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Lush Moisturizer, Skin's Shangri La

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Moisturizer, Skin's Shangri La product label collected on January 30, 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 Moisturizer, Skin's Shangri La is 5.

Data last updated: January 2019

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: VODKA

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

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: ALMOND OIL (PRUNUS DULCIS)

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

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRESH WHEATGRASS JUICE (TRITICUM VULGARE)

Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSIS (BLADDERWRACK)
Appeared as: BLADDERWRACK SEAWEED (FUCUS VESICULOSUS)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Limited

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: COLD PRESSED EVENING PRIMROSE OIL (OENOTHERA BIENNIS)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN COCONUT OIL (COCOS NUCIFERA)

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: COLD PRESSED WHEATGERM OIL (TRITICUM VULGARE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

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

None
VIOLA ODORATA EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLET LEAF ABSOLUTE (VIOLA ODORATA)

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Queen of Hungary's Water (Water, Vodka, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf), Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis), Cold Pressed Organic Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis), Fresh Wheatgrass Juice (Triticum Vulgare), Bladderwrack Seaweed (Fucus Vesiculosus), Extract Organic Aloe Vera Gel (Aloe Barbadensis), Glycerine, Stearic Acid, Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao), Cetearyl Alcohol, Cold Pressed Organic Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis), Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Cold Pressed Organic Wheatgerm Oil (Triticum Vulgare), Lanolin, Triethanolamine, Beeswax (Cera Alba), Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla Planifolia), Violet Leaf Absolute (Viola Odorata), Benzyl Salicylate, Geraniol, Benzyl Benzoate, Farnesol, Linalool, Methylparaben, Fragrance, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

Apply a dab onto a clean face for smooth, silky skin.

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