American Cancer Fund Sunscreen Ingredients
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American Cancer Fund Sunscreen Ingredients:
Zinc Oxide – a microfine, technologically advanced formula that blocks both UVA & UVB rays.
Octyl Methoxycinnamate – Absorbs UV Rays. It is non-allergenic, non-comedogenic, and is derived from Cinnamon leaves.
Aloe Vera Gel – This plant extract improves the circulation and regenerates the cells. Its effects are soothing, astringent, and protecting. Aloe has been recognized for many years as also being anti-inflammatory and antibiotic. Aloe is also excellent for sensitive and dry skin conditions.
Vitamin E – An anti-oxidant found in essential oils and vegetable oils. Also known as Tocopheral, this wonderful vitamin, when applied topically, is absorbed through the skin. It is also helpful as a UV protectant.
Comfrey Extract – This herbal extract relieves and soothes tender and inflamed skin. It contains a natural form of allantoin and is credited with healing, astringent and emollient properties. It has been known to be helpful with sunburn and itching skin conditions.
Panthenol – (Vitamin B3) This highly moisturizing ingredient aids in tissue repair and stimulates cell growth. Panthenol also helps the skin promote wound healing and is anti-inflammatory. Its ability to attract water from the environment allows for added hydration and suppleness to the skin. Panthenol has humectant-like properties that promote moisture absorption.
Ginseng – Many therapeutic benefits have been associated with ginseng; it is considered to be helpful due to its vitamin and hormone content. It helps diminish wrinkles and helps reduce the symptoms of dry skin. Medicinal properties also suggest that this extract helps improve skin rejuvenation, oxygenation and stimulation. The roots active components are said to be responsible for the revitalization and activation of the epidermal cells.
Vitamin A – This essential vitamin for the skin favors tissue growth, helping improve the skin smoothness, firmness and texture. Vitamin A helps prevent scaling and dryness and rejuvenates the skin.
Hyaluronic Acid – Occurs naturally in skin cells. Its water absorbing abilities help the skin achieve much needed suppleness and moisture. Known for its wonderful water binding ability, this acid holds water tightly, and when applied to the skin, forms a film similar to the way it is formed in the human body. A natural moisturizer.
Benzophenone – A safe and effective sunscreen ingredient that is one of the most effective and highest rated substances to absorb UVA and UVB rays.
Other ingredients: Water, c12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetyl Alcohol, Cyslomethicone, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Sterate, PEG-100 Stearate, polysorbate 80, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Xanthan Gum, Laureth-7, Disodium EDTA, Triethoxycaprylsilane, Methylisothiazolinone