The Body Shop Seaweed Oil-Control Gel Cream

The Body Shop Seaweed Oil-Control Gel Cream

The Body Shop Seaweed Oil-Control Gel Cream contains 39 ingredients. It's free of sulfates and parabens. But we have found comedogenic components, harmful alcohols, allergens, gluten, fungal acne feeding components, silicones, polyethylene glycol (PEG) and synthetic fragrances. See the list below for details.

  • #34Benzyl Alcohol
  • #28Linalool
  • #33Benzyl Salicylate
  • #34Benzyl Alcohol
  • #9Polysorbate 60
  • #13Glyceryl Stearate
  • #14PEG-100 Stearate
  • #19Glycine Soja Oil [ 3 ]
  • #15Cetearyl Alcohol [ 2 ]
  • #17Butylene Glycol [ 1 ]
  • #18Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil [ 3 ]
  • #19Glycine Soja Oil [ 3 ]
  • #30Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Sulfates
Sulfates Damage skin
No
Parabens
Parabens Potentially toxic
No
  • #7Dimethicone
  • #14PEG-100 Stearate
  • #22Parfum
  • #12Tocopheryl Acetate
  • #18Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil [ 3 ]
  • #20Fucus Vesiculosus Extract
  • #4Tapioca Starch
  • #12Tocopheryl Acetate
  • #19Glycine Soja Oil [ 3 ]
  • #20Fucus Vesiculosus Extract
  • #23Disodium Edta
  • #3Glycerin
  • #4Tapioca Starch
  • #8Phenoxyethanol
  • #11Carbomer
  • #16Propylene Glycol
  • #18Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil [ 3 ]
  • #19Glycine Soja Oil [ 3 ]
  • #20Fucus Vesiculosus Extract
  • #24Pentylene Glycol
  • #30Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
  • #31Xanthan Gum
  • #36Serine
  • #3Glycerin
  • #4Tapioca Starch
  • #7Dimethicone
  • #12Tocopheryl Acetate
  • #30Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
  • #19Glycine Soja Oil [ 3 ]
  • #38Zinc Sulfate
  • #19Glycine Soja Oil [ 3 ]
  • #38Zinc Sulfate
  • #38Zinc Sulfate
  • #8Phenoxyethanol
  • #10Caprylyl Glycol
  • #31Xanthan Gum
  • #38Zinc Sulfate
  • #18Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil [ 3 ]
  • #33Benzyl Salicylate
  • #38Zinc Sulfate
EWG Skin Deep Safety Report
See the EWG rating summary to find out overal safety of the components
Low Hazard: 31
Moderate Hazard: 5
High Hazard: 1
79.5
12.8
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 ( 30.8% )
Synthetic: 25 ( 64.1% )
Unknown: 2 ( 5.1% )
30.8 %
64.1%
5.1%
Ingredients List 39
See full ingredients list with all the details.
1.
AQUA
Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
2.
ISODODECANE
Emollient, Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
3.
GLYCERIN
Emulsifier, Solvent, Cosmetic active
EWG 1-2 Safe
4.
TAPIOCA STARCH
Herbal Extract, Emulsion stabilizer, Antioxidant, Water-retaining agent
EWG 1 Safe
5.
HYDROGENATED TETRADECENYL/METHYLPENTADECENE
No information
6.
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE
New component
EWG 1 Safe
7.
DIMETHICONE
No information
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
8.
PHENOXYETHANOL
Preservative
EWG 2-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
9.
POLYSORBATE 60
No information
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
10.
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Preservative, Emollient
EWG 1 Safe
11.
CARBOMER
Structurant, Viscosity stabilizer
EWG 1 Safe
12.
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
No information
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
13.
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Emulsifier
EWG 1 Safe
14.
PEG-100 STEARATE
Emulsifier, Surfactant, Emulsion stabilizer
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
15.
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Structurant, Emulsifier, Solvent
EWG 1 Safe
16.
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Emulsifier, Solvent, Emulsion stabilizer, Viscosity stabilizer
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
17.
BUTYLENE GLYCOL
Preservative, Water-retaining agent
EWG 1 Safe
18.
SESAMUM INDICUM SEED OIL
Essential oil, Emollient, Vegetable oil, UV filter, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner, Matting agent
EWG 1 Safe
19.
GLYCINE SOJA OIL
Herbal Extract, Emollient, Vegetable oil, Perfume ingredient, Antioxidant, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
20.
FUCUS VESICULOSUS EXTRACT
Herbal Extract, Cosmetic active
EWG 1 Safe
21.
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Surfactant, Other components
EWG 1-4 Safe - Moderate hazard
22.
PARFUM
No information
EWG 8 High hazard
23.
DISODIUM EDTA
Chelate
EWG 1 Safe
24.
PENTYLENE GLYCOL
Solvent, Emulsion stabilizer, Hair conditioner, Skin conditioner
EWG 1 Safe
25.
POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE
Emollient
EWG 1 Safe
26.
ZINC GLUCONATE
New component
EWG 2-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
27.
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM
Perfume ingredient, Film former, Hair lock, Emulsion stabilizer
EWG 3 Moderate hazard
28.
LINALOOL
Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
29.
ALGAE EXTRACT
Herbal Extract
EWG 1 Safe
30.
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Cosmetic active
EWG 1-3 Safe - Moderate hazard
31.
XANTHAN GUM
No information
EWG 1 Safe
32.
PROPYLENE GLYCOL ALGINATE
Emulsion stabilizer, Defoamer, Viscosity stabilizer
EWG 1 Safe
33.
BENZYL SALICYLATE
Perfume ingredient, UV filter
EWG 4-7 Moderate - High hazard
34.
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Solvent, Perfume ingredient
EWG 2-5 Safe - Moderate hazard
35.
HYDROLYZED ALGIN
New component
EWG 1 Safe
36.
SERINE
Cosmetic active, Antistatic
EWG 1 Safe
37.
SODIUM STEARATE
Surfactant
EWG 1 Safe
38.
ZINC SULFATE
Pigment, Colorant, Cosmetic active, Filler
EWG 3-4 Moderate hazard
39.
CITRIC ACID.
No information
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