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Lush Lip Balm, Honey Trap

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Lip Balm, Honey Trap product label collected on January 30, 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 Lush Lip Balm, Honey Trap is 4.

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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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET WILD ORANGE OIL (CITRUS SINENSIS)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT OIL (MENTHA PIPERITA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: RICE STARCH

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (BROWN RICE)
Appeared as: RICE FLOUR

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: FAIR TRADE SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: ALMOND OIL (PRUNUS DULCIS)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

Robust

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL (OLEA EUROPAEA)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: SUGAR

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: COLD PRESSED WHEATGERM OIL (TRITICUM VULGARE)

Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: OATMEAL (AVENA SATIVA)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: VANILLA ABSOLUTE (VANILLA PLANIFOLIA)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Fair Trade Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii), Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis), Beeswax (Cera Alba), Honey, Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea Europaea), Vegan White Chocolate (Cocoa Butter, Rice Syrup, Rice Starch, Rice Flour, Sugar), Glycerine, Flavor, Organic Cold Pressed Wheatgerm Oil (Triticum Vulgare), Oatmeal (Avena sativa), Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita), Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla Planifolia), Sweet Wild Orange Oil (Citrus Sinensis), Anise Alcohol, Benzyl Alcohol, Limonene, Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone

Directions from packaging:

Smooth onto lips as often as necessary for soft, lickable lips.

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