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Josie Maran Argan Balm, Unscented

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Josie Maran Argan Balm, Unscented product label collected on July 11, 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 Josie Maran Argan Balm, Unscented is 2.

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Data last updated: July 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) FRUIT BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL WAX
Appeared as: ORANGE PEEL WAX

• Use restrictions (low)

None
BRASSICA ABYSSINICA (ABYSSINIAN) OIL
Appeared as: ABYSSINIAN OIL (CRAMBE ABYSSINICA) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Fair

None
GARDENIA TAHITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: GARDENIA TAHITENSIS (TIARE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON FRUIT (CRANBERRY)

None
BASSIA LATIFOLIA SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: BASSIA LATIFOLIA SEED (MOWRAH) BUTTER

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL. NATURAL ,

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit**, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)**, Beeswax**, Glyceryl Dibehenate**, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax**, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax**, Tribehenin, Glyceryl Behenate**, Orange Peel Wax**, Abyssinian Oil (Crambe Abyssinica) Seed Oil**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter**, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil**, Gardenia Tahitensis (Tiare) Flower Extract**, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit**, Citrus Nobilis (Madarin Orange) Peel Extract**, Bassia Latifolia Seed (Mowrah) Butter**, Tocopherol. *ORGANIC **NATURAL

Directions from packaging:

Use anywhere on the body to soothe and calm rough patches. Tip: Use Argan Balm on hands and feet at night for overnight healing; you’ll wake up with soft skin and smooth cuticles.

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