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Foyo Face Mo' Better Bar

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Foyo Face Mo' Better Bar product label collected on October 06, 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 Foyo Face Mo' Better Bar is 2.

Data last updated: October 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXIDE (SAPONIFYING AGENT)

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE (KOSHER; VEGETABLE ORIGIN)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (MINERAL WHITENER USED IN OPAQUE SOAPS

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PALM OIL

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER OIL

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: SHEA BUTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Robust
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: OATMEAL

Limited

Fair
SORBITOL
Appeared as: SORBITOL (MOISTURIZER)

Limited
SORBITAN OLEATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN OLEATE (EMULSIFER)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL PROTEIN
Appeared as: OAT PROTEIN (CONDITIONER)

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:

Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Safflower Oil Glycerine (kosher, or vegetable origin), Shea Buter, Purified Water, Oatmeal, Activated Charcoal, Sodium Hydroxide (saponifying agent), Sorbitol (moisturizer), Sorbitan oleate (emulsifer), Oat protein (conditioner), Titanium Dioxide (mineral whitener used in opaque soaps, Orange Essential Oil.

Directions from packaging:

Wet face, then wet cube. Create lather and massage into face with fingertips, avoiding eyes. Rinse and pat dry with a towel. Rinse cube and hang it to dry.

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