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Cosmetics - which do and which don't contain parabens?

Kevin Hague MP
Kevin Hague MP
kevin [dot] hague [at] parliament [dot] govt [dot] nz (Email)

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There are six companies in New Zealand that we are aware of which produce skincare product / cosmetics without parabens - Living Nature, Skin Food , Dr.Hauschka, Trilogy, Original Skin NZ Organic, Lafinca Herbs and Oasis Beauty NZ Ltd.

Cosmetic/Body Products that contain Parabens

Out of 135 products, 81% (109) contain parabens and 19% (26) do not.
Almay.

Amazing Lasting Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Dual Phase Eye Make-Up Remover.
Methylparaben.

Nearly Naked Touch-Pad Liquid Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben.

The Naturalist Eye Defining Pencil.
Propylparaben, Propylparaben.

Bright Eyes Mascara.
Methylparaben,


The Body Shop.

Javari, Kistna and Arber Hair and Body Wash.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben.

Jojoba Moisture Rich Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Peppermint Foot Lotion.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isopropylparaben, Propylparaben.

Tea-Tree Shampoo.
Butylparaben, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.


Boots.

Botanics Volumising Shampoo.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

Botanics Moisturising Conditioner.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben.

Complete Control Spray Gel.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Clean and Clear.

Self-Foaming Facial Wash.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben.


Chanel (no ingredients on containers, on boxes behind counter).
Clinique (as above).

Earth's Organics.

Gardenia Moisturising Body Lotion.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Elizabeth Arden.

Normal Skin Cleansing Lotion.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Dry Skin Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Estee Lauder

Clear Difference Deep Pore Purifying Facial.
Methylparaben.

Day Wear Plus Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Base.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben.

Day Wear Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Crème.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben.

Idealist Micro-D Deep Thermal Refinisher.
Butylparaben, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben.

Perfectionist Correcting Serum.
Methylparaben.

Perfectly Clear Balancing Lotion.
Methylparaben.

Perfectly Clear Light Lotion Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben.

Private Spa Body Collection Moisture Massage.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben.

Resilience Lift Eye Crème.
Methylparaben.

Sparkling Clear Foam Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Sparking Clear Foaming Gel Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Evolu.

Hydrating Toner with Aloe Vera and Rose.
Methylparaben.

Nourishing Hand and Cuticles Cream.
As above.

Night Recovering Cream.
As above.

Relaxing Crème Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben.


Guerlain.

Issima Moisture Invigorating Mask.
Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

Issima Optimum Hydrating Revitaliser.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben.

Issima Purifying Invigorating Mask.
Methylparaben.

Issima Smoothing Exfoliator.
Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

Issima Substantific.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben.

Innoxa.

Dual Perfection Foundation (Cornsilk).
Methylparaben.

Silk Powder Blush (Natural).
Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben.

Concentrated Day Moisturiser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Vitamin Enriched Night Cream.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


John Frieda

Moisture Infusing Shampoo.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Instant Conditioner.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Les Horalies.

Orange Blossom Body Lotion.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben.

Lancome (not all products have ingredients on the containers, but on boxes which were behind the counter).

Comforting Skin Cleansing Milk.
Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Methylparaben, Butylparaben.

Delicate Creamy Foaming Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben.

Gentle Clarifying Cleansing Fluid for Face and Eyes.
Propylparaben, Methylparaben.

Hydrating Lotion with Genle Plant Extracts.
Propylparaben, Methylparaben.

HydraZen De-stressing Moisturisier.
Methylparaben.

Tonique Confort Rehydrating Skincare Lotion.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Vinefit Energising Moisturiser
Propylparaben, Methylparaben.

Vinefit Cool Gel.
Propylparaben, Butylparaben.


Dr LeWinn's Private Formula.

Creamy Facial Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Day Cream Moisturizer.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Derma Wash Facial Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


L'Oreal

Air Wear Powder Foundation.
Ethylparaben, Butylparaben Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben.

Feel Naturale Light Softening Powder.
Propylparaben.

Feel Naturale Powder Blush.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben.

Intensifique Mascara.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Translucide Naturally Luminous Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben.

Wear Infinite Eye Shadow.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Maybelline.

Ever- Fresh Pressed Powder.
Methylparaben.

The Illusion Natural Coverage Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Sky High Curves Mascara.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Great Lash Blackest Black Mascara.
Methylparaben.


Max Factor.

Hyper Smooth Make-Up.
Propylparaben.

Lasting Perfection Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Lasting Perfection Pressed Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Paint for Lips and Moisturizing Top-Coat.
Propylparaben.

Silk Perfection Make-Up.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Whipped Cream Make-Up.
As above.

No ingredients listed on their mascara tubes so parabens status unknown.


No. 7

Ultimate Foundation.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben.

Skin Defence Foundation.
Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben.

Dual Action Eye Make-Up Remover.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

Positive Action Night Cream.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Neutrogena.

Visibly Firm Eye Cream.
Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben.

Olay.

Moisturising Lotion.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Moisturising Cream.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


Origins.

Calm to Your Senses, lavender and vanilla Body Cleanser.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Clear Improvement, Charcoal Clay Mask.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben.

Ginger Souffle, Whipped Body Cream.
Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben.

Jump Start, Skin Diver and Clean Start Body Washes.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Origins Drink- Up.
Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Propylparaben.

Peace of Mind Bubble Bath.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isopropylparaben.

A Perfect World, Hydrating Body Lotion.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben.

Sleeptime, On-the-Spot Gel.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isopropylparaben.

You're Getting Warmer Clay Mask.
Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben.

Puma.

Woman: Flowing; Refreshing Shower Gel.
Methylparaben.


Revlon.

Age Interceptin Skin Care Hydrating Cream.
Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

Anti-Wrinkle Day Lotion.
As above.

Cream Cleanser.
As above.

Absolutes Cleansing Milk.
Butylparaben, Ethylparaben.

Absolutes Aqua Cleanser.
Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

Eterna 27+ Cleansing Milk.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Eterna 27+ Toning Water.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben.

New Complexion Powder.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben.

Touch and Glow Face Powder.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Skin Lights Diffusing Tint.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.

Skin Lights Face Illuminator.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben.


Shiseido.

Moisture Mist Range.

Powder Foundation.
Ethylparaben.

Translucent Face Powder.
Ethylparaben.

Translucent Pressed Powder.
Ethylparaben.

Pureness Range.

Balancing Softener.
Methylparaben.

Matifying Moisturizer, Oil Free.
Methylparaben.

Refreshing Cleansing Water.
Methylparaben.

White Range.

Clarifying Cleansing Cream.
Ethylparaben, Butylparaben.

Whitening Protective Moisturizer.
Methylparaben.

Whitening Revitalizer Cream.
Methylparaben, Propylparaben.


T-Zone.

OrganicDeep Pore Gel Facial Wash.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben.

Organic Tea Tree, Soy and Pumpkin Seed Deep Clean Foaming Face Wash.
Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben.

Products that do not list parabens as an ingredient

Almay.
Skin Stays Clean Foundation.

Clean and Clear.
Daily Pore Cleanser.
Deep Action Cleansing Mask.

Earth's Organics.
Gardenia Moisturising Body Wash.

Elizabeth Arden.
Dry Skin Toner.
Sensitive Skin Cleanser, Toner, Moisturiser.

Estee Lauder
Clear Difference Advanced Oil Control Hydrator.

Flora Australis.
Pear Blossom Foaming Hand Soap.
Sweet Rose Luxury Body Cleanser.

Innoxa.
Definitive Radiant Revitalising Moisturiser.
Definitive Beauty Boost Super Hydrating Treatment.
Sensitivity Nourishing Crème.
Sensitivity Soothing Moisturising Lotion.
Sensitivity Oil Free Eye Make-Up Remover.
Enriching Cleansing Duo.

John Frieda
Highlight Activating Shampoo.

LaFinca products - NZ-made

No. 7
Light Diffusing Pressed Powder.

Neutrogena.
Deep Clean Cream Cleanser.
Deep Clean Foaming Cleanser.
Clear Pore Cream Wash.
Pore Refining Toner.

Scully's. (NZ product, made in Bull's).
Olive, Orange and Oatmeal Body Cream.
Bulgarian Rose Body Cream.
Lavender Conditioner.

Thursday Plantation.
Tea Tree Conditioner.
Tea Tree Shampoo

Hair Dyes that do and don't contain paraphenylene diamine (PPD).

Out of 25 products, 15 contain PPD, 3 may contain PPD and 7 do not.

Products containing paraphenylene diamine (PPD).

1. Clairol Nice n' Easy Black
2. Garnier Nutriesse Bilberry
3. Licorice Black
4. Crimson Promise
5. Herbatint Golden Chestnut
6. Mahogany
7. Dark Ash Blonde
8. L'Oreal Casting Myrtle
9 Elderberry
10. Ebony
11. Walnut
12. L'Oreal Excellence Crème No 1, Black
13. L'Oreal Feria Blue Black
14. L'Oreal Lasting Jamaica
15. Blackcurrant


Products that may contain PPD.

16. L'Oreal Preference N2 Rich Blue Black (may contain).
17. Wella Perfectone Brown Velvet
18. Black


Products that do not contain PPD.

19. L'Oreal Open Color Dark Brown (no black colours on shelf).
20. Wella Color-Up Dark Brown
21. Deep Black
22. Wella Soft Color Black Semi Permanent.
23. Schwarzkopf Napro and Vital Colours.
24. Live Permanent Colour Black Red
25. Just for Men.

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