EWG scientists reviewed Herbline Essentials Stretch & Blemish Cream 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 Herbline Essentials Stretch & Blemish Cream is 2.
|BHT||Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|PHENOXYETHANOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|MINERAL OIL||Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|SODIUM BENZOATE||Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|COCO PALM WAX||None Identified|
|CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) ENZYMES||None Identified|
|SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT|
SUGARCANE FRUIT ACID
|CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA)|
|HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL||None Identified|
|SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL|
About the ratings
EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government.
The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more
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