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Beautycounter Countertime Soothing Face Wash (2019 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Countertime Soothing Face Wash (2019 formulation) product label collected on January 16, 2019 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 Countertime Soothing Face Wash (2019 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: January 2019

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT

Limited
FRANGULA ALNUS (GLOSSY BUCKTHORN) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRANGULA ALNUS BARK EXTRACT

Limited
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
LARREA DIVARICATA
Appeared as: LARREA DIVARICATA EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE RHIZOME/ROOT EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None
ARTEMISIA PALLENS (DAVANA) OIL
Appeared as: ARTEMISIA PALLENS OIL

Limited
MIMOSA TENUIFLORA (MIMOSA) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Water Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine Glycerin Cetearyl Alcohol Sodium Chloride Decyl Glucoside --------------------------- Ingredients below this line are 1% or less -------------------------- Glyceryl Caprylate Carbomer Xanthan Gum Sodium Hydroxide Caprylhydroxamic Acid Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil Sucrose Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract Arctium Lappa Root Extract Equisetum Arvense Extract Frangula Alnus Bark Extract Geranium Maculatum Extract Juglans Nigra (Black Walnut) Leaf Extract Larrea Divaricata Extract Quassia Amara Wood Extract Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract Symphytum Officinale Rhizome/Root Extract Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil Artemisia Pallens Oil Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil Mimosa Tenuiflora Bark Extract Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil Rosa Damascena Flower Oil

Directions from packaging:

Gently massage into damp skin and rinse thoroughly.

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