Mineral UV Filters

Mineral UV filters are naturally-occurring mineral powders, used in sun protection products to absorb UV light. They work predominantly by absorbing UV rays, like their synthetic/chemical counterparts, with only about 5% of UV rays reflected. There are currently two mineral UV filters on the market: zinc oxide and titanium dioxide.

What is Mineral UV Filters?

Mineral UV filters, also known as physical or inorganic UV filters, are naturally occurring mineral compounds used in sunscreens for their ability to provide broad-spectrum sun protection. The available mineral UV filters are Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide.

What does Mineral UV Filters do?

Mineral UV filters offer benefits such as: - Provide broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays, effectively shielding the skin from sunburn and premature aging. - Form a protective layer on the skin's surface, preventing UV rays from penetrating into the deeper layers of the skin.

Who is Mineral UV Filters good for?

If any of the following apply Mineral UV Filters might be a good option for you:


Who should avoid Mineral UV Filters?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Mineral UV Filters:

May leave a white cast on darker skin

Should you be using Mineral UV Filters?

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