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AveSeena Honeyactive Beauty Mask

EWG scientists reviewed the AveSeena Honeyactive Beauty Mask product label collected on January 23, 2017 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. AveSeena Honeyactive Beauty Mask is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: MEL (HONEY)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (CAMELLIA) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE) PEEL
Appeared as: CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE) PEEL EXTRACT

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

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Mel (Honey), Kaolin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount to dry face and neck. Allow it to infuse the skin for 10 minutes. The mask does not dry/harden. Rinse with warm water. Use 1-3 times per week. • Appliquer en couche épaisse sur peau sèche. Laisser agir pendant dix minutes. Rincer le masque à l'eau. Utiliser 1 à 3 fois par semaine.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Do not use on damaged skin. Keep out of eyes. Stop use if irritation occurs. Keep out of reach of children.•Attention: Pour usage externe seulement. Ne pas utiliser sur LA peau irritée. Arrèter l’utilisation en cas d’irritation. Éviter le contact avec les yeux. Conserver hors de la portée des enfants.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

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