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For The Biome Soothe Powder Cleanser

EWG scientists reviewed the For The Biome Soothe Powder Cleanser product label collected on February 13, 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. For The Biome Soothe Powder Cleanser is EWG VERIFIED™.

Data last updated: February 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT)
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA (SPROUTED OAT)

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) PROTEIN
Appeared as: RICE PROTEIN

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None
MOLASSES, BLACKSTRAP
Appeared as: BLACK STRAP MOLASSES

Limited
GANODERMA LUCIDUM (REISHI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GANODERMA LUCIDUM (REISHI)

None
GRIFOLA FRONDOSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRIFOLA FRONDOSA (MAITAKE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

None

None

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair
YEAST
Appeared as: SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE

None

None

None

None

None

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT POWDER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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.

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Avena Sativa (Sprouted Oat)* Sprout, Rice Protein*, Black Strap Molasses*, Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi)*, Grifola Frondosa (Maitake)*, Inonotus Obliquus (Chaga)*, Hericium Erinaceus (Lion's Mane)*, Pleurotus Eryngii (King Trumpet)*, Saccharomyces cerevisiae*, Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus plantarum, Bifidobacterium longum, Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Powder*. *certified organic

Directions from packaging:

Suggested Use: Mix up to teaspoon of powder with equal parts warm water. Using fingertips, massage evenly over damp skin with gentle circular motions for 15-30 seconds. Let soothing sprouted oat caress your skin while aromatic vanilla planifolia revitalizes your spirit. Rinse well with warm water to reveal silky skin. If desired, follow with daytime Restore or nighttime Adapt Essence Spray for added hydration.

Warnings from packaging:

NA

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