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Beautycounter Instant Eye Makeup Remover

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Instant Eye Makeup Remover product label collected on October 18, 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 Instant Eye Makeup Remover 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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

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

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Robust

Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: CENTAUREA CYANUS FLOWER WATER

Limited

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

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

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

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, coco-caprylate/caprate, dicaprylyl carbonate, undecane, methylpropanediol, tridecane, sodium chloride, centaurea cyanus flower water, macadamia ternifolia seed oil, salicylic acid, phenethyl alcohol, caprylyl/capryl glucoside, tocopherol, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, citric acid, helianthus annus (sunflower) seed oil.

Directions from packaging:

Shake Well. Glide gently over eyes with a cotton pad to remove makeup. May also be used on face and lips. Opthamologist Tested.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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