Benzophenone-3

Appears on 18 avoid lists

Included in 53 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

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    • salicylic acid
    • salicylic acid
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    • benzophenone-3
    • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
    • c12-15 alkyl benzoate
    • cetearyl alcohol
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    • benzophenone-3
    • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
    • cyclopentasiloxane
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    • benzophenone-3
    • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
    • dimethicone
    • homosalate
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    • niacinamide
    • niacinamide
    • panthenol
    • benzophenone-3
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    • allantoin
    • benzophenone-3
    • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
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    • Anti-aging
    • Anti-oxidation
    • Moisturizing
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    • niacinamide
    • ascorbic acid
    • palmitoyl pentapeptide-4
    • panthenol
    • allantoin
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    • paraffinum liquidum
    • benzophenone-3
    • lanolin oil
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    • Cleansing
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    • paraffinum liquidum
    • benzophenone-3
    • lanolin oil
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