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Honest Beauty Honestly Polished Dry Condition + Shine Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Honest Beauty Honestly Polished Dry Condition + Shine Serum product label collected on October 17, 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 Honest Beauty Honestly Polished Dry Condition + Shine Serum is 3.

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Data last updated: October 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

None

• Cancer (low)
• 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

• Cancer (low)
• 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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL

Fair

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) OIL
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
Appeared as: AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

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:

Dodecane, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil, Prunus Persica (Peach) Kernel Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Tocotrienols, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Tocopherol, Caprylyl Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Commiphora Myrrha Oil, Vanillin, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Citral, Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil, Triethyl Citrate, Linalyl Acetate, Gamma-Nonalactone, Phenethyl Alcohol

Directions from packaging:

Rub 2-3 drops in palms and work through dry strands between washes. (It's concentrated, so a little goes a long way!)

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: In case of irritation, discontinue use and consult your doctor.

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