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L’Oreal Paris Sublime Sun Advanced Sunscreen, SPF 50 dupes

Avobenzone[20] (3%), Homosalate[21] (15%), Octisalate[18] (5%), Octocrylene[17] (5%), Oxybenzone[16] (6%) Water[23], Silica[28], Styrene[27]/Acrylates Copolymer[7], Butyloctyl Salicylate[5], Cyclopentasiloxane[8], Glycerin[26], Poly C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate, PEG-100 Stearate[9], Glyceryl Stearate[6], Caprylyl Methicone[24], Trisiloxane[19], PEG-[29]8 Laurate, Dimethicone[24], Triethanolamine[10], Dimethicone Crosspolymer[4], Methylparabe[12]n, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract[13], Inulin Lauryl Carbamate[1], Phenoxyethanol[12], Chlorphenesin[14], Disodium EDTA[15], Tocopherol[22], Caprylyl Glycol[11], Xanthan Gum[25], Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer[2], Acrylates/ C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer[3], Ethylparaben[12]

Ingredient Analysis
1. cleansing/lathering OR emulsifying agents ( Inulin Lauryl Carbamate ) depending on the product, this ingredient cleanses; emulsifies; lathers; makes products foamy/creamy & spread better
2. Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer. Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an anti-caking, formula binding, film forming, moisturizing ingredient.
3. alkyl acrylate crosspolymer ( C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer ) emulsifier that thickens & stabilizes formulas, makes it possible for a product to release the oils in it immediately when rubbing the product into the skin
4. Dimethicone Crosspolymer. Dimethicone Crosspolymer is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emulsion stabilizing, hair fixing, viscosity controlling ingredient.
5. Butyloctyl Salicylate. emollient; stabilizes sunscreen
6. glyceryl stearate SE ( Glyceryl Stearate ) self-emulsifying emollient & thickening agent, the higher up an ingredient list it is, the thicker the formula
7. Acrylates Copolymer. absorbs oil in products & skin; suspends other ingredients
8. Cyclopentasiloxane. Silicone; makes stuff easily spreadable; used as a conditioner, delivery agent, lubricant & solvent. Helps deliver other, heavier, silicones also in a product (like dimethicone)
9. PEG-100 Stearate. a moisturizing emollient & emulsifier
10. Triethanolamine. Triethanolamine is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an pH buffering, emulsifying, that masks the scent of other ingredients in a formula aka masking, cleansing surfactant ingredient.
11. Caprylyl Glycol. An alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
12. preservatives ( Methylparabe ) Used as a preservative or enhances the efficacy of preservatives
13. grape extract ( Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract ) potent antioxidant with proven effects
14. Chlorphenesin. Chlorphenesin is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antimicrobial, preservative ingredient.
15. Disodium EDTA. preservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
16. Benzophenone ( Oxybenzone ) UV sunscreen & frangrance masking agent. Helps prevent deterioration of fragrance/color that might be affected by UV rays found in daylight. May produce hives & contact sensitivity. In sunscreens they may cause immediate hives as well as other photoallergic reactions. Also may cause face & neck rashes when in shampoo.
17. Octocrylene. Octocrylene is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an UV absorber, UV filtering ingredient.
18. Octisalate. chemical sunscreen (primarily UVB filter); emollient & water-resistant properties; oil-soluble & FDA approved; also used as a fragrance ingredient
19. Trisiloxane. Trisiloxane is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an anti-foaming, moisturizing ingredient.
20. Avobenzone. UVA sunscreen
21. Homosalate. sunscreen that provides UVB protection but its UVA range is very narrow so it's combined with other sunscreens
22. Vitamin E ( Tocopherol ) Antioxidant emollient & occlusive moisturizer with proven effects: protects the epidermis from early stages of ultraviolet light damage; increases the efficacy of active sunscreen ingredients; reduces the formation of free radicals upon skin exposure to UVA rays and other sources of skin stress; reduces transepidermal water loss from skin and strengthens the skin's barrier function; protects the skin barrier's oil (lipid) balance during the cleansing process; reduces the severity of sunburn; preservative (if at the end of the list)
23. solvents ( Water ) solvent
24. Methicone. Methicone is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antistatic, emollient moisturizing ingredient.
25. thickener ( Xanthan Gum ) thickens/stabilizes the product; generally, the more thickening agents used in formulating a cream, for example, may enhance its stability, but can also cause difficulty in spreading.
26. Glycerin. A humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
27. Styrene. Functions in skincare and cosmetics as a/an fragrance ingredient.
28. Silica. Silica is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an abrasive exfoliating, absorbing, anti-caking, bulking aka makes a product bulkier, opacifying aka makes the formula less clear, viscosity controlling ingredient.
29. PEGs ( PEG- ) helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; emollient; emulsifier; sufactant (cleans); solvent; the lower the number following, the more it can penetrate the skin; keeps products stable

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