Bio-based nanoparticles for broadband UV protection with photo-stabilized UV-filters
July 22-25, 2018
Sunscreen formulations rely on a multitude of compounds to provide effective and safe protection against UV radiation. UV-filters have been strongly linked to the generation of carcinogenic reactive oxygen species upon irradiation by sunlight. Herein, we demonstrate a significant reduction in reactive oxygen species upon irradiation by sunlight by co-localisation of an antioxidant photo-stabiliser with multiple UV-filters into bio-based nanoparticles designed from ethyl cellulose. These nanoparticles display broadband UV-protection and can form transparent and flexible films.
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Krassimir Velikov, Arnout Imhof, and Krassimir P. Velikov, "Bio-based nanoparticles for broadband UV protection with photo-stabilized UV-filters" in "Advances in Cosmetic Formulation Design", ECI Symposium Series, (2018). https://dc.engconfintl.org/cosmetic/28