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Skin Essence Organics Nourish Facial Moisturizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skin Essence Organics Nourish Facial Moisturizer product label collected on April 03, 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 Skin Essence Organics Nourish Facial Moisturizer is 2.

Data last updated: April 2019

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) OIL

• 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
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA RUBIGINOSA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ZINC OXIDE
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE (NON-NANO)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL

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

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) NUT OIL

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (NEROLI) FLOWER OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM (JASMINE) OIL
Appeared as: JASMINE GRANDIFLORUM (JASMINE) OIL

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN-E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

INCI - Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Rosa rubiginosa (Rosehip) Seed Oil*, Macadamia ternifolia (Macadamia) Seed Oil*, Prunus armeniaca (Apricot Kernel) Oil*, Citrus sinensis (Orange) Oil*, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Nut Oil, Citrus aurantium amara (Neroli) Flower oil*, Jasmine grandiflorum (Jasmine) oil*, Oenothera biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil*, Tocopherol (Vitamin-E)*, Zinc Oxide (Non-Nano)

Directions from packaging:

Shake well and apply to damp skin.

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