Find products and ingredients Learn how Skin Deep® works Meet our experts Discover EWG VERIFIED™
Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Milk Makeup Flex Foundation Stick, Amber

Milk Makeup Flex Foundation Stick, Amber

WHERE TO BUY

CATEGORY

Foundation

BRAND

Milk Makeup

DATA LAST UPDATED

April 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    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: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 03
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 02
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES ] (CI 77491; CI 77492; CI 77499)
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, perfuming
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
OCTYLDODECANOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
POLYETHYLENE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) abrasive, adhesive, binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, film former, oral careagent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, suspending agent- nonsurfactant, anticaking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
PENTAERYTHRITYL HYDROGENATED ROSINATE
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CARNAUBA (CARNAUBA)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) epilating agent, depilatory
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
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)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) suspending agent - nonsurfactant
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ISOPENTYLDIOL
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HDI/ TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) anticaking agent, anticaking
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
PROPYLENE CARBONATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ISONONYL ISONONANOATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, antistatic, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscositydecreasing agent, humectant, masking, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA; EAU)
Data Availability: Robust
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) solvent
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) film former, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER) FLOWER
Appeared as: TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
Ingredient score: 01
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Limited
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT
Ingredient score: 01
NYMPHAEA COERULEA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NYMPHAEA CAERULEA FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
Expand content Collapse content
Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)
Data Availability: Good
Expand content Collapse content
FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INGREDIENT

Ingredients from packaging:

: Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Octyldodecanol, Polyethylene, Silica, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Pentaerythrityl Hydrogenated Rosinate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Mica, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire de Carnauba, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire de Candelilla, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Phenoxyethanol, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Isopentyldiol, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Propylene Carbonate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Water (Aqua, Eau), Tocopheryl Acetate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Tocopherol, Trifolium Pratense (Red Clover) Flower Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Nymphaea Caerulea Flower Extract, [+/- May Contain/Peut Contenir: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)]

Directions from packaging:

Swipe Flex Foundation Stick where you want to cover and calm: chin, forehead, cheeks, center of face. Blend into skin with a brush, sponge, or fingertips.

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.


Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

LEARN MORE ON LEAPINGBUNNY.ORG

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.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

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.

Score legend

Data availability

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

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
Low Availability
Moderate Availability
High Availability

More foundation

VIEW ALL foundation

EWG research
on the go

Find personal care, cleaning, and food products on the EWG Healthy Living app.

DOWNLOAD THE APP