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bareMinerals BUTTER DRENCH Restorative Rich Cream Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the bareMinerals BUTTER DRENCH Restorative Rich Cream Moisturizer product label collected on July 22, 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 bareMinerals BUTTER DRENCH Restorative Rich Cream Moisturizer is 6.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

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)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

None

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

None

None

None

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Propanediol, Tricaprylin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetyl Alcohol, Silica, Myristyl Myristate, PEG-100 Stearate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba/Cire De Carnauba), Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Behenyl Alcohol, Dimethylacrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Crosspolymer, Isostearic Acid, Stearyl Alcohol, Urea, Glucosamine HCL, Algae Extract, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Sodium PCA, Allantoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Lauryl Betaine, Sodium Citrate, Disodium EDTA, Sorbitan Tristearate, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Alcohol, Citric Acid, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hypericum Erectum Extract, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Ceramide NP, Tocopherol, Fragrance, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:-Apply a dime-size amount to face and neck after cleansing and following SkinLongevity Vital Power Infusion (Sold separately).-Use morning and night.-May also be used as a replenishing night cream for normal and combination skin.

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