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Starflower Essentials Chamomillet Exfoliant Cleanser (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Starflower Essentials Chamomillet Exfoliant Cleanser (old formulation) product label collected on March 14, 2014 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 Starflower Essentials Chamomillet Exfoliant Cleanser (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: March 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
PRUNUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) MEAL
Appeared as: ALMOND MEAL

Limited
PANICUM MILIACEUM (MILLET) SEED FLOUR
Appeared as: MILLET FLOUR

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) OIL
Appeared as: ROMAN CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) OIL
Appeared as: GERMAN CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
THYMUS MASTICHINA (MARJORAM) OIL
Appeared as: MARJORAM ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
MONARDA DIDYMA (BERGAMOT) OIL
Appeared as: BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL

None
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) OIL
Appeared as: CARROT ESSENTIAL OIL.

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Ingredients Of: Almond Meal; Millet Flour; Chamomile Powder; Essential Oils of Roman & German Chamomile, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Bergamot, & Carrot.

Directions from packaging:

Mix a few drops of warm water with a small amount of cleanser in palm of hand for a milky emulsion. Spread fresh emulsion over face and neck. Press into the skin. For more exfoliation make small circular motions. Remove with a washcloth and warm water. Follow with a Starflower Toner Mist and Moisturizer.

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