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Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask (old formulation) product label collected on August 21, 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 Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: August 2013

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER POWDER
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) POWDER

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

Fair

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

Fair
CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CASSIA (CINNAMON)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN)
Appeared as: CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) PUREE

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

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

Fair

None

Limited
ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) JUICE

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBUS (GUAR) GUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACAI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARONIA MELANOCARPA (BLACK CHOKEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARONIA BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY)
Appeared as: BEARBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BILBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BLACK ELDERBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOJI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEHIPS BERRY EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKTHORN BERRY EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) OIL

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
NUTMEG POWDER
Appeared as: MYRISTICA FRAGRANS (NUTMEG) POWDER

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pepo) Puree, Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Manuka Honey, Pineapple (Ananas Sativus) Juice, Pectin, Glycolic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Guar (Cyamopsis Tetragonolobus) Gum, Fruit Stem Cells, BioActive 8 Berry Complex, Lecithin, Sugar Cane (Saccharum Officinarum) Extract, Tamanu (Calophyllum Tacamahaca) Oil, Meadowfoam (Limnanthes Alba) Oil, Vitamin C (Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate), Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Rooibos (Aspalathus Linearis) Extract, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cinnamon (Cinnamomum) Cassia, Nutmeg (Myristica Fragrans) Powder, Clove (Eugenia Caryophyllus) Powder

Directions from packaging:

Apply evenly to clean, dry skin. Avoid eye and lip areas. Leave for 10 minutes. Rinse clean with cool water. Use 1 -3 times per week, as needed.

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