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Kora Organics Rose Quartz Luminizer

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kora Organics Rose Quartz Luminizer product label collected on November 08, 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 Kora Organics Rose Quartz Luminizer is 2.

Data last updated: November 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL*

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS SEED OIL* (CASTOR)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ORGANOCHLORINES, PCBS, and BENZO[A]PYRENE)

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
Appeared as: COPERNICIA CERIFERA WAX* (CARNAUBA)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

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

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Robust
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
Appeared as: QUARTZ

• Cancer (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil*, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Mica (and) CI 77891, Hydrogenated Palm Oil*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Morinda Citrifolia Fruit Extract*, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil*, Tocopherol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Quartz.

Directions from packaging:

Apply product with a light touch to your cheekbones, inner corner of eyes, bridge of nose, browbone and bow of lips for an added natural glow. Layer for additional coverage. Use daily or as needed.

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