Ingredients from A-Z / Sun

You can rest assured that we confidently vouch for every single Rudolph Care ingredient as well as how we combine them in our products. Here you'll find all ingredients in the sun products. From A-Z, with full transparency.


Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer
Acrylates/C12-22 Alkyl Methacrylate Copolymer
Part of the sun filter
Alcohol Denat
Cools the skin.
Originates from comfrey root. Allantoin boots the skin's natural healing process.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract (aloe vera)
Helps replenish skin cells, increases blood flow, helps retain the skin’s moisture and regulates the acid balance. Contains numerous antioxidants and vitamins. Has a cooling effect and soothes redness and itching. Good at preventing skin degeneration.
Aminomethyl Propanol
Part of the sun filter and added as a sun filter stabilizer.
Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer
Water thickener that provides light watery gels with a sensory experience on the skin.
Anthemis Nobilis Flower Water (chamomile)
Has a calming effect. Especially good for delicate skin. Beneficial for all types of skin irritation, redness and itching.
Aqua (water)
Argania Spinosa Extract
Argan is rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids with antiaging properties. Nourishes the skin.
Part of the sun filter
Ascorbic acid
Vitamin C


Benzoic Acid
Mild preservative
Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine
A chemical UVA filter which also has a synergistic effect on UVB filters and other UV filters.
Brassica Campestris Seed Oil*, Brassica Napus Seed Oil* (rapeseed oil)
Effective oil with high content of natural tocopherol (vitamin E), which protects against free radicals, shielding the skin from air pollution and UV radiation.
Butyrospermum Parkii Butter (shea butter)
Vegetable fat, which is rich in unsaturated fatty acids and vitamins. Shea butter is good for softening and revitalizing – and has a protective effect on the skin.


C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate
Vegetable oil. Good at dissolving sun filters so they can be part of the end product.
C18-36 Acid Triglyceride
Adds consistency.
Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer
100% natural and sustainable emollients. Suitable as an alternative to silicone fluids in order to obtain a better skin feeling. Used to reduce the oiliness of the natural oils.
Cera Alba (beeswax)
Adds texture and consistency to the product. Feels nice on the skin, which is left soft and supple.
Cera Microcristallina
Adds texture and consistency to the product. Feels nice on the skin, which is left soft and supple.
Vegetable oil in water emulsifier and stabilizer.
Vegetable oil in water emulsifier and stabilizer.
Cetearyl Alcohol
Vegetable oil-in-water emulsifier and stabilizer.
Cetyl Palmitate
Vegetable oil in water emulsifier and stabilizer.
Citric Acid
Part of the sun filter
Cocos Nucifera Oil
Coconut oil. Softens, moisturizes, providing suppleness and enhancing the skin’s natural elasticity. Has an antiseptic effect. Its structure makes it good for dry, itchy and sensitive skin.
Cucumis Sativus Extract
Cucumber extract helps to ease, calm and soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling. Consists of amino acids, proteins, lipids and vitamin C. Also contains minerals such as magnesium, potassium and silica. The latter reduces fine lines. Has anti-inflammatory and antipruritic (anti-itch) properties. Helps relieve burns and insect bites, as the extract regulates moisture levels and moisturises.


Dehydroacetic Acid
Mild preservative
Dibutyl Adipate
Vegetable oil with high spreadability. Good at dissolving sun filters so they can be part of the end product. Does not leave skin greasy and dries quickly.
Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate (Uvinul A Plus)
Chemical UVA filter.
Diethylhexyl Butamido Triazone (UVASORB HEB)
Chemical UVB filter.
Diheptyl Succinate
100% natural, sustainable emollient. Suitable as an alternative to silicone fluids for a more pleasant feeling on the skin. Used to reduce the oiliness of natural oils.
Dihydroxyacetone (DHA)
The color molecule DHA is a substance that you find in both plant, animal and human cells. The self-tanning happens due to a coloring of the skin's upper layer (epidermis). DHA reacts with amines, peptides as well as amino acids on the skin, where colored polymers, melanoidines, give the skin an even-toned tint. DHA is natural and plant based.
Disodium Cetearyl Sulfosuccinate
Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate
Part of the sun filter
Distarch Phosphate
Gives creams a pleasant consistency. Removes stickiness. Makes the product easy to spread without leaving a white residue or shine.


Erythrulose is a natural self-tanning ingredient that gives an authentic, even-toned and long-lasting tint. Erythrulose is sugar from the ketosis family, like DHA (Dihydroxyacetone). Useful in classic self-tanners and in products meant for gradually building and maintaining tan. Can be combined with DHA, which gives a long-lasting sunkissed look and assists in “toning” the tint.
Ethylhexyl Triazone (Uvinul T 150)
Chemical UVB filter.
Multi functional. Enchances the products feel on the skin and boosts preservation.


Fragaria Vesca Fruit Extract
Fresh cells from strawberries. Ideal for toning and rinsing the skin with a fresh touch. Rich in magnesium and calcium and assists the skin in holding moisture.


Plant-based moisturizer made from coconut oil and RSPO certified palm oil. Preserves the skin’s moisture balance and prevents dryness.
Glyceryl Stearate, Ceteareth-20, Ceteareth-12, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Palmitate
Vegetable oil in water emulsifier and stabilizer.


Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (sunflower oil)
Rich in oleic acid. Contains vitamins A, D and E. Contains lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids, which make it good for dry, damaged or mature skin. Provides plenty of moisture.
Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Extract
Sea buckthorn extract. Very rich in vitamin C and has astringent, antiinflamatory effect. Protects against free radicals.
Hippophae Rhamnoides Fruit Oil (sea buckthorn oil)
One of the richest and most unusual local (Danish) fruits. Grows wild in sandy areas. Has a high content of vitamin C and has an astringent and anti-inflammatory effect on the skin. Protects against free radicals and thus has an anti-ageing effect. Especially efficient on dry, sensitive, sunburned and stressed skin.
Hydrogenated Dimer Dilinoleyl/Dimethylcarbonate Copolymer
Adds water resistance.
Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate (sorbitol)
Wetting agent and skin conditioning agent. Softens the skin.
Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
Adds consistency.
Hydrolysed Wheat Protein
Adds moisture and makes the skin smooth and soft.


Magnesium Stearate
Methyl Diisopropyl Propianamide
Gives a long-lasting, cooling sensation.
Mica, CI 77891, CI 77491, Magnesium Stearate
Natural color and mica. Mica is a natural and easily degradable mineral, accepted by both the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and Ecocert Cosmos Organic. Rudolph Care only uses mica from suppliers who are able to prove that the mining is carried out in accordance with responsible sourcing, entirely distanced from all sorts of child labor. From 1st July 2021, we have suspended all sourcing of mica from India.


Natural perfume free from the 26 fragrance allergens.
Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid
Mild preservative.
Phenoxyethyl Caprylate
Vegetable oil with high spreadability, making it good at dissolving sun filters. Does not leave skin greasy and dries quickly.
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Part of the sun filter and added as a sun filter stabilizer.
Potassium Sorbate
Mild preservation.
Extracted from sugar. Has a cleansing and preserving effect.
Propylene Glycol
Support agent in sea buckthorn extract.
Propylheptyl Caprylate
Softening oil with high spreadability and great sensory properties.
Pyrus Malus Fruit Water (apple extract)
Has energizing effect. Keeps the skin fresh and helps the skin to retain its resillience.


Rubus Chamaemorus Fruit Extract
Cloudberry extract. Rich in minerals - calcium and magnesium - vitamin A, C, & E and has antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflamatory effect.


Saccharide Isomerate (pentavitin)
Extracted from sugar. Effective moisturiser and moisture retainer. Good for dry and normal skin. Makes the skin soft and supple.
Shea Butter Ethyl Esters
Shea butter based ingredient. Softens, adds moisture and supplenes and strengthens the skin's natural elasticity.
Sodium Benzoate
Mild preservation.
Sodium Citrate
Sodium Hydroxide
Sodium Laureth Sulfate
Part of the sun filter and added as a sun filter stabilizer in Sun Body Lotion SPF 50, Sun Face Cream SPF 50, Sun Kids Lotion SPF 30 and 50.
Sodium Levulinate
Mild preservation.
Sodium PCA
Moisture retaining amino acid complex extracted from raw vegetable material. Boosts the absorption of moisture in the skin.
Sodium Polyacrylate Starch
Water thickener in sorbet gels and mousse.
Sorbic acid
Mild preservation.
Wetting agent and skin conditioning agent. Softens the skin.
Stearyl Stearate
Adds texture and consistency to the product. Feels nice on the skin, which is left soft and supple.


Tocopherol (E-vitamin)
Natural antioxidant that protects the skin against free radicals and the prevents the product from going off. Vitamin E also helps maintain the skin’s elasticity and suppleness.
Tocopheryl Acetate
Antioxidant that protects the skin against free radicals. Moisturizing and makes the skin smooth and supple.
Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil (wheat germ oil)
Full of vitamins, antioxidants, calcium, fibre and proteins. Contains large quantities of the powerful antioxidant vitamin E, which protects skin cells and is good for dry, mature, dehydrated and damaged skin. Has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.


Xanthan Gum
Natural, biodegradable thickener and texturiser.