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Beautycounter Countertime Restorative Night Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Countertime Restorative Night Cream (old formulation) product label collected on March 13, 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 Countertime Restorative Night Cream (old formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: March 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLEOSOMES

Fair

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

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

None

Fair

Fair

None

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Robust

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.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes Propanediol Coconut Alkanes Cetearyl Olivate Sorbitan Olivate --------------------------- Ingredients below this line are 1% or less -------------------------- Cetyl Alcohol Dimethicone Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil Phenoxyethanol Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil Mimosa Tenuiflora Bark Extract Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil Rosa Damascena Flower Oil Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil Artemisia Pallens Flower Oil Stearic Acid Hydrogenated Lecithin Glycerin Sodium Benzoate Carbomer Coco-Caprylate/Caprate Ethylhexylglycerin Xanthan Gum Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil Sodium Hydroxide Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract Spilanthes Acmella Flower Extract Hydrolyzed Algin Sea Water Palmitoyl Tripeptide-37 Chlorella Vulgaris Extract Sucrose

Directions from packaging:

Massage gently into face, neck, and decollete with upward strokes.

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