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Babo Botanicals Skin Repair Nutri-Firm Stretch Mark Oil-Fragrance Free (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Skin Repair Nutri-Firm Stretch Mark Oil-Fragrance Free (2017 formulation) product label collected on May 19, 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. EWG's rating for Babo Botanicals Skin Repair Nutri-Firm Stretch Mark Oil-Fragrance Free (2017 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: May 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

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA (ARGAN) SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

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

None

Fair

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

Limited

None

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Argania (Argan) Spinosa Kernel Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Oil, Caryodendron Orinocense (Kahai) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Fruit Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Arnica Montana (Arnica) Flower Extract, *Pueraria Lobata (Kudzu) Root Extract, *Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, *Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, *Nasturtium Officinale (Watercress) Flower/Leaf Extract, *Spiraea Ulmaria (Meadowsweet) Flower Extract, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil *Organic Ingredients

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wash cloth and gently massage baby's hair, scalp and body, avoiding eye area. Or, dispense a small amount into bath water. Gently rinse skin. Follow with Moisturizing Baby Lotion.

Warnings from packaging:

Although product smells yummy, for external use only. Discontinue use if irritation or redness occurs. Keep out of reach of children.

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