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Knours. Skin Meditation Gel Cream

CATEGORY

Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

BRAND

Knours.

DATA LAST UPDATED

January 2018

EWG Verified Product

This product bears the EWG VERIFIED™ mark, meaning that the product meets EWG’s strictest standards for health and safety. It avoids any of the ingredients on EWG’s “Unacceptable List” and provides full transparency of ingredients, including fragrance.

Ingredient List

The specific formulation has been reviewed by EWG scientists. At the time of verification, the ingredients in this formulation were used at a concentration below EWG’s health and safety limit, and therefore did not pose significant human health concerns. Click on an ingredient for more information.

1,2-HEXANEDIOL
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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ALLANTOIN
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin protectant, skin conditioning, skin protecting, soothing
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ARGININE
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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C13-15 ALKANE
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
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CARBOMER
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, emulsion stabilising, gel forming, viscosity controlling
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CERAMIDE NP
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CETEARYL OLIVATE
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, hair conditioning
CONCERNS Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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GLYCERIN
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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PROPANEDIOL
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FUNCTION(S) solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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PULSATILLA KOREANA EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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SODIUM HYALURONATE
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, humectant, skin conditioning
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SORBITAN OLIVATE
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
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USNEA BARBATA (BEARD MOSS)
Appeared as: USNEA BARBATA (LICHEN) EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, deodorant
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WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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ZANTHOXYLUM PIPERITUM FRUIT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Propanediol, Carbomer, Arginine, Cetearyl Olivate, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sorbitan Olivate, Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract, Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract, Pulsatilla Koreana Extract, C13-15 Alkane, Ceramide NP, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount of cream to freshly-cleansed face and neck. Apply morning and night. For a midday skin meditation, tap gently onto skin.

EWG Verified

This product bears the EWG VERIFIEDTM mark - its formulation has been reviewed by EWG scientists, and the company behind the product has shown its ingredients meet all of the EWG’s strict criteria. When it was verified, the ingredients in this formulation did not pose significant human health concerns.

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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.

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The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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