Menu Close Menu

Menu

Lush Hot Hand Mask, Golden Handshake

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Hot Hand Mask, Golden Handshake 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 Hot Hand Mask, Golden Handshake is 4.

Browse More:

Where to purchase:

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

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL (RICINUS COMMUNIS)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: GUAR GUM (CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: CUPUACU BUTTER (THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM)

Limited
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU (PALM) BUTTER
Appeared as: MURUMURU BUTTER (ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU)

Fair

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL (PERSEA GRATISSIMA)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN OIL (ARGANIA SPINOSA)

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ROSEWOOD OIL (ANIBA ROSAEODORA)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CISTUS LADANIFERUS OIL
Appeared as: LABDANUM RESINOID (CISTUS LADANIFERUS)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANDALWOOD OIL (SANTALUM AUSTRO-CALEDONICUM VIEILL)

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

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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:

Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Guar Gum (Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba), Cupuacu Butter (Theobroma Grandiflorum), Murumuru Butter (Astrocaryum Murumuru), Sodium Bicarbonate, Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis), Organic Avocado Oil (Persea Gratissima), Citric Acid, Argan Oil (Argania Spinosa), Organic Castor Oil (Ricinus Communis), Rosewood Oil (Aniba Rosaeodora), Labdanum Resinoid (Cistus Ladaniferus), Sandalwood Oil (Santalum Austro-Caledonicum Vieill), Citral, Coumarin, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance, Gold Glimmer Lustre (Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Iron Oxides, Silica)

Directions from packaging:

Stand your hand mask upright in a bowl that's big enough to fit both of your hands in comfortably. Boil some water and then add it to your bowl, covering the product. Stir gently allowing the treatment to develop, thicken and cool slightly. Soak hands for 15 minutes before rinsing clean.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer