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Colourpop Creme Lux Lipstick, Hello Stranger

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Colourpop Creme Lux Lipstick, Hello Stranger product label collected on November 30, 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 Colourpop Creme Lux Lipstick, Hello Stranger is 2.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491

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

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

• 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)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) BUTTER

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI FRUIT) PULP POWDER
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERECEA PULP POWDER

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM SEED OIL

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

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

Limited
PIGMENT RED 57
Appeared as: RED 6 (CI 15850)

• Cancer (low)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 27 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410)

None
D&C RED 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Octyldodecanol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyethylene, Hydrated Silica, Flavor, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tocopherol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Butter, Euterpe Olerecea Pulp Powder, Punica Granatum Seed Oil, MAY CONTAIN: Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), Red 28 Lake (CI 45410), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985).

Directions from packaging:

First prime your lips with our Lippie Primer to provide a smooth surface for your lipstick, then define your lips with Lippie Pencil and now you're ready to apply your Lux Lipstick.

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