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Beautycounter Countertime Mineral Boost Hydrating Essence

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Countertime Mineral Boost Hydrating Essence product label collected on September 27, 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 Countertime Mineral Boost Hydrating Essence is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: September 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Good

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

Limited

Limited

None

None
MARIS AQUA
Appeared as: MARIS AQUA/SEA WATER/EAU DE MER

None

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

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

None

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Limited

Limited

Limited

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Pentylene Glycol, Bakuchiol, Rhododendron Ferrugineum Extract*, Maris Aqua/Sea Water/Eau de mer, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Phytic Acid, Pullulan, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Cymbopogon Martini Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Juniperus Mexicana Oil, Cymbopogon Citratus Leaf Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Linalool, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Silica, Hexyl Acetate, Potassium Sorbate, Sclerotium Gum, 3-Hexenol, Lecithin, Triethyl Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Linalool+, Citral+, Geraniol+, Limonene+

Directions from packaging:

Pour a quarter-size amount into hand. Gently press into face and neck with fingertips. Use morning and night after cleansing and before other skin care.

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