EWG scientists reviewed Elegant Minerals Natural Black Face Paint Halloween/Costume Makeup (2010 formulation) for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Elegant Minerals Natural Black Face Paint Halloween/Costume Makeup (2010 formulation) is 2.
|PHENOXYETHANOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|IRON OXIDES||Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|MICA||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation|
|Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) BUTTER||None Identified|
|SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL|
|EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX||None Identified|
|COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX||None Identified|
|STEARYL PALMITATE||None Identified|
|ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)||None Identified|
About the ratings
EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government.
The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more
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