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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Healing-Scents Sugar Scrub, Calming (2019 formulation)

CATEGORY

Exfoliant/Scrub

BRAND

Healing-Scents

DATA LAST UPDATED

August 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 05
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 03
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSE OTTO ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS RETICULATA OIL
Appeared as: MANDARIN ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
WHITE SUGAR
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
BROWN SUGAR
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: APRICOT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) NUT OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
CASTILE SOAP
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SALT
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) flavoring agent, oral care agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous
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Ingredient score: 01
ZEA MAYS (CORN) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: CORN MEAL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, bulking agent, binding, bulking
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Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NEEM SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: NATURAL VITAMIN E OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SANTALUM ALBUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: SANDALWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: VANILLA INFUSED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredients from packaging:

white sugar, brown sugar, fractionated coconut oil, sunflower oil, apricot oil, avocado oil, macadamia oil, castile soap, beeswax, rosemary oil extract, salt, corn meal, neem seed oil, natural vitamin e oil, lavender essential oil, ylang ylang essential oil, mandarin essential oil, sandalwood essential oil, vanilla infused oil, rose otto essential oil.

Directions from packaging:

Dampen skin. Turn off water. While standing in the tub, take scoop of scrub. using circular strokes massage into skin. Start with feet and work upwards to shoulders. Rinse with warm water. Pat dry.

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.


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."

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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.

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Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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