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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Sting Zing Plumping Lip Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Sting Zing Plumping Lip Serum product label collected on January 18, 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 Rainforest of the Sea Sting Zing Plumping Lip Serum 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-2 ISOSTEARATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERYL-2 ISOSTEARATE/DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

None

Limited

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Fair

Limited

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS
Appeared as: CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS RESIN

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Fair

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

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

None

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

None
GARDENIA TAHITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: GARDENIA TAITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 alkyl benzoate, polyglyceryl-2 isostearate/dimer dilinoleate copolymer, pentaerythrityl tetraisostearate, oleic/linoleic/linolenic polyglycerides, VP/eicosene copolymer, ethylhexyl palmitate, hydrogenated polyisobutene, sorbitan sesquioleate, sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil, polyglyceryl-6 polyricinoleate, diisostearyl malate, benzyl nicotinate, silica dimethyl silylate, bakuchiol, vanilla planifolia fruit extract, tribehenin, silica, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, trihydroxystearin, diethylhexyl syringylidenemalonate, tocopherol, capsicum frutescens resin, sorbitan isostearate, water/aqua/eau, glyceryl oleate, passiflora edulis seed oil, polybutene, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, lactic acid, butylene glycol, commiphora mukul resin extract, caprylyl glycol, phenoxyethanol, palmitoyl tripeptide-1, sodium hyaluronate, hexylene glycol, algae extract, gardenia taitensis flower extract.

Directions from packaging:

Use stinger applicator to apply to center of lips & carefully coat to avoid going beyond your lip line. Can be worn alone or under lipstick.

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