Patent Number: 6,200,552

Title: Photostabilized sunscreen compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane compounds

Abstract: Improvedly photostable, topically applicable cosmetic/dermatological sunscreen compositions well suited for enhanced photoprotection of human skin and/or hair against the damaging effects of UV-A and UV-B irradiation, particularly solar radiation, comprise (i) a photoprotecting effective amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane UV-screening compound, and (ii) an amount of at least one silane or organosiloxane substituted by a benzylidenecamphor functional group effective to photostabilize said at least one dibenzoylmethane UV-screening compound (i).

Inventors: Richard; Herve (Villepinte, FR), Forestier; Serge (Claye Souilly, FR)

Assignee: Societe L'Oreal S.A.

International Classification: A61K 8/72 (20060101); A61K 8/30 (20060101); A61K 8/58 (20060101); A61K 8/35 (20060101); A61K 8/896 (20060101); A61Q 17/04 (20060101); C07F 7/00 (20060101); C07F 7/08 (20060101); C07F 7/21 (20060101); A61K 007/42 (); A61K 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 03/13/2018