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Skin Nutrition with Phytomins Hydrating Face Mask (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skin Nutrition with Phytomins Hydrating Face Mask (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Skin Nutrition with Phytomins Hydrating Face Mask (old formulation) is 5.

Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHOLECALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D3)

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) OIL (ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Robust

None

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL (CORN)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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, Honey, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Glycerin, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado), Panthenol, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil (Olive), Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3), Hydroxypropyl Guar, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Orange) Oil (Orange), Dimethicone, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil (Corn), Isohexadecane, Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 80, Ethylhexl Glycerin, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Use at least once weekly to nurture dry skin. For a spa-style facial, use after Skin Nutrition Refining Face Polish and follow with Recovery, BotanicaLift or Even Tone Face Serum.

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