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Kiss My Face Potent & Pure Start Up, Exfoliating Face Wash (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kiss My Face Potent & Pure Start Up, Exfoliating Face Wash (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 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 Kiss My Face Potent & Pure Start Up, Exfoliating Face Wash (2014 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA BLANCO (TANGERINE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE OIL)

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (CLEMENTINE OIL)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOEANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Decyl Glucoside, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Xanthan Gum, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Orange) Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Trifolium Pratense (Red Clover) Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Root Extract, Juniperus Communis (Juniper) Fruit Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine Oil), Citrus Nobilis (Clementine Oil), Cymbopogon Schoeanthus (Lemongrass) Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply with clean, damp hands, massage gently over face, and rinse with warm water. Use morning and evening, and follow with Balancing Toner, C the Change Ester C Serum or Break Out Botanical Acne Gel. Finish with Cell Mate Facial Creme & Sunscreen.

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