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Exa Beauty High Fidelity Foundation, Lydia 400

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Exa Beauty High Fidelity Foundation, Lydia 400 product label collected on October 02, 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 Exa Beauty High Fidelity Foundation, Lydia 400 is 3.

Data last updated: October 2020

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

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA BRAN STARCH (RICE)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77491 - CI 77492 - CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES)

• 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: WATER (AQUA)

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

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

Limited

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

None

Limited

Limited

None

None

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Fair

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

Fair
COCOA
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) FRUIT POWDER

None

Limited

None
ARISTOTELIA CHILENSIS FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: ARISTOTELIA CHILENSIS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Limited

None

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITIS ROTUNDIFOLIA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

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

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

water (aqua), aloe barbadensis leaf juice, coco-caprylate/caprate, coconut alkanes, glycerin, caprylic/capric triglyceride, propanediol, jojoba esters, sorbitan olivate, trioctyldodecyl citrate, polyhydroxystearic acid, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, euterpe oleracea fruit oil, oryza sativa (rice) bran starch, tocopherol, sodium ascorbyl phosphate, sodium hyaluronate, theobroma cacao (cocoa) fruit powder, pavlova lutheri extract, citrus paradisi (grapefruit) peel oil, aristotelia chilensis fruit extract, camellia sinensis leaf extract, coffea arabica (coffee) seed extract, lycium barbarum fruit extract, malpighia punicifolia (acerola) fruit extract, prunus persica (peach) fruit extract, sambucus nigra fruit extract, vitis rotundifolia (grape) seed extract, punica granatum fruit extract, lecithin, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, triethoxycaprylylsilane, silica silylate, polyglyceryl-6 polyricinoleate, xanthan gum, cellulose gum, citric acid, sodium hydroxide, glyceryl caprylate, glyceryl undecylenate, phenoxyethanol, ci 77491 - ci 77492 - ci 77499 (iron oxides), ci 77891 (titanium dioxide), mica

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