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Beautycounter Lip Conditioner Peppermint Balm (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Lip Conditioner Peppermint Balm (old formulation) product label collected on February 24, 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 Beautycounter Lip Conditioner Peppermint Balm (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: February 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, HYDROGENATED
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED AVOCADO OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Beeswax, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Vegetable Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Avocado Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Lanolin, Tocopherol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Use daily as needed. Rub a small amount onto lips.

Warnings from packaging:

External use only. Keep out of reach of children.

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