Definitions for "Sunblock"
A subset of sunscreens, sunblocks contain active ingredients that act as physical blockers to prevent ultraviolet radiation damaging skin. The two sunblock ingredients currently allowed by the FDA are zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. In previous decades, zinc oxide formulations were quite thick and heavy, looking almost like white paint. More modern formulations use micronized or transparent zinc.
A substance that physically deflects ultraviolet rays and is recommended for people who are out in intense sun for long periods of time.
A method to physically deflect UV rays.
Sunblock is an electronic music group from Sweden. The people behind the music, Magnus Nordin and Martin Pihl are often behind the scenes, with dancers Oksana Andersson, Rebecca Simonsson and Pernilla Lundberg being the focal point of the group.
Sunblock is a term generally used to refer to products in the higher-SPF (15+) categories of protection. No product is a total sunblock, since a percentage of UV gets through.