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Caudalie Beauty Elixir/Eau de beaute

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Caudalie Beauty Elixir/Eau de beaute product label collected on December 20, 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 Caudalie Beauty Elixir/Eau de beaute is 6.

Data last updated: December 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM *

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA OIL* (PEPPERMINT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) OIL
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF OIL* (BALM MINT)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL*

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA FLOWER WATER* (BITTER ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL*

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF OIL* (ROSEMARY)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) RESIN EXTRACT
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN EXTRACT*

None

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA FLOWER OIL* (BITTER ORANGE)

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT* (GRAPE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA/WATER/EAU, ALCOHOL*, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER WATER*, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)*, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL*, POTASSIUM ALUM, GLYCERIN*, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL*, COMMIPHORA MYRRHA RESIN EXTRACT*, STYRAX TONKINENSIS RESIN EXTRACT*, MELISSA OFFICINALIS (BALM MINT) LEAF OIL*, CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL*, ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL*, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT*, TOCOPHEROL*, BENZYL BENZOATE*, CITRAL*, CITRONELLOL*, GERANIOL*, FARNESOL*, LIMONENE*, LINALOOL*(010/035) * ORIGINE VEGETALE - PLANT ORIGIN

Directions from packaging:

Shake before use. Spray onto the face before your moisturizer and at any time of the day to wake up the skin.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid the eyes.

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