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Tarte Cosmic Maracuja Concentrated Face Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte Cosmic Maracuja Concentrated Face Balm product label collected on January 09, 2019 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 Tarte Cosmic Maracuja Concentrated Face Balm is 2.

Data last updated: January 2019

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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
Limited

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

Good
GOLD (CI 77480)
Appeared as: GOLD

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

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

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited
ECLIPTA PROSTRATA (FALSE DAISY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECLIPTA PROSTRATA EXTRACT

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT

None
AZADIRACHTA INDICA FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited
PASSIFLORA EDULIS (PASSION FRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA EDULIS SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT

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

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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:

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, coco-caprylate, dextrin palmitate, silica, sorbitan sesquioleate, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, oryza sativa (rice) bran oil, tocopheryl acetate, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, oenothera biennis (evening primrose) oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, eclipta prostrata extract, melia azadirachta leaf extract, melia azadirachta flower extract, corallina officinalis extract, tocopherol, coccinia indica fruit extract, passiflora edulis seed oil, solanum melongena (eggplant) fruit extract, aloe barbadensis flower extract, moringa pterygosperma oil, curcuma longa (turmeric) root extract, ocimum basilicum (basil) flower/leaf extract, ocimum sanctum leaf extract, phenoxyethanol, gold.

Directions from packaging:

To apply as a nighttime balm, glide your fingertips over the balm in a circular motion 3-4 times, letting your body heat melt its surface. Gently massage your fingertips together and then apply onto skin, starting first with especially dry areas. For daytime use on dry patches, start with a small amount of the balm- try 1 circular motion to start

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