17 05, 2019

Trolamine salicylate


TROLAMINE SALICYLATE What is it? Trolamine salicylate (Aspercreme, Aspergel ) is an organic compound which is the salt formed between triethanolamine and salicylic acid. It is used as an ingredient in sunscreens, analgesic creams, and cosmetics. The salicylic acid portion contributes to both

17 07, 2018

Sun protection – Why and When


Sun protection - to avoid melanoma & skin cancerCurious Chloride's Sun Protection Guide Part 1. Read the first part of our sun protection guide about how you can enjoy the sunshine safely. In this article, you will learn why and when you should be careful about spending too much time in the sun.–>

17 07, 2018

Sun protection – SPF and UPF


Sun protection factor (SPF) and ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) explained Curious Chloride's Sun Protection Guide Part 2. Staying inside while the sun is shining outside is for most of us, not an alternative. We love summer and sunshine but as we all know; the bright side has a dark side.

17 07, 2018

Sun protection – Physical and Chemical Sunscreen


Difference between chemical & physical sunscreen Curious Chloride’s sun series, Part 3.  Trying to choose a sunscreen in the jungle of available products is difficult. But understanding the differences of the active sunscreen ingredients are for most people a game-changer and will make the selection a million times easier.

14 07, 2018

Ethylhexyl salicylate


ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE / OCTISALATE What is it? "Octyl salicylate, or 2-ethylhexyl salicylate, is an organic compound used as an ingredient in sunscreens and cosmetics to absorb UVB (ultraviolet) rays from the sun. It is an ester formed by the condensation of a salicylic