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What is "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate" and what is its use?

What is "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate" and what is its use?

Summer is a season that lends itself to swimming and relaxation. With sunscreen, you can avoid sunburn and skin irritations. After regular application, you will have healthy, tanned skin. But what are the ingredients that make up this care product? "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate" is among the active ingredients that protect you from UV rays. What is "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate"? What is its purpose? Here are the answers.

What is "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate"?

"Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate", also known as Uvinul A Plus, is an organic substance added to sunscreens to absorb UVA radiation. It has a maximum absorption of 354 nm. This ingredient is compatible with other UV absorbers and other active ingredients in skincare products. Therefore, it is particularly favored in the skincare industry.

Since 2005, the use of "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate" has been approved in the European Union. However, a restriction is imposed: the maximum concentration allowed in a skincare product is 10%. The use of this organic ingredient in sunscreens is also permitted in South America, Japan, Mexico, and Taiwan. In the United States, this active ingredient is allowed for product protection.

What is the purpose of "Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate"?

"Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate" is valued for its properties. Here is the list:

  • This active ingredient filters certain UV rays to promote the protection of the skin and hair;

  • It absorbs UV rays to prevent the skincare product from degrading in the presence of UV light;

  • It is a stabilizing agent that maintains the quality of the ingredients or contributes to the stabilization of the formulation;

  • It promotes the shelf life of the skincare product.

This active ingredient is typically found in the following skincare products:

  • Sunscreens for children;

  • Adult sunscreen creams;

  • Men's cologne waters;

  • Eau de toilette;

  • The perfume waters.

"Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate" in a Typology Skincare Product

The SPF30 face sunscreen from Typology contains Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, but in a low dose. The main active ingredients that make up the care product are:

  • The aloe vera is selected for its hydrating power;

  • The hyaluronic acid derived from the fermentation of wheat, which is highly moisturizing;

  • The karanja oil is chosen for its high flavonoid content.

Thanks to the combination of organic and mineral filters in the cream, it offers broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays. This skincare product is rich in moisturizing agents and fights against oxidation. These are essential properties for a sun protection product. Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate is not the main ingredient. It aids in protecting the active ingredients from UV damage. This organic ingredient also contributes to maintaining the stability of the product's quality. The SPF30 face sunscreen is composed of 83.9% naturally derived ingredients. Thanks to its light texture, it leaves the skin healthy, without a greasy film or white traces.


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