Avene Usa Mineral Tinted Compact SPF 50

Avene Usa - Mineral Tinted Compact SPF 50
Effectiveness
Efficacy
90 /100
Effectiveness
irritancy
LOW

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Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
90 /100
Can work for:
  • Sun protection
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
WIMJ summary

This product offers a good level of protection against both UVB and UVA rays.

It is a mineral sunscreen. In other words, it contains non-organic UV filters. It will probably not sting your eyes but might leave a white cast.

Non-organic (mineral) filters
Ingredient UVB UVA I UVA II Stability
titanium dioxide
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
zinc oxide
Offers UVB protection
Offers UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable

Potential irritants

Effectiveness
irritancy
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
A broad spectrum sunblock (protects from both UVA and UVB rays). Is suitable for most sensitive skins. In small concentrations, can be used as a colorant
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish

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