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Kiss My Face Sunscreen Lip Balm Sport Treatmint, SPF 30 (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kiss My Face Sunscreen Lip Balm Sport Treatmint, SPF 30 (2017 formulation) product label collected on April 10, 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 Kiss My Face Sunscreen Lip Balm Sport Treatmint, SPF 30 (2017 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: April 2017

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides GOOD UVA protection and a GOOD balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
  • The FDA does not have enough health & safety data to classify all of the active ingredients as safe & effective.
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Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, and DIBENZOYLMETHANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Good

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

Fair
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) OIL

None
SAPONIFIED BRASSICA NAPUS (CANOLA) OIL
Appeared as: BRASSICA NAPUS (CANOLA) OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA (CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 8%, Octinoxate 7%, Octocrylene 2%, Inactive Ingredients: Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Oil*, Brassica Napus (Canola) Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract, Camphor, Cera Alba (Beeswax)*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Echinacea Purpurea (Coneflower) Extract*, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Oil, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Root Extract*, Lecithin*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil, Menthol, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) *Organic

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. Reapply: after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating, immediately after towel drying, at least every 2 hours. Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease the 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 10 AM 2 PM. Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats 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 occurs.

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