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Tarte Blush & Glow Blush & Highlighter, Rose Gold Highlighter

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte Blush & Glow Blush & Highlighter, Rose Gold Highlighter product label collected on January 10, 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 Blush & Glow Blush & Highlighter, Rose Gold Highlighter is 2.

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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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

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)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

Fair

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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

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

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (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

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Talc, mica, ethylhexyl palmitate, boron nitride, zinc stearate, silica, sodium dehydroacetate, caprylyl glycol, phenoxyethanol, vanillin, hexylene glycol, water/aqua/eau, caprylic/capric triglyceride, vanilla planifolia fruit extract, kaolin, manganese violet (CI 77742), iron oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), ultramarines (CI 77007), red 7 lake (CI 15850).

Directions from packaging:

Apply using your favorite blush or highlighter brush. Swirl the matte blush onto apples of cheeks or use it to contour cheekbones. Finish with the coordinating highlighter, lightly dusting powder onto top of cheekbones, down the nose, cupid's bow & along the brow bone.

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