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Beautycounter Brilliant Brow Tinted Brow Gel, Soft Black

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Brilliant Brow Tinted Brow Gel, Soft Black product label collected on August 23, 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. Beautycounter Brilliant Brow Tinted Brow Gel, Soft Black is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: August 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

None

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

None

None

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

None

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED WAX

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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, Coconut Alkanes, Silica, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire de Carnauba*, Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer, Sorbitan Olivate, Glycerin*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter*, Magnesium Myristate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Octyldodecyl Oleate, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Sodium Chloride, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Sodium Levulinate, Tocopherol, Sodium Phytate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Potassium Sorbate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499).

Directions from packaging:

Groom your brows and get a natural tint with our light-hold formula made with conditioning plant-based waxes and butters.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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