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Mad Hippie Exfoliating Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mad Hippie Exfoliating Serum product label collected on May 12, 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 Mad Hippie Exfoliating Serum is 3.

Data last updated: May 2020

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Good

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: WHITE TEA EXTRACT (CAMELIA SINENSIS)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

None

Limited

Fair
HYALURONIC ACID
Appeared as: HYALURONIC ACID (SODIUM HYALURONATE ACID)

Limited
MALVA SYLVESTRIS (COMMON MALLOW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MALVA SYLVESTRIS (MALLOW) EXTRACT

None

Limited
ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS (LADY'S MANTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Limited
VERONICA OFFICINALIS (SPEEDWELL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: VERONICA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Fair

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: VITAMIN B5 , (PANTHENOL)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA -

Fair

None

Fair

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOJI BERRY EXTRACT (LYCIUM BARBARUM)

Fair

Fair

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Limited
CERAMIDE NP
Appeared as: CERAMIDE 3

Limited
SQUALANE
Appeared as: SQUALANE (VEGAN)

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: (AQUA

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Glycolic Acid, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract, Isomalt, Hyaluronic Acid (Sodium Hyaluronate Acid), Gigawhite (Aqua, Glycerin, Malva Sylvestris (mallow) Extract, Mentha Piperita (peppermint) Leaf Extract, Primula Veris Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract, Veronica Officinalis Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract), Lactic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Glycerin, Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Vitamin B5 (Panthenol), Matrixyl Synthe' 6 (Peptide: Glycerin - Aqua - Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin - Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38), Niacinamide, White Tea Extract (Camelia Sinensis), Goji Berry Extract (Lycium Barbarum), Methyl Cellulose, Melatonin, Caffeine, Biotin, Ceramide 3, Squalane (Vegan), Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Potassium Citrate

Directions from packaging:

Massage into skin after cleansing at night.

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