An important ingredient in sunscreens and skin care products to protect the skin from the UV rays and reduce the appearance of scars.
What is Octyl Methoxy Cinnamate (sun screen) and Micro-Sized Titanium Oxide (sun block)?
Octyl methoxy Cinnamate or octinoxate is an organic compound that is an ingredient in some sunscreens and lip balms. It is an ester formed from methoxycinnamic acid and 2-ethylhexanol. It is a clear liquid that is insoluble in water.
Octyl Methoxy Cinnamate (sun screen) and Micro-Sized Titanium Oxide (sun block)'s Benefits for Skin
In skin care, the primary use of this compound is in sunscreens and other cosmetics to absorb UV-B and UV-A rays from the sun, protecting the skin from damage. It is also used to reduce the appearance of scars.