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bareMinerals SMART COMBINATION Smoothing Lightweight Emulsion

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the bareMinerals SMART COMBINATION Smoothing Lightweight Emulsion 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 SMART COMBINATION Smoothing Lightweight Emulsion is 6.

Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

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

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

None

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited

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, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Propanediol, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, PEG/PPG-14/7 Dimethyl Ether, Squalane, Trehalose, Tricaprylin, Dimethicone, Behenyl Alcohol, Silica, Beheneth-20, Isostearic Acid, Urea, Myristyl Myristate, Glucosamine HCL, Batyl Alcohol, Algae Extract, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Sodium PCA, Allantoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Lauryl Betaine, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Succinoglycan, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Sodium Citrate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera Carnauba/Cire De Carnauba), Alcohol, Citric Acid, Carbomer, Sodium Metaphosphate, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hypericum Erectum Extract, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Tocopherol, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Ceramide NP, Fragrance, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:-Apply two to three pumps to face and neck after cleansing and following SkinLongevity Vital Power Infusion (sold separately).-Use morning and night.

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