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Green Tidings Marula Oil Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Green Tidings Marula Oil Serum product label collected on May 13, 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 Green Tidings Marula Oil Serum is 1.

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Data last updated: May 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

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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

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

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

None

None
CITRULLUS LANATUS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CITRULLUS LANATUS (WATERMELON) SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES (SUNFLOWER)

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

None
CITRUS AMARA (NEROLI) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (NEROLI) FLOWER OIL

None
SALVIA HISPANICA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA HISPANICA (CHIA) SEED EXTRACT

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) RESIN EXTRACT

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER OIL

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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.

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:

Sclerocarya birrea (marula) seed oil, Crambe abyssinica seed oil, Citrullus lanatus (watermelon) seed oil, octyldodecanol, Ribes nigrum (black currant) seed oil, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables, Cardiospermum halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract, tocopherol, Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed extract, Citrus aurantium amara (neroli) flower oil, Rosa damascena (rose) flower oil, Salvia hispanica (chia) seed extract, Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, Boswellia carterii (frankincense) resin extract, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower oil, bisabolol, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply 1-2 pumps to face and neck daily as desired. Can be combined with our Calendula Face Lotion for extra hydration. Our formula is concentrated, so a little goes a long way!

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