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Anne's Apothecary Black Honey Facial Cleanser

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Anne's Apothecary Black Honey Facial Cleanser product label collected on August 21, 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 Anne's Apothecary Black Honey Facial Cleanser is 3.

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: LIMONENE D

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

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDAPROPYL BETAINE (FROM COCONUT) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: ACTIVATED CHARCOAL (CHARCOAL)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E - ALPHA TOCOPHEROL

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG)
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

Honey, Vegetable Glycerin, Cocamidapropyl Betaine (From Coconut Oil), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Activated (Charcoal) Charcoal, Vitamin E - Alpha Tocopherol, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Limonene D, Litsea Cubeba Fruit

Directions from packaging:

Cleanser: using quarter size amount, apply all over damp face, rinse and follow with moisturizer Mask: using dime sized amount, apply on face, leave on for 15mins, rinse and follow with moisturizer.

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