Premium Body Care Unacceptable Ingredients

Last Updated April 2017

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  • 1,2-hexanediol

A

  • acetamide MEA
  • acetone
  • acrylates copolymer
  • Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl/acrylate crosspolymer
  • Acrylates/hydroxyesters acrylates copolymer
  • acrylates/octylacrylamide copolymer
  • acrylic acid/vp crosspolymer
  • aerosol sprays
  • alcloxa, synthetic aluminum compound
  • aldioxa
  • alpha-arbutin
  • alumina
  • aluminum chloride, synthetic aluminum compound
  • aluminum chlorohydrate
  • aluminum glycinate
  • aluminum hydroxide
  • aluminum starch octenylsuccinate
  • amber teething necklace
  • aminomethyl propanol
  • Aminopropyl ascorbyl phosphate
  • ammonia
  • ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP copolymer
  • ammonium alum
  • aluminum-based ingredient
  • ammonium laureth sulfate
  • ammonium lauryl sulfate
  • ammonium polyacrylate
  • ammonium xylene sulfonate
  • arbutin
  • artificial colors
  • ascorbyl glucoside
  • ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate
  • atelocollagen
  • avobenzone

B

  • babassuamidopropalkonium chloride
  • babassuamidopropyl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • behenalkonium chloride
  • behenamidopropyl hydroxyethyl dimonium chloride
  • behenoxy dimethicone
  • behentrimonium methosulfate
  • behenyl/stearyl aminopropanediol esters
  • benzalkonium chloride
  • benzethonium chloride
  • benzocaine
  • benzophenone
  • benzophenone-3
  • benzyl PCA
  • betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole)
  • BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene)
  • bis-behenyl/isostearyl/phytosteryl dimer dilinoleyl dimer dilinoleate
  • bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2
  • bis-vinyl dimethicone/dimethicone copolymer
  • bismuth oxychloride
  • boron nitride
  • brassicamidopropyl dimethylamine
  • bronopol
  • bumetrizole
  • butoxyethanol
  • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
  • butylene glycol
  • butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer
  • butyloctyl salicylate
  • butylparaben
  • butylphenyl methylpropianol

C

  • C11-15 Pareth 12
  • C12-15 alkyl benzoate
  • C12-15 alkyl lactate
  • C12-20 acid PEG-8 ester
  • C13-14 isoparaffin
  • C18-38 Alkyl hydroxystearol stearate
  • Calcium aluminum borosilicate
  • Calcium thioglycolate
  • Candida bombicola/glucose/methyl rapeseed ferment
  • carbomer
  • carmine, acceptable in color cosmetics only and cannot be represented as "animal-free" product
  • castor oil/IPDI copolymer
  • Castoryl maleate
  • CBD
  • ceramide 2, 3
  • ceresin
  • certified colors, acceptable in cosmetics only
  • Ceteareth 20
  • Ceteareth 25
  • Cetearyl ethylhexanoate
  • cetearyl isononanoate
  • cetearyl methicone
  • Ceteth -20 phosphate
  • cetrimonium bromide
  • cetrimonium chloride
  • Cetrimonium methosulfate
  • cetyl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • cetyl dimethicone
  • Cetyl isononanoate
  • Cetylpyridinium chloride
  • chlorphenesin
  • chromium hydroxide green, acceptable in color cosmetics only
  • Chromium oxide green, acceptable in color cosmetics only
  • Cinnamidopropyltrimonium chloride
  • Cloflucarban
  • Coal tar
  • Cocamide DEA
  • Cocamide DIPA
  • Cocamide MEA
  • cocamide MIPA
  • cocamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate
  • Cocamidopropylamine oxide
  • cocamine oxide
  • cochineal, acceptable in color cosmetics only
  • coco-betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • Cocodimonium hydroxypropyl hydrolyzed rice protein
  • Cocodimonium hydroxypropyl hydrolyzed wheat protein
  • colloidal minerals
  • colloidal silver, acceptable but requires shelf sign
  • Copper disodium EDTA
  • Cyclomethicone
  • Cyclopentasiloxane
  • cyclotetrasiloxane

D

  • Diacetyl boldine
  • diazolidinyl urea
  • Dicaprylyl carbonate, acceptable only if documentation shows 100% natural source
  • dicaprylyl ether
  • dicetyldimonium chloride
  • diethanolamine (DEA)
  • dihydroxyacetone
  • diisopropyl dimer dilinoleate
  • Diisostearyl malate
  • dimethicone crosspolymer-3
  • dimethyl adipate
  • dimethyl capramide
  • dimethyl glutarate
  • Dimethyl oxobenzo dioxasilane
  • Dimethyl phenylbutanol
  • dimethyl succinate
  • dimethylmethoxy chromanyl palmitate
  • dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline
  • Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/ Hexastearate/Hexarosinate
  • dipropylene glycol
  • disodium EDTA
  • Disodium laureth sulfosuccinate
  • Distarch phospate acetate
  • Disteardimonium hectorite
  • DMDM hydantoin
  • Dodecane

E

  • EDTA
  • Electronic cigarettes
  • Emu oil
  • Equine oil
  • ethoxydiglycol
  • ethoxydiglycol oleate
  • ethyl acetate, acceptable in nail polish only
  • Ethyl methoxycinnamate
  • ethyl vanillin, acceptable only if documentation shows the source is natural. Requires Quality Standards review.
  • Ethylhexyl dimethyl PABA
  • Ethylhexyl isononanoate
  • Ethylhexyl methoxycrylene
  • Ethylhexyl salicylate (Octisalate)

F

  • FD & C colors
  • Fluorosalan
  • formaldehyde
  • Fullerenes

G

  • gelatin
  • Glycereth-2 cocoate
  • Glycereth-26
  • glycereth-7 cocoate
  • glyceryl isostearate
  • glyceryl polyacrylate
  • Glyceryl rosinate
  • glycolic acid
  • Guaiazulene

H

  • Hexachlorophene
  • hexyl laurate
  • hexylene glycol
  • Hexylresorcinol
  • Homarine HCl
  • Homosalate
  • human placental protein
  • Hydrogenated Polydecene
  • Hydrolyzed vegetable protein PG-propyl silanetriol
  • hydroquinone
  • Hydroxyacetophenone
  • Hydroxyethyl acrylate/Sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer
  • Hydroxyethyl urea
  • Hydroxypropyltrimonium honey

I

  • imidazolidinyl urea
  • Iodine complex with ammonium ester sulfate and polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate
  • Iodine complex with phosphate ester of alkylaryloxy polyethylene glycol
  • iodopropynyl butylcarbamate
  • Isobutane
  • Isoceteth-20
  • isocetyl isostearate
  • Isocetyl stearate
  • Isododecane
  • Isoeicosane
  • Isohexadecane
  • Isononyl isononanoate
  • Isopentane
  • isopentyldiol
  • isopropyl myristate
  • Isopropyl titanium triisostearate
  • Isostearyl hydroxystearate
  • Isostearyl Isostearate

K

  • kojic acid

L

  • lactamidopropyl trimonium chloride
  • lactic acid, acceptable in small percentages for use as a pH adjuster. Need function/percentages
  • Lauramide DEA
  • Lauramide MEA
  • Lauramidopropylamine oxide
  • Laureth-2
  • Laureth-7
  • Lauryl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • Lead acetate
  • lidocaine

M

  • Magnesium aluminum silicate
  • Magnesium myristate
  • Manganese violet, acceptable in color cosmetics only
  • Melanin
  • Methacryloyl ethyl betaine/acrylates copolymer
  • Methyl gluceth-10
  • methyl gluceth-20
  • methyl nicotinate
  • Methyl soyate
  • methylbenzethonium chloride
  • methylchloroisothiazolinone
  • Methylene bis-benzotriazoyl tetramethylbutylphenol
  • Methylene glycol
  • methylisothiazolinone
  • methylparaben
  • methylsilanol mannuronate
  • microbeads, listed on label as: polyethylene, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate, polymethyl methacrylate, nylon
  • microcrystalline wax
  • mineral oil
  • myristic acid, acceptable only if 100% natural
  • myristyl alcohol
  • Myristyl Lactate
  • myristyl myristate, acceptable if documentation showing natural source

N

  • nanotechnology ingredients, <100 nm
  • nitrocellulose
  • Nonoxynol 10
  • Nonylphenoxypoly (ethyleneoxy) ethanoliodine
  • Nylon-12

O

  • o-cymen-5-OL
  • Octocrylene
  • Octyl methoxycinnamate
  • Octyldodecanol, acceptable only if documentation shows it is natural
  • Octyldodecyl Citrate Crosspolymer
  • Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate
  • Oleamidopropyl dimethylamine
  • oleth-2
  • oleth-20
  • oleth-3-phosphate
  • oleyl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • Oleyl Oleate
  • Olive oil PEG-7 esters
  • Ozokerite

P

  • P-phenylenediamine, acceptable only with Quality Standards review.
  • PABA
  • Palmitoyl dipeptide-5 diaminobutyroyl hydroxythreonine
  • Palmitoyl dipeptide-5 diaminohydroxybutyrate
  • panthenyl ethyl ether
  • panthenyl triacetate
  • parabens
  • "Paraben-free" claims must submit 3rd party testing data.
  • paraphenylenediamine
  • parfum
  • PCA ethyl cocoyl arginate
  • pearl powder
  • PEG-10 Sunflower Glycerides
  • PEG-100 stearate
  • PEG-12
  • PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate
  • PEG-150
  • PEG-150 distearate
  • PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate
  • PEG-20 glyceryl triisostearate
  • PEG-20 stearate
  • PEG-35 castor oil
  • PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil
  • PEG-55 Propylene Glycol Oleate
  • PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric glycerides
  • PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate
  • PEG-7 olivate
  • PEG/PPG-120/10 Trimethylolpropane Trioleate
  • PEG/PPG-20/15 dimethicone
  • pentaerythrityl distearate
  • Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate
  • Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate
  • pentaerythrityl tetrastearate
  • Pentasodium Pentetate
  • Pentylene glycol
  • Perflouroisohexane
  • perfluorodecalin
  • petrolatum
  • Phenol
  • Phenyl t-butylnitrone
  • phenyl trimethicone
  • Phenylbenzimidazole sulfonic acid
  • Phenylethyl resorcinol
  • Phenylisopropyl dimethicone
  • Phenylpropanol
  • phthalates
  • Picaridin
  • placental protein
  • poloxamer 335
  • Poloxamer-iodine complex
  • polyacrylamide
  • Polyacrylate-13
  • Polyacrylate-15
  • Polyacrylate-17
  • Polyamide-8
  • polyaminopropyl biguanide
  • Polybutene
  • Polydecene
  • Polyethylene
  • polyethylene glycol
  • polyethylene terephthalate
  • Polyglyceryl-10 Behenate/Eicosadioate
  • polyglyceryl-2 dipolyhydroxystearate
  • polyglyceryl-3 diisostearate
  • Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, acceptable only if documentation shows it is natural
  • Polyglyceryl-3 stearate
  • Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate
  • polyimide-1
  • Polyisobutene
  • Polymethyl methacrylate
  • Polymethylsilsesquioxane
  • polyperfluoroethoxymethoxy difluoroethyl PEG phosphate
  • Polypropylene
  • polypropylene glycol
  • Polyquaternium- 7
  • Polyquaternium-10
  • Polyquaternium-28
  • Polyquaternium-51
  • polysilicone-11
  • Polyurethane-14
  • potassium alum
  • Potassium C12-13 Alkyl Phosphate
  • potassium iodide
  • Potassium Myristate
  • Povidone-iodine
  • PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer
  • PPG-15 stearyl ether
  • PPG-30
  • propanediol
  • propyl gallate
  • propylene carbonate
  • propylene glycol
  • propylene glycol alginate
  • Propylheptyl Caprylate
  • propylparaben
  • PTFE
  • PVP

Q

  • quaternium-15
  • quaternium-18
  • Quaternium-87
  • Quaternium-95

R

  • rh-oligopeptide-1

S

  • salicylic acid, acceptable only if used as a pH control agent or at levels up to 0.2%
  • Secondary amyltricresols
  • Shea butteramidopropyl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • Silanetriol
  • Silica Dimethyl Silylate
  • silica silylate
  • silver citrate
  • simethicone
  • sodium acrylates copolymer
  • sodium bis-hydroxyethylglycinate coco-glucosides crosspolymer
  • sodium bisulfite
  • Sodium C12-14 Olefin sulfonate
  • Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate
  • sodium cetearyl sulfate
  • Sodium coco-sulfate
  • sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate
  • sodium erythorbate
  • Sodium fluoride, acceptable only if documentation shows it is natural
  • sodium hydroxymethylglycinate
  • sodium isostearoyl lactylate
  • sodium laureth sulfate
  • sodium lauryl sulfate
  • Sodium lauryl sulfoacetate
  • sodium metabisulfite
  • Sodium methyl oleoyl taurate
  • sodium myreth sulfate
  • Sodium oxychlorosene
  • Sodium PEG-7 Olive Oil Carboxylate
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • Sodium ricinoleamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate
  • Sodium sulfate
  • Sodium trideceth sulfate
  • Sodium xylene sulfonate
  • Sorbeth-30 tetraoleate
  • sorbitan isostearate
  • soyamide DEA
  • soyamidopropalkonium chloride
  • Soyamidopropyl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • squalane, only shark-derived squalene unacceptable
  • Stearamidopropyl dimethylamine
  • steareth-2
  • Stearoxytrimethylsilane
  • Styrene/acrylates copolymer
  • styrene/vp copolymer
  • Sulfated castor oil
  • Synthetic Beeswax
  • synthetic fluorphlogopite
  • synthetic fragrance
  • Synthetic Wax

T

  • Talc
  • tallow
  • TBHQ (tertiary butylhydroquinone)
  • TEA-Carbomer
  • TEA-Lauryl sulfate
  • Tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate
  • Tetrahydroxypropyl ethylenediamine
  • tetrasodium EDTA
  • Tetrasodium etidronate
  • tin oxide
  • Tolnaftate
  • Toluene
  • Tri-C12-13 alkyl citrate
  • tribehenin, acceptable only if documentation showing natural source
  • Tribromsalan
  • triclocarban
  • triclosan
  • Trideceth-12
  • Tridecyl neopentanoate
  • tridecyl salicylate
  • triethanolamine (TEA)
  • triethoxycaprylylsilane
  • Triethylhexanoin
  • Trihydroxystearin
  • Triisostearoyl polyglyceryl-3 dimer dilinoleate
  • Triisostearyl citrate
  • trimethylsiloxysilicate
  • Triple dye
  • trisodium EDTA
  • Trisodium ethylenediamine disuccinate
  • tromethamine
  • tropolone

U

  • Ultramarines, acceptable if documentation to show that ingredient is natural
  • Undecoylium chloride iodine complex
  • urea

V

  • VA/Butyl maleate/Isobornyl acrylate copolymer
  • vanillin, acceptable only if documentation showing natural source
  • vanillyl butyl ether
  • Vinyl caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate copolymer
  • VP/eicosene copolymer
  • VP/hexadecene copolymer
  • VP/VA copolymer

W

  • Wheat germamidopropyl betaine, acceptable if documentation showing natural source
  • Wheatgermamidopropyl Dimethylamine
  • willow bark extract
  • wintergreen oil

Z

  • Zinc pyrithione