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Product score: 04

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Osea Purify + Decongest Red Algae Mask

Osea Purify + Decongest Red Algae Mask

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CATEGORY

Mask

BRAND

OSEA

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2023

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: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: GIGARTINA SKOTTSBERGII EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
PINK FRENCH CLAY
Appeared as: FRENCH RED CLAY
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
FRENCH PINK CLAY
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 02
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, foaming, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCONUT ALCOHOL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous;viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, stabilising, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, anticaking agent, opacifying agent, slip modifier, viscosity increasing agent -aqueous, anticaking, opacifying, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM PALMITOYL PROLINE
Appeared as: SODIUM PALMITOYL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
NYMPHAEA ALBA (WHITE WATER LILY) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: NYMPHAEA ALBA FLOWER (WATER LILY) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM COCOYL AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL AMINO ACID
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
RESVERATROL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin protectant, skin protecting
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Ingredient score: 06
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (WHITE THYME) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS (JUNIPER) COMMUNIS LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (ITALIAN CYPRESS) OIL
Appeared as: CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (CYPRESS) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, emollient, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID (DERIVED FROM FERMENTED BEET)
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) exfoliant, fragrance ingredient, humectant, ph adjuster, skin-conditioning agent -humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, buffering, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)
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)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 02
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 02
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
POTASSIUM ASCORBYL TOCOPHERYL PHOSPHATE
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
CONCERNS • Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
XANTHAN GUM
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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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
SORBIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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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: 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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Ingredients from packaging:

NATURAL DERIVED INGREDIENTS: AQUA, GIGARTINA SKOTTSBERGII EXTRACT*, GLYCERIN*, FRENCH RED CLAY, FRENCH PINK CLAY, COCO-GLUCOSIDE, COCONUT ALCOHOL, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, SODIUM PALMITOYL, NYMPHAEA ALBA FLOWER (WATER LILY) EXTRACT, SODIUM COCOYL AMINO ACID, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL*, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT, RESVERATROL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL*, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL*, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL*, THYMUS VULGARIS (WHITE THYME) OIL, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL*, JUNIPERUS (JUNIPER) COMMUNIS LEAF OIL, CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (CYPRESS) SEED OIL*, LACTIC ACID (DERIVED FROM FERMENTED BEET), TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E), CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT*, POTASSIUM ASCORBYL TOCOPHERYL PHOSPHATE, XANTHAN GUM, CITRIC ACID, SORBIC ACID, POTASSIUM SORBATE

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.


PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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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.

LEARN MORE ON LEAPINGBUNNY.ORG

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.

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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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