INCI: Octocrylene

What is Octocrylene?

Octocrylene is an organic compound. It is chemically an ester formed from diphenylcyanoacrylate and ethyl hexanol. It is a viscous, oily liquid that is clear and colorless. 

Use & Benefits:

Octocrylene has an excellent capacity for absorbing harmful UV-B radiations. It minimizes damage caused by these rays to the skin. It also has a good moisturizing effect because of its emollient properties. It forms a coating on the skin, leaves a pleasant feeling on it. It is an active ingredient in sunscreen products like creams, lotions, daily used moisturizers, baby products, and other sun protection products.