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The Honest Company Honest Organic Belly Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Honest Company Honest Organic Belly Balm product label collected on July 02, 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 The Honest Company Honest Organic Belly Balm is 2.

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Data last updated: July 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

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA OIL* (ROSEHIP)

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

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

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

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: CERA ALBA * (BEESWAX)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL* (COCONUT)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER* (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO BUTTER* (COCOA)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL* (JOJOBA)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NON-GMO VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM * (SWEET BASIL)

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

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM OIL* (TAMANU)

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA KERNEL OIL* (APRICOT)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS VERA* (ALOE)

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

HILIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL,* CERA ALBA (BEESWAX),* COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL,* BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER,* OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL,* THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER,* SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL,* TOCOPHEROL (NON-GMO VITAMIN E), OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL),* CALENDULA OFFICINALIS OIL,* ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) OIL,* CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (TAMANU) OIL,* LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL,* PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL,* ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) VERA*.

Directions from packaging:

To Use: Liberally rub on belly, breasts, hips & thighs. Use as often as necessary. Idea after shower or bath to lock in moisture.

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