What is it?

Avobenzone, also known as butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, is a synthetic organic compound that is used as a broad-spectrum UV absorber in sunscreens and other skincare products.

Avobenzone is one of the most effective UVA filters available, and it is also photostable, meaning that it does bread down in sunlight. 


- Sun Protection

- Broad-Spectrum (protection against UVA & UVB)

Potential Avobenzone Products:


Moisturizer with SPF

Lip Balm with SPF

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the ingredient work?

Avobenzone works by absorbing UV radiation and converting into heat. This heat is then dissipated into the skin, where it is harmless.

Is the ingredient safe for my skin?

Avobenzone is generally safe, but can cause irritation to some peoples skin.

Are there any side effects?

Some people may experience skin irritation, eye irritation, and can stain clothes

Is this ingredient derived naturally or chemically?

Avobenzone is a synthetic organic compound, meaning that it is chemically derived.

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