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Beautycounter Counter+ Lotus Glow Cleansing Balm

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Counter+ Lotus Glow Cleansing Balm product label collected on October 16, 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 Counter+ Lotus Glow Cleansing Balm is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • 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 (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)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

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

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA LEAF CELL EXTRACT*

Limited

Fair

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

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

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

None

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)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

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)

Fair

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

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

Fair

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

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:

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Polyglyceryl-3 Cocoate, Silica Silylate, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Nelumbo Nucifera Leaf Cell Extract*, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Aqua/Water/Eau, Linalool, Cymbopogon Citratus Leaf Oil, Cymbopogon Martini Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Juniperus Mexicana Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Hexyl Acetate, Triethyl Citrate, 3-Hexenol, Phenoxyethanol, Linalool+, Limonene+, Geraniol+, Citral+, Citronellol+, Farnesol+

Directions from packaging:

In light, circular motions, gently massage an almond-size amount into skin. Wipe off balm with warm, damp cloth. Rinse with cool water. To use as a mask, massage into skin and leave on overnight

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