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skyn ICELAND Plumping Lip Gels (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the skyn ICELAND Plumping Lip Gels (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 14, 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 skyn ICELAND Plumping Lip Gels (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: October 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
BETA-PINENES
Appeared as: BETA-PINENE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/EAU/WATER

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT WATER

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
BRASSICA ALBA (WHITE MUSTARD) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: BRASSICA ALBA SEED EXTRACT

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS EXTRACT

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

None
RUBUS CHAMAEMORUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS CHAMAEMORUS (ARCTIC CLOUDBERRY) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NP

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXA C5-9 ACID ESTERS
Appeared as: DIPENAERYTHRITYL HEXA C5-9 ACID ESTERS

Fair

None

Fair

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

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Eau/Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Angelica Archangelica Root Water,* Carrageenan, Swertia Chirata Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Fragaria Chiloensis (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Brassica Alba Seed Extract, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Rubus Chamaemorus (Arctic Cloudberry) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Ceratonia Siliqua (Carob) Gum, Cellulose Gum, Illicium Verum (Anise) Fruit Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Phenoxyethanol, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Perfluorodecalin, Sucrose Palmitate, Ceramide NP, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Dipenaerythrityl Hexa C5-9 Acid Esters, Xanthan Gum, (Wild Berry) Aroma**, Raspberry Ketone**, Limonene**, Benzaldehyde**, Vanillin**, Beta-Pinene**, Glyceryl Stearate, Maltodextrin, Agar, Gamma-Undecalactone, Sucrose, Ceteth-10, Ceteth-20. *Component of Icelandic Glacial Water **100% Natural essential oils and naturally derived materials

Directions from packaging:

Apply either side of the gel patch to clean, makeup-free lips (patch will be oversized). Push down gently and smooth out air bubbles to achieve suction; leave on for 10 minutes. Remove patch when done and dispose. A slight cooling sensation is normal.

Warnings from packaging:

Safety of Use: Do not ingest. If product comes in contact with eyes rinse thoroughly with water.

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