Unexpected Paths to Sunscreens via Cosmetics & Toiletries

5 January 2017

January 3, 2017 By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Managing Editor, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Once upon a time, science fiction would have us believe a remote scan could physically teleport us through space and time, zapping away the headaches of an outer space commute instantly. As it turns out, this wasn’t too far off. We can be transported, or rather our likenesses can, via Facetime, Skype or Facebook Live. No, it’s not exactly what the sci-fi writers had in mind, but we reached nearly the same conclusion in a completely unexpected way. I sense this may be the path to future sunscreens.

Despite tedious and comprehensive efforts by the most proficient sunscreen developers in the industry, gaps in sun protection remain. Be it the design of solar filters themselves, coatings or stabilizers, the evenness of dispersion, film thickness, product compliance, individual consumer skin type, etc.; with so many variables, it’s nearly impossible to control them all.

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