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Vika's Essentials Earthly Elixir (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Vika's Essentials Earthly Elixir (2018 formulation) product label collected on August 22, 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 Vika's Essentials Earthly Elixir (2018 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: August 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ORANGE (CITRUS SINENSIS) OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: YLANG YLANG OIL , (CANANGA ODORATA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSE HIP (ROSA RUBIGINOSA) OIL

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA)

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

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN (ARGANIA SPINOSA) OIL

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA NUT (MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA) OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKTHORN (HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES) CO2 EXTRACT

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:

Argan (Argania spinosa) Oil*, Chamomile* infused Apricot Kernel (Prunus armeniaca) Oil*, Rose Hip (Rosa rubiginosa) Oil*, Macadamia Nut (Macadamia integrifolia) Oil*, Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) CO2 Extract*, Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) Oil*, Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)Oil*

Directions from packaging:

Shake gently before use. Apply very lightly on damp skin after using Vika’s Facial Floral Toner. This organic product contains no synthetic preservatives. Store in a cool dry place, use within 12 months.

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