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Luster's Pink Glosser (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Luster's Pink Glosser (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 2016 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 Luster's Pink Glosser (2016 formulation) is 8.

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Data last updated: November 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair
PADIMATE O
Appeared as: ELTHYLHEXYL DIMETHYL PABA

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
MINK OIL
Appeared as: MINK OIL (MUSTELA)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ORGANOCHLORINES, PESTICIDES, and PCBS)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL (RICINUS COMMUNIS)

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER EXTRACT (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS)

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: WHEAT GERM OIL (TRITICUM VULGARE)

Limited
COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: KOLA NUT EXTRACT (COLA ACUMINATA)

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS EXTRACT (EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS)

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA)
Appeared as: PAPAYA EXTRACT (CARICA PAPAYA)

None
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA EXTRACT (CHAMOMILE) (CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HENNA EXTRACT (LAWSONIA INERMIS)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS EXTRACT (CYMBOPOGON SCHEOENANTHUS)

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYDROCOTYL EXTRACT (CENTELLA ASIATICA)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS)

Limited
OCTYLDODECYL MYRISTATE
Appeared as: OCTYLODECYL MYRISTATE

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

C10-12 Alkane/Cycloalkane, Paraffin, Isoeicosane, PPG-14 Butyl Ether, Shea Butter Extract (Butyrospermum Parkii), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis), Wheat Germ Oil (triticum Vulgare), Kola Nut Extract (Cola Acuminata), Eucalyptus Extract (Eucalyptus Globulus), Aloe Extract (Aloe Barbadensis), Papaya Extract (Carica Papaya), Matricaria Extract (Chamomile) (Chamomilla Recutita), Henna Extract (Lawsonia Inermis), Lemongrass Extract (Cymbopogon Scheoenanthus), Hydrocotyl Extract (Centella Asiatica), Safflower Oil (Carthamus Tinctorius), Castor Oil (Ricinus Communis), Mink Oil (Mustela), Octylodecyl Myristate, Elthylhexyl Dimethyl PABA, Fragrance (Parfum), Benzyl Benzoate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benxyl Salicylate, Ctronellol, Amyl Cinnamal, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Eugenol, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Hydroxycitronellal.

Directions from packaging:

Hold the spray 6-12 inches away from the head for even distribution.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid fire, flame or smoking during application until hair dries completely, Avoid spraying near eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Harmful or fatal if swallowed. In case of accidental ingestion, call physician or poison control center immediately.

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