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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Kiehl's Actively Correcting & Beautifying BB Cream, SPF 50

EWG scientists reviewed Kiehl's Actively Correcting & Beautifying BB Cream, SPF 50 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 Kiehl's Actively Correcting & Beautifying BB Cream, SPF 50 is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
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
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
HOMOSALATE
HOMOSLATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDESEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATEUse restrictions
Data: None
NYLON-12Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL ETHERNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 ISOSTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE
DISTEARDIMONIUM HDECTORITE
None Identified
Data: None
ADENOSINENone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIBEHENINEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
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