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Cosmetics containing sunflower
« on: August 22, 2011, 01:35:33 PM »
Posted: 05.27.2009 at 11:08:58


I have a list of about 3000 products containing sunflower or its derivitives. Needless to say I had a moment of mourning when I realized I used to use a lot of these products; Bye Bye Herbal Essences, Dove body wash, Skintimate shave gel and L'Oreal Feria hair dye!
 
I'm not going to list them all because we know to read ingredients before we buy (see also my "Sunflower by any other name" post) but if you use Avon, for example, you can't read ingredients before buying.
 
Here are some to avoid:

Avon Brad Johns Color Save Intense Conditioner conditioner

Avon ANEW PURE O2 Oxygenating Youth Complex, SPF 15

Avon ANEW RETROACTIVE+ Day Defense, SPF 15
Avon ANEW RETROACTIVE+ Repair Body Lotion
Avon ANEW RETROACTIVE+ Repair Eye Serum
Avon ANEW RETROACTIVE+ Repair Face Cream
Avon ANEW RETROACTIVE+ Youth Extending Cream Day, SPF 25

Avon ANEW ULTIMATE Eye Cream
Avon ANEW ULTIMATE Hand & Nail Cream, SPF 15
Avon ANEW ULTIMATE Mask
Avon ANEW ULTIMATE Skin Transforming Cream
Avon ANEW ULTIMATE TRANSFORMING HAND & NAIL CREAM, SPF 15

Avon beComing BASES COVERED Cream to powder compact with Lumin8 SPF 15
Avon beComing BOOST ME UP skin immunity hydrator with Lumin8
Avon beComing BRIGHTER DAYS moisturizers, SPF 15
Avon beComing BUFF IT UP! exfoliating body polish with Lumin8
Avon beComing CLEAN GESTURE hydrating foam cleanser
Avon beComing COOL CURRENT purifying gel cleanser
Avon beComing EVENING RETREAT moisturizer
Avon beComing EYE WISH super firming complex with Lumin8
Avon beComing FACE THE DAY total protective lotion with Lumin8, SPF 27
Avon beComing FULLY RESTORED multi-mineral treatment with Lumin8
Avon beComing GLOW IT ALL sun -free tanning gel for body with Lumin8
Avon beComing GLOW IT ALL sun-free tanning cream for face with Lumin8
Avon beComing HIDE & TREAT smoothing retinol concealer with Lumin8
Avon beComing OFF LINE anti-wrinkle quick click with Lumin8
Avon beComing PACK YOUR BAGS de-puffing eye gel with Lumin8
Avon beComing PRE-FACE foundation primer with Lumin8
Avon beComing PURE BRILLIANCE perfect balancing foundation with Lumin8, SPF 8
Avon beComing RAPID RETURN exfoliating scrub mask with Lumin8
Avon beComing STAND FIRM body firming cream with Lumin8
Avon beComing SYSTEMS CLEAR deep cleansing mask with Lumin8
Avon beComing UN-FLAWED damage recovery complex with Lumin8

Avon BEYOND COLOR Perfecting Foundation with Natural Match Technology, SPF 12
Avon BEYOND COLOR RADIANT LIFTING FOUNDATION, SPF 12

Avon Eliza's Delicate Eye Makeup Remover

Avon Hydrofirming Bio6 Day Cream, SPF 15

Avon Luminous Oily Skin Trio facial moisturizer

Avon mark. Wonderfleur body lotion

Avon Naturals Black Cherry & Nutmeg Bath Foam
Avon NATURALS BANANA & COCONUT BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS CUCUMBER MELON BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS LAVENDER & CHAMOMILE BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS LIME BLOSSOM & VERBANA BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS GARDENIA BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS MANGO & PASSIONFRUIT BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS PEACH BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS RASPBERRY BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS GARDENIA SHOWER GEL
Avon NATURALS MANGO & PASSION FRUIT SHOWER GEL
Avon NATURALS RASPBERRY SHOWER GEL
Avon NATURALS REFRESHING TANGERINE & ALOE BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS RENEWING BLACKBERRY & VANILLA BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS VANILLA BODY SPRAY
Avon NATURALS SUGAR WALNUT ROOM BODY & LINEN SPRAY
Avon Naturals Renewing Blackberry & Vanilla Body Lotion
Avon NATURALS VANILLA BODY LOTION
Avon NATURALS LIP BALM, PEACH

Avon PROExtreme Deep Cleansing Face Wash for Men
Avon PROExtreme Energizing Face Moisturizer for Men

Avon Roller Ball Eyeshadow

Avon Sheer Nourishment Luminous Blush

AVON SKIN SO SOFT ANTIBACTERIAL BAR SOAP
Avon SKIN SO SOFT Original Smart Moisture Shower Gel with TRM3 Complex
Avon Skin-So-Soft Renew & Refresh Age-Defying Body Wash
Avon Soft & Sensual Smart Moisture Shower Gel with TRM3 Complex

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2011, 12:15:58 PM »
[ Guest ]Maria 888
Posted: 05.27.2009 at 09:10:26


Thanks for the list! Where is your other post? I couldn't find it under seeds.
 

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2011, 12:16:31 PM »
Posted: 05.28.2009 at 05:21:50


I'll post it here so people won't have to hunt

Watch out for these too!

Helianthus Annus - Latin

Tournesol - French

Potassium Oleate - Gentle foaming agent from sunflower

Sodium Olefin Sulfonate - Gentle cleanser from sunflower

Grindelia Robusta - Wild sunflower (Unsure if would cause reaction but better safe than sorry)
 
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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2011, 12:17:21 PM »
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Posted: 06.01.2009 at 03:55:22


Most Aveda products and ALL of their hair color-related products are sunflower oil-based. You'd think that a brand-specific salon receptionist would be remotely prepared to field questions about ingredients, or at least know whom to ask.

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2011, 12:17:58 PM »
maria888
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Posted: 06.08.2009 at 11:29:04


Hey Ra3chel,
Where did you get the Aveda info? I looked online and found only the color conserve products having sunflower. I certainly don't need to be exposing myself to any more sunflower!!
 

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2011, 12:19:31 PM »
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Posted: 06.08.2009 at 03:26:08


06.08.2009 at 11:29:04, maria888 wrote:
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Hey Ra3chel,
Where did you get the Aveda info?  I looked online and found only the color conserve products having sunflower.  I certainly don't need to be exposing myself to any more sunflower!!

Made an appointment at a local Aveda school to get my hair cut. The receptionist assured me it wouldn't be a problem and she'd just schedule in a consultation early so they could "double-check."

The student who cut my hair had no idea what to do or where to find ingredient info; she collared a teacher, who basically said "Whoa, no. Everything's going to either contain sunflower or be cross-contaminated."


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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2011, 12:20:07 PM »
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Posted: 06.08.2009 at 07:50:46


http://aveda.aveda.com/aboutaveda/green_ingredients.asp

This lists the Aveda ingredients. I have worked with my hairstylist and have used this website. I actually am having my hair colored this TH. I have only done it once since I found out I was allergic to sunflower. I do use several Aveda products. Did the person who gave you the info actually contact the company? I guess I'm trying to figure out how much more I want to do to pursue answers.
 
I have given away a ton of lotions, soaps, etc... Are you finding it difficult to find make up, soaps, lotions, etc?
 

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2011, 12:20:54 PM »
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Posted: 06.09.2009 at 11:30:45


According to the instructor at the school, who checked the master list of ingredients, ALL of their color products use a combination of sunflower, jojoba, and castor oil as as base. The website seems to only contain examples of products with each featured ingredient--as far as I can tell, it's designed to demonstrate how natural they are, not to alert people to potential allergens.
 
I've actually found sesame to be more of a problem in lotions. And I've been ordering soap from etsy, from someone who uses a very limited range of ingredients.


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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2011, 12:21:30 PM »
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Posted: 06.11.2009 at 10:14:30


I have been on the phone trying to get some answers from Aveda. It's interesting how you can be passed from person to person and never feel like you have a solid answer. (Persoanlly, making the company phone calls has not been all that successful with any products) I go today for a haircut/color... sure hope I get some answers before I my appointment!
 

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2011, 12:23:01 PM »
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Posted: 06.11.2009 at 03:54:05
 

06.11.2009 at 10:14:30, maria888 wrote:
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I have been on the phone trying to get some answers from Aveda.  It's interesting how you can be passed from person to person and never feel like you have a solid answer.  (Persoanlly, making the company phone calls has not been all that successful with any products)  I go today for a haircut/color... sure hope I get some answers before I my appointment!

At least according to the teacher I spoke to, all of their color products contain sunflower oil... :(


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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #10 on: September 14, 2011, 12:23:52 PM »
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Posted: 06.11.2009 at 06:19:50


Ra3chel... you got it right and were meant to share this info with us!! I avoided a potentially hazardous situation as all Aveda color products DO contain sunflower oil! They did purchase and use a different color system for me today  :) Thanks again!
 

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #11 on: September 14, 2011, 12:24:51 PM »
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Posted: 06.12.2009 at 08:18:31


kind of a cosmetic

my son came home from school with a packet of stuff that a local dentist gave the kids in it was a lip balm and the first ingredient is sunflower butter.
 
it was labeled with the dentists name - but there was also a web link to http://www.lipbalmexpress.com
 

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Re: Cosmetics containing sunflower
« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2011, 12:34:10 PM »
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Posted: 06.12.2009 at 02:32:34
 

06.12.2009 at 08:18:31, mom2twoangels wrote:
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kind of a cosmetic

my son came home from school with a packet of stuff that a local dentist gave the kids in it was a lip balm and the first ingredient is sunflower butter.

it was labeled with the dentists name - but there was also a web link to www.lipbalmexpress.com



A ton of lip balms have sunflower oil--it's a really popular base, as is sesame. I believe a number of Burts' bees products--and all their lipbalms--contain it, although it's listed under its Latin name.


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Posted: 06.12.2009 at 04:18:53


Is there any push for the US to recognize seeds as an allergen?
 

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« Reply #14 on: September 14, 2011, 12:36:11 PM »
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Posted: 06.12.2009 at 06:02:41
 

06.12.2009 at 04:18:53, maria888 wrote:
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Is there any push for the US to recognize seeds as an allergen?

Some, yeah, especially sesame, but even if they did, the laws for cosmetics labeling are totally different from the ones for food--for example, AFAIK, comics still don't have to label for top-8 allergens in plain language.


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