A very interesting talk will be done by Marc Pissavini in next Cosmeticdays (1st and 2nd December in Marseille). If it’s clear that in vivo methods must be replaced for sunscreen products, the standardization process of SPF (Sun Protection Factor) need to be adapted ans standardized.

There is no doubt, we have to replace in vivo methods by in vitro methods for sunscreen products. Whether for economic or ethical reasons, thanks to manufacturers, under pressure from the associations, from the European commission, health or security agencies, the consensus is clear, the next developed method must be an in vitro one.

Source: Premium Beauty News – In vitro method in sun care, a status