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{save} Gentle Gommage Exfoliator

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the {save} Gentle Gommage Exfoliator product label collected on April 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 {save} Gentle Gommage Exfoliator is 2.

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Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA STARCH

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

None
NONANOIC ACID, 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL ESTER
Appeared as: TRIPELARGONIN

None

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF

None

None

Fair

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

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

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water, Oryza Sativa Starch, Tripelargonin, Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea Ferment Filtrate, Propanediol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Arachidyl Alcohol, Cellulose Acetate, Glycerin, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, Cetearyl Alcohol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract, Glucose, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Caprylyl Glycol, Alcohol Denat., Hydroxyacetophenone, 1,2-Hexanediol

Directions from packaging:

Usage: Apply directly on a dry face and neck, covering the skin with an even size amount of the product. With your fingers, work product into the skin for 1-2 minutes and allow to dry. Use clean dry hands to remove the peel rubbing it off. Avoid the eye contour. Rinse well with warm water. For optimal results use 1-2 times weekly.

Warnings from packaging:

Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients. External use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Stop using and contact a doctor if an adverse reaction occurs. Keep out of reach of children.

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