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W3LL PEOPLE Bio Tint Multi-Action Face Moisturizer, Light, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the W3LL PEOPLE Bio Tint Multi-Action Face Moisturizer, Light, SPF 30 product label collected on March 31, 2020 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 W3LL PEOPLE Bio Tint Multi-Action Face Moisturizer, Light, SPF 30 is 2.

Data last updated: March 2020

EWG's Sunscreen Findings

  • Based on our modeling this product provides GOOD UVA protection and a GOOD balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF.
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Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: 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)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

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

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

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANTE) SEED OIL

None

None

Limited

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

Limited
CERAMIDE 2
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NG

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

None
KOU-CHA EKISU
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL B-CYCLODEXTRIN
Appeared as: HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTIN

Limited

None

None

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."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: ZINC OXIDE 20.0%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, SILICA, CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) OIL, GLYCERIN, SHEA BUTTER ETHYL ESTERS, DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL, POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, ISOSTEARIC ACID, LECITHIN, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, GLUCONOLACTONE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), ISOAMYL LAURATE, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED OIL, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491), TRIBEHENIN, IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANTE) SEED OIL, BISABOLOL, ISOAMYL COCOATE, GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE, PHYTIC ACID, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CERAMIDE NG, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM ROOT EXTRACT, CALCIUM GLUCONATE, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTIN, ALGAE EXTRACT, PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-38, PALMITOYL HEXAPEPTIDE-12, May Contain: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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