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Whamisa Organic Leaf/Root All In One Moisturizer For Men

Whamisa Organic Leaf/Root All In One Moisturizer For Men

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CATEGORY

Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

BRAND

Whamisa

DATA LAST UPDATED

November 2016

EWG Verified Product

This product bears the EWG VERIFIED® mark, meaning that the product meets EWG’s strictest standards for health and safety. It avoids any of the ingredients on EWG’s “Unacceptable List” and provides full transparency of ingredients, including fragrance.

Ingredient List

The specific formulation has been reviewed by EWG scientists. At the time of verification, the ingredients in this formulation were used at a concentration below EWG’s health and safety limit, and therefore did not pose significant human health concerns. Click on an ingredient for more information.

ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: CAULERPA LENTILLIFERA EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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ANGELICA SINENSIS (DONG QUAI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANGELICA POLYMORPHA SINENSIS ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin conditioning
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ANISALDEHYDE
Appeared as: P-METHOXYBENZALDEHYDE
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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BAMBUSA VULGARIS (BAMBOO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BAMBUSA VULGARIS EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) oral care agent
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CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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CORNUS OFFICINALIS FRUIT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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CORYLUS AVELLANA (HAZEL) SEED OIL
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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DIOSCOREA JAPONICA ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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DIOSCOREA VILLOSA
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/DIOSCOREA OPPOSITA (WILD YAM) ROOT FEMENT FILTRATE
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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ETHANOL
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming agent, antimicrobial agent, cosmetic astringent, fragrance ingredient, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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GAMMA-UNDECALACTONE
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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HEXYL ACETATE
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA (TSI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, emollient
CONCERNS Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin protecting
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PHENYLACETIC ACID
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FUNCTION(S) perfuming
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SCHIZANDRA CHINENSIS SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/SAURURUS CHINENSIS LEAF/ROOT FEMENT FILTRATE
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, astringent, humectant, soothing
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SODIUM HYALURONATE
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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VANILLIN
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, fragrance ingredient, masking
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WATER
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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XANTHAN GUM
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, surfactant -emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water, *Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Caulerpa Lentillifera Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, **Ethanol, **Corylus Avellana (Hazel) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, **Houttuynia Cordata Extract, **Lactobacillus/Saururus Chinensis Leaf/Root Fement Filtrate, **Lactobacillus/Dioscorea Opposita (Wild Yam) Root Fement Filtrate, **Centella Asiatica Extract, **Bambusa Vulgaris Extract, Angelica Polymorpha Sinensis Root Extract, Cornus Officinalis Fruit Extract, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, ***Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, ***Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, ***Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Xanthan Gum, p-Methoxybenzaldehyde, Hexyl acetate, Vanillin, Phenylacetic acid, gamma-Undecalactone.

Warnings from packaging:

[Precautions] Stop use if product causes irritation. If symptoms continue, seek medical advice. Do not use on wounds. Keep out of direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.

EWG Verified

This product bears the EWG VERIFIEDTM mark - its formulation has been reviewed by EWG scientists, and the company behind the product has shown its ingredients meet all of the EWG’s strict criteria. When it was verified, the ingredients in this formulation did not pose significant human health concerns.

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

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