Paraben list

Parabens should be avoided – you’ll find them in most major cosmetic brands

This list is by no means complete.  I will continue to investigate and add to it.  If you know of a product containing a paraben and would like it included, please let me know.

Parabens also go by these names in cosmetics: methylparaben, propylparaben, ethylparaben, and butylparaben


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


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 (no ingredients on containers, on boxes behind counter)

Cover Girl

Invisible Under-Eye Concealer Methylparaben

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


Hydrating Toner with Aloe Vera and Rose Methylparaben

Nourishing Hand and Cuticles Cream Methylparaben

Night Recovering Cream Methylparaben

Relaxing Crème Cleanser Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben


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

Mary Kay

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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 Methylparaben, Propylparaben

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


Visibly Firm Eye Cream Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Butylparaben


Moisturising Lotion Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Moisturising Cream Methylparaben, Propylparaben


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


Age Interceptin Skin Care Hydrating Cream Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben

Anti-Wrinkle Day Lotion   Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben

Cream Cleanser Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben

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


Powder Foundation Ethylparaben

Translucent Face Powder Ethylparaben

Translucent Pressed Powder Ethylparaben

Balancing Softener Methylparaben

Matifying Moisturizer, Oil Free Methylparaben

Refreshing Cleansing Water Methylparaben

Clarifying Cleansing Cream Ethylparaben, Butylparaben

Whitening Protective Moisturizer Methylparaben

Whitening Revitalizer Cream Methylparaben, Propylparaben

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