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Sun Shield Stick with Zinc Oxide

(Formula #103-11E)

* Formulation contains sunscreen active ingredients but has not been tested for safety and efficacy

Sun Shield With Zinc Oxide

Why we love it:

Easy to formulate, smooth, velvety texture, non-greasy, no white residue from zinc oxide, portable stick format.

Trends it supports:

Formulation highlights:

Meadowfoam Seed Oil adds non-greasy nourishing hydration and oxidative stability 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.

A long-lasting, easy-to-apply, non-greasy formulation in a handy stick format. No white residue from zinc oxide, either! Meadowfoam Seed Oil 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.

Ingredient INCI NAME Trade Name %
Phase A
Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil Meadowfoam Seed Oil or Meadowfoam XPR 1 6.00
Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Seed Extract Daikon Seed Extract 1 16.00
Zinc Oxide (and) Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (and) Polyhydroxys-tearic Acid (and) Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate (and) Isostearic Acid (and) Lecithin G-Block™ DZ 370 CCT 2 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
Beeswax Beeswax NF White 4 6.00

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

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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