Tin Oxide

What is it?

  • A powder used to reflect light in such a way as to give it color

Where is it used?

  • Powders
  • Pigments

What does it do?

  • A bulking agent used to reflect light

Interesting Facts:

  • Not used on its own, it is used to coat other minerals to use in the production of makeup

Pros/Cons:

Pros:

  • Generally safe

Cons:

  • Not safe for use on lips
  • Not always listed on product labels as it is usually combined with other components
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