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Beautycounter Lip Sheer - Terra (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Lip Sheer - Terra (2016 formulation) product label collected on August 02, 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 Beautycounter Lip Sheer - Terra (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: August 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_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE.

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

None

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 77120
Appeared as: BARIUM SULFATE

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Limited

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

/INGRÉDIENTS: Jojoba Esters, Diisostearyl Malate, Octyldodecyl Ricinoleate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Cera Microcristallina/Microcrystalline Wax/Cire microcristalline, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Isostearyl Alcohol, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract*, Candelilla Cera/Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire de candelilla, Cera Carnauba/Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire de carnauba*, Barium Sulfate, Malic Acid, Colophonium/Rosin/Colophane, Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850). *Organic/Biologique

Directions from packaging:

Apply directly to lips. Layer for more intense color.

Warnings from packaging:

External use only Keep out of reach of children

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