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C2 Clean Beauty Exfoliating and Nourishing Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the C2 Clean Beauty Exfoliating and Nourishing 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 Exfoliating and Nourishing 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA RUBIGINOSA (ROSE HIP) SEED OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM FRUIT OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

None

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) OIL

None

Limited
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHRONDRUS CRISPUS (SEAWEED) EXTRACT

None

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), Sodium Olivate, Glycolic Acid, Glycerin, Rosa Rubiginosa (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Oil, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Oil, Citrus Medica Limonum Fruit Oil, Calendula Officinalis Seed Oil, Chrondrus Crispus (Seaweed) Extract, Eriobotrya Japonica Extract

Directions from packaging:

Use only once a week or twice a month to exfoliate your skin. Wet face with warm water. Dispense 1 pump into your hand and massage onto your face in a circular motion. Work into a later. Avoid the eye area. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.

Warnings from packaging:

Skin contact: Not harmful under normal usage conditions. If skin becomes irritated, wash with plenty of water, cover irritated skin with an amollient. If irritation persists, seek medical attention Eyes: Check for and remove contact lenses. Do not use as an eye ointment. Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 mintues, lifting lids occasionally. Seek medical attention.

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