Green People - Sun Edelweiss Sun Lotion With Tan Accelerator SPF15

Green People Sun Edelweiss Sun Lotion With Tan Accelerator SPF15

SPF 15
WORKS FOR
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Sun protection
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • gluconolactone
  • camellia sinensis leaf extract
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate
  • elaeis guineensis oil
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • inositol
  • isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate
  • olea europaea fruit oil
  • persea gratissima oil
  • titanium dioxide
  • +9 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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WIMJ summary

This product offers broad spectrum sun protection, but it is weak. We recommend to use a broad spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 30.

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
diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate
Does not offer UVB protection
Offers UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
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WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, inositol.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: helianthus annuus seed oil, persea gratissima oil.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (camellia sinensis leaf extract) that might be able to help neutralize free radicals in skin to lessen the damage it gets from the UV light (sun). There is not enough evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin though.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold

Potential irritants

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function

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