Zinc Oxide is a mineral-based ingredient that is commonly used in skin care products, particularly sunscreens. It acts as a physical sunscreen by reflecting and scattering UV rays away from the skin. It is also used as an anti-inflammatory agent and can help soothe irritated skin. It is a safe, non-irritating, and non-allergenic ingredient which makes it suitable for sensitive skin types and can be used in many products such as sunscreens, moisturizers, and baby products. It is also an effective treatment for acne as it helps to reduce inflammation and regulate oil production.
Below are some of the products we've reviewed that contain this ingredient.