Menu Close Menu

Menu

Andalou Naturals Lemon Sugar Facial Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Lemon Sugar Facial Scrub product label collected on June 20, 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 Andalou Naturals Lemon Sugar Facial Scrub is 3.

Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
Learn more About
Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL , (YLANG YLANG)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Fair

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER (AQUA)

Limited

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

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Limited
LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM (MANUKA) OIL
Appeared as: LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM (MANUKA) LEAF OIL

None

Fair

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS (ARGAN; MALUS DOMESTICA; SOLAR VITIS)

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBUS GUM (GUAR)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL
Appeared as: VANILLA ISOLATES

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:

Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Juice*, Vegetable Glycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Purified Water (Aqua), Cetearyl Alcohol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Lecithin, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Tocopherol, Tapioca Starch, Leptospermum Scoparium (Manuka) Leaf Oil, Agave Tequilana Leaf Extract, Oleic Acid, Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract*, Fruit Stem Cells (Argan, Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis), BioActive Berry Complex*, Cyamopsis Tetragonolobus (Guar) Gum*, Decyl Glucoside, Cetearyl Glucoside, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Leaf Extract**, Phenethyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Vanilla Isolates, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil*, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil*

Directions from packaging:

To Use Gently massage small amount of scrub on damp face and neck. Avoid eye and lip area. Rinse clean with cool water.

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer