If you've ever wanted to try your hand at making your own sunscreen lotions, then titanium dioxide is a must have. This powder has the ability to filter UVA as well as UVB light - making it a broader protection ingredient over others that are on the market. Water Soluble.
To use in your cosmetics try using rice powder in combination with coconut, white clay and arrowroot powders. These four ingredients make a nice base for all-natural (and even better: gluten free) body powders!
Zinc is believed to assist with the healing of various skin issues as well as insect bites. It holds natural astringent and antiseptic properties, making it a good addition to recipes designed to treat skin issues. Non-nano / not micronized.