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Oria Natural Skincare Light Shade Mineral Cream Foundation (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Oria Natural Skincare Light Shade Mineral Cream Foundation (2015 formulation) product label collected on September 23, 2015 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 Oria Natural Skincare Light Shade Mineral Cream Foundation (2015 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: September 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL

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

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

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Water (Aqua), Zinc Oxide (sunscreen grade > 100nm) (9.5%), Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Titanium Dioxide (4.8%), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Monostearate, Dilauryl Citrate, Polyglyceryl-4 Laurate, Sorbitan Laurate (emulsifiers), Hydrolyzed Avena Sativa (Oat), Lecithin, Geogard Ultra, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Extract, Ginkgo Biloba (Maidenhair Tree) Leaf Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Extract, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Extract, White Tea Extract, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate (emulsifiers), Iron Oxides, Theobroma Cacao (Cacao) Seed Butter, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Oil, Tocopherol, Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Oil, Iron Oxides, Xanthan Gum, Tin Oxide

Directions from packaging:

: Apply to hands, face or body as needed.

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