Zinc is an earth element that is very popular in the cosmetic industry. It’s used in a wide range of cosmetic products ranging from; baby products such as diaper rash cream to anti-dandruff and anti-acne products, as well as mineral make-up and sunscreens. The most common use today is in natural mineral sunblocks and sunscreen. It is effective in protecting us from harmful UVA & UVB rays. It does this in the opposite way chemical sun filters protect us; it protects by reflecting the harmful rays away from the skin’s surface. Zinc Oxide and Titanium dioxide are the ONLY mineral sunblocks available to date.
Acne: Zinc helps acne by decreasing and balancing oil production while combating acne-causing bacteria.
Dandruff: Zinc helps the scalp with its antifungal and antibacterial properties helping to clear follicles and reduce build-up.