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Loving Naturals Daily UV Cream, Unscented, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Loving Naturals Daily UV Cream, Unscented, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation) product label collected on April 24, 2018 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 Loving Naturals Daily UV Cream, Unscented, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: April 2018

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: UNCOATED NON-NANO 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
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

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

Limited

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

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (DERIVED FROM COCONUT OIL WITHOUT THE USE OF CHEMICALS)

Robust

Robust

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: RAW SUGAR

Robust

Limited
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: WILD HARVESTED ASPEN BARK EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredient: Uncoated Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 13.7%, Inactive Ingredients: Purified Water, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Aloe Vera Gel, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol (derived from Organic Coconut Oil without the use of chemicals), Organic Lavender Oil, Organic Lemon Oil, Organic Blue Green Algae, Cellulose, Organic Raw Sugar, Sea Salt, Wild Harvested Aspen Bark Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply each morning to face, neck and hands, before putting on make-up. For full protection, apply liberally to all exposed skin before sun exposure, then rub in until sunscreen is no longer visible. Reapply after swimming, sweating or towel drying.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Stop use and ask a doctor if skin rash occurs or persists. Rinse with water if sunscreen gets in your eye. Decrease UV exposure by limiting time in the sun, wearing protective clothing, and using sunscreen.

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