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Proverb Shave & Cleanse Nutri Mud

EWG scientists reviewed the Proverb Shave & Cleanse Nutri Mud product label collected on November 29, 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. Proverb Shave & Cleanse Nutri Mud is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: November 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

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) BUD EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

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

Limited
CANOLA OIL
Appeared as: CANOLA (RAPESEED) OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) KERNEL OIL

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

None
COCOYL HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
Appeared as: COCOYL HYDROLYZED ALBUMEN

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) OIL
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI PALM) KERNEL OIL

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

None
PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS SEED OIL
Appeared as: PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS (INCA INCHI) SEED OIL

None
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/TOMATO FRUIT FERMENT EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) LEAF OIL

Fair

Limited

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

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

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

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) PLANT OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (MOUNTAIN PEPPER) FRUIT OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL POWDER
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) PEEL OIL

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

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMOM CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF-TWIG OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF OIL

Fair
CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE)
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF OIL

Fair

None

Fair

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

None

Limited

Good

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

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 (WATER), KAOLIN, GLYCERIN, CANOLA (RAPESEED) OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) KERNEL OIL, HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL, ZINC OXIDE, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) FRUIT OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) NUT BUTTER, CERA ALBA (BEESWAX), COCOYL HYDROLYZED ALBUMEN, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI PALM) KERNEL OIL, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL, PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS (INCA INCHI) SEED OIL, LACTOBACILLUS/TOMATO FRUIT FERMENT EXTRACT, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, HECTORITE, SUCROSE COCOATE, OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) LEAF OIL, BENZYL ACETATE, CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) BUD EXTRACT, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) PLANT OIL, LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) PLANT OIL, LITSEA CUBEBA (MOUNTAIN PEPPER) FRUIT OIL, METHYL ANTHRANILATE, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) PEEL OIL, POGOSTEMOM CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) LEAF OIL, CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF OIL, TRIETHYL CITRATE, PSEUDOALTEROMONAS FERMENT EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, MAY CONTAIN +/- CITRIC ACID

Directions from packaging:

Apply to the skin with a little water & deep massage movements to increase oxygen to the skin cells. Remove with warm water and organic muslin cloths. Removal with the exfoliating cloth is crucial for an oily skin to leave it feeling cool and clean.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: Dermatologically tested. Store in cool, dry dark place

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