Origin: Zinc oxide is produced from metallic zinc which is melted in a graphite crucible and vaporized at high temperatures (around 1000 °C). Zinc vapor reacts then with the oxygen in the air to give zinc oxide.
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Overview: ZInc oxide is a natural physical sunscreen obtained from zinc ore. It has soothing effects and can be used for irritated skin. It also has a whitening effect on the skin.
- Suncare products
- After-sun products
- Protective and soothing skincare products
- DIaper creams
- Mineral makeup
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 5% to 25%