Cantu Anti-Fade Color Protecting Oil contains 34 ingredients. It's free of gluten, sulfates, parabens, silicones and polyethylene glycol (PEG). But we have found comedogenic components, harmful alcohols, allergens, fungal acne feeding components and synthetic fragrances. See the list below for details.

  • #25Benzyl Alcohol
  • #23Alpha-isomethyl Ionone
  • #24Anise Alcohol
  • #25Benzyl Alcohol
  • #26Benzyl Benzoate
  • #27Benzyl Salicylate
  • #28Coumarin
  • #29Eugenol
  • #30Hexyl Cinnamal
  • #31Hydroxycitronellal
  • #32Limonene
  • #33Linalool
  • #34Hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde
  • #2Ethylhexyl Palmitate [ 4 ]
  • #3Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
  • #4Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
  • #16Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
  • #2Ethylhexyl Palmitate [ 4 ]
  • #21Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [ 3 ]
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
No
Sulfates
Sulfates Damage skin
No
Parabens
Parabens Potentially toxic
No
Silicones
Silicones Difficult to wash off
No
PEG
PEG Polyethylene glycol
No
  • #19Fragrance
  • #3Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
  • #14Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
  • #16Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
  • #21Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [ 3 ]
  • #3Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
  • #8Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
  • #10Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract
  • #11Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract
  • #12Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
  • #21Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [ 3 ]
  • #3Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
  • #4Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
  • #11Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract
  • #13Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract
  • #18Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract
  • #22Phenoxyethanol
  • #1Caprylic/capric Triglyceride
  • #2Ethylhexyl Palmitate [ 4 ]
  • #3Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
  • #13Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract
  • #4Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
  • #10Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract
  • #11Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract
  • #12Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
  • #18Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract
  • #14Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract
  • #16Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
  • #8Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract
  • #11Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract
  • #12Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
  • #22Phenoxyethanol
  • #32Limonene
  • #16Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
  • #27Benzyl Salicylate
  • #28Coumarin
  • #34Hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde
EWG Skin Deep Safety Report
See the EWG rating summary to find out overal safety of the components
Low Hazard: 26
Moderate Hazard: 7
High Hazard: 1
76.5
20.6
2.9

Pay Attention: the product contains 1 component marked as harmful by EWG: FRAGRANCE.

Natural / Synthetic Ratio
See how many of the components are natural, and how many are synthetic.
Natural: 20 ( 58.8% )
Synthetic: 14 ( 41.2% )
Unknown: 0 ( 0% )
58.8 %
41.2%
0%
Ingredients List 34
See full ingredients list with all the details.
1.
CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
No information
EWG 1 Safe
2.
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Emulsifier, Emollient, Solvent, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
3.
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Emollient, Solvent, Vegetable oil, Perfume ingredient, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner, Matting agent
EWG 1 Safe
4.
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
5.
UNDECANE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
6.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS FRUIT EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
7.
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
8.
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) LEAF EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
9.
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1-2 Safe
10.
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT EXTRACT
Herbal Extract, Emollient
EWG 1 Safe
11.
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
12.
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
13.
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
14.
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
15.
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED EXTRACT
No information
EWG 1 Safe
16.
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
No information
EWG 1 Safe
17.
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
No information
EWG 2 Safe
18.
MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT
Herbal Extract, Skin conditioner, Antimicrobial agent
EWG 1 Safe
19.
FRAGRANCE
No information
EWG 8 High hazard
20.
TRIDECANE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
21.
TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
No information
EWG 1 Safe
22.
PHENOXYETHANOL
Preservative
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
23.
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE
Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
24.
ANISE ALCOHOL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
25.
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Solvent, Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
26.
BENZYL BENZOATE
Solvent, Cosmetic active, Aroma clip, Antimicrobial agent
EWG 3-6 Moderate hazard
27.
BENZYL SALICYLATE
Perfume ingredient, UV filter
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
28.
COUMARIN
Perfume ingredient, UV filter
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
29.
EUGENOL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
30.
HEXYL CINNAMAL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
31.
HYDROXYCITRONELLAL
Structurant, Perfume ingredient
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
32.
LIMONENE
Preservative, Perfume ingredient
EWG 3-6 Moderate hazard
33.
LINALOOL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
34.
HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE
Essential oil, Emulsifier, Emollient, Aroma clip, Herb, UV filter, Chelate, New component, Skin conditioner, Matting agent, Water-retaining agent, Hair dye, Propellant
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
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