In 1988, Ego Pharmaceuticals demonstrated innovation within the market by developing the world’s first cosmetically acceptable sunscreen, which offered broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection by using physical protection blockers and UV absorbers. This would later become SunSense.
Ego Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1953 by Gerald and Rae Oppenheim and still remains a family owned business based in Victoria, Australia. Ego has grown to become a leader in the pharmaceutical industry, producing a comprehensive range of skincare that is available in Australia and around the world. Ego has built a reputation worldwide on consistently delivering effective, high-quality and innovative products to meet a diverse range of needs, with a commitment to creating the best possible skin care products for its customers, based on science.