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Nyx Tinted Brow Mascara, Espresso

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nyx Tinted Brow Mascara, Espresso product label collected on July 03, 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 Nyx Tinted Brow Mascara, Espresso is 2.

Data last updated: July 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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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)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: 77492

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: 77499)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

None

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX/CERA ALBA/CIRE D'ABEILLE

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CANDELILLA CERA/ CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX/COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/ CIRE DE CARNAUBA (CARNAUBA)

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL/PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/HUILE MINERALE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None
ACRYLATES/ C10 ALKYL ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLATES/ C10-30ALKY ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, ACRYLATES/OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER, BEESWAX/CERA ALBA/CIRE D'ABEILLE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMER, GLYCERYL STEARATE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX/CANDELILLA CERA/ CIRE DE CANDELILLA, STEARIC ACID, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX/COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA/ CIRE DE CARNAUBA, AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL, MINERAL OIL/PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/HUILE MINERALE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ACRYLATES/ C10-30ALKY ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENOXYETHANOL. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, 77492, 77499).

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