PARSOL


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PARSOLPlanning and Regulatory Services Online (UK)
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Following the incorporation of photostability data obtained with Parsol 1789 (INCI: Butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane), the online tool can also be used to accurately predict UVA protection values.
Parsol 1789=Avobenzone=Buthyl methoxydibenzoyl methane, UVA 1'i de kapsayacak sekilde Max.
It doesn't cause breakouts or make skin look ashy, despite the fact it has the gold standard of sun protection, Parsol 1789, which provides extra protection against damaging UVA radiation.
PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid) has caused allergic reactions, and padimate-O and parsol 1789 (avobenzone) have the potential to damage DNA.
To do that, look for one of the only three ingredients that protect against UVA rays: Parsol 1789, also called avobenzone, zinc oxide, or titanium dioxide.
Then check the ingredient list to see whether it contains UVA-blockers like avobenzone (also known as Parsol 1789), octylcrylene, benzophenone, zinc oxide (the white paste that lifeguards paint on their noses), or micronized titanium dioxide or clear zinc oxide (which don't leave a greasy white mess).
It is available as a clear glass, or can be tinted to SGG Parsol grey, green or bronze.
Until recently avobenzone (sometimes known as Parsol 1789) also got high marks as a UVA fighter.