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Skin Essence Organics Fresh Facial Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Skin Essence Organics Fresh Facial Cleanser product label collected on April 04, 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 Skin Essence Organics Fresh Facial Cleanser is 1.

Data last updated: April 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT OIL*

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN*

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL*

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL*

Robust

Fair

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

None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA (ARROWROOT)
Appeared as: ARROWROOT POWDER*

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

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL*

Limited

Limited

Fair

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:

Vegetable Glycerin*, Sunflower Oil*, Coconut Oil*, Water, Potassium hydroxide, Citric Acid, Arrowroot Powder*, Witch Hazel Extract*, Coconut Oil*, Lemongrass Oil*, Cilantro Oil*, Peppermint Oil*, Xanthan Gum

Directions from packaging:

Use within 6 Months of Opening

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