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Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C Renewal Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C Renewal Moisturizer product label collected on May 16, 2017 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Vitamin C Renewal Moisturizer is 4.

Data last updated: May 2017

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
  • 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
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL LAURATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL MONOLAURATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA ESSENTIAL (YLANG YLANG) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOY LECITHIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF JUICE

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

Limited

Limited

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM OIL (FLAX SEED)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) EXTRACT

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) EXTRACT

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PRUNUS DULCIS (ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS DULCUS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) OIL

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: CO-ENZYME Q10

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROLS

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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:

Purified water, Aloe barbadensis (aloe) leaf juice*, glycerin, magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, polysorbate-60, cetearyl alcohol, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*, stearic acid, glyceryl monolaurate, ethyl hexyl palmitate, Linum usitatissimum oil (flax seed)*, Rosa canina (rosehip) oil *, Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) extract *, Calendula officinalis (calendula) extract*, Cucumis sativus (cucumber) extract *, Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, Theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, Citrus aurantium (neroli) oil*, Citrus aurantium (sweet orange) oil *, Cananga odorata essential (ylang ylang) oil , Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil*, Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) oil*, Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, Prunus dulcus (sweet almond) oil , Calophyllum inophyllum (tamanu) oil , squalane**, co-enzyme Q10, tocopherols, panthenol, tocopherol acetate, hydrolyzed soy protein, soy lecithin, allantoin, glyceryl stearate, dimethicone, phenoxyethanol, ethyl hexyl glycerin, benzyl alcohol. 31% Organic Content *organic ingredients. **Vegetable Source

Directions from packaging:

Apply daily as needed to face and decollete. May be used as both day and night cream. For optimum benefits use with BWC Vitality Serum.

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