Sun Shield Stick with Zinc Oxide

(Formula #117-01J)

Sun Shield With Zinc Oxide

Why we love it:

A long-lasting, non-greasy sunscreen formulation without the white residue. The stick format is popular with consumers for its portability and ease of use. Natural ingredients provide nourishing hydration and help reduce Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL).

Trends it supports:

Formulation highlights:

Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR adds non-greasy nourishing hydration and oxidative stability (key for warm weather situations) and Daikon Seed Extract gives a powdery feel while providing a nice glide for easy application. Other ingredients include a high transparency non-whitening zinc oxide dispersion, and a long-lasting film-forming agent.
* Formulation contains sunscreen active ingredients but has not been tested for safety and efficacy
Ingredient INCI NAME Trade Name %
Phase A
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR 1 6.00
Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Seed Extract Daikon Seed Extract 1 16.00
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Zinc Oxide, Polyhydroxystearic Acid Sheer Spearse Natural 75C 6 29.00
Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter (and) Tocopherol Cupuaçu Butter 3 5.00
Lauryl Laurate Kester Wax K-24 4 10.00
Octyldodecyl Stearate Ceraphyl ODS 5 8.00
Phase B
Helianthus Annuus (sunflower) seed oil (and) Carthamus Tincorius (Safflower) Seed Oil (and) Styrene/Butadiene Copolymer OleoFLEX™ FG 100 2 4.00
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil (and) Caprylic/Capric Tri-glyceride (and) Styrene/Butadiene Copolymer OleoFLEX™ EG 200 2 4.00
Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax Candelilla Wax NF 4 12.00
Sustainable White Beeswax Beeswax NF White 4 6.00
*Meadowfoam Seed Oil and Meadowfoam Seed Oil XPR can be used interchangeably in this formulation.

Suggested Usage: Glide the stick all over face and neck. Lightly rub in with fingers. Apply as last step in skincare routine just before applying makeup.

Suppliers: 1 Natural Plant Products; 2 Applechem; 3 Ross Organic/Beraca; 4 Koster Keunen; 5 Ashland; 6 Vizor/LBBS

Procedure: 1. Heat and mix Phase A with a propeller blade at 90°C until uniform. 2. Add Phase B and continue mixing for 15 minutes. 3. Reduce temperature to 70°C, fill containers.

Stability: 2 months at RT and 45°C.

The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only. This suggested formulation is only a representative formulation and is not a commercialized product. NPP believes that the formulation and data on which this formulation is based are reliable, but it has not been subjected to extensive testing for performance, efficacy, or safety. Before commercializing, you should thoroughly test the formulation or any variation of it (as well as the raw materials, including any NPP product used) to determine its performance, efficacy, and safety. Further, you will be responsible for ensuring the regulatory compliance of the final product and its ingredients.

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