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Lush Shaving Cream, Prince

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Shaving Cream, Prince 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 Shaving Cream, Prince 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 MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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

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

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI OIL (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ORANGE OIL (CITRUS SINENSIS)

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSE ABSOLUTE (ROSA DAMASCENA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA OIL
Appeared as: SICILIAN RED MANDARIN OIL (CITRUS NOBILIS)

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

None
LINUM USITATISSIMUM FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LINSEED MUCILAGE (LINUM USITATISSIMUM)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None
ROSE FLOWER WATER
Appeared as: ROSE WATER (ROSA DAMASCENA)

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

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
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL EXTRACT (HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA)

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

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINSEED OIL (LINUM USITATISSIMUM)

Fair

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA ALBA)

Limited

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

None
STYRAX BENZOIN, EXT.
Appeared as: TINCTURE OF BENZOIN (STYRAX BENZOIN)

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

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Linseed Mucilage (Linum Usitatissimum), Water (Aqua), Rose Water (Rosa Damascena), Fair Trade Organic Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao), Glycerine, Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis), Witch Hazel Extract (Hamamelis Virginiana), Linseed Oil (Linum Usitatissimum), Stearic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii), Beeswax (Cera Alba), Triethanolamine, Fragrance, Neroli Oil (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Vetivert Oil (Vetiveria Zizanoides), Sweet Orange Oil (Citrus Sinensis), Sicilian Red Mandarin Oil (Citrus Nobilis), Tincture of Benzoin (Styrax Benzoin), Rose Absolute (Rosa Damascena), Citral, Limonene, Linalool, Hydroxycitronellal, Methylparaben, Propylparaben

Directions from packaging:

Massage onto damp skin and shave as you normally would, then rinse off. Don't be surprised�this product doesn't lather!

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