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sun·screen

 (sŭn′skrēn′)
n.
A preparation, often in the form of a cream or lotion, used to protect the skin from the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun.

sun′screen′ing adj.

sunscreen

(ˈsʌnˌskriːn)
n
(Chemical Engineering) a cream or lotion applied to exposed skin to protect it from the ultraviolet rays of the sun

sun′screen`

or sun′ screen`,



n.
1. a substance that protects the skin from excessive exposure to the ultraviolet radiation of the sun.
2. a lotion, cream, etc., containing this.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunscreen - a cream spread on the skinsunscreen - a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
emollient, ointment, cream - toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
PABA, para aminobenzoic acid - a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
Translations
opalovací krém
solcreme
aurinkovoide
sredstvo za zaštitu od sunca
サンスクリーン
자외선 차단제
solskyddsmedel
ครีมป้องกันแสงแดด
kem chống nắng

sunscreen

[ˈsʌnskriːn] Nbronceador m con filtro solar

sunscreen

[ˈsʌnskriːn] nécran m solaire

sunscreen

[ˈsʌnˌskriːn] n (protective ingredient) → filtro solare; (cream, lotion) → crema (or lozione f) solare protettiva

sunscreen

وَاقِي شَمْسِيّ opalovací krém solcreme Sonnenschutzmittel ηλιοπροστασία filtro solar aurinkovoide filtre solaire sredstvo za zaštitu od sunca crema protettiva サンスクリーン 자외선 차단제 zonnescherm solskjerm filtr przeciwsłoneczny protetor solar солнцезащитный экран solskyddsmedel ครีมป้องกันแสงแดด güneşlik kem chống nắng 防晒霜

sun·screen

n. bloqueador de sol, sustancia que bloquea los rayos solares.

sunscreen

n protector m or filtro solar
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9,820,920 B2; L'Oreal, Paris, has patented a process for making a sunscreen composition that is comprised of an aqueous phase; an oil phase comprising at least one cosmetically acceptable oil; at least one sunscreen active; an emulsifier system comprising at least one ionic surfactant, at least one non ionic surfactant having an HLB of greater than or equal to about 14; and at least one nonionic surfactant having an HLB of less than or equal to about 10; and combining those ingredients.
Thanks to a new state law, students in Alabama can now apply sunscreen at school without special permission from a doctor or parent.
Every sunscreen user is unique and everybody needs protection for various reasons.
Edgewell Personal Care recently announced the availability of two new Banana Boat brand sunscreens in mass grocery and drug retailers nationwide: Banana Boat Dry Balance Sunscreen Lotion and Clear UltraMist, and Banana Boat Kids Sport Sunscreen Lotion and Lotion Spray with PowerStay Technology.
Applying sunblock may seem easy enough, but in reality there are a number of factors that determine just how effective (or ineffective) your sunscreen may actually be.
George, medical director and specialist dermatologist at the Prime Medical Center Jumeirah Image Credit: Supplied Expert advises use of a sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 even on cloudy days Image Credit: stock photo
There is much evidence supporting the benefits of sunscreen for minimizing damage to your skin due to sun exposure.
Dubai: If you think using a sunscreen with the highest SPF (Sun protection factor) will help protect your skin from the harsh summer sun, think twice.
Sunscreen may be big business, with sales topping $1 billion last year, but not nearly enough of us seem to buy into its importance, says Consumer Reports.
The FDA's first major set of sunscreen regulations, 36 years in the making, took effect in December 2012 and proved far too weak to transform the market," reports EWG.
WASHINGTON -- Pending legislation in Congress aims to speed up the Food and Drag Administration's review process for sunscreen ingredients that have long been approved for use in Europe as well as Canada and other nations.