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COOLA Sunless Tan Express Sculpting Mousse

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the COOLA Sunless Tan Express Sculpting Mousse product label collected on June 24, 2019 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 COOLA Sunless Tan Express Sculpting Mousse is 5.

Data last updated: June 2019

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

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER* (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER*

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

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA MERISTEM CELL CULTURE

Limited

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEE ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA EXTRACT*

Limited
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

None

None

Fair

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

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.**

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

Fair

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

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.

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), Dihydroxyacetone, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water*, Propanediol, Decyl Glucoside, Coco-Glucoside, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder*, Caffeine, Centella Asiatica Meristem Cell Culture, Nephelium Longana Seed Extract, Coffee Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Quillaja Saponaria Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Heptyl Undecylenate, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides Polyglycerin-10 Esters, Glycerin**, Lecithin, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil*, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Glyceryl Oleate, Alcohol Denat.**, Xylitol, Caprylic Acid, Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Fragrance, Gluconolactone, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid.

Directions from packaging:

For maximum color, dispense generous amount into hand or applicator side of COOLA's 2-in-1 Mitt, and spread evenly across body. Massage in circular motions and let dry before dressing. Allow 2-4 hours for tan to fully develop and reapply as needed. Allow 6-8 hours before showering. For best results, exfoliate skin with COOLA's 2-in-1 Mitt prior to use.

Warnings from packaging:

This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Should contact occur, rinse immediately. Keep out of reach of children.

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