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name of ingredient

titanium dioxide

scientific name

titanium dioxide

function
- sunblocking properties
- white pigment
benefits

pros:

  - opacifier, reflects ultraviolet radiation from
    the sun
  - no known toxicity for skin use, with the exception of
    nanoparticle-sized titanium dioxide. For more information read Titanium Dioxide: Toxic or Safe?

cons:

  - processing includes removal of mineral impurities through
    industrial processes to yield pure titanium dioxide.
origin

mineral

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