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Qet Botanicals Balancing Herbal Exfoliant with Tea & Thyme

EWG scientists reviewed the Qet Botanicals Balancing Herbal Exfoliant with Tea & Thyme product label collected on April 26, 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. Qet Botanicals Balancing Herbal Exfoliant with Tea & Thyme is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: April 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL FLOUR
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA (GLUTEN-FREE OAT) KERNEL FLOUR

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME)
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) LEAVES

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWERS

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: MARIS SAL (HIMALAYAN PINK SALT)

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: SUCROSE (CANE SUGAR)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (MATCHA GREEN TEA) LEAVES

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT OIL

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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:

Avena Sativa (Gluten-Free Oat) Kernel Flour*, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Leaves*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flowers*, Maris Sal (Himalayan Pink Salt), Sucrose (Cane Sugar)*, Camellia Sinensis (Matcha Green Tea) Leaves*, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Oil*. *Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing, sprinkle a small amount in your palm, mix with cleansing oil to make a paste, and massage on to skin. Follow with a warm washcloth steam. Use in the evening as your second step. There is usually no need to re-cleanse in the morning, just prepare skin for the serum.

Warnings from packaging:

If you have a negative reaction, discontinue use and consult with a health professional.

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