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The Sunscreen Filter: HAPPI Magazine


Articles in Magazines

JOCS Impact of Sunscreen Regulations in the United States on Suncare Development.

Healing Civilizations:  The Search for Therapeutic Essential Oils and Nutrients, Nadim Shaath, Euro Cosmetics, 38-41, April 2017

The Chemistry of Ultraviolet Filters, Nadim Shaath, Principles and Practice of Photoprotection, 143-157, 2016


Ultraviolet Filters, Nadim Shaath, Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 464-469, 2010

Comparative Evaluation of Commercial SPF 100+ Sunscreen Products Olga Dueva-Koganov and Nadim Shaath, Happi, p. 48, December 2010

Where is the FDAs Sunscreen Monograph CosmeticDesign Magazine Interview, October 7, 2010

The Afterlife of Natural Ancient Egyptian Cosmetics Nadim Shaath and Mona Shaath, Happi, p. 78, January 2008

SPF Boosters & Photostability of Ultraviolet Filters Nadim Shaath, Happi, p. 77, October 2007

Global Developments in Sun Care Ingredients Nadim Shaath, Cosmetics and Toiletries, p.57, June 2006  




February 2024

Is UV Clothing an Alternative Or Adjunct to Sunscreen Use

November 2023

UV Filter Concerns Addressed at Florida Sunscreen Symposium

September 2023

Key Issues to Inspire Debate at Sunscreen Symposium

June 2023

Recent Developments in Sunscreens

April 2023

Mifepristone vs Sunscreens: Will the Court Eventually Rule Against the FDA

December 2022

Where is American Ingenuity Regarding UV Filter Development?

September 2022

National Academy of Sciences Sunscreens Investigation Released

June 2022

Sunscreen Developments Need Bipartisan Government Support

April 2022

Will FDA Commissioner Califf Make Sunscreen a Priority?


December 2021

Looking for Answers To Sunscreen Issues

October 2021

FDA's Deemed Final Order Issued for Sunscreens

August 2021

FDA Administrative Orders- To Be or Not to Be?

April 2021

The Politics of Sunscreens Are Heating Up

February 2021

Solar Protection Via Space; SPF Testing Discrepancy

December 2020

Will The US Election Impact Sunscreen Regulations?

October 2020

Know Your Alphabet: OMUFA, OMOR and AO

August 2020

It's Time for a Serious Talk about Sunscreen & Cancer

June 2020: 

Misinformation Surrounds Pandemic Headlines

April 2020: 

We Need A Sunscreen Summit in Washington DC

February 2020: 

 What Happened to the Drop-Dead Deadline of Nov. 26, 2019?!

December 2019: 

The Final Monograph is Upon Us!
October 2019:  

Sunscreen Symposium Draws Record Crowd
August 2019:  

The Ongoing Challenges of Category I UV Filters and FDA
June 2019: 

Another FDA Delay is Coming Our Way
May 2019:  

FDA Proposal Part II: No The Wait Is Not Over!
April 2019: 

FDA Proposal Part I: Is The Wait Finally Over?
February 2019: 

US Government Shutdown Imperils Reform Hopes


October 2018: 

OTC Sunscreen Filters Are On Life Support 
August 2018: 

The Sunrise and Sunset of Sunscreens
June 2018: 

Will Hawaii Bring Down The Sunscreen Industry
April 2018: 

R&D Efforts Move Along Even as Regulators Stall
February 2018: 

Sunscreen Legistlation Shows No Signs of Heating Up


December 2017: 

We Need Good News and Better Research!
October 2017: 

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Monograph Reform
June 2017: 

Are The Odds Stacked Against Sunscreen Use?
April 2017: 

Recent Developments in Sunscreens 

October 2016:  

Some Positive Developments in the Sun Care Industry 

August 2016: 

No Dearth of Players for the Blame Game
June 2016: 

Spotty Developments in Sunscreens
February 2016: 

Something's Fishy: Salmon, Congress and FDA


November 2015: 

Approving Sun Care Ingredients: What MUsT Be Done
September 2015: 

US Congress to POTUS: It Doesn't Have To Be This Way
June 2015: 

Bureaucracy Burns: Squinting into the Future
April 2015: 

The FDA Response: Obstacles and Delays
February 2015: 

SPF Goes to Court!

December 2014: 

The Bill Will Finally Pass, But Will The FDA?
October 2014: 

Formulating Sunscreens With New TEA Ingredients
May 2014: 

Air Pollution's Effect on the Skin, Part II
March 2014: 

Air Pollution and Its Impact on Skin 
January 2014: 

After 50 Years of Sunscreens


November 2013: 

Australian Study Confirms That Sunscreens Save Lives
September 2013: 

A Forum For Sunscreen Debating Protection
July 2013: 

We're Right In The Middle Of A Busy Sunscreen Season
May 2013: T

The Archaic TEA Process Revisited
March 2013:  

The Evolution of Sun Care: Antioxidant Protection
January 2013: 

Final Rule For Sunscreens Is Now In Effect


October 2012: 

FDA Sunscreen Regulations Remains A Game of Shadows
September 2012: 

The Wonders of Jojoba
July 2012: 

The Dog Days of Summer
June 2012: 

Argan Oil Miracle Ingredient?
May 2012: 

Sun Protection Should Protect From IRA Damage
March 2012: 

Infrared Radiation & Skin Protection 
January 2012:  

Happy New Sunscreen Year!


November 2011:  

Under The Microscope, And Under The Gun?
September 2011: 

FDA: Now You're Talking!
July 2011: 

Finally...The Final Rule on Sunscreen Labeling
May 2011: 

In the Sun, In the Dark
March 2011: 

5-Star Research; Below Par Ratings


September 2010: 

Alarmist Rumors Impact The Future Of Sunscreens
July 2010: 

Shadows Cast on Sunscreens
April 2010: 

A Petition to the FDA
March 2010:

 Taxing Our Patience


November 2009: 

Is The Final Monograph The New Metric System
September 2009: 

Filtering Some Rumors Regarding Sunscreens
July 2009: 

Amending the Monograph
May 2009: 

Sun Protection: Another Voice Filters Through
March 2009: 

Tanning Salons Are A Hot Topic For The Industry
January 2009: 

Things Are Heating Up In The Sunscreen Category


November 2008: 

Using Nanotechnology In Sun Care Formulas
September 2008: 

Sun Protection Facts Or Fictions, Part II
July 2008: 

Sun Protection Facts Or Fictions, Part I
May 2008: 

The Industry's Response To The FDA's Proposed Rules
February 2008: 

Changes In Sun Protection Call For A New Column

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