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Skincare Face & Body Skin Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skincare Face & Body Skin Balm product label collected on January 08, 2018 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 Skincare Face & Body Skin Balm is 4.

Data last updated: January 2018

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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: ALL-NATURAL FRAGRANCE

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA  EXTRACT (WITCH HAZEL)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOYA (SOYBEAN) OIL

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

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

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.

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, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearic Acid, Isopropyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Allantoin, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Sodium PCA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Tocopherol, Glycine Soya (Soybean) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Polysorbate 20, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Hydroxide, All-Natural Fragrance.

Directions from packaging:

Apply to face to soothe post-shaving irritation, or to body for dry skin relief anytime.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

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