Tips and information about sunscreen and sunblock, includes how to make, how to apply sunscreen, how to choose the SPF for sunscreen, etc.

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Latest Blog Posts for Vinensia - Cosmetic - Sunscreen & Sunblock

  • Recognized Your Sunscreen and Sunblock’s Ingredient Before Buy!
    on Sep 18, 2008 in Ingredients
    There are two basic types of skin cream or lotion protection :absorb and deflect (or reflect) the sun's rays via a chemical reaction.blocks : zinc oxide and titanium dioxide (which create a physical barrier against rays). PABAThough rarely used now i...
  • Foundation
    on Sep 14, 2008 in Formula
    Different skin types will require the use of different sunscreens. There must be adequate test done on various skin types to determine the optimal blend of sunscreens to be used for all skin types.Ingredients% WeightWaterqsIron oxides2Titanium dioxid...
  • Skin Care
    on Sep 14, 2008 in Formula
    Vehicle for sunscreen is as important as the effectiveness of the sunscreen system chosen. One of the water soluble and easily washed off the skin is sunscreen spray milks.Blend cyclomethicone, stearyl methicone, menthol, and ethylhexylethoxycinnamat...
  • Hair Care
    on Sep 14, 2008 in Formula
    Sunscreen use in hair care products is limited since most sunscreens are not substantive. Hair is a nonliving structure.Ingredients% WeightProteins90Lipids5Sulfur (protein bound)4.7Melanin4Sugar1Ash0.5Zinc 200 ppmSunlight, wind, air, pollutants,...
  • Lip Care
    on Sep 14, 2008 in Formula
    Sometimes we’re all forget that lip is one part of the body that need protection again UV radiation. Lip will not tan because there is no melanin present there. But remember, lip can burn too! As mucous membrane lips need to be protected from dehyd...
  • Sunscreen Ingredients
    on Sep 14, 2008 in Ingredients
    In the US, recently approved sunscreen chemicals lists 16 UV filters :14 of which are organic UV filters (absorb UV rays)2 inorganic particulates (absorb and reflect UV rays)SunscreenMaximum Allowable Dose (%)Spectral maxExtinction CoefficientOrganic...
  • Do We Need Sunscreen?
    on Sep 13, 2008 in Sunscreen
    There is a need for taking protective and preventative measure to guard against the damaging effects of the complete spectrum of UV light and consumer education regarding the harmful effects of both short and long wave UV radiation. Sunburn protectio...
  • UVA Measurements
    on Sep 13, 2008 in Efficacy Testing of Sunscreen
    UVA is most often associated with long term effects of photodamage and wrinkling of skin rather than the erythematous precursor of sunburn. UVA rays cause immediate and persistent tanning of the skin. While this is a suntan, it can be used as a marke...
  • Types of Sunscreen Formula
    on Sep 13, 2008 in Formula
    Emulsion is the most vehicle used in sunscreen formula because it offers lots of advantages and wersality. Emulsion also offers highest SPF possible at the lowest possible cost. Emulsion has a uniform sunscreen film, thick sunscreen film, nontranspar...
  • SPF Testing
    on Sep 13, 2008 in Efficacy Testing of Sunscreen
    SPF measures the length of time a product protects against erythema or skin reddening from UV B, compared to how long the skin takes to redden without protection.Minimal erythermal dose (MED) is the least amount of UV radiation that will illicit redn...
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