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Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skintone Matching Makeup, 400 Moyen Medium Meets Deep

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skintone Matching Makeup, 400 Moyen Medium Meets Deep product label collected on October 23, 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 Almay Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skintone Matching Makeup, 400 Moyen Medium Meets Deep is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE [NANO] (NANO)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE [NANO] (NANO)

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

None

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

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

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Fair

Limited

Fair

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

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

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/WATER, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, DIMETHICONE, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE, ZINC OXIDE [NANO], GLYCERIN, TITANIUM DIOXIDE [NANO], BORON NITRIDE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, DIMETHICONE/PEG-10/15 CROSSPOLYMER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER EXTRACT, GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT, MELANIN, MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT, NIACINAMIDE, PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TOCOPHEROL, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT, ALUMINA, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, HYDROGEN DIMETHICONE, MALTODEXTRIN, METHICONE, POLYESTER-1, POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM CITRATE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, XANTHAN GUM, ETHYLPARABEN, METHYLPARABEN, PHENOXYETHANOL. MAY CONTAIN [+/-: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)].

Directions from packaging:

Use your fingers to simply dot on and blend Smart Shade Anti-Aging Skintone Matching Foundation onto your skin for a natural-looking, refreshed finish that's the ideal shade for your skin tone, it's that easy to use Makeup artist tip: Place the dots at the center of your face and blend outward toward the edges for the smoothest finish.

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