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Ole Henriksen Counter Balance Mattifying Moisture Creme

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ole Henriksen Counter Balance Mattifying Moisture Creme product label collected on July 10, 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 Ole Henriksen Counter Balance Mattifying Moisture Creme is 6.

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Data last updated: July 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

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

Limited

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNEL FLOUR (OAT)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Limited
CORYLUS AMERICANA (AMERICAN HAZEL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CORYLUS AMERICANA (HAZEL) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: TRITCUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

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

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cyclopentasiloxane, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Glycerin, Cyclohexasiloxane, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Palmitic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Stearic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Panthenol, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Corylus Americana (Hazel) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Sodium Polyacrylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Parfum/Fragrance, Tritcum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Sodium PCA, Retinyl Palmitate, Potassium Hydroxide, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Flower Extract, Chamomila Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Myristic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citric Acid, Tocopherol, Ascorbic Acid, Benzoic Acid, Benzyl Benzoate, Coumarin, Limonene, Linalool.

Directions from packaging:

Apply evenly to face and neck AM and PM. Gently massage in an upward, circular motion. For external use only. Use as directed.

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