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Biomimetic booster for sustainable sunscreen

Kalichem explains how explains how a SPF mineral booster based on biomimetic hydroxyapatite, used in sun care formulation, offers proven benefits in terms of multifunctionality, texture improvement, safety and low environmental impact

Sunscreens are well known to prevent damage related to environmental stress, including UV-A and UV-B rays.1,2 Chronic and prolonged exposure to sunlight causes damaging effects: UV-B are responsible for erythema and sunburn, while UV-A causes photo-ageing, acute and chronic photodermatosis and immunosuppression.

UV filters are molecules or molecular complexes that absorb, reflect, or disperse radiation and they represent the main protection measures against UV.3 They are divided into two main types: organic (chemical) and inorganic (physical) filters, due to their molecular nature and mechanism of action. Chemical filters absorb radiations while physical filters are mineral particles that reflect and diffuse them.4

Sun filter concerns

Some organic filters, when affected by radiation, could potentially produce dangerous chemical compounds known to be allergenic and to cross the skin barrier due to their m

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in-cosmetics Korea 2022

Hall C, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
13 - 15 July 2022

SCSS Suppliers Day - SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE MARRIOTT TANG PLAZA HOTEL
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32nd IFSCC Congress

Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster
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in-cosmetics Latin America 2022

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26 - 28 October

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