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Beautycounter Nourishing Eye Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Nourishing Eye Cream product label collected on October 23, 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 Nourishing Eye Cream is 2.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM (WILD GERANIUM) EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Cetearyl Olivate, Cetearyl Glucoside, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Stearic Acid, Coconut Alkanes, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Geranium Maculatum (Wild Geranium) Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Maltodextrin, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Beta-Glucan, Panthenol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Bisabolol, Xylitol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol. *Organic/Biologique

Directions from packaging:

Use morning and night. Using ring finger, gently apply a small amount around the delicate eye area. Tap lightly until the cream is absorbed.

Warnings from packaging:

External use only Keep out of reach of children

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