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Beautycounter Counterman Cooling Aftershave Tonic

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Counterman Cooling Aftershave Tonic product label collected on August 15, 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 Beautycounter Counterman Cooling Aftershave Tonic is 3.

Data last updated: August 2019

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
SD ALCOHOL 40B
Appeared as: SD ALCOHOL 40-B (ALCOHOL DENAT.)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

None

None
LAUROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLOYL/CAPROYL METHYL GLUCAMIDE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Limited
MYRISTICA FRAGRANS (NUTMEG) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: MYRISTICA FRAGRANS KERNEL (NUTMEG)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

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:

Aqua/Water/Eau, SD Alcohol 40-B (Alcohol Denat.), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Polyglyceryl-4 Caprate, Polyglyceryl-6 Caprylate, Propanediol, Sequoia Sempervirens Leaf Cell Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Flower Cell Extract, Capryloyl/Caproyl Methyl Glucamide, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Polyglyceryl-3 Cocoate, Polyglyceryl-6 Ricinoleate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Glycerin, Panthenol, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Menthol, Taurine, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phytic Acid, Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil, Tocopherol, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Apply directly to face after shaving, avoiding eye area. Do not rinse.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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