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Qet Botanicals Lavish Serum Salve

EWG scientists reviewed the Qet Botanicals Lavish Serum Salve 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 Lavish Serum Salve 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
JASMINUM OFFICINALE (JASMINE) OIL
Appeared as: JASMINUM SAMBAC (JASMINE) FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSE HIPS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA MOSQUETA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) OIL
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTICA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (RAW UNREFINED SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT

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

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) SEED OIL

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE (VEGETABLE)

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

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NON-GMO VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) SEED OIL

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Butyrospermum Parkii (Raw, Unrefined Shea Butter) Fruit*, Rosa Mosqueta (Rosehip) Fruit Oil*, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Fruit Oil*, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Seed Oil*, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Glycerine (Vegetable)*, Camellia Sinensis (Matcha Green Tea) Leaves*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil*, Tocopherol (Non-GMO Vitamin E), Jasminum Sambac (Jasmine) Flower Oil, Matricaria Recutica (Chamomile) Flower Oil*, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil, Daucus Carota (Carrot) Seed Oil*, Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil. *Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Using a clean, dry finger, retrieve a small amount, soften in fingers, and apply where needed-eye area, lips, neck, chest, hands. Use daily where extra nourishment is desired. Use weekly as a lavish full-face restoration mask.

Warnings from packaging:

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

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