Benzophenone-3

Appears on 18 avoid lists

Included in 52 routines

Summary

Works for
  • Sun protection
Irritancy risk
HIGH
WIMJ Team

Same as oxybenzone. Protects in the UVB and short UVA range. In small concentrations, used to stabilize product formulation. Can be irritating. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can penetrate the skin and get absorbed into bloodstream faster than other popular filters available in the US. The study that produced this finding did not address any potential health effects of the absorption

Products with Benzophenone-3

Stella Seed - Blanc Honey Premium Essence Stella Seed Blanc Honey Premium Essence
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
Key ingredients:
  • ceramide ng
  • ceramide np
  • ceramide ap
  • glycerin
  • glycine
  • hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid
  • isoleucine
  • malus domestica fruit extract
  • phytosterols
  • Rosemary extract
  • serine
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • alanine
  • soluble collagen
  • arginine
  • Oxybenzone
Aquaphor - Buy Aquaphor Lip Protectant + Sunscreen Australia - Online Beauty Skin Care Aquaphor Buy Aquaphor Lip Protectant + Sunscreen Australia - Online Beauty Skin Care
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • petrolatum
  • panthenol
  • Avobenzone
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • Octinoxate
  • glycerin
  • octocrylene
  • beeswax
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • Oxybenzone
MAC Cosmetics - Official Site - Prep + Prime Face Protect Lotion SPF 50 MAC Cosmetics - Official Site Prep + Prime Face Protect Lotion SPF 50
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Sun protection
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-aging
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • Kukui nut oil
  • algae extract
  • Oxybenzone
  • Avobenzone
  • butyloctyl salicylate
  • caffeine
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • ergothioneine
  • homosalate
  • laminaria ochroleuca extract
  • octocrylene
  • saccharide isomerate
  • sodium hyaluronate
Emma Hardie - Amazing Face Protect Prime SPF 30 Emma Hardie Amazing Face Protect Prime SPF 30
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Sun protection
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • Oxybenzone
  • Avobenzone
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • Octinoxate
  • glycerin
  • octocrylene
  • polymethylsilsesquioxane
Paula's choice - Resist Anti-Ageing Skin Restoring Moisturiser SPF 50 Paula's choice Resist Anti-Ageing Skin Restoring Moisturiser SPF 50
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Sun protection
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • niacinamide
  • Oxybenzone
  • Avobenzone
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • cyclopentasiloxane
  • dimethicone
  • dimethiconol
  • Octinoxate
  • glycerin
  • homosalate
  • sarcosine
  • allantoin
  • Vitamin E
NIP+FAB - post glycolic moisturiser SPF 30 NIP+FAB post glycolic moisturiser SPF 30
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Sun protection
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • niacinamide
  • Avobenzone
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • dimethicone
  • Octinoxate
  • octocrylene
  • polymethylsilsesquioxane
  • polysilicone-11
  • squalane
  • Oxybenzone
  • titanium dioxide
FOREO - UFO Mask Bulgarian Rose FOREO UFO Mask Bulgarian Rose
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
Key ingredients:
  • Mineral oil
  • retinyl palmitate
  • anhydroxylitol
  • hydroquinone
  • panthenol
  • Jojoba oil
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • allantoin
  • xylitylglucoside
  • Oxybenzone
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • dipotassium glycyrrhizate
  • glycerin
Face Reality - Daily Lotion SPF 30 Face Reality Daily Lotion SPF 30
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Sun protection
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • Kukui nut oil
  • allantoin
  • Oxybenzone
  • Avobenzone
  • butyloctyl salicylate
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • cyclopentasiloxane
  • dimethicone
  • glycerin
  • Sunflower seed oil
  • octocrylene
Keri - Shower and Bath Moisture Rich Oil Keri Shower and Bath Moisture Rich Oil
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Cleansing
Key ingredients:
  • Mineral oil
  • Oxybenzone
  • lanolin oil
  • peg-4 dilaurate
Aveeno - Protect + Hydrate Face Sunscreen Lotion With SPF 70 Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Face Sunscreen Lotion With SPF 70
Irritancy risk:
Works for:
  • Anti-aging
  • Sun protection
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients:
  • beeswax
  • beeswax
  • Oxybenzone
  • Avobenzone
  • dimethicone
  • dimethicone
  • glycerin
  • glycerin
  • homosalate
  • octocrylene
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