philosophy hope in a tube contains 24 ingredients. It's free of harmful alcohols, allergens, gluten, sulfates, silicones and synthetic fragrances. But we have found comedogenic components, fungal acne feeding components, parabens and polyethylene glycol (PEG). See the list below for details.

Alcohols
Alcohols Irritate and dry skin
No
Allergens
Allergens May provoke allergy
No
  • #9PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate
  • #18Polysorbate 80
  • #2Squalane [ 1 ]
  • #3Mineral Oil [ 2 ]
  • #7Butylene Glycol [ 1 ]
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
No
Sulfates
Sulfates Damage skin
No
  • #20Methylparaben
  • #22Ethylparaben
Silicones
Silicones Difficult to wash off
No
  • #9PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate
Fragrances
Fragrances Allergy triggers
No
  • #16Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • #16Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • #3Mineral Oil [ 2 ]
  • #4Glycerin
  • #24Iron Oxides
  • #2Squalane [ 1 ]
  • #4Glycerin
  • #6Petrolatum
  • #9PEG-30 Dipolyhydroxystearate
  • #11Polyethylene
  • #16Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • #17Alpha-bisabolol
  • #21Diazolidinyl Urea
  • #17Alpha-bisabolol
  • #17Alpha-bisabolol
  • #17Alpha-bisabolol
  • #21Diazolidinyl Urea
  • #22Ethylparaben
  • #6Petrolatum
EWG Skin Deep Safety Report
See the EWG rating summary to find out overal safety of the components
Low Hazard: 20
Moderate Hazard: 4
High Hazard: 0
83.3
16.7
0
Natural / Synthetic Ratio
See how many of the components are natural, and how many are synthetic.
Natural: 7 ( 29.2% )
Synthetic: 17 ( 70.8% )
Unknown: 0 ( 0% )
29.2 %
70.8%
0%
Ingredients List 24
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1.
WATER
Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
2.
SQUALANE
Emollient
EWG 1 Safe
3.
MINERAL OIL
Oil refining product, Solvent
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
4.
GLYCERIN
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
EWG 1-2 Safe
5.
ISOCETYL STEAROYL STEARATE
Structurant, Emulsifier, Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
6.
PETROLATUM
Oil refining product, Emollient, UV filter
EWG 1-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
7.
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Preservative, Water-retaining agent
EWG 1 Safe
8.
POLYGLYCERYL-2 DIISOSTEARATE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
9.
PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE
Emulsifier, Surfactant
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
10.
CERESIN
Structurant, Emulsion stabilizer, Viscosity stabilizer
EWG 1 Safe
11.
POLYETHYLENE
Abrasive, Scrub
EWG 1 Safe
12.
DIPALMITOYL HYDROXYPROLINE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
13.
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX
No information
EWG 1 Safe
14.
PHYTOSTERYL/OCTYLDODECYL LAUROYL GLUTAMATE
No information
EWG 1 Safe
15.
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
16.
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)
No information
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
17.
ALPHA-BISABOLOL
No information
EWG 1 Safe
18.
POLYSORBATE 80
No information
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
19.
POTASSIUM ASCORBYL TOCOPHERYL PHOSPHATE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
20.
METHYLPARABEN
Preservative
EWG 4 Moderate hazard
21.
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA
Preservative, Perfume ingredient
EWG 4-6 Moderate hazard
22.
ETHYLPARABEN
Preservative, Perfume ingredient
EWG 3-4 Moderate hazard
23.
TETRASODIUM EDTA
Chelate
EWG 2 Safe
24.
IRON OXIDES
Pigment, Colorant
EWG 2 Safe
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