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Badger Seabuckthorn Face Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Badger Seabuckthorn Face Oil product label collected on January 18, 2019 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 Badger Seabuckthorn Face Oil is 2.

Data last updated: January 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) PEEL OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL

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

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

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

Limited

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) SEED OIL

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited

Limited

None

• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (SUNFLOWER VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

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:

*Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, *Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, *Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, *Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, *Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Fruit Extract, *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil, *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil, Tocopherol (Sunflower Vitamin E), *Pelagonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, *Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Extract. * = Certified Organic.

Directions from packaging:

For best results, apply oil in the morning or at night right after cleansing with your Badger Face Cleansing Oil. For a wonderfully meditative, relaxing ritual, take a few extra minutes to massage oil into face.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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