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Andalou Naturals Men Refreshing Face Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Men Refreshing Face Wash product label collected on February 11, 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 Andalou Naturals Men Refreshing Face Wash is 2.

Data last updated: February 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL* (HEMP)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) CELL CULTURE EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

None

None

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA EXTRACT* (WILLOW BARK)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL* (MINT)

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium Methyl 2-Sulfolaurate, Disodium 2-Sulfolaurate, Vegetable Glycerin, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Panthenol, Allantoin, Sodium PCA, Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Seed Oil*, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Cell Culture Extract, Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract*, Sucrose Cocoate, Lactic Acid, Tocopherol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil*, Mentha Arvensis (Mint) Leaf Oil*, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Limonene**

Directions from packaging:

To Use Apply to damp skin, gently massage and rinse clean.

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