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Cle de Peau Beaute micro-refining exfoliator

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cle de Peau Beaute micro-refining exfoliator 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 Cle de Peau Beaute micro-refining exfoliator is 6.

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

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
CHAENOMELES SINENSIS (CHINESE-QUINCE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAENOMELES SINENSIS FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

None

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA: Companies That Do Test on Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, has identified companies that "either test on animals or pay a laboratory to conduct tests on animals."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, GLYCERIN, PEG-20, ALCOHOL DENAT., DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, XYLITOL, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, ERYTHRITOL, PEG/PPG-14/7 DIMETHYL ETHER, SQUALANE, XANTHAN GUM, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) JUICE, DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE, SODIUM ACETYLATED HYALURONATE, ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT, CHAENOMELES SINENSIS FRUIT EXTRACT, MENTHOL, HYPERICUM ERECTUM EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED SILK, ROSA ROXBURGHII FRUIT EXTRACT, DIMETHICONE, ALCOHOL, BEHENYL ALCOHOL, CARBOMER, SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, TRISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, METHYLPARABEN, ETHYLPARABEN, FRAGRANCE,

Directions from packaging:

Use once or twice a week, in place of your evening skincare routine. Step 1: Smooth a thin layer of Micro-Refining Exfoliator over clean, dry skin, avoiding the eye zone, eyebrows, hairline and lips. Leave on for 2-3 minutes. Then lightly moisten the face and gently massage skin. Do not massage for more than one minute. Rinse well with cool or lukewarm water. Step 2: Follow with the Soothing Moisture Mask. Remove mask pieces from the packet and unfold, removing the backing and positioning them over the corresponding parts of the face. Leave on for 10 minutes. Then gently feel off and smooth the remaining essence into the skin.

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