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Vika's Essentials Raw Cream (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Vika's Essentials Raw Cream (2017 formulation) product label collected on November 03, 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 Vika's Essentials Raw Cream (2017 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: November 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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSE HIP SEED OIL (ROSA RUBIGINOSA)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: PURE ESSENTIAL OILS OF LAVENDER (LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN COCONUT OIL (COCOS NUCIFERA)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA SEED OIL (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA GEL (ALOE BARBADENSIS)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL (PERSEA AMERICANA)

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA NUT OIL (MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ALMOND OIL (PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
MYRCIARIA DUBIA (CAMU CAMU)
Appeared as: CAMU CAMU POWDER (MYRCIARIA DUBIA)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS)

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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:

Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera)*, Shea Butter (Butyrospermun parkii)*, Jojoba Seed Oil (Simmondsia chinensis)*, Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis)Gel*, Avocado Oil (Persea americana)*, Macadamia Nut Oil (Macadamia integrifolia)*, Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus amygdalus dulcis)*, Rose Hip Seed Oil (Rosa rubiginosa)*, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Camu Camu Powder (Myrciaria dubia)*, Pure Essential Oils of Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)*, Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)*. *Certified organic Product is USDA Certified organic by OCIA.

Directions from packaging:

Apply pea-size amount on damp skin.This product has no synthetic preservatives. Store in cool dry place, keep away from heat, use within 6 months.

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