OlivateOLIVEM® 9005.40Stabilizing Agent
Silica (spherical, 12 µm) 7.00Deoiling Agent


1In the main vessel, combine and mix phase A and heat to 75°C with mixing.
2Add phase B to phase A with mixing until uniform, then add phase C.
3Stop cooling and mixing at 60°C and perform quality checks.
4Fill product into packaging, cooling relatively rapidly for smoothest consistency.


Appearance (25°C)Light green-colored cream

*Patented and Patent Pending

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