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Lush Lip Scrub, Honey

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Lip Scrub, Honey product label collected on January 29, 2019 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 Lush Lip Scrub, Honey is 3.

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Data last updated: January 2019

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• 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
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT OIL (MENTHA PIPERITA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: RICE STARCH

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (BROWN RICE)
Appeared as: RICE FLOUR

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

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: CASTOR SUGAR

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS)

Limited

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: VANILLA ABSOLUTE (VANILLA PLANIFOLIA)

Robust

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Castor Sugar, Organic Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis), Vegan White Chocolate (Cocoa Butter, Rice Syrup, Rice Starch, Rice Flour, Sugar), Flavor, Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita), Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla Planifolia), Sweet Wild Orange Oil (Citrus Sinensis), Honey, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Limonene

Directions from packaging:

Take a pea-sized amount and scrub your lips soft, then lick off the excess.

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