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EWG 2013 Sunscreens Database
 
 

Beauty Without Cruelty Daily Facial Lotion, SPF 18
Beauty Without Cruelty by Lotus Brands, Inc.
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 18
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
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
AVOBENZONE

2.5%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

5%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Directions: Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: at least every 2 hours. Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating.
Label warnings: Warnings For external use only, Do not use on damaged or broken skin, When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs. Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed,
Where to purchase
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Beauty Without Crueltyhttp://www.beautywithoutcruelty.com/

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
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 2.5%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
GLYCERIN
Data: Fair
n/a
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF GEL
Data: Limited
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
STEARIC ACID
Data: Fair
Ecotoxicology
GLYCERYL LAURATE
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Data: Limited
Data gaps
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data: Fair
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns ()
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns ()
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Data: Limited
n/a
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
SQUALANE
Data: Limited
n/a
ALLANTOIN
Data: Fair
n/a
PANTHENOL
Data: Limited
Multiple, additive exposure sources
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
HYALURONIC ACID
Data: Fair
n/a
SODIUM CARBOMER
Data: None
n/a
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data: Limited
n/a
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Data: Fair
Use restrictions
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Data: Limited
n/a
LECITHIN
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (), Use restrictions
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Data: Fair
n/a
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data: Limited
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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