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Andalou Naturals All-in-One Beauty Balm, Sheer Tint, SPF 30 (2014 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals All-in-One Beauty Balm, Sheer Tint, SPF 30 (2014 Formulation) product label collected on June 16, 2014 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 Andalou Naturals All-in-One Beauty Balm, Sheer Tint, SPF 30 (2014 Formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: June 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS) OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS) OIL

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Fair

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: VITAMIN C (MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE)

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMBER (CUCUMIS SATIVA) EXTRACT

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) OIL
Appeared as: POMEGRANATE (PUNICA GRANATUM) OIL

Limited

Limited
MELON FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELON (CUCUMIS MELO) EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROOIBOS (ASPALATHUS LINEARIS) EXTRACT

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS EXTRACT

None
WHITE TEA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: WHITE TEA (CAMELLIA SINENSIS) EXTRACT

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE (CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS) OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Zinc Oxide 20.0%, Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Oil, Sorbitan Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Fruit Stem Cells, BioActive 8 Berry Complex, Capric/Caprylic Triglycerides, Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin C (Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate), Cucumber (Cucumis Sativa) Extract, Pomegranate (Punica Granatum) Oil, Algae Extract, Melon (Cucumis Melo) Extract, Magnesium Sulfate, Rooibos (Aspalathus Linearis) Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Extract, White Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Extract , Iron Oxide, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Daily, alone or under make-up. Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure and as needed. Reapply every 2 hours or after swimming, towel drying, perspiring heavily, washing, or in the case of products applied to the lips, after eating or drinking.  Use water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating.  Sun Protection Measures. Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a broad spectrum SPF of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10am-2pm, wear long sleeve shirts, pants and sunglasses. Children under 6 months: ask a doctor.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged or broken skin. When using this product, keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. Stop use and ask a doctor if rash or irritation develops. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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