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Planted in Beauty POLISH + RESURFACE DETOX EXFOLIANT

EWG scientists reviewed the Planted in Beauty POLISH + RESURFACE DETOX EXFOLIANT product label collected on January 26, 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. Planted in Beauty POLISH + RESURFACE DETOX EXFOLIANT is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: January 2017

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

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

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Robust

Limited

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

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Limited

Limited

Good

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

Limited

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA SEED EXTRACT

Limited

None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRAEA ULMARIA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

Good

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
DODECANOL
Appeared as: LAURYL ALCOHOL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

Fair

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.

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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Water, Decyl Glucoside, Hydrated Silica, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sucrose Laurate, Glycerin, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Gaultheria Procumbens (Wintergreen) Leaf Extract, Epilobium Fleischeri Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Moringa Pterygosperma Seed Extract, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Spiraea Ulmaria Flower Extract, Trigonella Foenum-Graecum Seed Extract, Tocopherol, Sclerotium Gum, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Levulinic Acid, Dicaprylyl Ether, Sodium Hydroxide, Lauryl Alcohol, P-Anisic Acid, Sodium Levulinate, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Citral, Phytic Acid, Limonene, Maltodextrin, Linalool, Geraniol, Citronellol, Potassium Sorbate FREE FROM: Parabens, Petroleum, Butylene Glycol, GMOs, PEGs, Phthalates, Sulfates, DEA, TEA, Silicones, Formaldehyde, Pesticides, Alcohol, Artificial Dyes, Synthetic Fragrances and Preservatives. Note: No Change

Directions from packaging:

AM/PM After removing makeup and environmental debris with Purify + Condition Makeup Remover, complete the double cleanse process by massaging Polish + Resurface Detox Exfoliant with the pads of your fingertips in a circular motion over a dry or wet face and neck, avoiding the eye area. Rinse with warm water. Follow with Balance + Calm Toning Lotion to restore and refresh your skin after cleansing. While suitable for all skin types, ideal for combination

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes or immediate eye area. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughy with water.

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