Titanium Dioxide (INCI)

INCI name: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

Origin

Titanium dioxide is a mineral composed of titanium and oxygen, extracted from rock and used either as a light protection filter or as a white pigment.

Effect

  • coloring
  • UV absorber – protects from UV radiation

Usage

It is contained in cosmetic products, for example as a UV filter pigment in sunscreens and in skin care products with UV protection, e.g. day creams. Likewise as a white pigment in many decorative cosmetics.

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