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Active Ingredients: Avobenzone[23] 3%, Homosalate[24] 10%, Octisalate[22] 5%, Octocrylene[21] 5%, Oxybenzone[20] 5%. Other Ingredients: Acrylates/C12-22 Alkyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer[2], Ammonium Hydroxide[9], Behenyl Alcohol[16], Butylene Glycol[14], Butyloctyl Salicylate[3], Caprylyl Glycol[15], Cetearyl Alcohol[16], Ceteth-[1]20 Phosphate, Cyclamen Aldehyde, Dicetyl Phosphate[1], Dimethicone[26], Disodium EDTA[18], Ethyl Linalool[17], Ethylene Brassylate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene[12], Ethylhexyl Stearate[6], Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract[33], Glycerin[29], Glyceryl Stearate[5], Isobutyl Methyl Tetrahydropyranol, Methyl Trimethicone[7], Methylenedioxyphenyl Methylpropanal, PEG-100 Stearate[13], Pentylene Glycol[10], Phenoxyethanol[19], Phenylisohexanol, Propylene Glycol[11], Silica[34], Sodium Polyacrylate[1], Sorbic Acid[19], Styrene[32]/Acrylates Copolymer[8], Tocopheryl[25] Acetate, Trideceth-6[31], Trimethylsiloxysilicate[30], VP/Eicosene Copolymer[4], Water[27], Xanthan Gum[28]
Mary Kay Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50

Ingredient Analysis
1. cleansing/lathering OR emulsifying agents ( Ceteth- ) 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. Butyloctyl Salicylate. emollient; stabilizes sunscreen
4. VP/Eicosene Copolymer. film former; often seen in water-resistant sunscreens
5. glyceryl stearate SE ( Glyceryl Stearate ) self-emulsifying emollient & thickening agent, the higher up an ingredient list it is, the thicker the formula
6. Ethylhexyl Stearate. Ethylhexyl Stearate is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emollient moisturizing ingredient.
7. Methyl Trimethicone. Methyl Trimethicone is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an hair moisturizing, moisturizing, solvent to dissolve things in a formula ingredient.
8. Acrylates Copolymer. absorbs oil in products & skin; suspends other ingredients
9. Ammonium Hydroxide. pH adjuster
10. Pentylene Glycol. Pentylene Glycol is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an moisturizing, solvent to dissolve things in a formula ingredient.
11. Propylene Glycol. solvent; humectant; gives a product "slip"; helps "carry" other ingredients into the skin; also enhances the efficacy of preservatives; controls viscosity
12. photostabilizers ( Ethylhexyl Methoxycrylene ) may enhance the function of UV agents; more research needed to determine how much
13. PEG-100 Stearate. a moisturizing emollient & emulsifier
14. Butylene Glycol. solvent; penetration enhancer; humectant moisturizer; in cleansing creams it dissolves dirt, avoids the product from drying too quickly during the removal stage & helps formulas spread better
15. Caprylyl Glycol. An alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.
16. fatty alcohols ( Behenyl Alcohol ) coconut-derived emollient moisturizer, emulsifies & stabilizes emulsions; thickeners; carrying agents; slightly waxy texture
17. Ethyl Linalool. Ethyl Linalool is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an that masks the scent of other ingredients in a formula aka masking, fragrance ingredient.
18. Disodium EDTA. preservative & product stabilizer; helps the topical penetration of active ingredients; chelating agent
19. preservatives ( Phenoxyethanol ) Used as a preservative or enhances the efficacy of preservatives
20. 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.
21. Octocrylene. Octocrylene is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an UV absorber, UV filtering ingredient.
22. Octisalate. chemical sunscreen (primarily UVB filter); emollient & water-resistant properties; oil-soluble & FDA approved; also used as a fragrance ingredient
23. Avobenzone. UVA sunscreen
24. Homosalate. sunscreen that provides UVB protection but its UVA range is very narrow so it's combined with other sunscreens
25. Vitamin E ( Tocopheryl ) 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)
26. methicone. Methicone is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an antistatic, emollient moisturizing ingredient.
27. solvents ( Water ) solvent
28. 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.
29. Glycerin. A humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers
30. silicone ( Trimethylsiloxysilicate ) gives skin a nice "slip", film-formers; can "carry" other active ingredients; may clog pores for some (depending on the silicones properties); some are water-soluble, some not; anti-foaming; skin protectant
31. deceth-6. Deceth-6 is used in skincare and cosmetics as a/an emulsifying, cleansing surfactant ingredient.
32. Styrene. Functions in skincare and cosmetics as a/an fragrance ingredient.
33. açaí ( Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract ) antioxidant that MAY help regulate skin lipids
34. 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.

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