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Beautycounter Repair & Nourish Split End Serum (2018 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Repair & Nourish Split End Serum (2018 formulation) 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. Beautycounter Repair & Nourish Split End Serum (2018 formulation) is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2018

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• 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
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Good

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

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

None

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Good

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

None

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

Good

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Robust

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

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

Fair

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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Squalane, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Oenocarpus Bataua Fruit Oil, Decyl Glucoside, Dicaprylyl Ether, Xanthan Gum, Inulin, Sodium Benzoate, Glyceryl Oleate, Carrageenan, Panthenol, Sclerotium Gum, Lecithin, Pullulan, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Citric Acid, Cedrus Atlantica Wood Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Salicylic Acid, Silica, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Fructose, Sucrose, Benzoic Acid, Glucose, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp hair, focusing on ends. Leave in and style as usual. Can also be used on dry hair as a finishing step to add extra polish.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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