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Milk Makeup Kush Waterproof Mascara, Aces

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Milk Makeup Kush Waterproof Mascara, Aces product label collected on April 15, 2020 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 Milk Makeup Kush Waterproof Mascara, Aces is 2.

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Data last updated: April 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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 (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES and OXAZOLIDINE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Fair

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

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE (CI 77499)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA; EAU)

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL
Appeared as: HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL/HUILE V G TALE HYDROG N E

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PAPAVER ORIENTALE (POPPY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM SEED OIL

Fair

None

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM SEED BUTTER

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE

None

None
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (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:

Water (Aqua, Eau), Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax/Cire de Carnauba, Glyceryl Stearate, Ozokerite, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire Microcristalline, Stearic Acid, Acrylates Copolymer, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil/Huile V g tale Hydrog n e, Palmitic Acid, Stearyl Stearate, Butylene Glycol, Aminomethyl Propanol, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Galactoarabinan, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Nylon-6, Papaver Somniferum Seed Oil, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lecithin, Dipteryx Odorata Seed Extract, Theobroma Grandiflorum Seed Butter, Tocopherol, Silica, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Aframomum Melegueta Seed Extract, Citric Acid, Helichrysum Italicum Extract, Iron Oxide (CI 77499)

Directions from packaging:

Wiggle the Puff Puff Brush from root to tip, using the brush head to reach and define inner and bottom lashes. Layer for intense volume that stays clump-free.

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