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E.l.f.+ Matte Oil Control Mask + Kaolin Clay and Tea Tree

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the E.l.f.+ Matte Oil Control Mask + Kaolin Clay and Tea Tree product label collected on December 12, 2018 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 E.l.f.+ Matte Oil Control Mask + Kaolin Clay and Tea Tree is 3.

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Data last updated: December 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

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), KAOLIN, GLYCERIN, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, DIMETHICONE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, ZINC PCA, SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT, CETEARYL OLIVATE, CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, SORBITAN OLIVATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, XANTHAN GUM, PEG-75 STEARATE, CETETH-20, STEARETH-20, POLYACRYLAMIDE, ALLANTOIN, GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER WATER, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, LAURETH-7, C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, PVM/MA COPOLYMER, BETA-GLUCAN MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

Directions from packaging:

Instructions: Apply an even layer to clean, dry skin, avoiding the eye and lip area. Leave on for 10-15 minutes. Gently rinse away with warm water. Use up to 3 times per week.

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