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Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation, (Fair, Light, Golden Light, Light/Medium, Medium, Medium/Tan, Tan, Deep Tan)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation, (Fair, Light, Golden Light, Light/Medium, Medium, Medium/Tan, Tan, Deep Tan) product label collected on November 29, 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 Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation, (Fair, Light, Golden Light, Light/Medium, Medium, Medium/Tan, Tan, Deep Tan) 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 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
Good

• Cancer (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)

Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)
Appeared as: PTFE

• Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: AROMA/FLAVOR

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

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; CI 77492; CI 77499)

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM POWDER
Appeared as: BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA STEM POWDER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None

Fair
COCOA
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) FRUIT POWDER

Limited

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) WATER
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA WATER

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALARIA ESCULENTA EXTRACT

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

Limited

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:

Talc, Boron Nitride, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Dimethicone, Silica, Mica, Polyethylene, Magnesium Myristate, Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Powder, Nylon-12, PTFE, Aroma/Flavor, Farnesyl Acetate, Octyldodecyl Stearate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Panthenyl Triacetate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Fruit Powder, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Cocos Nucifera Water, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Alaria Esculenta Extract, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Butylene Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

Directions from packaging:

Apply with a sponge or the Retractable Kabuki Brush. Start at the center of the face and work outward. Apply more to achieve the desired coverage.

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