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Walgreens Hydrating Mineral Sunscreen, SPF 50

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CATEGORY

recreational sunscreens

BRAND

Walgreens

DATA LAST UPDATED

March 08, 2024

Health Concerns

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

Efficacy Concerns

  • Caution We have flagged this product with 1 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.

  • moderate
    UVA/UVB Balance

Ingredient Scores

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

TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade) active ingredient 9%
Data Availability: Good
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CONCERNS restricted in European cosmetics, not reviewed by the U.S. cosmetics industry, endocrine disruption (moderate evidence), toxic to wildlife, aquatic creatures and/or the natural environment
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Ingredients from label

Active Ingredients: Titanium dioxide 9.0%, Zinc oxide 7.0%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, ISOHEXADECANE, BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE, CETYL DIMETHICONE, STYRENE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, OLIVE OIL POLYGLYCERYL-6 ESTERS, SORBITAN OLIVATE, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL OLIVATE, CETYL PALMITATE, SORBITAN PALMITATE, DIMETHICONE PEG-8 LAURATE, CERAMIDE NP, CERAMIDE AP, CERAMIDE EOP, CHOLESTEROL, NIACINAMIDE, PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, HYDROLYZED HYALURONIC ACID, PANTHENOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, BISABOLOL, FARNESOL, DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, PROPANEDIOL, XANTHAN GUM, ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE, SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, CARBOMER, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, DISODIUM EDTA, STEARIC ACID, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, CITRIC ACID, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLOYL GLYCINE, UNDECYLENOYL GLYCINE

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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.

Scoring legend

EWG Verified Process

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EWG VERIFIED

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.


TIPS

Sunscreen alone
is not enough

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Wear clothes

Shirts, hats, shorts and pants shield your skin from the sun’s UV rays, reducing burn risk.

Plan around the sun

Go outdoors in early morning or late afternoon when the sun is lower in the sky.

Find shade - or make it

Picnic under a tree or take a canopy to the beach. Keep infants in the shade, reducing the risk of multiple burns by 30%.


Don’t get burned

Red, sore, blistered skin means you’ve gotten far too much sun.

Sunglasses are essential

Not just a fashion accessory, sunglasses protect your eyes from UV radiation.

Check UV index

The UV Index provides important information to help you plan your outdoor activities in ways that prevent sun overexposure.