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L'Oreal Paris Brow Stylist Designer Eyebrow Pencil, 310 Brunette

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Brow Stylist Designer Eyebrow Pencil, 310 Brunette product label collected on April 17, 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 L'Oreal Paris Brow Stylist Designer Eyebrow Pencil, 310 Brunette is 2.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS OIL / CASTOR SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES

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

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Fair

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• 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:

G786957 INGREDIENTS: HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, OZOKERITE, COPERNICIA CERIFERA CERA CARNAUBA WAX / CIRE DE CARNAUBA, RICINUS COMMUNIS OIL / CASTOR SEED OIL, SORBITAN TRISTEARATE, LECITHIN, TOCOPHEROL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, GLYCERYL OLEATE, CITRIC ACID, [+/- MAY CONTAIN CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499 / IRON OXIDES, MICA, CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE]

Directions from packaging:

Start with clean, brushed brows. Using the Ultra-fine tip pencil, draw the outline of your brow shape. Fill in the gap with light feathered strokes. Comb up following your arch shape using the soft blending brush for a more defined look

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