Archive: Jul 2015

Bell Returns from CosmoProf Las Vegas

Posted on July 27th, 2015, by Bell International Laboratories in Blog Post

While showcasing our sun care solutions, patrons at the largest cosmetic trade show were quite impressed by what a strategic partnership with Bell International Laboratories can do for a company. Bell is no stranger to CosmoProf and continues to have a strong manufacturing presence – with an iconic blue that stands out  from the crowd- just like […]

How to Apply Mineral Sunscreen

Posted on July 20th, 2015, by Bell International Laboratories in Blog Post

Applying incorrectly lessens its effectiveness From the earliest days of sunscreen, consumers have learned one method of sunscreen application: wipe, smear, and rub until a thick white cream fades from sight. While this technique may work for some traditional suncare products, for others, it actually lessens their effectiveness. Many new suncare products are now mineral based, […]

50 Plus SPF is a Misleading Product Claim

Posted on July 13th, 2015, by Bell International Laboratories in Blog Post

It’s a marketing concept that isn’t backed by science. We understand that having a high number on your sunscreen bottle sounds like a great marketing advantage. Consumer knowledge ties high number SPFs to the idea of stronger and greater protection for longer periods of time. On the surface it sounds good, but the science doesn’t […]

Harmful Sunscreen Ingredients and Practices to Avoid

Posted on July 6th, 2015, by Bell International Laboratories in Blog Post

Support your brand promise to consumers starting with formulation There are many ways to formulate a sunscreen in any given market and still comply with regulatory agencies: some are good, some are bad, and some are verifiably a very bad idea for your sunscreen product. Creating bad sunscreens are not only harmful to your consumer, […]