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Natural Mineral Sunscreen

No. 4016

This natural mineral sunscreen formulation features Poly Suga®Mulse D6 and Colonial Monolaurin MB for a broad spectrum mineral based SPF 30* protection for ultimate sun coverage. Made up of 100% natural moisturizers, it’s non-whitening, and dry to the touch.

*Not a “turn-key” formula. SPF subject to testing.

Formulation

Order INCI Name Trade Name Percent Function
A Water Water qs to 100.00
A Xanthan Gum Keltrol® CG-SFT ¹ 1.00
A Glycerin Glycerin 2.00
A Sorbitan Oleate Decylglucoside Crosspolymer Poly Suga®Mulse D6 4.00
A Glyceryl Laurate Colonial Monolaurin MB 0.75
B Zinc Oxide and Titanium dioxide and Caprylic/capric triglyceride and Polyhydroxystearic acid and Alumina and Stearic acid Xperse® 301 ² 30.00
B Cetyl Alcohol Lanette® 16 ³ 5.00
B Coco-Caprylate Cetiol® C5 ³ 5.00
C Fragrance Fragrance 0.20
C Phenoxyethanol and Ethylhexylglycerin Euxyl® PE 9010 ⁴ 0.50

Procedure

  1. Combine xanthan gum and glycerin to create a smooth slurry. Add the slurry to water, mixing until completely hydrated.
  2. Add remaining phase A ingredients.
  3. In a separate vessel, combine phase B ingredients.
  4. Heat both phases to 75 – 85°C.
  5. Once at temperature, add phase B to phase A.
  6. Homogenize and cool to 45°C.
  7. Add remaining ingredients.

Properties

Appearance Opaque
pH 7.5 – 8.0
Viscosity 50,000 cP


Active Ingredients
Zinc Oxide 9.0%
Titanium Dioxide 9.0%

Suppliers

1CP Kelco, 2EverZinc, 3BASF, 4Schülke & Mayr

Colonial Chemical makes prototypes of this formulation that are available upon request. Click the button below and go through the checkout process to request one.

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This formulation is intended for use as a generic starting formula and may be modified as needed. This formulation is for developmental use only. Not intended for resale.