The FDA is currently reviewing a number of ingredients found in sunscreen for GRASE ( generally recognized as safe and effective). While the active ingredients used in sunscreens have been around since the 1970s, there’s insufficient information available to determine the health and safety hazards of certain chemicals on the skin.
Dimethicone is classified as an Emollient. This means the ingredient has the characteristic of smoothing and helps soften the skin.
Mica is used as a color additive to products to enhance their overall appearance. 60% of the high quality Mica that is used in cosmetics is mined in India. Of that percent, 70% of those mines are operating illegally.