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THE FACE SHOP THE SOLUTION Smoothing Face Mask

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the THE FACE SHOP THE SOLUTION Smoothing Face Mask 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 THE FACE SHOP THE SOLUTION Smoothing Face Mask 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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

• 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)

None

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

Good

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

Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Appeared as: PEG-40 HYDROGENATED

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Limited

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/EAU

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

WATER/EAU, PROPANEDIOL, ALCOHOL DENAT., PEG/PPG-17/6 COPOLYMER, GLYCERIN, PANTHENOL, PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT, SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT, SALICYLIC ACID, SODIUM HYALURONATE, ALLANTOIN, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT, HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL, TAURATE COPOLYMER, CARBOMER, SODIUM POLYACRYLATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED, CASTOR OIL, OCTYLDODECETH-16, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, DIMETHICONE, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

Directions from packaging:

1. Wash face and apply toner. 2. Remove sheet from package and remove film on one side of sheet. 3. Apply evenly and firmly to face. 4. Remove sheet after 10 to 20 minutes and gently pat to promote absorption of remaining essence

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Discontinue use if irritation or rash appears. Product contains salicylic acid and its salts. Do not use on children under 3 years of age

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