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Colourpop Lippie Pencil, Bossy Pencil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Colourpop Lippie Pencil, Bossy Pencil product label collected on December 06, 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 Lippie Pencil, Bossy Pencil is 1.

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Data last updated: December 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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair
MICA
Appeared as: MICA (CI 77019)

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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 28 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410)

• Use restrictions (low)
• 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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

DIMETHICONE, CERESIN, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, POLYETHYLENE, STEAROXY DIMETHICONE, SILICA, MICA (CI 77019), RED 6 (CI 15850), RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850), RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410).

Directions from packaging:

Step One - Start with freshly exfoliated lips! Prime your lips with our Lippie Primer for smoother application and more comfortable wear! Step Two - Apply your Lippie Pencil to your lips by following your natural lip line! If you would like added coverage you can fill your entire lips in with the pencil, next apply your favorite ColourPop lipstick!

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