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Beautycounter Sheer Lipstick, Poppy

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beautycounter Sheer Lipstick, Poppy 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. EWG's rating for Beautycounter Sheer Lipstick, Poppy is 2.

Data last updated: October 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: CERA MICROCRISTALLINA (MICROCRYSTALLINE)/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

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

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: EUPHORBIA CERIFERA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA (CANDELILLA)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
D&C RED 6 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 6 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
D&C RED 27 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 27 LAKE (CI 45410)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
D&C RED 7 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850)

• Use restrictions (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:

Diisostearyl Malate, Jojoba Esters, Octyldodecyl Ricinoleate, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax)/Cire Microcristalline, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire de Carnauba, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax/Cire de Candelilla, Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 27 Lake (CI 45410), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850).

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