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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Makeup, Light/Medium, SPF 20
Almay by Revlon Consumer Products Corporation
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 20
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE MODERATE
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN MODERATE
OTHER CONCERNS-

This product is found in the following categories

Sunscreen UV Absorbance
Absorbance is the capacity of the sunscreen to absorb UV radiation before it reaches your skin.
Sunscreen Ingredients
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)

3.9%

ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)

2%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Apply prior to sun exposure Apply with fingertips Blend thoroughly.
Label warnings: WarningsApply prior to sun exposure. Discontinue use if skin irritation develops or increases. If irritation persists, consult a health care practitioner. Avoid contact with eyes.
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About the ratings

EWG provides information on sunscreen products from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate both efficacy and the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other sunscreens. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any.
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Ingredient Hazard Score Concerns
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
active ingredient 3.9%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
active ingredient 2%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
ISODODECANE
Data: Limited
Use restrictions
TRISILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
PEG/PPG-19/19 DIMETHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
C13-15 ISOPARAFFIN
Data: None
n/a
HDI/ TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE
Data: Fair
Contamination concerns (), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
NYLON-12
Data: Limited
n/a
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Robust
n/a
PHENYL TRIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ALUMINA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-5
Data: None
n/a
OLIGOPEPTIDE 24
Data: None
n/a
SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE
Data: None
n/a
SACCHAROMYCES/ MAGNESIUM FERMENT
Data: None
n/a
SACCHAROMYCES/ POTASSIUM FERMENT
Data: None
n/a
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT
Data: Fair
n/a
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
NEREOCYCSTIS LEUTKEANA EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
LAMINARIA JAPONICA EXTRACT
Data: None
n/a
PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN
Data: Limited
Contamination concerns ()
HYALURONIC ACID
Data: Fair
n/a
PALMITOYL HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM AMYLOPECTIN/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
ISODECYL NEOPENTANOATE
Data: None
Ecotoxicology
DIMETHICONE/BIS ISOBUTYL PPG-20 CROSSPOLYMER
Data: None
n/a
GALACTOARABINAN
Data: Fair
n/a
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE
Data: Limited
n/a
BORON NITRIDE
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE
Data: None
n/a
POLYISOBUTENE
Data: Limited
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
C10-30 ISOPARAFFIN
Data: None
n/a
METHICONE
Data: Limited
n/a
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data: Limited
n/a
TRIBEHENIN
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns ()
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns ()
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
TETRASODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
1,2-HEXANEDIOL
Data: Limited
n/a
IRON OXIDES
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation

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