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Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Mascara (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Mascara (old formulation) product label collected on July 26, 2013 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 Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Mascara (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

None

Fair
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED)
Appeared as: BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS

None
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS/ ALEURITES FORDI OIL COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ALEURITES FORDI OIL COPOLYMER

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE (BARBADENSIS) LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL, D-ALPHA-
Appeared as: D-ALPHA TOCOPHEROL

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

/ Ingrédients: purified water/aqua, serenoa repens (saw palmetto) fruit extract, hydrogenated glyceryl abietate, brassica campestris, aleurites fordi oil copolymer, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax*, glycerin, persea gratissima (avocado) butter, triisostearyl citrate, stearic acid, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, aloe (barbadensis) leaf extract**, rosemary (rosmarinus officinalis) leaf extract**, xanthan gum, d-alpha tocopherol, sodium hyaluronate, methylcellulose, ethylhexylglycerin, phenethyl alcohol. May Contain/Peut Contenir: mica, iron oxides (CI77499, CI77492) *certified organic ingredient, ** made with certified organic ingredients

Directions from packaging:

Sweep brush from root of lashes to tip. Apply additional coats to achieve desired look.

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