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Living Nature Cosmetic Thickening Mascara, Jet Black (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Living Nature Cosmetic Thickening Mascara, Jet Black (old formulation) product label collected on March 17, 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 Living Nature Cosmetic Thickening Mascara, Jet Black (old formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: March 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS SEED EXTRACT (GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Robust

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA

Limited
HONEY EXTRACT
Appeared as: MEL (MANUKA HONEY)

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM (MANUKA) OIL
Appeared as: LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM OIL (MANUKA OIL).

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:

Aqua, Iron oxide (CI 77499), Ricinus communis oil (castor oil), Cellulose, Kaolin (halloysite clay), Cetearyl wheatstraw glycosides (&) cetearyl alcohol (wheat straw extract), Euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, Copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, Jojoba esters, Cera alba, Mel (manuka honey), Citrus grandis seed extract (grapefruit seed extract), Sclerotium gum, Tocopherol (vitamin E), Leptospermum scoparium oil (manuka oil).

Directions from packaging:

Builds thick lashes in one, clump-free application. Removes easily with Living Nature Gentle Makeup Remover.

Warnings from packaging:

Patch test before use. Store below 30'C/86'F.

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