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Honest Beauty Lip Gloss, Lips for Days

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Honest Beauty Lip Gloss, Lips for Days product label collected on October 17, 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 Honest Beauty Lip Gloss, Lips for Days is 2.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Fair
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (CI 77019)

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

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

• 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 OXIDES (CI 77491)

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

None

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

None

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

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:

Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Octyldodecanol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Jojoba Esters, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Tocopherol, Silica, Caprylyl Glycol, Glycerin, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Tin Oxide, Triethyl Citrate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Alcohol, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Rubus Fruticosus (Blackberry) Fruit Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

Directions from packaging:

Layer sheer gloss over lips for hydrating, high-wattage shine.

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