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Ghost Democracy Transparent Gentle Exfoliating Daily Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ghost Democracy Transparent Gentle Exfoliating Daily Cleanser product label collected on January 09, 2020 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 Ghost Democracy Transparent Gentle Exfoliating Daily Cleanser is 2.

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Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

None

Limited

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

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
MELON FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS MELO (MELON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

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

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:

Water, Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Glycolic Acid, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Glycerin, Mandelic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Salix Alba (White Willow) Bark Extract, Sodium Hydroxide, Schizophyllan, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, RubusIdaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Lauryl Glucoside, Citric Acid, Triethyl Citrate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol

Directions from packaging:

Wet skin, work into a gentle lather in hands, massage into a soft cloud over face. No need for harsh rubbing, enjoy the compact lather and feel it rinse off cleanly.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid direct contact with eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. If skin irritation develops, please discontinue use. Keep out of reach of children.

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