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Oyin Handmade Honey Wash (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Oyin Handmade Honey Wash (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 2016 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 Oyin Handmade Honey Wash (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: November 2016

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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
SAPONIFIED COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED COCONUT OIL

None
SAPONIFIED OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED OLIVE OIL

None
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAPONIFIED JOJOBA OIL

None
VEGETABLE GUM/ GLYCERIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GUM EXTRACT

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

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

Robust

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: WALNUT OIL

Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT

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:

saponified organic oils of coconut, olive, and jojoba, glycerine/vegetable gum extract, organic aloe vera gel, honey, jojoba oil, walnut oil, grapefruit seed and green tea extracts, rosemary extract, fragrance

Directions from packaging:

SHAKE WELL before each use! This is vital, as it distributes all the juicy moisturizing goodness throughout the bottle. HoneyWash makes an excellent ultra-moisturizing hair wash. For body, HoneyWash lathers best on a bath poof or loofah.

Warnings from packaging:

It is naturally preserved. Although it has been tested pure and safe up to one year, the honey in this formula can react with some of the fragrance components, making it smell funny before it has actually gone bad. So please use within 6 months! :o) pH level: 7 (neutral)

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