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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

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Burt's Bees Liquid Lipstick, 811 Blush Brook

Burt's Bees Liquid Lipstick, 811 Blush Brook

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CATEGORY

Lipstick

BRAND

Burt's Bees

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 2023

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 02
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, masking, moisturising, skin conditioning, smoothing, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEIC/ LINOLEIC/ LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifyingagent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emollient, emulsion stabilising, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
ANHYDROUS LIQUID LANOLIN
Appeared as: LANOLIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skinprotectant, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emollient, emulsifying, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) suspending agent - nonsurfactant, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, suspending agent- nonsurfactant, anticaking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA BEESWAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
C12-18 ACID TRIGLYCERIDE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, solvent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED APRICOT KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED APRICOT OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES (APRICOT)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: AROMA FLAVOR*
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
AMMONIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, oral health care drug, preservative, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent, masking, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 06
LIMONENE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
LINALOOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, deodorant, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470 CARMINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, fragrance ingredient
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77491 CI 77492CI 77499 IRON OXIDES
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredients from packaging:

RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, OLEIC/LINOLEIC/LINOLENIC POLYGLYCERIDES, LANOLIN, POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, MICA, SILICA, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, CERA ALBA [BEESWAX], C12-18 ACID TRIGLYCERIDE, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, HYDROGENATED APRICOT KERNEL OIL, HYDROGENATED APRICOT OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES, ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, TOCOPHEROL, CITRIC ACID, AROMA [FLAVOR]*, AMMONIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, MAY CONTAIN [+/-]: CI 75470 [CARMINE], CI 77491 CI 77492CI 77499 [IRON OXIDES], CI 77891 [TITANIUM DIOXIDE]

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

LEARN MORE ON LEAPINGBUNNY.ORG

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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