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Goddess Garden Organics Under the Sun Pre-Sunscreen Serum (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Goddess Garden Organics Under the Sun Pre-Sunscreen Serum (2016 formulation) product label collected on August 03, 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 Goddess Garden Organics Under the Sun Pre-Sunscreen Serum (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: August 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM (BERGAMOT) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) SEED OIL

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

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

Limited
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) KERNEL OIL

None

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (IMMORTELLE) OIL

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT OIL

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) BEAN
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) BEAN EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil*, Isoamyl Laurate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil*, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Kernel Oil*, Isoamyl Cocoate, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Citrus Aurantium (Bergamot) Peel Oil*, Helichrysum Italicum (Immortelle) Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Fruit Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract*, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Extract, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Bean Extract* *Certified Organic Ingredient

Directions from packaging:

Apply to face and neck, before applying mineral sunscreen or makeup. For best results, follow with Goddess Garden Face the Day Sunscreen & Firming Primer.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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