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Healing-Scents Forever Young Face Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Healing-Scents Forever Young Face Cream product label collected on August 12, 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 Healing-Scents Forever Young Face Cream is 2.

Data last updated: August 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSE OTTO ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) GERM POWDER
Appeared as: RICE POWDER

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

Robust

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

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA OIL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: KUKUI OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: AVOCADO OIL

Limited

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Fair

None

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CARROT SEED ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: HYDRALURONIC ACID

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY OIL EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: NATURAL VITAMIN E OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

water, vegetable glycerin, sunflower oil, macadamia oil, calendula infused oil, kukui oil, avocado oil, beeswax, potassium sorbate, zinc oxide, rice powder, xanthan gum, lavender essential oil, carrot seed essential oil, rosemary essential oil, rose otto essential oil, hydraluronic acid, rosemary oil extract, natural vitamin e oil.

Directions from packaging:

Do not use too much! Apply lightly. Gently smooth on face, eye, neck and chest (if wrinkled) areas. This is a perfect "eye cream", safe for eye lids. If you have problem areas, apply blemish stick or acne gel on those areas. Let Forever Young Face Cream "set" about 15 minutes before applying mineral makeup.

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