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Beauty by Earth Facial Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty by Earth Facial Scrub product label collected on July 15, 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 Beauty by Earth Facial Scrub is 3.

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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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM POWDER
Appeared as: BAMBOO POWDER

Limited
PUMICE
Appeared as: VOLCANIC PUMICE

Limited
VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC VACCINIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (BLUEBERRY) EXTRACT

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (JAPANESE GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: ORGANIC JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SEED EXTRACT

None
LEUCONOSTOC/ RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE
Appeared as: RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE (NATURAL)

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

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:

Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Lauryl Glucoside, Decyl Glucoside, Bamboo Powder, Volcanic Pumice, Organic Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Extract, Organic Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Organic Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Organic Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Organic Camellia Oleifera (Japanese Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Organic Juglans Regia (Walnut) Seed Extract, Radish Root Ferment Filtrate (Natural Preservative), Xanthan Gum, Vegetable Glycerin, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Essential Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Essential Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Chlorophyll

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount to wet face and decollete, Gently rub with finger tips in a circular motion. Rinse thoroughly with water. Use 2-3 times per week for best results.

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