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Beautycounter Countermatch Eye Rescue Cream

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Countermatch Eye Rescue Cream product label collected on December 21, 2017 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. Beautycounter Countermatch Eye Rescue Cream is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: December 2017

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) NUT OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA SEED OIL

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair
VEGETABLE OIL
Appeared as: OLUS/VEGETABLE OIL/HUILE VéGéTALE

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None
CANDELILLA OIL POLYGLYCERYL-3 ESTER
Appeared as: CANDELILLA CERA/EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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.

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/Water/Eau, pentylene glycol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-16 Alcohols, Betaine, C10-18 Triglycerides, Squalane, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil, Glycerin, Olus/Vegetable Oil/Huile végétale, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Phytic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Candelilla Cera/Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire de candelilla, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Behenyl Alcohol, Palmitic Acid, Arginine, Xanthan Gum, Salicylic Acid, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Pat around the eye area twice daily.

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