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Lush Shower Scrub, Magic Crystals

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Shower Scrub, Magic Crystals 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 Shower Scrub, Magic Crystals is 5.

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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

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)

Limited
D&C RED 33 LAKE
Appeared as: RED 33 LAKE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
MAGNESIUM SULFATE
Appeared as: EPSOM SALT (MAGNESIUM SULFATE)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: FINE SEA SALT

Limited

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT)
Appeared as: FRESH MINT INFUSION (MENTHA PIPERITA)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: FRESH ROSEMARY INFUSION (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS)

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF
Appeared as: FRESH SAGE INFUSION (SALVIA OFFICINALIS)

Fair
MENTHOL
Appeared as: MENTHOL CRYSTALS

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT)
Appeared as: SPEARMINT OIL (MENTHA SPICATA)

Limited
ILLICIUM VERUM (ANISE) OIL
Appeared as: ANISEED OIL (ILLICIUM VERUM)

Limited

None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
Appeared as: BLUE 1 LAKE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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:

Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate), Fine Sea Salt, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Fragrance, Fresh Mint Infusion (Mentha Piperita), Fresh Rosemary Infusion (Rosmarinus Officinalis), Fresh Sage Infusion (Salvia Officinalis), Propylene Glycol, Menthol Crystals, Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita), Spearmint Oil (Mentha Spicata), Aniseed Oil (Illicium Verum), Lactic Acid, Lauryl Betaine, Titanium Dioxide, Limonene, Blue 1 Lake, Red 33 Lake

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp skin and rub gently to exfoliate and cleanse the skin, then rinse clean

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