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Aesop Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aesop Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream product label collected on July 24, 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 Aesop Camellia Nut Facial Hydrating Cream is 4.

Data last updated: July 2020

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 75130
Appeared as: BETA-CAROTENE

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Fair

Limited
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE
Appeared as: COCO-CAPRYLATE

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

Limited

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Rosa Canina Fruit Oil, PEG-20 Stearate, Palmitic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Steareth-21, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Phenoxyethanol, Stearic Acid, Coco-Caprylate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Ormenis Multicaulis Oil, Benzoic Acid, Farnesol, Linalool, Dehydroacetic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Citrate, Limonene, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Beta-Carotene, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract

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