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Benefit Ooh La Lift Instant Under-Eye Brightening Boost

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Benefit Ooh La Lift Instant Under-Eye Brightening Boost product label collected on November 27, 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 Benefit Ooh La Lift Instant Under-Eye Brightening Boost is 4.

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

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

Fair
OCTISALATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL SALICYLATE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID and TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

None

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

None

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Fair

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

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

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

None

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

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

Limited

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

None

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CI 75470 (CARMINE)

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: CI 77007 (ULTRAMARINES)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: CI 77163 (BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE)

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), Octyldodecanol, Cetyl Dimethicone, Glycerin, Phenyl Trimethicone, Tapioca Starch, Glyceryl Stearate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Butylene Glycol, Isododecane, Phenoxyethanol, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Tribehenin, Mica, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Behenyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyacrylate 13, Caprylyl Glycol, Carbomer, Adansonia Digitata Pulp Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, PEG100 Stearate, Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Homosalate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Sorbitan Isostearate, Polysorbate 20, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Alumina, Ammonium Hydroxide, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, Dimethicone, Silica, Sorbic Acid, Polyquaternium 7, [+/-: CI 19140 (Yellow 5, Yellow 5 Lake), CI 42090 (Blue 1 Lake), CI 75470 (Carmine), CI 77007 (Ultramarines), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide)].

Directions from packaging:

Apply three little dots under each eye and gently pat with fingertip. Reapply as needed for a perky-eyed pick-me-up.

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