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Lush Moisturizer, Imperialis

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Moisturizer, Imperialis 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, Imperialis 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Occupational hazards
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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)

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: DRF ALCOHOL

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

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: LAVENDER FLOWER INFUSION (LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA)

Limited
VERBASCUM THAPSUS (COMMON MULLEIN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MULLEIN LEAF INFUSION (VERBASCUM THAPSUS)

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL (OLEA EUROPAEA)

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (ORANGE) FLOWER DISTILLATE
Appeared as: ORANGE FLOWER WATER (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

Fair

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII)

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA
Appeared as: ORANGE FLOWER ABSOLUTE (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

None
LILIUM TIGRINUM (LILIUM LANCIFOLIUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TIGER LILY EXTRACT (LILIUM TIGRINUM)

Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ST. JOHN'S WORT EXTRACT (HYPERICUM PERFORATUM)

• Cancer (low)

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ELDERFLOWER EXTRACT (SAMBUCUS NIGRA)

None
VIOLA ODORATA EXTRACT
Appeared as: SWEET VIOLET EXTRACT (VIOLA ODORATA)

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) PETAL EXTRACT
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER PETAL EXTRACT (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS)

Limited
ALKANNA TINCTORIA (ALKANET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALKANET EXTRACT (ALKANNA TINCTORIA)

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:

Lavender Flower Infusion (Lavandula Angustifolia), Mullein Leaf Infusion (Verbascum thapsus), Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea Europaea), Orange Flower Water (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Stearic Acid, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii), Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao), Glycerine, Cetearyl Alcohol, Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Tiger Lily Extract (Lilium Tigrinum), St. John's Wort Extract (Hypericum perforatum), Elderflower Extract (Sambucus Nigra), Sweet Violet Extract (Viola Odorata), Sunflower Petal Extract (Helianthus Annuus), Alkanet Extract (Alkanna tinctoria), DRF Alcohol, Triethanolamine, Methylparaben, Fragrance, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

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

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