What it is
Homosalate is a clear, or pale yellow liquid.
What it does
Homosalate is a sunscreen agent that protects against the entire UVB range. Its protection against UVA rays instead is minimal.
Homosalate needs to be used in conjunction with other sunscreen ingredients to provide complete protection from UVA rays.
This ingredient can be used only in concentrations up to 10% in the European Union and up to 15% in Canada.
(Sources: cosmeticscop.com and cosmeticsinfo.org)
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