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EO Ageless Skin Care Moroccan Lava Clay Exfoliating Scrub (2015 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the EO Ageless Skin Care Moroccan Lava Clay Exfoliating Scrub (2015 formulation) product label collected on September 30, 2015 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 EO Ageless Skin Care Moroccan Lava Clay Exfoliating Scrub (2015 formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: September 2015

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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

• 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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

Fair

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICE
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT FLOUR

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Fair

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

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

Fair

None

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Organic Tapioca Starch, Moroccan Lava Clay, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Flour, Panthenol, Organic Vanilla Planifolia Seed Powder, Papain, Bromelain, Maltodextrin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf, Allantoin, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil

Directions from packaging:

To use as an exfoliating scrub: Blend two scoops of powder with water or oil until desired consistency is reached. Gently massage away dead skin and impurities. Rinse and pat dry. Follow with EO moisturizer or serums for a healthy glow. To use as a rejuvenating masque: Blend four scoops of powder with water and oil until a thin paste is formed. Apply evenly to face and neck. Leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse and pat dry. Follow with EO moisturizer or serums for glowing skin. XO, EO

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