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Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Refine & Polish Miracle Balm (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Refine & Polish Miracle Balm (2014 formulation) product label collected on October 06, 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 Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Refine & Polish Miracle Balm (2014 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: October 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

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

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

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS LEAF OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) SAP EXTRACT

None
LACTIS PROTEINUM
Appeared as: LACTIS PROTEINUM (MILK PROTEIN)

None

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Fair

Fair

• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Yogurt Powder, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Wax, Sucrose Laurate, Aqua (Water), Bifida Ferment Lysate, Cetyl Esters, Schinziophyton Rautanenii Kernel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Water, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil,Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Sucrose Palmitate, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Sap Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Lactis Proteinum (Milk Protein), Adansonia Digitata Fruit Extract, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Kigelia Africana Fruit Extract, Benzyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Lactose, Dehydroacetic Acid, Limonene*, Linalool* (*naturally occurring in essential oil)

Directions from packaging:

AS AN INSTANT EXFOLIATOR Step 1: After using Aurelia Miracle Cleanser, dry skin thoroughly and apply the balm using dry fingers. Avoid the eye area. Step 2: Massage in circular motions to gently dislodge dead skin cells and stimulate circulation. You may feel a slight warming sensation from the active fruit enzymes. Step 3: Add a few drops of warm water to your face to transform this luxurious balm into a gentle milk. Rinse off. Use morning or evening or as required. AS AN ENZYME MASK Step 1: Apply the balm generously to clean, dry skin using dry fingers. Avoid the eye area. Step 2: Leave on the skin for 5 minutes to allow the active fruit enzymes to exfoliate. You may feel a slight warming sensation. Step 3: Massage in circular motions to gently exfoliate and then add a few drops of warm water to your face to transform this luxurious balm into a gentle milk. Rinse off.Use morning or evening or as required. Follow with Aurelia Probiotic Skincare Revitalise & Glow Serum for added post-exfoliation glow.

Warnings from packaging:

For all skin types, including senstive. Dermatologically tested.

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