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C2 Clean Beauty Daily Brightening Cleanser

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the C2 Clean Beauty Daily Brightening Cleanser product label collected on July 25, 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 C2 Clean Beauty Daily Brightening Cleanser is 2.

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_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CTIRIC ACID

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMBER EXTRACT

Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LICORICE ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• 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:

Purified Water (Aqua), decyl glucoside, cocamidopropyl betaine, glycerin, phenoxyethanol and caprylyl glycol, aloe vera extract, xanthan gum, ctiric acid, cucumber extract, green tea extract, licorice root extract, vitamin E

Directions from packaging:

Wet face with warm water. Dispense 1-2 pumps into your hand and massage onto your mace in a circular motion. Work into a lather. Avoid the eye area. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.

Warnings from packaging:

Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of milk or water for 15 minutes- Seek medical attention if irritation persists Skin Contact: Rinse with water Inhalation: Remove to fresh air Ingestion: Drink large amounts of water, do not induce vomiting. If gastrointestinal symptoms develop, consult medical personnel

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