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KPS Essentials Hydralux Primer, SPF 15

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the KPS Essentials Hydralux Primer, SPF 15 product label collected on August 14, 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 KPS Essentials Hydralux Primer, SPF 15 is 2.

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Data last updated: August 2017

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINESIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA PRANATUM (POMAGRANATE) SEED OIL

Limited
JUGLANS (WALNUT) OIL
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STERIC ACID

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

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

None

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYLAURONIC ACID

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Deionized Water, *Punica Pranatum (Pomagranate) Seed Oil, *Juglans Regia (Walnut) Oil, *Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojba Seed) Oil, Steric Acid, *Camellia Sinesis Leaf Extract (Green Tea), *Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Aloe Vera), Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxy-litol, Xylitol, C14-22 Alcohols, C12-20 Alky Glucoside, Sodium Hylauronic Acid, *Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl, *Proprietary Blend of Essential Oils. *Organic Ingredients

Directions from packaging:

Apply to face and neck, in the morning after applying renu face cream, before applying make-up. Works as a great make-up primer.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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