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Beautycounter+ Brightening + Vitamin C Facial Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter+ Brightening + Vitamin C Facial Mask product label collected on January 29, 2018 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+ Brightening + Vitamin C Facial Mask is 3.

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Data last updated: January 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (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

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

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Limited

None

None

Limited
TAMARINDUS INDICA (TAMARIND) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: TAMARINDUS INDICA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE (TAMARIND)

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

None
CITRUS AUSTRALASICA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MICROCITRUS AUSTRALASICA FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Fair

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

None

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.

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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Kaolin, Bentonite, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Polyglyceryl-3 Olivate Phosphate, Titanium Dioxide, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Glycerin, Mica, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Biosaccharide gum-1, Porphyridium polysaccharide, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Seed Polysaccharide, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Propanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Citric Acid.

Directions from packaging:

Apply an even layer to clean skin. Let dry for 10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with warm water. Use 2-3 times per week.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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