PARSOL® DHHB (INCI: Diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate) is an efficient UVA absorber for sunscreen, face care and color cosmetic formulations. It enables broadband protection when combined with effective UVB filters and can also contribute to SPF. PARSOL® DHHB is an oil-soluble, off-white to pale yellow powder that must be completely solubilized in formulations. It is compatible with all UVB filters on the market and is compatible with zinc oxide and iron oxides, which makes it fit for purpose in hybrid formulations.

PARSOL® DHHB is the one of the most eco friendly UV filters

With its good eco score, PARSOL® DHHB also enables formulators to develop high eco-class formulations (DSM Sunscreen Optimizer™ 2.0). And like all our UV filters, it is backed by a comprehensive package of services, designed to keep you ahead in this market.

UV filter combinations of the future: key building blocks for future-proof SPF formulations

With optimal combinations of PARSOL® DHHB, other PARSOL® UV filters and skin actives, we bring to life the building blocks for future proof, eco-friendly and multi-functional formulations. Inspired by and developed in regional labs for relevance to engaged consumers.

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Inspirational formulation with PARSOL® DHHB – Sun protection x Daily care

Antioxidant Sun Cream SPF 50

A hydrating, skin barrier protecting sun cream that combines skin actives with UV filters in one product, simplifying the beauty routine for more sustainable consumption. Perfect for face and body, this high UV protection formulation brings additional anti-aging benefits and moisturization.

  • Eco Class A: For consumers who don’t wish to compromise on sustainability and care.
  • Contains PARSOL® DHHB, PARSOL® Shield and PARSOL® EHT – a future proof UV filter combination that enables eco friendly formulations
  • It contains HYA-ACT™ M a medium molecular weight hyaluronic acid that has been proven to enhance hydration after just one hour. It also strengthens the skin barrier and gives the skin a hydrated feel and dewy look.
  • The addition of vitamin E provides anti-oxidant effects and additionally enhances moisturization

Keeping UVA Top of Mind

Join our webinar to understand UVA compliance in sun protection formulations and how to add on pack claims that consumers look for.

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