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Be Green Bath & Body Ylang Ylang Soothing Toner for oily/acneic skin

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Green Bath & Body Ylang Ylang Soothing Toner for oily/acneic skin product label collected on October 16, 2018 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 Be Green Bath & Body Ylang Ylang Soothing Toner for oily/acneic skin is 2.

Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
BOSWELLIA SACRA (FRANKINCENSE)
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA SACRA

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI (PALMAROSA)
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON MARTINI

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL HYDROSOL

Limited
ROSA CANINA (ROSE) HYDROSOL
Appeared as: ROSE HYDROSOL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL
Appeared as: VANILLA ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled water, organic witch hazel hydrosol, organic rose hydrosol, vegetable glycerine, apple cider vinegar, potassium sorbate, ascorbic acid, ylang ylang essential oil, frankincense essential oil, vanilla essential oil, palmarosa essential oil

Directions from packaging:

Shake well. After cleansing, apply a small amount to a cotton pad. Gently massage into skin on face. Follow with Serum or Regenerative Night Cream.

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