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Due to its unique, very tight, double-coating, it has an excellent photostability and an outstanding compatibility with other UV filters such as avobenzone, and also with acrylate thickeners as well as other challenging ingredients such as ascorbyl palmitate and the self-tanner, dihydroxyacetone, said the company.
Glycerol was then phosphorylated into glycerol-3-phophate and oxidized in dihydroxyacetone phosphate and hydrogen peroxide.
Almost all sunless tanners contain Dihydroxyacetone (DHA).
The main ingredient in spray tanning treatments is dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, which works by reacting with the dead layer of surface skin.
Most tans contain dihydroxyacetone (DHA) which reacts with the amino acids present on the skin's surface to turn it brown.
According to a panel of medical experts, the active chemical used in spray-on tans -- dihydroxyacetone (DHA) -- can potentially damage one's DNA and cause genetic alterations.
Dihydroxyacetone, a chemical which is used as a tanning agent, can be obtained both biochemically using bacteria and by oxidation over Pd, Pt, Au catalysts (Demirel, et al.
However, traditional products do not provide real skin pigmentation, but instead include chemicals like dihydroxyacetone (DHA), which react with proteins in the upper skin layer and produce colored degeneration products.