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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

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Honey Girl Organics Foaming Facial Wash (2019 formulation)

Honey Girl Organics Foaming Facial Wash (2019 formulation)

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CATEGORY

Facial Cleanser

BRAND

Honey Girl Organics

DATA LAST UPDATED

March 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 06
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, astringent, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • 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)
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Ingredient score: 05
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: SWEET ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, astringent, masking, skin conditioning, tonic
CONCERNS • 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)
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Ingredient score: 03
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, emulsion stabilising, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, emulsion stabilising, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED HAWAIIAN WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)
Appeared as: WITCH HAZEL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA GEL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HONEY
Appeared as: RAW HAWAIIAN WILDFLOWER HONEY
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, emollient, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
PROPOLIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE VERA GEL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HONEY
Appeared as: RAW HAWAIIAN WILDFLOWER HONEY
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, emollient, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
PROPOLIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL
Appeared as: VANILLA ESSENTIAL OIL 
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL
Appeared as: VANILLA ESSENTIAL OIL 
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Hawaiian Water, Organic Witch Hazel, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Aloe Vera Gel, Organic Raw Hawaiian Wildflower Honey, Organic Propolis Extract, Decyl Glucoside, Organic Sweet Orange Essential Oil, Organic Neroli Essential Oil, Organic Vanilla Essential Oil 

Directions from packaging:

After removing makeup with HGO Facial Cleanser & Makeup Remover, follow with Foaming Facial Wash. Shake well before each use. Apply 1-2 pumps of cleanser to the palm of clean hands and gently wash face in circular motions, avoiding contact with eyes. Rinse thoroughly with water and pat dry. Can be used once or twice daily depending on skin type. Follow with HGO moisturizers.

Product's animal testing policies

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Unknown

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

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Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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