n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Using nanoparticles in sunscreens safely : sun care

Volume 37, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



Prof Johann Wiechers recently spoke at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' (Coschem) annual conference about the use of nanoparticles in sunscreen. His research into the safety of using these particles in formulations has revealed that while nanoparticles might not penetrate the skin, smaller particles such as quantum dots may be able to.

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