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.
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.
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.
If any of the following apply Mineral UV Filters might be a good option for you:
If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Mineral UV Filters:
May leave a white cast on darker skin
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