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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

Limited

Col-lab Shape & Shade Ultra-Fine Brow Pencil, Taupe

CATEGORY

Brow Liner

BRAND

Col-lab

DATA LAST UPDATED

October 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    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: 02
CI 77499
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 77499
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CI 77499
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
MICA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• 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
TRIETHYLHEXANOIN
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, antistatic, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, refatting, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
C20-40 ACID
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, surfactant
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Ingredient score: 01
SYNTHETIC WAX
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, antistatic, binding, emollient, emulsion stabilising, masking, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
C20-40 ALCOHOLS
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, skin conditioning, stabilising
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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
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
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
ETHYLENE/ PROPYLENE COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) film former, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, abrasive, bulking, film forming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ETHYLCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, film former, fragrance ingredient, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, binding, film forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
BORON NITRIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) slip modifier, absorbent, opacifying, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient score: 01
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, film former, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, binding, film forming, viscosity controlling
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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
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredients from packaging:

DIISOSTEARYL MALATE ,TRIETHYLHEXANOIN ,C20-40 ACID ,SYNTHETIC WAX ,C20-40 ALCOHOLS ,CI 77499 ,CI 77492 ,TITANIUM DIOXIDE ,POLYETHYLENE ,GLYCERYL BEHENATE/EICOSADIOATE ,ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER ,CI 77491 ,ETHYLCELLULOSE ,BORON NITRIDE ,MICA ,VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER ,TOCOPHEROL ,ASCORBYL PALMITATE

Directions from packaging:

Brush your brow hair up vertically with the spoolie end and draw a thin line along the hairline following the lower arch. Brush your brow hair down and define the top of your brow arch in the same way. Fill in any gaps or sparse areas and groom the color through your brows.

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.


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.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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