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Au Naturale Brow Boss Organic Pencil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Au Naturale Brow Boss Organic Pencil product label collected on September 20, 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 Au Naturale Brow Boss Organic Pencil is 2.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL* (CASTOR)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE CI77891

• 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)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE (CI77499/CI77492/CI77491)

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

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL* (JOJOBA)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
KAOLIN
Appeared as: KAOLIN CLAY

• 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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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:

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Xylityl Cocoate (Xylityl Coconut Fatty Acids)*, Glycerin*, Tocopherol, May Contain: Titanium Dioxide CI77891, Iron Oxide (CI77499/CI77492/CI77491), Kaolin Clay.

Directions from packaging:

Whether you aim to define, accentuate or fill, our Brow Boss Organic Pencil simultaneously nourishes your skin and leaves you with iconic brow game. Our Advice: keep your pentil sharp, your stroke gentle and become your own eyebrow idol.

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