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Oil in Water Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30

This oil in water sunscreen lotion utilizes elegant emollient and sunscreen solvent HallBrite® BHB to help solubilize Avobenzone and strong photostabilizer SolaStay® S1 combined with Polycrylene® to photostabilize it, delivering broad spectrum sun protection. Olivem® LV Flex provides a light sensorial impact to the formula. This composition was subjected to in vitro analysis and delivered SPF ~32, PFA (PPD) ~17 performance with critical wavelength 379 nm.

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PhaseINCI Name [INN/USAN] (Other Information)Trade Name% WtFunction
AWater (Aqua) (deionized) up to 100Volatile Carrier
Butylene Glycol 3.00Humectant
Disodium EDTA 0.05Chelating Agent
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer 0.20Thickener (Aqueous)
BHomosalate [Homosalate] 7.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Ethylhexyl Salicylate [Octisalate] 5.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
Butyloctyl SalicylateHALLBRITE® BHB*5.00Sunscreen Solvent / Emollient
Ethylhexyl MethoxycryleneSolaStay® S1*2.00Photostabilizer
CButyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane [Avobenzone] 3.00UV Filter / Sunscreen Agent
DVP/Hexadecene Copolymer 2.00Film Former
PEG-8 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sorbitan OleateOLIVEM® LV FLEX3.00Self-Emulsifier / Liquid Crystal Maker
EPotassium Hydroxide 1.00pH Adjuster
Preservative a.n.Preservative
Cyclopentasiloxane 2.00Feel Modification / Enhancement
Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate 2.00Deoiling Agent


1To the main vessel add the liquids of phase A, start mixing, add the remaining phase A ingredients in order, and heat to 75°C.
2To a secondary vessel add phase B, start mixing, add phase C, heat to 75°C, add phase D items and then add phase E with mixing.
3With both phases at 70°C, add phase BCDE to phase A with stirring. After mixing for 5 min, start cooling and homogenize for 3 min.
4Resume mixing while cooling and, at 50°C or lower, very slowly add phase F one by one and mix well.
5Replace any water lost to evaporation and mix until smooth.


AppearanceOff white thin liquid
Viscosity (Brk, RVDV-II, Sp 4, 20 rpm, after 24 h at room temperature; mPa∙s)2000 - 2800
pH5.5 - 6.5

*Patented and Patent Pending

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