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INIKA Certified Organic Perfection Concealer - Light

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the INIKA Certified Organic Perfection Concealer - Light product label collected on December 19, 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 INIKA Certified Organic Perfection Concealer - Light is 2.

Data last updated: December 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER (YLANG YLANG) OIL

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: LECITHIN (SOYA)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491//CI 77492//CI 77499)

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

None
PELARGONIUM ROSEUM LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM ROSEUM LEAF (GERANIUM) OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None
TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) SEED OIL

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Olivate, Aqua, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Sorbitan Olivate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Lecithin (Soya)*, Sodium Levulinate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Cetearyl Glucoside, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract*, Sodium Anisate, Lactic Acid, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower (Ylang Ylang) Oil*, Pelargonium Roseum Leaf (Geranium) Oil*, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil*, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract*, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil*, May Contain (+/-) Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499). *Certified Organic

Directions from packaging:

Use the INIKA Vegan Concealing Brush or your fingertips to dab and blend concealer under your eyes, to conceal blemishes or diminish the appearance of redness and pigmentation. Conceal under the eye by applying product from the inside corner at the bridge of your nose to the opposite corner of your outer lash line.

Warnings from packaging:

Patch test before use. Keep out of reach of children. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse well with water.

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