Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED®
Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Make Beauty SKIN MIMETIC MICROSUEDE BRONZER POWDER BRONZER, Zodiac

Make Beauty SKIN MIMETIC MICROSUEDE BRONZER POWDER BRONZER, Zodiac

WHERE TO BUY

When you make a purchase through retailer links on our site, we may earn commission through affiliate programs. All affiliate fees EWG receives support our nonprofit mission. Learn more here

CATEGORY

Bronzer/Highlighter

BRAND

Make Beauty

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 2023

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
MAGNESIUM MYRISTATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) anticaking agent, slip modifier, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, anticaking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SQUALANE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, refatting, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED POLYCYCLOPENTADIENE
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) epilating agent, depilatory
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
NYLON-12
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, opacifying agent, bulking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) film former, film forming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HDI/ TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) anticaking agent, anticaking
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
STEAROYL GLUTAMIC ACID
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant - cleansingagent, cleansing, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
OLIVE GLYCERIDES
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
Ingredient score: 01
CERAMIDE NP
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
NYLON 6/ 12
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) absorbent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, bulking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)
Data Availability: Robust
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, suspending agent- nonsurfactant, anticaking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, oral health care drug, preservative, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent, masking, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
1,2-HEXANEDIOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491; CI 77499; CI 77492)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT

Ingredients from packaging:

Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Magnesium Myristate, Squalane, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Hydrogenated Polycyclopentadiene, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Stearoyl Glutamic Acid, Olive Glycerides, Ceramide NP, Sodium Hyaluronate, Nylon-6/12, Aqua (Water), Silica, Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499, CI 77492), Ultramarines (CI 77007)

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

More bronzer/highlighter

VIEW ALL bronzer/highlighter
Skindeep Healthy Living App

EWG research
on the go

Find personal care, cleaning, and food products on the EWG Healthy Living app.

DOWNLOAD THE APP