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Uncovering the Dangers of Synthetic Zinc Oxide in Sunscreens. Written by Derrick Odomes III

Zinc oxide is a mineral-based active ingredient used in sunscreens to absorb, reflect, and scatter UV radiation. It is a popular ingredient due to its ability to provide broad spectrum sun protection, and has been used in sunscreens for many years. However, when zinc oxide is made synthetically, it can cause cellular deterioration in the skin when exposed to heat, making it unsuitable for use in water-based formulas such as sunscreens.

The synthetic variant of zinc oxide is not as stable as its natural counterpart, so it can break down and release dangerous free radicals when exposed to UV radiation. Additionally, synthetic zinc oxide is not as effective at blocking UV radiation as natural zinc oxide, and therefore, it is not as effective at protecting the skin from the sun’s rays.

When exposed to heat, the synthetic variant of zinc oxide can cause cellular damage and deterioration. The primary concern with this type of zinc oxide is that it can cause inflammation, redness, and dryness in the skin. In extreme cases, it can even lead to skin cancer. Furthermore, this type of zinc oxide can cause irritation and sensitivity in the skin, which can lead to further skin issues.

Fortunately, there is a safe and effective alternative to synthetic zinc oxide: the Hydro-Defence Serum from Osthetics Skincare Professionals. This serum is capable of identifying each individual’s skin type and working to enhance their personal needs. It is a universal serum that works for everyone, enhancing their unique skin type and condition while providing broad spectrum sun protection for up to 12 hours.

The natural zinc oxide in the Hydro-Defence Serum is highly stable and does not break down in the presence of UV radiation, making it an effective and safe sunscreen ingredient. Additionally, it is formulated with natural, plant-based ingredients, including zinc oxide, that are safe and gentle on the skin. This serum is so safe and effective that it can heal eczema flareups in 7 days or less, reduce sun damage, burns and even reverse the aging process to a point where you don’t need Botox injections.

The main active ingredients in this serum are gamma linolenic acid, blue tansy essential oil & thanks to one of our proprietary ingredients the formula naturally has high concentrations of zinc oxide making it much more safe and effective at healing eczema, psoriasis flareups faster for individuals with moderate to severe conditions.

Protect Your Skin and Feel Confident with the Hydro-Defence Serum: The Safe and Effective Alternative to Synthetic Zinc Oxide Sunscreens.

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