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Max & Madeleine Healing Balm (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Max & Madeleine Healing Balm (2017 formulation) product label collected on June 01, 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 Max & Madeleine Healing Balm (2017 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: June 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA (BEESWAX)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) BUTTER

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

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT) POWDER

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

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E) OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Cera Alba (Beeswax), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Maranta Arundinacea (Arrowroot) Powder. Calendula Officinalis (Calendula), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Oil

Directions from packaging:

for Use: Apply to affected skin, allow to absorb. Reapply for added moisture and protection. May be used as often as needed. For extra moisturizing benefits, Max & Madeleine Healing Balm may be used with cotton gloves or socks at night to help intensify all the moisturizing benefits of this amazing balm.

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