Fresh - Sugar Spice Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15

Fresh Sugar Spice Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15

SPF 15
  • Moisturizing
  • Sun protection
  • ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate
  • beeswax
  • copernicia cerifera cera
  • ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate
  • limnanthes alba seed oil
  • persea gratissima oil
  • ribes nigrum seed oil
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • simmondsia chinensis seed oil
  • titanium dioxide
  • tocopherol
  • vitis vinifera seed oil
  • +9 more
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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
ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Does not offer UVA II protection
Is photo stable
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"What It Is A cult-favorite hydrating and smoothing lip balm that offers clear, sheer, or effortless color with long-lasting moisture and essential sun protection Benefits The original, award-winning sugar lip treatments let you easily customize your look—swipe once for a hint of hue; more for buildable color."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, ricinus communis seed oil.

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).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
meets threshold
meets threshold
meets threshold

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Octinoxate. When used in higher concentrations, works as a sunscreen protecting the skin from UVB rays. When used in lower concentration, helps to preserve the product formulation. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can be irritating
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
23% - 35%
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
3.9% - 5.9%
Softens the upper layer of skin and helps restore the healthy skin barrier. Has shown to help calm down inflammation in skin. It is a stable oil, meaning that it retains its properties even when exposed to air.
4.1% - 6.2%
3% - 4.6%
A great emollient that can also have anti-oxidant properties
2.4% - 3.6%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
1.7% - 2.5%
Brazilian palm wax. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.6% - 2.5%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and could be helpful in repairing its barrier function
1.3% - 2%
This oil's cmposition is closest to rapeseed oil. It is a very stable oil and serves as an emoillient
1.2% - 1.8%
0.95% - 1.45%
A plant oil that can help soften the upper layer of the skin. Contains essential oil that can be irritating
0.6% - 1.4%
An emollient. Can be helpful for restoring skin barrier function.
0.55% - 1.3%
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
0.5% - 1.2%
A vitamin C derivative. Studies show that is might be effective in reducing hyperpigmentation, but there are no studies confirming that it is effectively converted into the bioavailable form of Vitamin C in skin. It is not clear how this derivative compares in effectiveness to the topical application of bioavailable form of vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid)
0.5% - 1.15%
Being a lipid soluble form of vitamin C, it is more stable and can penetrate the skin better than L-Ascorbic acid. It is effective in protecting the skin from free radicals, as well as evening the skin tone, but is less effective in stimulating collagen production compared to L-Ascorbic acid.
0.45% - 1.05%
A mineral that is used to improve the texture of cosmetic products
0.45% - 1.05%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.45% - 1%
0.4% - 0.9%
0.35% - 0.85%
A preservative
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps preserve product formulations and can mask the smell of other ingredients in a product
0.35% - 0.8%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.3% - 0.7%
A fragrance with a lemon scent. A likely irritant
0.2% - 0.75%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.75%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.75%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.75%
A red colorant
0.2% - 0.75%
A colorant
0.15% - 0.6%
A yellow dye
0.15% - 0.6%
A colorant (dye)
0.15% - 0.6%
A colorant
0.15% - 0.55%
A red colorant
0.15% - 0.55%
A red colorant
0.15% - 0.5%
A red colorant
0.1% - 0.45%
A red colorant made of iron oxide. Typically is not irritating
0.1% - 0.4%
A colorant. Usually well-tolerated
0.1% - 0.4%
An iron oxide. Used as a colorant. Is usually well tolerated
0.1% - 0.35%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.1% - 0.5%

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