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Product score: 05

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Glow Recipe Glow Lip Pop, Watermelon

Glow Recipe Glow Lip Pop, Watermelon

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Lip Balm

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Glow Recipe

DATA LAST UPDATED

April 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 08
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant, masking, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
CI 45410 (D&C RED NO. 27 OR 28)
Appeared as: RED 27 (CI 45410:1)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioningagent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
MALIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7) LAKE
Appeared as: RED 7 LAKE (CI15850:1)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 03
CI 15850 (D&C RED NO. 6 OR 7)
Appeared as: RED 6 (CI15850)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
DIISOSTEARYL MALATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, skin conditioning, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) binder, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
PHYTOSTERYL/ ISOSTEARYL/ CETYL/ STEARYL/ BEHE NYL DIMER DILINOLEATE
Appeared as: PHYTOSTEARYL/ISOSTEARYL/CETYL/STEARYL/BEHENYL DIMER DILINOLEATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYETHYLENE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, adhesive, binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, film former, oral careagent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, film forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
DIPHENYL DIMETHICONE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, antifoaming, emollient, emulsifying, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
JOJOBA ESTERS
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, moisturising, skin conditioning, soothing
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIDECYL TRIMELLITATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE/ HEXASTEARATE/ HEXARO SINATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL METHICONE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIOCTYLDODECYL CITRATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX/CIRE MICROCRISTALLINE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, emulsion stabilising, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE
Appeared as: SILICA DIMETHYL SILYATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) anticaking agent, bulking agent, slip modifier, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, anticaking, antifoaming, emollient, emulsion stabilising, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
OCTYLDODECANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRULLUS LANATUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CITRULLUS LANATUS (WATERMELON) SEED OIL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
COCONUT FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCONUT FLOWER SUGAR
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
CERESIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, epilating agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, antistatic, binding, emulsion stabilising, hair conditioning, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CITRULLUS VULGARIS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRULLUS LANATUS (WATERMELON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCERYL BEHENATE/ EICOSADIOATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, emollient, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
ISOSTEARIC ACID
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) lytic agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MALTODEXTRIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair conditioning agent;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
DEHYDROACETIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying agent, sunscreen agent, ultraviolet light absorber
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, buffering, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
TARTARIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
CRATAEGUS MONOGYNA FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, emollient, skin protecting, soothing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Diisostearyl Malate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Phytostearyl/Isostearyl/Cetyl/Stearyl/Behenyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Polyethylene, Diphenyl Dimethicone, Jojoba Esters, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Caprylyl Methicone, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline, Silica Dimethyl Silyate, Octyldodecanol, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Seed Oil, Coconut Flower Sugar, Ceresin, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Glyceryl Behenate/Eicosadioate, Isostearic Acid, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Maltodextrin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Citric Acid, Titanium Dioxide, Propylene Glycol, Aqua/Water/Eau, Tocopherol, Malic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Crataegus Monogyna Flower Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Viola Tricolor Extract, Red 27 (CI 45410:1), Red 7 Lake (CI15850:1), Red 6 (CI15850), Fragrance/Parfum.

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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