UVA Protection with Mexoryl™ SX (Escamsule)
Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB protection
UVA protection to help prevent the effects of sun damage:
Anthelios 40 is a unique sunscreen that combines Parsol® 1789 (avobenzone) and an innovative ingredient, Mexoryl™ SX (ecamsule), to help provide:
Anthelios 40 helps provide protection from UVA rays.
How does Mexoryl™ SX (ecamsule) protect skin from UVA rays?
Parsol® 1789 (avobenzone) is very effective at the midpoint of the UVA spectrum, but provides less protection against short UVA wavelengths. Mexoryl™ SX (ecamsule) provides peak efficacy against these short UVA rays. The combination of Parsol® 1789 (avobenzone) and Mexoryl™ SX (ecamsule) helps provide UVA protection.
Octocrylene, Mexoryl™ SX (ecamsule) and Parsol® 1789 (avobenzone) absorb UV rays; titanium dioxide absorbs, reflects, and scatters UV light.
Sun alert: Limiting sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and using sunscreens may reduce the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and the other harmful effects of the sun
Even if you do not burn, repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects to the skin.
UVA rays, a daily skin concern:
UVA have been shown to penetrate deeper into the skin, damaging its elasticity and contributing to premature skin aging.
UVB rays, also a skin concern:
UVB rays cause sunburn and also contribute to premature skin aging.
SPF, or "Sun Protection Factor, " is the degree of protection a sunscreen offers against UVB rays.
This dermatologist-tested formula is suitable for sensitive skin types. Anthelios 40 is fragrance-free, allergy tested, non-irritating and non-greasy.
Aminobenzoic acid (PABA)-free
Skin receives protection from UVA rays. Anthelios 40 also helps prevent sunburn.
Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 2%, Ecamsule 3%, Octocrylene (10%), Titanium Dioxide (5%)
Inactive Ingredients: Carbomer 940, Carbomer Copolymer, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Edetate Disodium, Glycerin, Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Isopropyl Palmitate, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Polyvinylpyrrolidone/eicosene copolymer, Propylene Glycol, Propylparaben, Water (Purified), Stearic Acid, Stearoyl Macrogolglycerides, Stearyl Alcohol, Trolamine
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