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Lush Soap, Figs and Leaves

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Soap, Figs and Leaves product label collected on January 31, 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 Soap, Figs and Leaves is 4.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: YLANG YLANG OIL (CANANGA ODORATA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
BRASSICA CAMPESTRIS (RAPESEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RAPESEED OIL (BRASSICA NAPUS)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
FICUS CARICA (FIG) FRUIT
Appeared as: FIG DECOCTION (FICUS CARICA)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: FAIR TRADE ALOE VERA GEL (ALOE BARBADENSIS)

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

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA EXTRACT (ALOE BARBADENSIS)

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

Robust

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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:

Rapeseed Oil (Brassica Napus), Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Water (Aqua), Glycerine, Fig Decoction (Ficus carica), Fair Trade Organic Aloe Vera Gel (Aloe barbadensis), Fragrance, Ylang Ylang Oil (Cananga Odorata), Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Aloe Vera Extract (Aloe Barbadensis), Titanium Dioxide, Sodium Chloride, EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Benzyl Benzoate, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional

Directions from packaging:

Lather up then rinse clean!

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