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Codex Beauty Facial Oil

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Facial Moisturizer/Treatment

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Codex Beauty

DATA LAST UPDATED

September 2019

EWG Verified Product

This product bears the EWG VERIFIED™ mark, meaning that the product meets EWG’s strictest standards for health and safety. It avoids any of the ingredients on EWG’s “Unacceptable List” and provides full transparency of ingredients, including fragrance.

Ingredient List

The specific formulation has been reviewed by EWG scientists. At the time of verification, the ingredients in this formulation were used at a concentration below EWG’s health and safety limit, and therefore did not pose significant human health concerns. Click on an ingredient for more information.

ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) SEED OIL
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
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ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ADANSONIA DIGITATA (BAOBAB) SEED OIL
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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FUCUS SERRATUS EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin protecting
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HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) FRUIT EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, masking, skin conditioning
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MYRICA GALE EXTRACT
Appeared as: MYRICA GALE (SWEET GALE) OIL
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, tonic
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OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA SEED OIL
Appeared as: OPUNTIA FICUS-INDICA (PRICKLY PEAR) SEED OIL
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PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (ALMOND) OIL
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) SEED OIL
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

EWG has reviewed the use of this ingredient in the product formulation and found it did not pose significant health concerns. However, there may be concerns associated with the use of the ingredient in other products or formulations. Visit the ingredient page to learn more.
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ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
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FUNCTION(S) antimicrobial agent, antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
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TOCOPHEROL
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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Ingredients from packaging:

Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Actinidia chinensis (Kiwi) seed oil, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Almond) Oil, Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Fruit Extract, Fucus Serratus Extract, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Myrica Gale (Sweet Gale) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract

Directions from packaging:

Apply 2 drops to cleansed skin either on its own or before your Day Cream for extra hydration. For daily use on all skin types.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid direct contact with eyes. Discontinue use if signs of irritation appear.

EWG Verified

This product bears the EWG VERIFIEDTM mark - its formulation has been reviewed by EWG scientists, and the company behind the product has shown its ingredients meet all of the EWG’s strict criteria. When it was verified, the ingredients in this formulation did not pose significant human health concerns.

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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.


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.

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An EWG VERIFIED™ mark on a product indicates that the company’s ingredient disclosures show the product has met our full criteria to ensure it adheres to our standards for health.

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