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Miessence Nourishing Hand Cream (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Miessence Nourishing Hand Cream (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 17, 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 Miessence Nourishing Hand Cream (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: October 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

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM
Appeared as: SCLEROTIUM ROLFSII GUM

None

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDERBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACTT

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: OLIVE JUICE EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

certified organic butyrospermum parkii (shea) fruit butter, certified organic aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, aqua (purified water), certified organic ethanol (sugar cane), non-gmo lecithin, sclerotium rolfsii gum,leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate, sambucus nigra (elderberry) fruit extractt, certified organic pelargonium graveolens (geranium) essential oil, certified organic freeze dried olive juice extract, certified organic rosa damascena (rose) essential oil,

Directions from packaging:

Purpose Use regularlay to keep your hands soft, supple and younger looking. How To Use Squeeze a small amount into your palms and massage into hands, paying particular attention to the back of the hands. When To Use As required. Whenever your hands feel the need for nourishment and care.

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