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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2013

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Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, Buff, SPF 15 (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, Buff, SPF 15 (2013 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Almay TLC Truly Lasting Color 16 Hour Makeup, Buff, SPF 15 (2013 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 DIMETHICONEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
(CI 77891)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALUMINAEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TRISILOXANEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEINContamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HDI/ TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS SEED EXTRACT (SWEET ALMOND)
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAMINARIA JAPONICA EXTRACT
LAMINARIA JAPONICA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
NEREOCYCSTIS LEUTKEANA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEELNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS/RED TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANSNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM AMYLOPECTIN/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
METHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
BORON NITRIDE
BORON NITRATE
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
NYLON-12None Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIHYDROXYSTEARINNone Identified
Data: None
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
POTASSIUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. 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. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer