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Product score: 03

Data Availability:

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Paul Penders Himalaya Holistic-Dynamic Hydrating Day Starter (2018 formulation)

Paul Penders Himalaya Holistic-Dynamic Hydrating Day Starter (2018 formulation)

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Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

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Paul Penders

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 2018

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 04
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM)
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF POWDER** (LEMON BALM)
Data Availability: Fair
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA LEAF POWDER** (PEPPERMINT)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, refreshing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOIC
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative, anticorrosive, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER POWDER
Appeared as: MATRICARIA RECUTITA FLOWER POWDER** (CHAMOMILE)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: PURE MOUNT EVEREST SNOW MELT-WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA
Appeared as: ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA POWDER** (ANGELICA)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER POWDER** (ARNICA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER POWDER** (CALENDULA)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER POWDER** (ELDERFLOWER)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS ROOT POWDER** (GINGER)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM ROOT POWDER** (GINSENG)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) cosmetic astringent
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Ingredient score: 01
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE)
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA POWDER** (HONEYSUCKLE)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS)
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS POWDER** (HOPS)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, antimicrobial, astringent, emollient, skin conditioning, soothing, tonic
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: EQUISETUM HYEMALE POWDER** (HORSETAIL)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER) BERRY
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS FRUIT POWDER** (JUNIPER)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER POWDER
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA FLOWER POWDER** (LAVENDER)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
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Ingredient score: 01
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE)
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA POWDER** (NETTLE)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, hair conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA)
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA POWDER** (PENNYWORT)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF POWDER
Appeared as: ROSEMARINUS OFFICINALIS POWDER** (ROSEMARY)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE)
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS POWDER** (SAGE)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT)
Appeared as: HYPERICUM PERFORATUM POWDER** (ST. JOHN'S WORT)
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: CURCUMA LONGA ROOT POWDER** (TURMERIC)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA POWDER** (WITCH HAZEL)
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
Appeared as: ARCHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM POWDER** (YARROW)
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredients from packaging:

Pure Mount Everest snow melt-water, Angelica archangelica (Angelica) powder**, Arnica montana (Arnica) flower powder**, Calendula officinalis (Calendula) flower powder**, Matricaria recutita (Chamomile) flower powder**, Sambucus nigra (Elderflower) flower powder**, Zingiber officinalis (Ginger) root powder**, Panax quinquefolium (Ginseng) root powder**, Lonicera japonica (Honeysuckle) powder**, Humulus lupulus (Hops) powder**, Equisetum hyemale (Horsetail) powder**, Juniperus communis (Juniper) fruit powder**, Lavandula angustifolia(Lavender) flower powder**, Melissa officinalis (Lemon balm) leaf powder**, Urtica dioica (Nettle) powder**, Centella asiatica (Pennywort) powder**, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) leaf powder**, Rosemarinus officinalis (Rosemary) powder**, Salvia officinalis (Sage) powder**, Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort) powder**, Curcuma longa (Turmeric) root powder**, Hamamelis virginiana (Witch hazel) powder**, Archillea millefolium (Yarrow) powder**, Sodium Benzoic

Directions from packaging:

Simply spritz your face first thing every day, allow to dry naturally, then proceed with your usual cleanse, tone, moisturize routine. Can be used to refresh skin during the day too.

Product's animal testing policies

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