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Boscia Sake Hydrating and Brightening Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Boscia Sake Hydrating and Brightening Essence 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 Boscia Sake Hydrating and Brightening Essence 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (BUTYL ALCOHOL)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

None

Limited

Limited

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

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS (BEET) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Limited

None
LEUCONOSTOC/ RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: LEUCONSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE

Fair

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE POWDER

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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:

Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, Methyl Gluceth-20, Pentylene Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Lactobacillus Ferment, Glycerin, Water/Aqua/Eau, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caffeine, Menthyl Lactate, Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum Fruit Ferment Extract, Acrylates/Vinyl Isodecanoate Crosspolymer, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium Citrate, Butylene Glycol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Allantoin, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Sodium Hydroxide, Lactic Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Leuconstoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Maltodextrin, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, P-Anisic Acid, Sea Whip Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply two to three drops to palm and press into skin. Can be used in the morning prior to makeup or at night.

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