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Andalou Naturals Men Face Guard Daily Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Sunscreen Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Men Face Guard Daily Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, 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 Andalou Naturals Men Face Guard Daily Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, SPF 30 is 1.

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

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

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)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

Fair

None
STEARYL/ OCTADODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: STEARYL/OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OI

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS (MINT) LEAF OIL

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:

Active Ingredients: ZINC OXIDE 20.0%, Inactive Ingredients: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, PURIFIED WATER, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE, VEGETABLE GLYCERIN, HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, HYDROGENATED METHYL ABIETATE, MAGNESIUM SULFATE, STEARYL/OCTYLDODECYL CITRATE CROSSPOLYMER, CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL, MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C), CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OI, ALLANTOIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, TOCOPHEROL, CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL, MENTHA ARVENSIS (MINT) LEAF OIL, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT, LIMONENE, LINALOOL

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