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Nurture My Body Vita C Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nurture My Body Vita C Cream product label collected on February 23, 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 Nurture My Body Vita C Cream is 1.

Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (PETITGRAIN) OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT)
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA STRAW (OAT)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

None
OLIVE SQUALANE
Appeared as: OLIVE SQUALANE OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
Appeared as: LAVANDULA OFFICINALIS (LAVENDER)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

• 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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea), Avena Sativa (Oat) Straw, Althaea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Root, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Root Infusion, Calendula Officinalis (Pot Marigold) Infusion, Sambucus Nigra (Elder) Flower Infusion, Stellaria Media (Chickweed) Infusion, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, Olive Squalane Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cetearyl Alcohol, Polysorbate-60, Carthamnus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Rosa Damascena Flower Hydrosol, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot), Rosa Canina (Dog Rose), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Oil, Santalum Album (Sandalwood), Lavandula Officinalis (Lavender), Citrus Aurantium Amara (Petitgrain) Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Palmitate), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary), Salvia Officinalis (Sage), Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean face, neck, and chest morning and evening after cleansing and toning.

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