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Josie Maran Argan Color Stick

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Josie Maran Argan Color Stick product label collected on July 11, 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 Josie Maran Argan Color Stick is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
VAT RED 1
Appeared as: RED 30 (CI 73360)

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E ACETATE)

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

Fair
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (CI 77019)

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

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)

Fair
AKA218
Appeared as: RED 27 (CI 45410)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None
CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE
Appeared as: CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE .CERTIFIED INGREDIENTNATURAL INGREDIENT ,

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) BUTTER
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVACADO) BUTTER

Limited

Limited

None
LEPTOSPERMUM PETERSONII OIL
Appeared as: LEPTOSPERMUM PETERSONII (LEMON TEA TREE) OIL

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE # 1 LAKE (CI 42090)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

None
D&C RED 7
Appeared as: RED 7 (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (high)

None
D&C RED 22 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 22 LAKE (CI 45380)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410)

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

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:

Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil**, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Beeswax**, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter**, Copernica Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax**, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)**, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter**, Persea Gratissima (Avacado) Butter**, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate)**, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil**, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil**, Leptospermum Petersonii**, (Lemon Tea Tree) Oil**, Menthol**, Tocopherol**, Ethylhexylglycerin**, Caprylyl Glycol (and) Phenoxyethanol (and) Hexylene Glycol** May Also Contain: Mica (CI 77019)**, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)**, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)**, Carmine (CI 75470)**, Blue # 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850), Red 22 Lake (CI 45380), Red 27 (CI 45410), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Red 30 (CI 73360), Red 33 Lake (CI 17200), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate**, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate** .*Certified Organic Ingredient**Natural Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Apply directly from color stick or pick up color using fingers, a foundation brush or a concealer brush to blend onto lips and cheeks.

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