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Rooted Beauty Sensitive Brightening Eye Cream

EWG scientists reviewed the Rooted Beauty Sensitive Brightening Eye Cream product label collected on May 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. Rooted Beauty Sensitive Brightening Eye Cream is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: May 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Robust

None

Good

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Good

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

None

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

None

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

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

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (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)

Good

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

Limited

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
YUCCA FILAMENTOSA (SPOONLEAF YUCCA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: YUCCA FILAMENTOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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:

Water, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Coconut Alkanes, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Albizia Julibrissin Bark Extract, Darutoside, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol, Citrus Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citric Acid, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Yucca Filamentosa Root Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Angelica Archangelica Root Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Phytate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, limonene, linalool

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