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Beauty Without Cruelty Sheer Liquid Foundation

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Sheer Liquid Foundation product label collected on May 16, 2017 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Sheer Liquid Foundation is 3.

Data last updated: May 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: YELLOW IRON OXIDE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSMA OIL (AVOCADO OIL)

Limited
ALUMINUM STEARATE
Appeared as: ALUMINIUM TRISTEARATE

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
ALUMINUM HYDRATE
Appeared as: ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water, Glycerin, Titanium Dioxide, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Olive Squalane, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Nylon-12, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Silica, Magnesium Aluminium Silicate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Saccharide Isomerate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Polyglyceryl-5 Laurate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Yellow Iron Oxide, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Persea Gratissma Oil (Avocado Oil), Aluminium Tristearate, Aluminium Hydroxide, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Iron Oxide, Talc, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate.

Directions from packaging:

Use as you would any quality liquid foundation.

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