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Juice Beauty Green Apple Brightening Essence

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Juice Beauty Green Apple 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 Juice Beauty Green Apple Brightening Essence is 4.

Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA * (ORGANIC LICORICE ROOT EXTRACT/EXTRAIT DE RACINE DE RéGLISSE BIO)

• 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
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE OIL/HUILE D'ORANGE)

• 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)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
THIOCTIC ACID
Appeared as: THIOCTIC ACID (ALPHA LIPOIC ACID/ACIDE ALPHA-LIPOIQUE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) JUICE
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS * (ORGANIC APPLE JUICE/JUS DE POMME BIO)

None
PLANT GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN * (ORGANIC/BIO)

Limited

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

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS * (ORGANIC CUCUMBER EXTRACT/EXTRAIT DE CONCOMBRE BIO)

Limited
TAMARINDUS INDICA (TAMARIND) SEED POLYSACCHARIDE
Appeared as: TAMARINDUS INDICA SEED POLYSACCHARIDE

Fair

None
ZANTHOXYLUM BUNGEANUM EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZANTHOXYLUM BUNGEANUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

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

Fair
UBIQUINONE
Appeared as: UBIQUINONE (COQ10)

None
DMAE BITARTRATE
Appeared as: DIMETHYLAMINOETHANOL TARTRATE

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C/VITAMINE C)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E/VITAMINE E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER SEED OIL/HUILE DE GRAINES DE TOURNESOL)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG OIL/HUILE DE CHANG MAI)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (HO WOOD OIL/HUILE DE CAMPHRE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe barbadensis (organic aloe juice/jus de aloes bio)*, pyrus malus (organic apple juice/jus de pomme bio)*, glycerin (organic/bio)*, caprylyl/capryl glucoside**, camellia sinensis (organic green tea leaf extract/extrait de feuilles de the vert bio)*, cucumis sativus (organic cucumber extract/extrait de concombre bio)*, glycyrrhiza glabra (organic licorice root extract/extrait de racine de reglisse bio)*, tamarindus indica seed polysaccharide, hyaluronic acid**, zanthoxylum bungeanum fruit extract, gluconolactone**, coconut alkanes, oleyl alcohol**, ubiquinone (CoQ10), dimethylaminoethanol tartrate, thioctic acid (alpha lipoic acid/acide alpha-lipoique), ascorbic acid (Vitamin C/vitamine C), tocopherol (Vitamin E/vitamine E), helianthus annuus (sunflower seed oil/huile de graines de tournesol), carya ovata bark extract, polyglyceryl-5 oleate**, sodium cocoyl glutamate**, coco-caprylate/caprate**, sodium benzoate, xanthan gum, sodium hydroxide, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange oil/huile d'orange), litsea cubeba (may chang oil/huile de chang mai), cinnamomum camphora (ho wood oil/huile de camphre)

Directions from packaging:

After cleansing with your Juice Beauty cleanser, blot face dry. Gently press essence into skin with clean fingertips, an organic cotton or Bamboo Cleansing Cloth. Apply to the entire face, neck, and decollete then follow with your favorite Juice Beauty moisturizer.

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