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BQ London Good Skin Anti-Blemish Face Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the BQ London Good Skin Anti-Blemish Face Serum product label collected on September 29, 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 BQ London Good Skin Anti-Blemish Face Serum is 1.

Data last updated: September 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E) OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGOUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER EO)

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

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS: VITUS VINIFERA (GRAPESEED) OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (*JOJOBA) OIL

Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (*TAMANU) OIL

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA AMERICANA (*AVOCADO) OIL

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USTITISSIMUM (FLAXSEED) OIL

Fair

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE EO)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL EO)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON EO)

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

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE)
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE EO)

Limited
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) SEEDS
Appeared as: FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL EO)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: Vitus Vinifera (Grapeseed Oil), Simmondsia Chinensis (*Jojoba Oil), Calophyllum Inophyllum (*Tamanu Oil), Argania Spinosa (Argan Oil), Persea Americana (*Avocado Oil), Linum Ustitissimum (Flaxseed Oil), Olea Europaea (Olive Oil), Tocopherol Acetate (Vitamin E Oil), Lavandula Angoustifolia (Lavender EO), Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense EO), Ocimum Basilicum (Basil EO), Citrus Limon (Lemon EO), Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree EO), Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel EO)

Directions from packaging:

How to use: Cleanse and tone face thoroughly prior to using Good Skin Anti-blemish Face Serum. Add a few drops to your palm and rub together, apply oil to your face and neck and massage in an upward motion.

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