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Be The Skin Botanical Nutrition Power Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be The Skin Botanical Nutrition Power Serum product label collected on September 14, 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 Be The Skin Botanical Nutrition Power Serum is 3.

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Data last updated: September 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

None

None

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAMBUCUS NIGRA FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
PARIETARIA OFFICINALIS (UPRIGHT PELLITORY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PARIETARIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited
PORTULACA OLERACEA (GREEN PURSLANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT

None
PERILLA OCYMOIDES (BEEFSTEAK PLANT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: PERILLA OCYMOIDES SEED EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

None
BUDDLEJA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: BUDDLEJA DAVIDII EXTRACT

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

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:

Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Squalane, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Laurus Nobilis Leaf Extract, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic acid Copolymer, Propylene Glycol, Disodium Adenosine Triphosphate, Algin, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Sorbitan Stearate, Sucrose Cocoate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hedera Helix (Ivy) Extract, Sambucus Nigra Flower Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Flower Extract, Parietaria Officinalis Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Perilla Ocymoides Seed Extract, Honey Extract, Royal Jelly Extract, Artemisia Umbelliformis Extract, Buddleja Davidii Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Extract, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Polysorbate 80, Arginine, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Cleanse and tone face. Apply 1-2 pumps of serum all over face or concentrate to dryer areas. Gently pat product into skin with fingertips. Follow with Botanical Nutrition Power Cream for best results.

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