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Score

Thrive Buildable Blur CC Cream, 140 Light-Neutral, SPF 40

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CATEGORY

daily use SPF

BRAND

Thrive

DATA LAST UPDATED

June 21, 2024

Health Concerns

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Efficacy Concerns

  • Caution We have flagged this product with 2 concerns
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    Sunscreens can break down while still in the bottle. To be safe dispose of products when the mixture clumps or separates.

    This product contains chemical active ingredient(s) that the FDA does not have enough health safety data to classify as safe and effective: HOMOSALATE, OCTISALATE. This product should not be used on kids younger than 3 years old.

  • high
    UVA/UVB Balance

Ingredient Scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

HOMOSALATE active ingredient 9%
Data Availability: Good
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CONCERNS Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low), Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
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OCTISALATE active ingredient 4.5%
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade) active ingredient 7.8%
Data Availability: Good
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CONCERNS Cancer (moderate), Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low), Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Use restrictions (moderate), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Occupational hazards (high), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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DIMETHICONE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (high), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Contamination concerns (CYCLOPENTASILOXANE and CYCLOTETRASILOXANE)
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BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID)
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LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS Contamination concerns (CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CYCLOTETRASILOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Use restrictions (moderate)
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PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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SODIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Robust
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TRIBEHENIN
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Enhanced skin absorption
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BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Contamination concerns (CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CYCLOTETRASILOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and BENZENE)
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PHENYL TRIMETHICONE
Data Availability: Limited
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TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Data Availability: Fair
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LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Endocrine disruption (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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CAPRYLYL METHICONE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Endocrine disruption (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low), Contamination concerns (CYCLOPENTASILOXANE and CYCLOTETRASILOXANE)
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DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Contamination concerns (CYCLOPENTASILOXANE and CYCLOTETRASILOXANE)
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ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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MICA
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
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QUATERNIUM-90 BENTONITE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Use restrictions (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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SODIUM PHYTATE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Cancer (low), Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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PROPYLENE CARBONATE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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HYDROXYACETOPHENONE
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Allergies/immunotoxicity (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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Zinc Oxide(Sunscreen Grade)
Data Availability: Good
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CONCERNS Cancer (low), Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low), Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate), Use restrictions (moderate), Persistence and bioaccumulation (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), Ecotoxicology (low), Occupational hazards (moderate), Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)
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CI 77499
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS Enhanced skin absorption, Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
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ULTRAMARINES
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS Use restrictions (high), Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredients from label

Active Ingredients: Homosalate 9.0%, Octisalate 4.5%, Zinc Oxide 7.8%. Inactive Ingredients: AQUA/WATER/EAU, DIMETHICONE, BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE, LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE, GLYCERIN, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM CHLORIDE, TRIBEHENIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, CETYL PEG/PPG-10/1 DIMETHICONE, METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED EXTRACT, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, CAPRYLYL METHICONE, DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, MICA, QUATERNIUM-90 BENTONITE, SODIUM PHYTATE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, HYDROXYACETOPHENONE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, [+/- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, 77492, 77499), ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)]



Understanding scores

Not all sunscreen products are the same when it comes to sun protection and ingredient health hazards. The scoring system for EWG’s Guide to Sunscreens is designed to help the public find products that are safer, avoid ingredients of concern, and are more effective in reducing potential health harms from ultraviolet A and B exposure.

Every product in the guide gets a hazard and efficacy rating. The top scoring products have both a low hazard rating and an excellent UVA/UVB balance rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. Beyond this 1 to 10 ranking, the EWG VERIFIED® mark on a sunscreen means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Beyond the hazard score, the EWG VERIFIED® mark on a sunscreen indicates that a sunscreen company’s ingredient disclosures show the product has met our full criteria to ensure it adheres to our strictest standards for efficacy, ingredient safety and transparency.


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