Tarte Best in Faux Lash Extending Fibers
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EWG scientists reviewed the Tarte Best in Faux Lash Extending Fibers 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 Best in Faux Lash Extending Fibers is 1.
Data last updated: January 2019
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Use restrictions: Ingredients restricted or prohibited for use in cosmetics, according to industry safety guidelines, government requirements or guidance from the U.S., EU, Japan or Canada.
Other Ingredient Concerns
- Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
- Occupational hazards
- Use restrictions
- Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
- Enhanced skin absorption
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
Appeared as: BLACK 2 (NANO)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Product's Animal Testing Policies
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Product's Label Information
Ingredients from packaging:
Nylon-6, dimethicone, phenoxyethanol, black 2 (nano) (CI 77266).
Directions from packaging:
All it takes is 3 simple steps to achieve flawlessly full and fluttery lashes without traditional extensions. Step 1 - PREP with mascara: Apply one coat of included lights, camera, lashes 4-in-1 mascara, wedging wand at the base of upper lashes and pulling through to the tip. Step 2 - EXTEND with fibers: Before mascara sets, coat the lash brush entirely with the black fibers. Starting at the outer corner of the eye, gently pat fibers onto the tips of lashes. Repeat this motion working toward the inner corner until lashes are coated with a thin layer of fibers. Step 3 - SET with mascara: Finish with a final coat of lights, camera, lashes 4-in-1 mascara to set and seal fibers into place.
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