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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

Limited

Arganat Lip Balm, Intense Hydration (2019 formulation)

CATEGORY

Lip Balm

BRAND

Arganat

DATA LAST UPDATED

September 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Appeared as: APIS MELLIFERA (NATURAL BEESWAX)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOZA OIL (ARGAN)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: VITELLARIA PARADOXA (SHEA BUTTER)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SEA SALT
Appeared as: MARIS SAL
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, bulking, masking, oral care, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
MIMOSA TENUIFLORA (MIMOSA) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: TEPEZCHOUITE (MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLINITE (MOROCCAN RED CLAY)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, skin protectant;slip modifier, anticaking, bulking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER WATER
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 03
ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ORIGANUM VULGARE FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORIGANUM VULGARE FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antiseborrhoeic, masking, oral care, refreshing
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Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 06
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) OIL.
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredients from packaging:

APIS MELLIFERA (NATURAL BEESWAX), ARGANIA SPINOZA OIL (ARGAN), PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL, VITELLARIA PARADOXA (SHEA BUTTER), MARIS SAL, TEPEZCHOUITE (MIMOSA TENUIFLORA BARK EXTRACT), KAOLINITE (MOROCCAN RED CLAY), CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER WATER, ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, ORIGANUM VULGARE FLOWER OIL, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, CITRUS AURANTUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) OIL.

Directions from packaging:

Apply on your lips and massage softly, as often as needed. Protects against external aggressions, hydrates, nourishes and softens your lips. Calm cracks and cold sour.

Product's animal testing policies

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

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Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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