Menu Close Menu

Menu

Too Faced Absolutely Flawless Concealer, Vanilla (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Too Faced Absolutely Flawless Concealer, Vanilla (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 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 Too Faced Absolutely Flawless Concealer, Vanilla (old formulation) is 4.

Browse More:

Where to purchase:

As an Amazon Associate, EWG earns from qualifying purchases.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
Learn more About
Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499)

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

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE

Limited

None

Fair
BORON NITRIDE
Appeared as: BORON NITRATE

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PORTULACA (PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA PILOSA EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (HYALURONIC ACID)

None

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Talc, Propylheptyl Caprylate, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride, Cetyl Dimethicone, Dimethicone Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Boron Nitrate, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Silica, Cetyl/PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Hexyl Laurate, Polyglyceryl 4 Isostearate, Portulaca Pilosa Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Methicone, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Isoceteth 20, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Diacetyl Boldine, Sucrose Cocoate, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Palmitoyl Tripeptide 38, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, May also contain:, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® 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 | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer