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Vika's Essentials 'Prodigal Sun' Oil Blend

EWG scientists reviewed the Vika's Essentials 'Prodigal Sun' Oil Blend product label collected on December 05, 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. Vika's Essentials 'Prodigal Sun' Oil Blend is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: December 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

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSE HIP SEED OIL (ROSA RUBIGINOSA)

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

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL (COCOS NUCIFERA)

Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: TAMANU OIL (CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM)

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

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

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARROT SEED OIL (DAUCUS CAROTA)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) OIL
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE OIL (MATRICARIA CHAMOMILLA)

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:

Sesame Oil (Sesamum indicum)*, Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera)*, Rose Hip Seed Oil (Rosa rubiginosa)*, Tamanu Oil (Calophyllum inophyllum)*, Sea Buckthorn Oil (Hippophae rhamnoides)* , Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)*, Carrot Seed Oil (Daucus carota)*, Chamomile Oil (Matricaria chamomilla)*

Directions from packaging:

Infuse your skin with the magic of Prodigal Sun before and after exposure. Apply lightly before and after sun exposure several times a day or as needed. This organic product has no synthetic preservatives. Store in a cool dry place, use within 6 months. Calm, cool and nourish your body naturally! Celebrate the sun and recharge your relationship with your skin. An organic tantalizing fusion of Chamomile, Carrot Seed and Lavender Essential Oils, cold pressed Sesame Seed Oil, Coconut, Tamanu Nut, Rose Hip Seed and Sea Buckthorn.

Warnings from packaging:

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