Formulations for sensitive skin under the sun: protection and tolerability

12:00 - 12:30
November 28, 2017

The application of sunscreen cosmetics is now recognized worldwide as the best topical strategy to avoid burns and edema. Indeed, it effectively inhibits the risk of skin cancer. Nowadays, the main target of this category of cosmetic products is to effectively minimize all possible damage of sunlight, while maintaining a good skin tolerance. Moreover, they should keep a high safety profile, especially in case of application by sensitive subjects or subjects with particular skin problems or disequilibrium. In such cases, the formulation strategy should prefer a particularly accurate selection of all the ingredients, the study of the result of their combinations, the evaluation of the continuity of product functionality and efficacy over time and an adequate selection of tests for tolerability and use compliance.



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