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Avalea Essential Beauty Day Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Avalea Essential Beauty Day Cream product label collected on February 19, 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 Avalea Essential Beauty Day Cream 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

None

None

None
OLIVE SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (OLIVE DERIVED)

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANTE) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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:

Aqua (Water), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin (Vegetable), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Argania Spinsosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Diheptyl Succinate, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Squalane (Olive derived), Punica Granatum (Pomegrante) Seed Oil, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E), Phenoxyethanol, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic acid, Citric acid. 

Directions from packaging:

Apply once daily in the morning to face, neck and décolleté area. For additional hydration, apply morning and night, 

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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