Sally Hansen Ultimate Shield Hand Cream contains 38 ingredients. It's free of harmful alcohols, gluten, sulfates and polyethylene glycol (PEG). But we have found comedogenic components, allergens, fungal acne feeding components, parabens, silicones and synthetic fragrances. See the list below for details.

Alcohols
Alcohols Irritate and dry skin
No
  • #11Limonene
  • #24Citral
  • #27Linalool
  • #33Polysorbate 20
  • #5Cetearyl Alcohol [ 2 ]
  • #6Cetyl Alcohol [ 2 ]
  • #21Butylene Glycol [ 1 ]
  • #29Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [ 3 ]
Gluten
Gluten Celiac unsafe
No
Sulfates
Sulfates Damage skin
No
  • #32Methylparaben
  • #8Dimethicone
PEG
PEG Polyethylene glycol
No
  • #10Fragrance
  • #15Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • #26Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • #29Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [ 3 ]
  • #36Citric Acid
  • #37Palmitoyl Oligopeptide
  • #15Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • #17Disodium Edta
  • #26Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • #29Tocopherol (Vitamin E) [ 3 ]
  • #35Bht
  • #2Glycerin
  • #9Phenoxyethanol
  • #13Ethylhexylglycerin
  • #14Urea
  • #15Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • #19Sodium Pca
  • #20Propylene Glycol
  • #25Soluble Collagen
  • #30Carbomer
  • #2Glycerin
  • #4Petrolatum
  • #6Cetyl Alcohol [ 2 ]
  • #8Dimethicone
  • #13Ethylhexylglycerin
  • #19Sodium Pca
  • #25Soluble Collagen
  • #26Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • #14Urea
  • #15Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • #15Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
  • #31Benzoic Acid
  • #36Citric Acid
  • #9Phenoxyethanol
  • #11Limonene
  • #13Ethylhexylglycerin
  • #28Potassium Sorbate
  • #31Benzoic Acid
  • #34Sodium Benzoate
  • #4Petrolatum
  • #19Sodium Pca
EWG Skin Deep Safety Report
See the EWG rating summary to find out overal safety of the components
Low Hazard: 28
Moderate Hazard: 9
High Hazard: 1
73.7
23.7
2.6

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: 12 ( 31.6% )
Synthetic: 25 ( 65.8% )
Unknown: 1 ( 2.6% )
31.6 %
65.8%
2.6%
Ingredients List 38
See full ingredients list with all the details.
1.
WATER
Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
2.
GLYCERIN
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
EWG 1-2 Safe
3.
HUILE MINERALE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
4.
PETROLATUM
Oil refining product, Emollient, UV filter
EWG 1-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
5.
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Structurant, Emulsifier, Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
6.
CETYL ALCOHOL
Emulsifier, Emollient, Emulsion stabilizer, Viscosity stabilizer, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
7.
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE
Emulsifier
EWG 4 Moderate hazard
8.
DIMETHICONE
No information
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
9.
PHENOXYETHANOL
Preservative
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
10.
FRAGRANCE
No information
EWG 8 High hazard
11.
LIMONENE
Preservative, Perfume ingredient
EWG 3-6 Moderate hazard
12.
POLYQUATERNIUM-11
New component
EWG 1 Safe
13.
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Emollient, Cosmetic active, Skin conditioner, Antimicrobial agent
EWG 1 Safe
14.
UREA
Cosmetic active, Perfume ingredient, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
15.
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Herbal Extract, Cosmetic active
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
16.
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
No information
EWG 1 Safe
17.
DISODIUM EDTA
Chelate
EWG 1 Safe
18.
LINOLEAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE
Emulsifier, Surfactant, Antistatic
EWG 4 Moderate hazard
19.
SODIUM PCA
Emulsifier, Cosmetic active, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
20.
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Emulsifier, Solvent, Emulsion stabilizer, Viscosity stabilizer
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
21.
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Preservative, Water-retaining agent
EWG 1 Safe
22.
HYDROLYZED KERATIN
Cosmetic active, Peptide, Amino acid
EWG 1-2 Safe
23.
SODIUM SULFATE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
24.
CITRAL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
25.
SOLUBLE COLLAGEN
Cosmetic active, Hair conditioner, Antistatic, Skin conditioner, Water-retaining agent
EWG 1 Safe
26.
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)
No information
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
27.
LINALOOL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
28.
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Preservative
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
29.
TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
No information
EWG 1 Safe
30.
CARBOMER
Structurant, Viscosity stabilizer
EWG 1 Safe
31.
BENZOIC ACID
Preservative
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
32.
METHYLPARABEN
Preservative
EWG 4 Moderate hazard
33.
POLYSORBATE 20
No information
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
34.
SODIUM BENZOATE
Preservative
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
35.
BHT
Perfume ingredient, Antioxidant
EWG 4 Moderate hazard
36.
CITRIC ACID
Preservative, Acidity Stabilizer, Cosmetic active
EWG 1-2 Safe
37.
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE
Cosmetic active, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
38.
PALMITOYL TETRAPEPTIDE-7
Cosmetic active, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
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