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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Physicians Formula Organic Wear Dewy Highlighter, PF11072 Honey Dew (2020 formulation)

Physicians Formula Organic Wear Dewy Highlighter, PF11072 Honey Dew  (2020 formulation)

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Bronzer/Highlighter

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Physicians Formula

DATA LAST UPDATED

January 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL*
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL*
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE*
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER*
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL*
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
LAUROYL LYSINE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
OCTYLDODECANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) bulking agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, bulking, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA CANDELILLA) WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, emulsion stabilizer, film former, fragrance ingredient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent- nonaqueous, emollient, film forming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/EAU
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 04
TIN OXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, bulking agent, opacifying agent, bulking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BEHENIC ACID
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) opacifying agent, surfactant - cleansing agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of behenic acid., cleansing, emulsifying, opacifying, surfactant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CETYL STEARATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) suspending agent - nonsurfactant, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARYL BEHENATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARYL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ALEXANDRIAN SENNA) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, humectant, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antimicrobial agent, antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, fragrance ingredient
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredients from packaging:

/INGREDIENTS: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL*, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL*, BEESWAX/CIRE D'ABEILLE*, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, LAUROYL LYSINE, TOCOPHEROL, OCTYLDODECANOL, GLYCERIN, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA CANDELILLA) WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA, WATER/EAU, TIN OXIDE, BEHENIC ACID, CETYL STEARATE, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, STEARYL BEHENATE, STEARYL STEARATE, CASSIA ANGUSTIFOLIA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE, CEREUS GRANDIFLORUS (CACTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS ROSEMARY LEAF EXTRACT*. MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR: CARMINE (CI 75470), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891).

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.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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."

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

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Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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