Sunscreen Ingredient: Helioplex

  • Other names: This is Neutrogena’s combo of avobenzone stabilized using oxybenzone and DEHN
  • FDA Approval: Yes – this combination uses filters in concentrations approved by the FDA
  • Blocks UVA: Yes, limited
  • Blocks UVB: Yes
  • Photo-stable: Yes

 

helioplex

Interactions with Other ingredients:

See Avobenzone and Oxybenzone. Oxybenzone helps stabilize Avobenzone, which otherwise degrades quickly when exposed to UV rays.

Safety Concerns:

See Avobenzone and Oxybenzone.

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