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e.l.f. Luscious Liquid Lip Color, Ruby Slipper (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the e.l.f. Luscious Liquid Lip Color, Ruby Slipper (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 2014 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 e.l.f. Luscious Liquid Lip Color, Ruby Slipper (2014 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE
Appeared as: OCTYL PALMITATE

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE

None

Limited
CERESIN
Appeared as: CERESIN WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: CARNAUBA (COPERNICIA CERIFERA) WAX

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: CANDELILLA CERA (EUPHORBIA CERIFOLIA WAX)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Castor (Ricinus Communis) Seed Oil, Octyl Palmitate, Capric/Caprylic Stearic Triglyceride, Bis Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate 2, Ceresin Wax, Petrolatum, Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera) Wax, Candelilla Cera (Euphorbia Cerifolia Wax), Microcrystalline Wax, Cetearyl Alcohol, Flavor, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C), Palmitate

Directions from packaging:

Twist up bottom. Layer on color. Re-apply anytime For best results, use Therapeutic Lip Balm prior to Moisture-Care Lip Color.

Warnings from packaging:

Do not put product in mouth, contents intended for cosmetic uses only. Not for children under 3 years old. Avoid contact with eye area. If product gets into eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. Discontinue use if signs of irritation or rash appear. Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control center immediately.

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