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The Spa Dr. Pearl and Rose Petal Facial Exfoliant

CATEGORY

Exfoliant/Scrub

BRAND

The Spa Dr.

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 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.

ACANTHOPANAX SENTICOSUS (ELEUTHERO GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ELEUTHEROCOCCUS SENTICOSUS (SIBERIAN GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning, soothing
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ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF JUICE
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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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ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPIES (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET)
Appeared as: BETA BULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic colorant
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CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA (CAMELINA) SEED OIL
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELIA SINENESIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, ultraviolet light absorber, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, humectant, masking, oral care, skin conditioning, skin protecting, tonic, uv absorber
CONCERNS Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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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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)

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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CETYL ALCOHOL
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, fragrance ingredient, opacifying agent, surfactant - emulsifying agent;surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent -nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, masking, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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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CONCHIOLIN POWDER
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive
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CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) OIL
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (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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GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: D-GLUCONO-1,5,-LACTONE
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, solvent
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HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES FRUIT PIL (SEA BUCKTHORN)
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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PHYTIC ACID
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, oral care agent, chelating
CONCERNS • Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• 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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PICHIA/ RESVERATROL FERMENT EXTRACT
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ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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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ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA WATER (ROSE)
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, skin protecting
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ROSA DAMASCENA PETALS (ROSE)
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SODIUM BENZOATE
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (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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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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TOCOPHEROL
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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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WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredients from packaging:

Deionized Water, Eleutherococcus Senticosus (Siberian Ginseng) Root Extract*, Sodium Hyaluronate, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice*, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Oil, Pichia/Resveratrol Ferment Extract, Camelina Sativa (Camelina) Seed Oil*, Argania Spies (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Fruit Pil*, Cetyl Alcohol, Tocopherol, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Oil, Camelia Sinenesis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract*, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Water*, Conchiolin Powder, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Petals, Beta Bulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, D-Glucono-1,5,-lactone, Phytic Acid, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Sodium Benzoate.

Directions from packaging:

For best results use once or twice a week. Best used on a wet face. Apply a teaspoon amount on finger tips and massage in a gentle circular motion onto face and neck for 30 seconds. Rinse with tepid water and immediately follow with the Step 2 - NOURISH: Antioxidant Serum. You can either layer Step 3 - RENEW: Enriched Moisturizer or Step 4 - ENHANCE: Glow Boost for a perfect moisture surge.

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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