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L'Oreal Paris Advanced Suncare Silky Sheer Face Lotion, SPF 30
L'Oréal by L'Oréal
OVERALL SCORE
Data: Limited
UVB PROTECTION SPF 30
UVA PROTECTION MODERATE
UVA/UVB BALANCE GOOD
SUNSCREEN STABILITY EXCELLENT
HEALTH CONCERN MODERATE
OTHER CONCERNScontains oxybenzone

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

3%

HOMOSALATE

10%

OCTISALATE

5%

OCTOCRYLENE

5%

OXYBENZONE

3%

Read what's on your label. Other formulations may exist on the market. [See the ingredients used for this report.]
Label directions: Shake well before use. Apply generously 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, and at least every 2 hours.
Label warnings: For external use only. When using this product: keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops and lasts. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
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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
AVOBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Limited
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
HOMOSALATE
active ingredient 10%
Data: Limited
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
OCTISALATE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
OCTOCRYLENE
active ingredient 5%
Data: Fair
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
OXYBENZONE
active ingredient 3%
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
WATER
Data: Robust
n/a
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
DICAPRYLYL ETHER
Data: Limited
n/a
SD ALCOHOL 1
Data: None
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Data: Fair
n/a
DIMETHICONE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER
Data: None
Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE
Data: Limited
n/a
NYLON-12
Data: Limited
n/a
PEG-8 LAURATE
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE
Data: None
n/a
DODECENE
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
METHYLPARABEN
Data: Limited
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data: Robust
n/a
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data: Fair
n/a
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data: Limited
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
DISODIUM EDTA
Data: Fair
Enhanced skin absorption
POLOXAMER 407
Data: Limited
Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
TOCOPHEROL
Data: Fair
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
LAURYL PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 METHICONE
Data: None
Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data: Limited
n/a
ISOSTEARYL ALCOHOL
Data: Limited
Ecotoxicology
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE
Data: None
n/a
POLY C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE
Data: None
n/a

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