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Beautycounter Dew Skin Moisturizing Coverage, No.3, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Dew Skin Moisturizing Coverage, No.3, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation) product label collected on June 14, 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 Beautycounter Dew Skin Moisturizing Coverage, No.3, SPF 20 (2018 Formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: June 2018

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

None
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None

None
POLYGLYCERYL-4 DIISOSTEARATE/ POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE/ SEBACATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERYL-4 DIIOSTEARATE/ POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE/SEBACATE

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

Limited

Fair

Limited
RIBES NIGRUM (BLACKCURRANT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BLACKCURRANT SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

None

None

Limited

Fair

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUNTAIN PEONY) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT (VANILLA)

Fair

Robust

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active ingredients: Zinc oxide 14%, Inactive Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Coco-Caprylate, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isopropyl Palmitate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Polyglyceryl-4 Diiostearate/ Polyhydroxystearate/Sebacate, Octyldodecyl Oleate, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate, Dimethicone, Magnesium Sulfate, Beeswax (Cera Alba), Gluconolactone, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lecithin, Blackcurrant Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Solidago Virgaurea (Goldenrod) Extract, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Isostearic Acid, Glycerin, Propanediol, Sodium Benzoate, Isoeicosane, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Octyldodecanol, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Alcohol, Paeonia Suffruticosa (Mountain Peony) Root Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Flower Oil, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit, Calcium Gluconate, Sodium Chloride, Mica, Iron Oxides (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)

Directions from packaging:

* for sunscreen use. * apply lotion liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure. * use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. helps prevent sunburn. * if used as directed with other sun protection measures (see Directions), decreases the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by sun. * reapply at least every 2 hours. * children under 6 months: Ask a doctor. * 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 value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: * limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. * wear long-sleeved

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. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact. active ingredients...Zinc oxide 14%.

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