How to Choose UV Protection: Physical Sunscreen vs. Chemical Sunscreen?
Sometimes called mineral sunscreen, contains tiny mineral particles which sit on top of your skin and act as filters, physically reflecting and deflecting the sun’s rays. The main active ingredients used in mineral sunscreen are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Zinc oxide sunscreen is often recommended as the safest and most environmentally friendly.
A conventional sunscreen which protects you from the UV rays of the sun by first absorbing into your skin, and then absorbing and transforming UV rays into heat, which is then released into the air. This is done using active ingredients like avobenzone, octinoxate or oxybenzone, which are all organic (carbon-based) compounds.
如何選擇防曬用品: 物理防曬 vs 化學防曬?
常見成分：二氧化鈦 (Titanium dioxide)、氧化鋅 (Zinc oxide)
常見成分：苯甲酮 (Oxybenzone)、阿伏苯宗 (Avobenzone)、氰雙苯丙烯酸辛酯 (Octocrylene)