Elizabeth Arden - Eight Hour Sheer Tints

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Sheer Tints

SPF 15
WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Sun protection
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • petrolatum
  • beeswax
  • benzophenone-3
  • copernicia cerifera wax
  • lanolin oil
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • tocopherol
  • zea mays oil
  • +5 more
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75 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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Formula review

WIMJ summary

This product does not offer good protection against UVA rays.

This product can be considered "reef safe" because it does not contain the UV filters (oxybenzone and octinoxate) that can be harmful to coral reefs when present in the water in high concentrations.

Organic filters
Ingredient UVB UVA I UVA II Stability
benzophenone-3
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
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What does the product description say?
"Intensely nourishing and protective, the lip formula is infused with emollients, sunscreen and antioxidant Vitamin E to keep lips moisturised and safe from external aggressors, including UV rays."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, copernicia cerifera wax.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: petrolatum

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Same as oxybenzone. Protects in the UVB and short UVA range. In small concentrations, used to stabilize product formulation. Can be irritating. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can penetrate the skin and get absorbed into bloodstream faster than other popular filters available in the US. The study that produced this finding did not address any potential health effects of the absorption
2.4%
Declared
One of the most effective and the most studied occlusive ingredients that creates a protective layer on top of the skin preventing moisture loss
30.2%
Declared
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
25% - 37%
Used to thicken the product consistency
4.6% - 6.9%
4.3% - 6.4%
3.2% - 4.8%
Sebum of wool-bearing animals (most commonly sheep). Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce the skin water loss. In rare cases could be an allergen. Not suitable for vegans
2.5% - 3.7%
2.1% - 3.1%
1.8% - 2.7%
1.7% - 2.5%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product consistency
1.6% - 2.3%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
0.95% - 1.45%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.55% - 1.3%
0.5% - 1.15%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.5% - 1.15%
A good moisturizing plant oil. Due to the high linoleic acid content, it helps soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss and support skin barrier function
0.4% - 0.95%
A preservative
0.35% - 0.8%
0.35% - 0.8%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.2% - 0.75%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.4%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.2% - 0.75%

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