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Bite Beauty French Press Lip Gloss, Vanilla Latte

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bite Beauty French Press Lip Gloss, Vanilla Latte 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 Bite Beauty French Press Lip Gloss, Vanilla Latte is 5.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE)
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) STEM EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: AROMA (FLAVOR)

Fair

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491/CI 77492/CI 77499)

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

Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-2 ISOSTEARATE
Appeared as: POLYGLYCERYL-2 ISOSTEARATE/DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER

• Use restrictions (low)

None
HYDROXYSTEARIC/ LINOLENIC/ OLEIC POLYGLYCERIDES
Appeared as: HYDROXYSTEARIC/LINOLENIC/LINOLEIC POLYGLYCERIDES

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

None

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL/

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

None

None
MOMORDICA GROSVENTORI FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MOMORDICA GROSVENORII FRUIT EXTRACT

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: COFFEA ARABICA (COFFEE) SEED OIL

Limited
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: CYLINDROTHECA FUSIFORMIS EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM (JAPANESE KNOTWEED) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE
Appeared as: BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE (CI 77163)

Limited
MANGANESE VIOLET
Appeared as: MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742)

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

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

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

Fair
CI 75470
Appeared as: CARMINE (CI 75470)

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.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Polyglyceryl-2 Isostearate/Dimer Dilinoleate Copolymer, Hydroxystearic/Linolenic/Linoleic Polyglycerides, Tricaprylin, Glyceryl Rosinate, Oleic/Linoleic/Linolenic Polyglycerides, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hydrogenated Coconut Oil, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil/, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Fruit Extract, Triethyl Citrate, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Silica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Stem Extract, Tocopherol, Phospholipids, Aroma (Flavor), Resveratrol, Gardenia Tahitensis Flower Extract, Momordica Grosvenorii Fruit Extract, Caffeine, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Oil, Cylindrotheca Fusiformis Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Skin Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, May Contain: Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Carmine (Ci 75470)

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Usage:-For a defined lip look, line lips with The Lip Pencil or Matte Creme Lip Crayon (each sold separately).-Layer French Press Lip Gloss on top.

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