Wednesday, August 24, 2016

What is Titanium Dioxide? Is Titanium Dioxide safe to use on your skin ?


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What is Titanium Dioxide?


Titanium Dioxide is also known as titanium oxide or titania. It is a mineral that occurs naturally in the earth's crust.

Titanium Dioxide is mixed in the form of a white powder to sunscreens to protect the skin from the harmful UV rays (UVA and UVB rays) of the sun.

Is Titanium Dioxide safe to use on your skin?


Titanium Dioxide is approved by the US FDA as safe to use in sunscreens and other skin care and cosmetic products such as -  compacted powders, foundations, blushers, eyeshadows, lipsticks and nail varnishes.



References

http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient/titanium-dioxide-0
http://www.organicmakeup.ca/ca/titaniumdioxide.asp