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Product score: 04

Data Availability:

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Valentia Fresh Mist Calming Toner (2017 formulation)

Valentia Fresh Mist Calming Toner (2017 formulation)

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Toners/Astringents

BRAND

Valentia

DATA LAST UPDATED

June 2017

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON FRUIT OIL (LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 06
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA LEAF OIL (TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
CI 77820
Appeared as: COLLOIDAL SILVER
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) colorant, cosmetic colorant
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL (GERANIUM HYDROSOL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
GLYCOLIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) exfoliant, ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS SEED EXTRACT (GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) preservative, astringent, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM LACTATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) buffering agent, exfoliant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, buffering, humectant, keratolytic
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA WATER (LAVENDER HYDROSOL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER OIL (CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS EXTRACT (ORGANIC ROSEMARY)
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (ORGANIC GREEN TEA)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT (ORGANIC ARNICA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, perfuming
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
POTASSIUM SORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) deodorant agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (DEIONIZED WATER)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA WATER (WITCH HAZEL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) drug astringent - skin protectant drugs, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
DIMETHYL SULFONE
Appeared as: DIMETHYL SULFONE (MSM)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ORGANIC ALOE)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA (ALKALINE FLANAGAN MICROCLUSTER SILICA PROPRIETARY BLEND)
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, absorbent, anticaking agent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, suspending agent- nonsurfactant, anticaking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
POTASSIUM CARBONATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
CI 77713
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM CARBONATE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, bulking agent, opacifying agent, ph adjuster, binding, bulking, opacifying
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - cleansing agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of oleic acid., emollient, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
MYRCIARIA DUBIA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: MYRCIARIA DUBIA FRUIT EXTRACT (CAMU CAMU)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (INDIAN MULBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA EXTRACT (NONI)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent, astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM SEED OIL (TAMANU)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, ultravioletlight absorber, antimicrobial, hair conditioning, oral care, skin conditioning, uv absorber
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Ingredient score: 01
BROMELAIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) lytic agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, keratolytic, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
PAPAIN BETA-GLUCAN
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA SEED OIL (CARROT SEED OIL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT (ORGANIC GOTU KOLA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT (HORSETAIL)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
GERANIUM MACULATUM (SPOTTED CRANESBILL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM EXTRACT (WILD GERANIUM)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
TARAXACUM OFFICINALE (DANDELION) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TARAXACUM OFFICINALE EXTRACT (ORGANIC DANDELION)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROXYETHYL ETHYLCELLULOSE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) adhesive, binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, binding, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, film forming, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, hair conditioning, masking
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
MALTODEXTRIN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) absorbent, binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair conditioning agent;skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Deionized Water), Hamamelis Virginiana Water (Witch Hazel), Colloidal Silver, Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe), Silica (Alkaline Flanagan Microcluster Silica Proprietary Blend), Potassium Carbonate, Magnesium Carbonate, Oleic Acid, Lavandula Angustifolia Water (Lavender Hydrosol), Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil (Geranium Hydrosol), Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil (Chamomile Essential Oil), Citrus Limon Fruit Oil (Lemon Essential Oil), Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil (Tea Tree Essential Oil), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Glycolic Acid, Sodium Lactate, Citrus Grandis Seed Extract (Grapefruit Seed Extract), Myrciaria Dubia Fruit Extract (Camu Camu), Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract (Organic Rosemary), Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Organic Green Tea), Morinda Citrifolia Extract (Noni), Calophyllum Inophyllum Seed Oil (Tamanu), Bromelain, Papain Beta-Glucan, Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil (Carrot Seed Oil), Centella Asiatica Extract (Organic Gotu Kola), Equisetum Arvense Extract (Horsetail), Geranium Maculatum Extract (Wild Geranium), Taraxacum Officinale Extract (Organic Dandelion), Arnica Montana Flower Extract (Organic Arnica), Caprylyl Glucoside, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Hydroxyethyl Ethylcellulose, Carrageenan, Maltodextrin, Ethylhexylglycerin

Directions from packaging:

Spritz on face and neck area after cleansing and before serums. Can be used several times throughout the day to refresh the skin. Shake before each use.

Warnings from packaging:

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