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Grounded Sage Skincare Facial Moisturizer, Raw Radiance

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grounded Sage Skincare Facial Moisturizer, Raw Radiance product label collected on April 18, 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 Grounded Sage Skincare Facial Moisturizer, Raw Radiance is 4.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
EMULSIFYING WAX
Appeared as: EMULSIFYING WAX NF

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

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

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

None
TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TERMINALIA FERDINANDIANA (KAKADU PLUM) FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Emulsifying Wax NF, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Argania Spinsosa (Argan) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Stearic Acid, Hyaluronic Acid, Glycerin, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Oil, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Extract, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C), Zinc, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Lactobacillus Ferment, Lactobacillus, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid

Warnings from packaging:

For External Use Only

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