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Own Beauty Nourish Body Wash, Lavender + Vanilla (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Own Beauty Nourish Body Wash, Lavender + Vanilla (2016 formulation) product label collected on August 10, 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 Own Beauty Nourish Body Wash, Lavender + Vanilla (2016 formulation) is 2.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

Fair

None

Limited

Fair
VITAMIN B3
Appeared as: NIACIN (VITAMIN B3)

Fair
BIOTIN
Appeared as: BIOTIN (VITAMIN B7)

Limited

Limited

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT

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

Limited

None

Limited

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:

Aqua, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycol Stearate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Glycerin, Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin, Panthenol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Allantoin, Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropyl Sulfonate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopherol Acetate, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Biotin (Vitamin B7), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Lavendula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Cucumis Melo Cantalupensis Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract. *Certified Organic

Directions from packaging:

Rinse body. Work into a rich lather, apply, and rinse off.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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