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Grown Alchemist Matte Balancing Moisturiser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Matte Balancing Moisturiser product label collected on June 27, 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 Grown Alchemist Matte Balancing Moisturiser 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: BENZYL ALCOHOL (ORGANIC LISTED)

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

Good
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
DIMETHICONE
Appeared as: DIMETHICONE (MINERAL)

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (CAMELLIA) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN OLIVATE (PLANT)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE (ORGANIC LISTED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (POLYSACCHARIDE)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (PLANT)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

None
EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (A A BERRY) FRUIT OIL

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited
SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM (TOMATO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLANUM CENTRALE (BUSH TOMATO) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract, Aqua (Purified Water), Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate (Plant), Cetyl Alcohol (Plant), Glycerin (Plant), Dimethicone (Mineral), Benzyl Alcohol (Organic Listed), Sodium Dehydroacetate (Organic Listed), Xanthan Gum (Polysaccharide), Lactic Acid (Plant), Tocopherol (Plant), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Borago Officinalis (Borage) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea (A a Berry) Fruit Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Solanum Centrale (Bush Tomato) Fruit Extract, Carum Petroselinum (Parsley) Seed Oil, Linalool (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply with smooth, upward and outward motions, working from the centre of the face, neck and d colletage. Gently press in to enhance absorption and hydration. Use morning and evening. Suitable for Normal-Combination skin types.

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