Sun lotions could contain physical or chemical sunscreen or a combination of both. The physical sunscreen is protecting by deflecting or blocking the UV-rays. The chemical sunscreen is protecting by absorbing the UV rays.
Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate is made from glycerine and fatty acid.
The substance works as an emulsifier i.e. it enables the mix of oily and watery ingredients, which provides the product with a more uniform structure. Polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate is also used to regulate the mix’s viscosity. Glycerine equally has softening properties.