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Terephthalylidene Dicamphor Sulfonic Acid

Also-called-like-this: Ecamsule, Mexoryl SX
What-it-does: sunscreen

Official CosIng Information


A  L'Oréal-group exclusive sunscreen agent commonly called Mexoryl SX. As opposed to most sunscreen agents, it is water soluble and protects in the UVA range with a peak absorbance at 345 nm. 

Show me some proof

  • Séite, Sophie, et al. "Mexoryl® SX: a broad absorption UVA filter protects human skin from the effects of repeated suberythemal doses of UVA." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology 44.1 (1998): 69-76.

Products with Terephthalylidene Dicamphor Sulfonic Acid

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Sx Moisturizer With Sunscreen Spf 15 Somethinc Level 1% Retinol Garnier Ombrelle Face Sunscreen Ultra Light Cream Spf 60 SkinCeuticals Brightening Uv Defense Spf 30 Armani Uv Master Primer Spf 30 / Pa+++ Garnier Ombrelle Kids Water Resistant Lotion Spf 50+ Garnier Ombrelle Ultra Light Advanced Weightless Body Lotion Spf50+ Kiehl’s Ultra Light Daily Uv Defense Spf 50 Pa+++ La Roche-Posay Anthelios Dermo-Kids Lotion Spf 50 La Roche-Posay Uvidea Xl Tone-Up Light Cream Spf50+ Lancôme Uv Expert Milky Bright Spf 50 Pa ++++ Vichy Uv Protect Skin Defense Daily Care - Anti-Shine Cream Spf 50 Biotherm Homme UV Defense City Plus Ultra Light Texture 50 SPF/PA+++ L'Oreal UV Perfect Matte & Fresh SPF50+/PA++++ La Roche-Posay Anthelios Xl Melt-In Cream Spf50 Lancôme Uv Expert Bb Complete Spf 50+ Pa++++ Lancôme Uv Expert Tone Up Milk Spf 50+ Pa++++ L'Oreal UV Perfect Even Complexion La Roche-Posay Uvidea XL BB Cream Spf 50+ La Roche-Posay Uvidea Xl Melt-In Cream Spf50 La Roche-Posay Hydreane BB Cream Light La Roche-Posay Pigmentclar Uv Spf30 - Skin Tone Correcting Daily Moisturiser 40Ml SkinCeuticals Ultra Facial Uv Defense Spf 50 L'Oreal Paris White Perfect TRW Night Cream La Roche-Posay Redermic R Uv Anti-Ageing Cream Spf 30 Kiehl’s Activated Sun Protection Sunscreen Spf 50 Biotherm Waterlover Sunmilk Spf 50 La Roche-Posay Anthelios Airlicium Fps30 La Roche-Posay Anthelios Xl Spray Spf 50+ Vichy Ideal Solei Antiacne Fps 30 Vichy Ideal Soleil Spf 50 Anti Age La Roche-Posay Anthelios Airlicium SPF 70 La Roche-Posay Anthelios Shaka Fluid Spf 50+ Vichy Capital Soleil Solar Protective Water Hydrating Spf50 Vichy Idéal Soleil Solar Protective Hydrating Water La Roche-Posay Anthelios Xl Ultra Light Fluid Spf 50+ L'Oreal Solar Expertise La Roche-Posay Anthelios Xl Fluide Extreme Spf 50+ Vichy Ideal Soleil Mattifying Face Fluid Dry Touch Spf 50 La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra Non-Perfumed Cream Spf50+ La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra Cream Spf30 Biotherm Lait Solaire Hydratant Spf 30 Garnier Ambre Solaire Uv Water Clear Sun Cream Spray Spf 30 Garnier UV Water Spray SPF 30 La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra Comfort Cream Spf 30 La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra Cream Spf 50+ La Roche-Posay Anthelios Ultra-Light Spray Spf50+ Ambre Solaire Ultra-Light Sensitive Face Fluid Spf50+ Garnier Ambre Solaire Kids Sensitive Sun Cream Spf50+ Garnier Ambre Solaire Ultra-Hydrating Sun Cream Spf50