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Avalea Essential Beauty Face Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Avalea Essential Beauty Face Oil 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 Face Oil is 1.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

None
OLIVE SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (OLIVE DERIVED)

Limited

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

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (CAMELLIA) SEED OIL

None
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) SEED OIL

Limited

None

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT OIL

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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:

Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Squalane (Olive derived), Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernal Oil, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Fruit Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E).

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2-3 drops to cleansed face, neck and decollete. Gently massage into skin.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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