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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Inua Organic Moringa Tumeric Neem Exfoliating Body Polish

CATEGORY

Exfoliant/Scrub

BRAND

Inua Naturals

DATA LAST UPDATED

October 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 03
GRAPEFRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 02
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
SEA SALT
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS: ORGANIC SEA SALT
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) abrasive, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, bulking, masking, oral care, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: NEEM SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
CURCUMA LONGA (TURMERIC) ROOT POWDER
Appeared as: TURMERIC ROOT POWDER
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredient score: 01
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient
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Ingredient score: 01
MORINGA LEAF POWDER
Data Availability: None
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Ingredients from packaging:

: Organic Sea salt, organic jojoba seed oil, organic coconut oil, organic shea butter, organic neem seed oil, organic turmeric root powder, organic mustard seek powder, vitamin E, sunflower seed oil, organic rosemary extract, Moringa leaf powder, organic grapefruit oil.

Directions from packaging:

To use: apply polish with finger first to evenly distribute and apply to wet skin. Massage gently to remove dead skin cells. Rinse well with warm water. Caution: oils can make bath surface slippery.

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.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

NONE LIMITED FAIR GOOD ROBUST
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