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Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Ski Cream Perfect Moment

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Ski Cream Perfect Moment product label collected on June 30, 2021 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 Dr. Barbara Sturm Molecular Cosmetics Ski Cream Perfect Moment is 2.

Data last updated: June 2021

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

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
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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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA/MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA/BEESWAX/CIRE DE ABEILLE

Limited

Limited
LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM (EDELWEISS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEONTOPODIUM ALPINUM FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES (SUNFLOWER)

None

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

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:

aqua/water/eau, isohexadecane, polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate, octyldodecanol, glycerin, decyl oleate, cera microcristallina/microcrystalline wax/cire microcristalline, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, lactobacillus/portulaca oleracea ferment extract, cetyl palmitate, silica dimethyl silylate, tocopheryl acetate, panthenol, cera alba/beeswax/cire de abeille, ribes nigrum (black currant) seed oil, leontopodium alpinum flower/leaf extract, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables, leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, cardiospermum halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, phenoxyethanol, magnesium sulfate, alcohol, ethylhexylglycerin, caprylic/capric triglyceride, tocopherol, pantolactone, ascorbyl palmitate, citric acid, ascorbic acid.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to the face and neck before skiing. Allow five minutes to absorb before applying Dr. Barbara Sturm s SUN DROPS SPF 50 for important sun protection when skiing.

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