Cera Alba is a wax obtained from the honeycomb of the bee (beeswax). It consists primarily of myricyl palmitate, cerotic acid and esters and some high-carbon paraffins. Beeswax is the purified wax from the honeycomb of the bee, Apis mellifera, free from all other waxes.
The substance is used as a stabiliser, skin conditioner and viscosity controlling agent in cosmetic products.
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.